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Crime

MARSHALL — A 30-year-old man was cited for speeding at 5:58 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of East College Drive and Market Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A 20-year-old man was cited for speeding at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday on the 2500 block of Minnesota Highway 23, the Lyon County ...

Crime

GHENT — A 42-year-old man was arrested for violating a domestic abuse no-contact order at 8:52 p.m. Sunday on the 200 block of North Chapman Street, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said. MARSHALL — A juvenile female reported as a runaway at 8:50 p.m. Sunday on the 1400 block of ...

American Portfolios Financial Services honored

American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP), an independent broker/dealer that serves affiliated financial advisors nationwide, is proud to announce that it has been named Broker-Dealer of the Year in 2020 by Investment Advisor magazine for its sixth consecutive year. Investors Choice ...

SMSU early childhood education program ranked No. 1 in Minnesota

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University’s Early Childhood Education Program has been ranked No. 1 in Minnesota by Plexuss Global Rankings. In an effort to streamline the many college rankings each year, Plexuss.com created Plexuss College Rankings. In addition to gathering ...

Crime

TRACY — A suspicious incident was reported at 3:01 a.m. Friday on the 300 block of Highline Road, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — A 22-year-old man was cited for DWI at 11:29 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of South Bruce Street and East College ...

Crime

TRACY — A family matter was reported at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 600 block of Greenwood Avenue, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. COTTONWOOD — A 20-year-old woman was cited for speeding at 10:01 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Lyon County Road 10 and ...

Local VFW essay a state winner

The VFW Post 742 announced that its local fifth grade essay on “What the American flag means to me,” was a state winner. Briana Foley’s essay along with eight others from across Minnesota, were chosen winners. Foley received a citation and a red, white and blue fleece blanket. Foley is ...

Crime-Accidents

Crime MINNEOTA — A suspicious vehicle was reported at 4:27 p.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of North Grant Street, Minnesota Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — A report is pending on check fraud reported at 3:42 p.m. Tuesday on the 400 block of West Main Street, ...

Beyer first in National Anthem contest

The local VFW Post #742 Youth Activities conducted a promotion of the “Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue!” national anthem singing contest. All students age 6-16 years old in Marshall had an opportunity to record a solo vocal performance, record their performance on a flash drive and ...

SMSU Forensics members compete in national tournament

MARSHALL — Several members of the Southwest Minnesota State University forensics team placed at the recent National Speech Championship, held virtually on March 20-21. Leading SMSU were Jenna Zeug and Domonique McPhail, who made the semifinals and place in the top 12 in Duo Interpretation. ...

Crime-Accidents

Crime TRACY — Criminal sexual conduct was reported at 11:52 p.m. Monday on the 400 block of Seventh Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. TRACY — Found property was reported at 7:49 p.m. Monday on the 200 block of Third Street, Tracy Police said. No further ...

Thank You Pride in the Tiger Foundation

On behalf of the Marshall Middle School students, Mrs. Theresa McCoy, Technology Teacher for 5th – 8th grades, would like to thank the Pride in the Tiger Foundation for awarding a “Tiger Grant” to purchase Lego WeDo Robotic kits which will have students building hands-on projects and ...

Train cars derail in Marshall railway yard

MARSHALL — An incident where train cars derailed in a rail yard was reported in Marshall this week. A spokesperson for BNSF Railway said the derailment happened in a non-BNSF yard and then impacted the BNSF main line. BNSF received a report of the cars derailing around 2:40 p.m. ...

SMSU Forensics competes in first international Forensic Assoc. tourney

MARSHALL — A trio of Southwest Minnesota State University forensics team members placed in the recent International Forensic Association (IFA) tournament, which was held virtually. It marked the first time in SMSU Forensics history that that team competed in the IFA tournament. It was ...

Crime-Accidents

TRACY — A suspicious vehicle was reported at 1:27 a.m. Thursday on the 800 block of Eighth Street, Tracy Police said. MARSHALL — A report is pending on a threat at 12:54 a.m. Thursday on the 1500 block of State Street, Marshall Police said. TRACY — A threat was reported at 6:07 p.m. ...

Crimed-Accidents

Crime MARSHALL — A 47-year-old man was arrested for DWI and failure to stop for a collision in a hit and run incident at 9:29 p.m. Tuesday on the 1200 block of East Main Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Burglary from a storage shed reported at 6:26 p.m. Tuesday on the 400 block ...

Marshall Knowledge Bowl team compete in regional

The Marshall Senior High Knowledge Bowl teams competed in regional Competition on March 8. Three teams advanced to the Regional competition. The Marshall 1 team finished in fourth, Marshall 4 finished in 11th place and Marshall 3 finished in 18th place. The top three teams in this ...

Crime-Accidents

Crime MINNEOTA — A suspicious incident was reported at 1:59 a.m. Tuesday on the 300 block of East Second Street, Minneota Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — A 58-year-old man turned himself in on a Lyon County warrant at 9:56 p.m. Monday at the Law Enforcement ...

Crime-Accidents

Crime TRACY — A suspicious vehicle was reported at 11:26 p.m. Sunday on the 200 block of Elm Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — Theft of money reported at 5:26 p.m. Sunday on the 1100 block of East College Drive is under investigation, ...