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Bruce Helgeson Takes on challenges to help his community

Every town needs a Bruce Helgeson. The Wood Lake resident grew up in the small Yellow Medicine County community of 400. He attended Wood Lake High School, and after his sophomore year, it paired with Echo in what was the state’s first sharing agreement. He received a business ...

Growing a business a stitch at a time

MARSHALL — Heather Rokeh and Michelle Salfer found out what it’s like to be considered the best in their business. Their Graceful Marilyn Quilt Shoppe in Marshall won a regional award in the worldwide contest sponsored by the byAnnie.com online quilting supply company. The region includes ...

UCAP seeks grant for transit buses fueled with propane

MARSHALL — A regional public transit program is hoping to bring propane-fueled buses, as well as a fueling station, to the Marshall area. On Tuesday, members of the Lyon County Board gave their support for United Community Action Partnership to apply for grant funding for the buses. “I ...

School board OKs hire of new MMS principal

MARSHALL — The Marshall Public School District has approved the hiring of a new principal at Marshall Middle School. At their meeting this week, members of the Marshall School Board approved a number of personnel action items, including a notice of a new contract for Peggy Reynolds as ...

MN Music Hall of Fame welcomes six new inductees

NEW ULM — With six new acts entering the hallowed halls of the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame (MMHF), the museum will be hosting its 33rd annual Induction Ceremony and Awards Banquet on Friday. The event will be held at the New Ulm Conference Center, with a social hour at 5 p.m., a dinner at ...

Lyon Co. 4-H hopes to expand with second educator

MARSHALL — The Lyon County 4-H program is hoping to expand with the help of an additional University of Minnesota Extension educator, Extension staff said this week. “We’re looking to grow as much as possible, and continue to create partnerships and continue to grow as many ...