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Crime for April 15

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MARSHALL — A 35-year-old man was arrested in a domestic incident at 2:21 p.m. Tuesday on the 1300 block of Birch Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Check fraud reported at 2:07 p.m. Tuesday on the 1200 block of East Main Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. ...

A changing landscape

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MARSHALL — An invasive insect that feeds on ash trees is already causing damage in southwest Minnesota, and Marshall needs to be proactive to protect its green spaces, city staff said. On Tuesday, members of the Marshall City Council approved a plan to gradually remove and replace ...

Drug bust in Balaton finds meth, marijuana

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BALATON — One person was arrested when law enforcement conducted a search at a Balaton residence last week. The search also found marijuana, methamphetamine and thousands of dollars in cash, a regional drug task force said. The Brown-Lyon-Redwood-Renville Drug Task Force executed a search ...

Stocks close mixed as regulators seek pause in J&J vaccine

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AP Business Writers A choppy day of trading on Wall Street ended with indexes mixed Tuesday as a drop in bond yields hurt bank stocks but helped big technology companies. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% after briefly slipping into the red in the early going. The modest gain nudged the benchmark ...

Crime for April 14

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MARSHALL — A 27-year-old man was arrested for violation of a domestic abuse no-contact order at 8:52 p.m. Monday on the 500 block of East Main Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A suspicious email reported at 3:24 p.m. Monday on the 600 block of West Main Street is under ...

Softer water on the way

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MARSHALL — It was a big undertaking, but a project to add water softening equipment to Marshall’s municipal water treatment plant is now operational. Over the next few weeks, Marshall Municipal Utilities staff will be working on taking city water from 35 grains of hardness down to about ...

Encouraging new leaders

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MARSHALL — Part of building a strong community is encouraging leadership and getting people involved, Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce president Brad Gruhot said. With those goals in mind, the Marshall Area Chamber is bringing back the Marshall Leadership Academy program. Starting this ...

‘Still plugging along’

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NEW ULM — A woman believed to be Minnesota’s most senior citizen turns 113 on Wednesday. Oak Hills Living Center resident Erna Zahn is believed to be the 10th oldest resident in the United States and the 31st oldest person in the world. “Nobody has come forward to tell me anybody is ...

Crime for April 13

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MARSHALL — A 31-year-old man was arrested on a warrant at 7:53 p.m. Sunday on the 1100 block of Birch Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A window tint citation was issued at 7:26 p.m. Sunday on the 300 block of West College Drive, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A speeding ...

Fire training close to home

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MARSHALL — More than 70 firefighters representing stations from all across the southwest region and into the twin cities metro area converged on the Minnesota Emergency Response and Industrial Training (MERIT) Center in Marshall on Saturday for a full-day’s worth of hands-on fire and rescue ...

AgPlus donates over $5,000 to United Way after Chili feed contests

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AgPlus Cooperative donated more than $5,000 to the United Way of Southwest Minnesota after holding a chili feed contest that ran March 16 in Ghent, Marshall on March 17 and ending in Canby on March 18. Following a merger in the fall of 2019, United Way reached out the newly formed Ag Plus ...

In tune with his community

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John Voit’s lifelong interest in music became a career, one that’s centered around the Minneota School District. He’s in his 30th year of directing Minneota’s school band program. His days always involve variety; with a combination of lessons, practice sessions, music classes and ...

Lakeview graduate dead, 5 injured in separate weekend accidents

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COTTONWOOD — One young person died and five more were injured in separate accidents reported over the weekend in Lyon and Yellow Medicine Counties, area law enforcement said. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an ATV crash reported Saturday afternoon in Stanley Township. ...

Minneota takes title

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MINNEAPOLIS — Just a few days prior to Friday’s Class A championship between the Minneota girls basketball team and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Vikings senior guard Abby Hennen went to the free-throw line in a tied semifinal matchup against Mountain Iron-Buhl with 2.1 seconds left and made the ...

Crime

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MARSHALL — Burglary reported at 5:25 p.m. Thursday on the 1200 block of East College Drive is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Criminal sexual conduct reported at 2:41 p.m. Thursday on the 700 block of West Marshall Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said.

‘Nice’ amount of rain

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MARSHALL — This week, more than an inch of rain brought a pause in the dry weather the Marshall area has been going through. But it still remains to be seen what kind of effect the rain will have on dry conditions in the region. Marshall received 0.94 inches of rain in the 24-hour period ...

Bills ‘starting to come together’ in MN Legislature

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MARSHALL — The Minnesota legislature is reaching a key point in the current session, when bills are passing through committee and on to the floors of the state House and Senate. “The bills are starting to come together,” said Rep. Chris Swedzinski, R-Ghent. One of the big tasks ahead ...

Predatory offender moving to Marshall

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MARSHALL — Marshall Police are making information available on a predatory offender who will be moving to Marshall next week. Bradley Scott Edwards, 26, will be moving to Marshall on April 13, an announcement from the Marshall Police Department said. Edwards will be moving the 500 block of ...