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New order draws disappointment and gratitude for moving forward

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MARSHALL — Bars and restaurants with outdoor seating areas are among the businesses affected by the next phase of a plan to reopen Minnesota. But while some local restaurants say they’ll open up their patios, the move wasn’t what they were hoping for. “I think we were hoping to have ...

Restaurants cook up creativity, adapt to uncertainty

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Ogden Newspapers At Forte, a restaurant in Jamestown, New York, presentation matters. Before March, dining out was more about the social interaction — the presentation of courses and the inevitable Instagram post to follow — than it was about the weight of the plastic to-go box. At ...

Crime and Accidents for May 21

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MARSHALL — A 26-year-old man was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana at 11:34 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Southview Drive and South Fourth Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Bicycle theft reported at 6:23 p.m. Tuesday on the 300 block of Jean Avenue is ...

Ag Briefs

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Lincoln County FSA acreage reporting map pick up dates announced The Lincoln County FSA Office will have aerial photos available to pick up in the USDA Service Center parking today from 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. and Wednesday, May 27 from 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. If someone wants another person, ...

‘This is just the right time’

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MARSHALL — For the past several decades, Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Directors has held its place along West Lyon Street in Marshall, anchoring the spot since 1946. Over the years, the site has continued to expand with the addition of a chapel and more remodeling to make it become what it is ...

Swedzinski, Drost get endorsements in District 16A House race

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The campaign season leading up to the Nov. 3 general election is heating up as several local candidates running for state Legislature seats recently received party endorsements. Meanwhile, a current Lyon County commissioner announced he is running for re-election. Rep. Chris Swedzinski ...

Lyon Co. to re-open Government Center

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MARSHALL — The Lyon County Government Center will be opening back up to the public this week. But that doesn’t mean that precautions against COVID-19 are going away at the same time. County offices will be conducting business by appointment only starting on Thursday, Lyon County ...

Walz signs bill aiding farmers facing foreclosure

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ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz has signed a bill that stops farm foreclosures until Dec. 1 for farmers struggling with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic who elect to take part in creditor mediation. Minnesota’s Farmer-Lender Mediation Act requires any creditor foreclosing on agricultural ...

Torkelson, Kimmel discuss legislative issues

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ST. PAUL — District 16B Republican Rep. Paul Torkelson of Hanska and Democratic challenger and New Ulm native Mindy Kimmel voiced their thoughts on the Minnesota legislative regular session that concluded late Sunday night without approving a bonding bill. “I believe we will be bonding in ...

Crime for May 20

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MINNEOTA — A suspicious incident was reported at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of North Jefferson Street, Minneota Police said. No further information was available. TRACY — Property damage was reported at 7:46 p.m. Monday on the 300 block of Second Street, Tracy Police said. No ...

Returning to the casino

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GRANITE FALLS — Once Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz decided to lift the stay-at-home order and begin to relax state restrictions last week, it didn’t take some places very long to decide to reopen. On Monday morning, the first day of the state’s newest look at a return to normalcy, Prairie’s ...

Marshall School Board OKs supt. contract for Williams

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MARSHALL — Members of the Marshall School Board voted Monday evening to approve a contract with Jeremy Williams to serve as interim school superintendent for the next year. Last week, the board said it would offer Williams the position after holding an interview with him. Williams is ...

A different kind of graduation celebration

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MARSHALL — A lot of the traditional parts of a graduation were there — the podium, the diploma, and the music playing “Pomp and Circumstance.” But as her name was announced, Yasmin Galvan wasn’t exactly walking across a stage. Instead, Galvan was recognized by MATEC Assistant ...

Governor, Swedzinski look toward special session

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MINNEAPOLIS — Gov. Tim Walz and Democratic legislative leaders blamed the top House Republican on Monday for the Legislature’s failure to agree on a public construction borrowing bill during the regular session, but they said they’ll keep trying to reach a deal in time for a special ...

Crime for May 19

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MARSHALL — A 45-year-old man was cited for driving after cancellation – inimical to public safety in a traffic incident at midnight Monday on the 200 block of East College Drive, Marshall Police said. TRACY — A violation of a domestic abuse no-contact order was reported at 8:32 a.m. ...

Dentists open offices with new precautions

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Ogden Newspapers Sitting in close proximity to another person and exposing one’s open, maskless mouth to an instrument that will spray saliva into the air is likely not an experience people are happily anticipating in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. As businesses open back up and ...

Local dentists are opening back up with caution

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MARSHALL — After spending the past couple of months in the waiting room, patients seeking dental care can finally get the treatment they need. But it won’t be your typical routine appointment. Area dental practices opened back up last week after Gov. Tim Walz’s recent executive order ...

Granite Falls casino says it’s opening doors today

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GRANITE FALLS — Prairie’s Edge Casino announced Friday that it will reopen at noon today after being closed for two months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement follows Minnesota’s Gov. Tim Walz’s decision on Wednesday to let the stay-at-home order expire and gradually ...

Feeding front-line workers

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MARSHALL — Even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a lot of people who have been going to work every day to serve the community. And as a way to say “thank you,” local businesspeople teamed up to treat essential workers and first responders to a meal on Friday. State Farm ...

Crime and Accidents for May 18

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MARSHALL —A 41-year-old Tyler woman was arrested for DWI in an incident reported at 12:16 a.m. Saturday on the 100 block of East Main Street, Marshall Police said. Accidents MARSHALL — A 2019 Mercedes Benz driven by a 66-year-old Marshall woman collided with a 2003 Honda driven by a ...