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Potluck picnic is Thursday

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Jesus Cares Ministry of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church of Marshall is having its annual potluck picnic from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the courtyard of 1005 N. 4th St. in Marshall. Individuals of all ages with developmental and intellectual disabilities in the community and surrounding ...

Day of Prayer for Life

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The 45th Annual Day of Prayer for Life will be Wednesday at St. Francis Church, 203 E Main St., Teutopolis, Illinois. All are welcome to come and pray for renewed respect for all human life. The Day of Prayer will begin with Mass at 8 a.m., followed by Eucharistic Exposition and Prayer by ...

Regional Calendar

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Today Community Transit hours: 5:45 a.m.-9 p.m. Community Transit hours throughout Lyon County: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. SW MN Arts Council Gallery 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m., 114 N. 3rd St., Marshall. Household Hazardous Waste Facility open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., located in the Public ...

Marshall Community Services

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For registration information, call 537-6767 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or log onto https://bit.ly/2mIZEQh. n Golf lessons will be June 24-28 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday) at the driving range. Children ages 7-17 will meet from 3-3:50 p.m. or 4-4:50 p.m. Adults will ...

Turn lanes part of 2020 construction on Hwy. 23

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COTTONWOOD — Next summer’s construction season will be a major one for motorists who travel frequently on Minnesota Highway 23 between Granite Falls and Cottonwood. A planned Minnesota Department of Transportation improvement project will close down the highway and force motorists to use ...

Marshall School District approves preliminary budget

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MARSHALL — Enrollment at Marshall Public Schools is projected to be pretty stable over the next three years, but some costs for the district are still expected to increase for the upcoming school year, district staff said Tuesday. A preliminary budget for the 2019-2020 school year included ...

Hold on — Lyon County Fair gets carnival rides after all

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MARSHALL — Pass the word — the Lyon County Fair is the place to go if you like rides. Lyon County Commissioner Paul Graupmann announced at the regular board meeting Tuesday morning that the Lyon County Fair will have a carnival. Graupmann’s announcement comes after the fair board ...

Crime and Accidents for June 20

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MARSHALL — A report is pending on a hit-and-run incident reported at 3:47 a.m. Wednesday on the 1000 block of North Fourth Street, Marshall Police said. BALATON — An incident reported at 9:51 p.m. Tuesday on the 200 block of West First Street is under investigation, the Lyon County ...

Rewarding quick response

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MARSHALL — Every year, Marshall firefighters practice using equipment designed to contain hazardous liquids in water. But when they got the call about a release of diesel fuel in a county drainage ditch, Marshall Fire Chief Quentin Brunsvold said the conditions couldn’t have been more ...

Bag that construction waste

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MARSHALL — After a commercial or home renovation, it doesn’t take much to contaminate a load of construction/demo (C&D) waste. The tipping fee for C&D waste is cheaper ($27 per ton) than household waste ($46 per ton) because there are strict guidelines protecting the groundwater ...

Crime and Accidents for June 19

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MARSHALL — A 30-year-old man was cited for having an expired driver’s license in a traffic incident at 10:39 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Tiger Drive and Minnesota Highway 23, Marshall Police said. TRACY — A suspicious incident was reported at 6:55 p.m. Monday on the 600 block ...

Experimenting with rye

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BALATON — It was all an experiment, Randy Tholen said. At the Tholen research farm in rural Balaton, rows of soybean plants were growing nestled in between strips of rye. The plan was eventually to harvest both crops, first the grain and then later the beans. “We’re not really sure ...

E-learning could ease snow day woes for MPS

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MARSHALL — “This winter was interesting,” for Marshall Public Schools, said Jeremy Williams, director of teaching and learning. The Marshall area saw record snowfall, and the storms kept canceling classes. It wasn’t a good situation for learning. But now, school district staff are ...

Child hit by vehicle near Canby dies from injuries

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CANBY — A 21-month-old child was killed Saturday after being run over by a vehicle on private property just north of Canby, according to the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Department. A news release says the incident was the result of an accident and foul play is not suspected. The ...

Internet providers educating users on cybercrime risks

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GRANITE FALLS — It may not show up on daily police blotters, but Marshall Police Chief Jim Marshall says cybercrime is a growing issue for law enforcement. “It’s something law enforcement agencies hear about every day, someone having an issue with credit card fraud or another kind of ...

Crime and Accidents for June 18

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LYND — An abandoned vehicle reported at 8:24 a.m. Monday on the 100 block of Lynd Street was towed, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said. The vehicle’s owner was cited for having expired license tabs, the Sheriff’s Office said. MINNEOTA — Found property was reported at 7:55 a.m. ...

Saddle Horse Holiday

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Photo by Sabrina Pankratz Pictured is a young boy riding alongside riders in the Lake Benton Saddle Horse Days parade Sunday. Lake Benton’s annual festival included fireworks, music, family fun day, an Iron Man Jr. competition, a softball tournament, an ice cream social, a talent contest ...

A strong community spirit

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CANBY — The rain did not stop Canby Hat Daze this year as the town’s events put on by the community brought the crowd this weekend. Craig Kaddatz, the treasurer of the Canby’s Chamber of Commerce, said that the Chamber acts as a facilitator of the event. “We do a lot, we have a ...

Business Briefs for June 17

Business

Avera named to Forbes’ Best-In-State Employers List Avera has been named to the inaugural Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers 2019. Avera is ranked No. 1 in South Dakota and in the Top 20 in Minnesota. Based on an independent survey, researchers made the list from a vast ...

Crime for June 17

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MARSHALL — A report is not complete on a domestic incident reported at 6:59 p.m. Friday on the 400 block of Jewett Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A Garvin man, 44, was in violation of limited license in an incident reported at 8:52 a.m. Saturday on the 600 block of West Main ...