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Area schools receive COVID-19 rapid test kits

MARSHALL — Marshall Public Schools will have a new resource available to help monitor COVID-19 in the district. This week, Superintendent Jeremy Williams said MPS is starting to receive rapid testing kits that the district ordered through the state. “We were able to work with (the ...

Pride in the Tiger teacher impact grants announced

MARSHALL — The Pride in the Tiger Foundation (PITF) has awarded $48,816 in teacher impact grants for the first cycle of the school year. These grants are awarded to both public and private schools. According to the Pride in the Tiger, educators within all of Marshall’s schools complete ...

Wider shoulders planned on Highway 68

MARSHALL — Members of the Lyon County Board heard more details Tuesday about a construction project planned on Minnesota Highway 68. Representatives of the Minnesota Department of Transportation said preparations for the project like tree clearing are planned to start in December. Culvert ...

Lyon Co. chips in to fund renovations at Kiel and Morgan Hotel site in Lynd

MARSHALL — The image of the Kiel and Morgan Hotel, the first building used as the Lyon County courthouse, has been used to help commemorate the county’s 150th anniversary over the past year. But the actual historic building also needs some work, Lynd city officials said. On Tuesday, ...

Taste of Marshall returns awards and recognitions

MARSHALL — The Taste of Marshall returned Monday after being canceled in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic featuring 20 area restaurants and vendors. The Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce reported that 425 people attended the event inside the Red Baron Arena and Expo. Attendees voted ...

Hunting for treasure

Tom Nomeland likes to make discoveries, and that enthusiasm motivates him to pursue his favorite hobby. Nomeland enjoys metal detecting at area parks, public properties, church yards and homes. He bought his first metal detector in 2009 after he retired from his job as manager of Universal ...