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Bringing the holidays to Main

MARSHALL — Marshall area residents and businesses brought a little bit of the North Pole to Main Street on Saturday afternoon. A Christmas tree stood at the center of Terrace 1872 outside City Hall, and children were waiting in line to meet Santa Claus. The Downtown Holiday Open House was a ...

Council OKs variance for planned Family Dollar/ Dollar Tree

MARSHALL — A developer seeking to build a Family Dollar/Dollar Tree store on East College Drive has received city approval to have a smaller side yard and parking lot than required by city ordinances. The property receiving a variance permit is different from the Dollar General that ...

Parade of lights on Main Street

The color guard led the way with flag poles lit up. Hockey players, snowmen and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer followed. Mary and Joseph with Jesus in the manger were on display. Trucks and vehicles of all sizes glowed in the dark. Even Eddie — Clark Griswold’s cousin leaning up against his ...

Serving 1,000 meals

MARSHALL — Preparing a holiday meal can be a big undertaking — especially when you plan on feeding hundreds of guests. The annual community Thanksgiving dinner brought lots of people together at Grace Life Church on Thursday, and among them were the volunteers who helped prepare and ...

Marshall to plat Dollar General property

MARSHALL — The city of Marshall will be considering a new plat for the new Dollar General store on East College Drive. The new plat would combine two existing lots into one to meet Marshall zoning requirements. The Marshall City Council introduced the plat and called for a Dec. 13 ...

Running in the Gobble Wobble

Photo by Deb Gau It was a beautiful day for a run, organizers said. This Thanksgiving, participants in the Gobble Wobble 5K had a sunny, mild morning ahead as they headed out past the starting line on Marshall’s A Street. A turkey mascot was there to cheer on the runners and walkers. While ...