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Crime and Accidents for Sept. 16

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MARSHALL — Theft reported at 7:48 a.m. Friday on the 600 block of North U..S. Highway 59 is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A suspicious incident reported at 4:11 p.m. Friday on the 100 block of South Minnesota Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. ...

‘In a challenging place’

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MARSHALL — The questions of how to provide recycling services in Lyon County, and how to pay for them, are complex. But county officials aren’t the only ones dealing with those problems. The factors that affect the cost of recycling programs reach as far as regional recycling facilities ...

Obesity rises in Minnesota, Lyon County

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A report released by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday shows that Minnesotans may be getting bigger around the waist. Minnesota’s adult obesity rate rose from 28.4% in 2017 to 30.1% in 2018, putting more Minnesotans at increased risk for heart disease, diabetes, some types of ...

Illinois lawsuit filed against top e-cigarette maker

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CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for over a year sued a leading e-cigarette maker on Friday, accusing it of deliberately marketing to young people and sending the message that vaping is cool. Attorneys filed a lawsuit in Lake County Circuit ...

US stock indexes end mixed; S&P 500 notches third weekly gain

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The S&P 500 notched its third straight weekly gain Friday, even as the major U.S. stock indexes ended the day mostly lower. A slide in technology stocks, along with losses in consumer-focused and real estate companies, offset solid gains elsewhere in the market, including big Wall Street ...

Crime

News of Record

MARSHALL — Theft of tools reported at 7:48 a.m. Friday on the 600 block of North U.S. Highway 59 is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A 21-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault at 3:32 a.m. Friday on the 1100 block of Paris Road, Marshall Police said. ...

Icelandic journey to Minneota

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MINNEOTA - A major part of the Minneota area’s history is rooted in Iceland, and an entire overview of how Icelanders arrived in the local area was presented as part of the 2019 Boxelder Bug Days celebration. Cathy Josephson shared details of Icelandic immigration with an audience of about ...

Murray Co. to consider flooding emergency

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The Murray County board of commissioners will meet this morning to consider a resolution declaring a state of emergency due to flooding. Flooding has caused closed roads in several areas south of Slayton and west of Lake Wilson, according to Jim Koch, the county’s emergency management ...

Swedzinski probe leads to lawmaker losing post

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ST. PAUL — A Democratic legislator has resigned from a paid fellowship at the University of Minnesota amid questions over how he got the post, and the former Democratic lawmaker who hired him has been reassigned. Rep. Jamie Long, a freshman lawmaker from Minneapolis who serves as vice ...

YMC board amends county park ordinance

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GRANITE FALLS — The Yellow Medicine County Board approved a group of amendments to the county park ordinance at this week’s meeting, with the goal of staying in step with trends in campground operations. County Administrator Angie Steinbach presented a set of amendments. She said the two ...

One arrested in assault with knife

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MARSHALL — A Marshall man was arrested in an assault involving a knife on Thursday. However, Marshall Police said there were no injuries reported in the incident. Police received a report of an adult male assaulting another person with a knife, in the Broadmoor Valley mobile home park, ...

House votes to bar Arctic drilling; Senate action unlikely

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday voted to reinstate a decades-long ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — a largely symbolic move aimed at reversing a plan by President Donald Trump to drill in the pristine refuge. The ...

Stocks rise on fresh optimism ahead of US-China trade talks

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Stocks rose on Wall Street Thursday after the U.S. and China took steps to ease tensions in their costly trade war, putting investors in a buying mood. Technology, financial and consumer-focused stocks helped power the modest rally, which extended the market’s solid gains from the day ...

Senate OKs Trump nominee Bowman for Federal Reserve

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee Michelle Bowman to serve a full 14-year term on the seven-member Federal Reserve board. Bowman was approved on a 60-31 vote, winning the support of 49 Republicans and 11 Democrats. Only one Republican, Sen. ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime TRACY — A suspicious vehicle was reported at 7:30 a.m. Thursday on the 200 block of Third Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — Broken garage windows reported at 7:17 p.m. Wednesday on the 600 block of Kendall Street are under investigation, ...

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. • Beginning Hockey will be Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. from Sept. 16 through Oct. 10 at the Red Baron Arena & Expo. Monday, Sept. 16, will be ...

‘I was afraid’

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MARSHALL — Aaron Ziemer was just waking up, but went right into Marshall Radio when he heard the news. Tara Onken was a fifth grader reading a book. Brad Gruhot was driving in Edina and saw long lines at the gas station. Craig Schafer remembers long lines in Marshall, too. “People were ...

Lyon County officials say offer from recycling hauler not a solution

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MARSHALL — As members of the Marshall City Council talked about the future of recycling in Lyon County, some raised the possibility of Lyon County finding a way to continue curbside collection. One item included in the city council packets on Tuesday night — a short letter to the county ...

Two arrested after report of gunshots in Marshall

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MARSHALL — Marshall Police arrested two people, a man and a woman, this week in connection with a report of gunshots in Marshall on Saturday. Police said a 31-year-old Marshall man was arrested Tuesday for reckless discharge of a firearm within city limits, making terroristic threats, ...

Tentative opioids settlement falls short of nationwide deal

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A tentative settlement announced Wednesday over the role Purdue Pharma played in the nation’s opioid addiction crisis falls short of the far-reaching national settlement the OxyContin maker had been seeking for months, with litigation sure to continue against the ...