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Motorcyclist injured in crash with truck

MARSHALL — A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a pickup truck in Marshall on Thursday afternoon, Marshall Police said. The motorcyclist, a 21-year-old man, was transported by air to Sioux Falls for treatment of his injuries, said MPD Corporal. Adam Baumann. More ...

Weekend events showcase culture and history

There will be opportunities to celebrate community, culture and history in the area this weekend. A number of community events kick off this evening, including Ghent’s Belgian American Days, the Good Old Days and Threshing Show in Hanley Falls, and the Upper Sioux Community Traditional ...

Late-night storm leaves a mess

A storm packing powerful high winds slammed into the region late Tuesday evening and leveled a steel shed being used by the Marshall Public Schools’ career and technical education center. The fast-moving storm also knocked down tree branches throughout the region. Dion Caron, business ...

Minnesota Conservation Corps to help with Garvin trail cleanup

MARSHALL — Storms this spring left lots of downed trees around Garvin Park. While volunteers and county staff were able to clear away the damage from campground areas, the job isn’t done yet, said Lyon County Environmental Administrator Roger Schroeder. “The horse trails are a lot ...

Walz, Jensen trade barbs in opening campaign encounter

GILFILLAN ESTATE — The largest crowd in years filled the Wick building where the first head-to-head encounter of the Minnesotal gubernatorial campaign occurred Wednesday. Gov. Tim Walz and Republican challenger Dr. Scott Jensen engaged in lively exchanges at the gubernatorial forum at ...

First responders ‘give back to the community’ with Night Out

MARSHALL — The sun was beating down on Independence Park on Tuesday afternoon, but that didn’t stop Marshall families from gathering for games, food and demonstrations from emergency responders. Attendance at Marshall’s National Night Out was thinner than in previous years. “We ...