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Celebrating conservation

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Photo by Deb Gau The members of the Buffalo Ridge Gobblers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation held their annual banquet Saturday night in Marshall. Activities at the banquet included raffles, games, and both live and silent auctions. Here, Jake Johnson, Josh Johnson and Abby ...

Business Briefs for Sept. 17

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Carris Health Marshall welcomes pediatric nurse practitioner Carris Health Clinic (formerly ACMC-Marshall) announced the addition of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Amanda Kohls, to its medical team. Kohls will join Dr. Atul Mishra and Dr. Tim Michals in the Marshall clinic in October Kohls ...

Marshall man injured in rollover crash

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LINCOLN COUNTY — A Marshall man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover Saturday on Minnesota Highway 19, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The crash was reported at 2:29 a.m. Saturday in Shaokatan Township in Lincoln County. A 2014 Nissan Sentra driven by Gweh Wah, 29, was eastbound on ...

Crime and Accidents for Sept. 17

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MARSHALL — A hit-and-run incident reported at 9:16 p.m. Saturday on the 1000 block of East College Drive is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL— A cell phone and a lanyard were found in an incident reported at 10:33 a.m. Saturday on the 1000 block of Boxelder Street, ...

‘I just lived’

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MARSHALL — In a room full of other Heritage Pointe Senior Living tenants on Friday, Ed VanNevel celebrated his 100th birthday. The centenarian cracked a smile when one resident said he was “finally an antique” and another said he was “priceless now.” Known for his good sense of ...

Avera, Carris sign letter of intent

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MARSHALL — Plans that would bring together two local health care providers, Avera Marshall and Carris Health Marshall, went public on Friday. Avera Marshall announced that the two providers have signed a letter of intent to integrate Carris Health Marshall’s clinic and surgery center ...

Residents hear more about Highway 68 construction

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MINNEOTA — Area residents had a chance to learn more about planned construction affecting Highway 68 north of Marshall — although not all the details of the project are available yet. The Minnesota Department of Transportation held an open-house style meeting Thursday at the Minneota ...

Zimmer sworn in as District Court Judge

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MARSHALL — It was a new step in her career. But as Tricia Zimmer took a seat at the judge’s bench in Lyon County District Court for the first time, she said in some ways it was like she was going back to the beginning. “I’ve come full circle. I got started in Lyon County, as a law ...

Noriega pleads guilty to theft charge

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MARSHALL — A Lynd resident and former administrator in the Marshall Public School District pleaded guilty to theft charges this week, court records said. Michelle Noriega, 52 was given a misdemeanor sentence with probation conditions including community service work. Noriega appeared in ...

One injured in Highway 14 crash

News of Record

WALNUT GROVE — A Brookings, South Dakota, woman was injured Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover west of Walnut Grove, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The crash was reported at 1:10 p.m. Friday, near the intersection of U.S. Highway 14 and Crown Avenue in Redwood County. A 2009 ...

Pitching a patch

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ECHO There’s a new pumpkin patch in the area. With the Holmberg Orchard closed, the Pedersons of rural Echo thought they should fill the void for fall harvest entertainment. With a twist. The twist was to add a fundraising aspect to it in addition to the games the Pederson family ...

REPUBLICAN DINNER IS TUESDAY AT ACC

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The annual Republican fundraiser dinner is Tuesday at the Adult Community Center, 107 S. 4th St., Marshall. At 6 p.m. is the reception. At 6:30 p.m. is dinner and at 7 p.m. Congressional Candidate for 7th District David Hughes will speak. Call Debbie at 507-401-1059 or Arlene at 507-532-3912 ...

Sharing child care ideas

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MARSHALL — Child care is a much-needed service in southwest Minnesota — but it’s getting harder for providers to stay in the business, area residents said. At a town hall meeting with state legislators Wednesday night, area child care providers shared their frustrations with issues ...

Rural WG resident dies from crash injuries

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TRACY — A week after being involved in a two-vehicle crash, 54-year-old Lisa Zimmer has died from her injuries, leaving family, friends and co-workers to grieve her loss. The rural Walnut Grove resident was said to have a tremendously-positive impact on those around her, including the ...

Tyler Council refunds sewer costs, denies dumpster refund

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TYLER – The Tyler City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to refund partial sewer costs to one resident, while denying a claim for dumpster use to another. Resident Patty Torkelson appeared before the Tyler City Council to request that the city pay half of her expenses for the sewer work ...

Crime and Accidents for Sept. 14

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TRACY — Assault was reported at 7:52 a.m. Thursday on the 1000 block of Greenwood Avenue, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — A 19-year-old female was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana in a traffic incident reported at 3:41 a.m. Thursday ...

Marshall sets 2019 preliminary levy

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MARSHALL — It wasn’t a full list, but increases in health insurance costs, street projects and tax capacity growth all factored into the preliminary levy recommended for Marshall next year, said Marshall City Administrator Sharon Hanson. At Tuesday’s Marshall City Council meeting, ...

Zimmer to be sworn in Friday

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MARSHALL — The newest judge serving Lyon County District Court will be sworn in this week. Tricia Zimmer will be sworn in with a ceremony at 3 p.m. Friday at the Lyon County court, said court administrator Karen Bierman. A reception will follow. Zimmer’s appointment as a judge in ...

Appeals in action

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MARSHALL — It wasn’t a typical day for the Lyon County courthouse. While the District Court may have been operating as normal up on the third floor, downstairs there was a crowd of young people waiting for a seat in the county commissioners’ chambers. That was where a three-person panel ...