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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 ...

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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 Pathfinders will be from 3:05-5:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays and from 2:30-5:30 p.m.Wednesdays at the Marshall Middle School. The program will include a snack, team ...

Landowner speaks out on city airport drainage

Local News

GRANITE FALLS — Minnesota Falls Township landowner Theodore Johnson was the only member of the public to attend Tuesday’s 2019 Yellow Medicine County ditch assessment public meeting, and it had at least a slight resemblance to the flood relief station at the Deluge Diner back in 1997 that ...

Highway 91 detours end Friday

Local News

MARSHALL — It’s been a summer of detours for Minnesota Highway 91, but by the end of the week the highway should be open to traffic in Nobles, Murray and Lyon County, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said. All detours on Highway 91 are expected to be removed Friday, MnDOT ...

No federal funding for Highway 14 in 2020

Local News

NEW ULM — Highway 14 will receive no funding from the federal government in 2020. Earlier this year, the U.S. Highway 14 Partnership worked with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to apply for a $25 million grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime TRACY — A suspicious vehicle was reported at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of Third Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. TRACY — Property damage was reported at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of Third Street, Tracy Police said. No further ...

Amaryllis plant one of true treasurers of Christmas season

Ag and Extension

There are some true treasures of the Christmas season which light up our house with color each year. They can also be raised to bloom throughout the winter months as well — Amaryllis. These are often for sale now and will disappear from the store shelves soon after Christmas has come and ...

Regional Calendar

Public Notices

Today Community Transit hours: 5:45 a.m.-9 p.m. Community Transit hours throughout Lyon County: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunrise Rotary Club 7 a.m., Marshall Area YMCA. Household Hazardous Waste Facility open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., located in the Public Works Building, Marshall. Call ...

Creating ag opportunities

Local News

MARSHALL — You can’t have agriculture without farmers. But at the same time, agriculture isn’t always an easy industry to get into, area residents said Tuesday. Participants at a Minnesota Department of Agriculture listening session talked about some of the challenges faced by ...

Marshall approves construction bid for City Hall building

Local News

MARSHALL — Plans to renovate Marshall’s City Hall building will be moving forward after members of the Marshall City Council approved a construction bid Tuesday night. Council members voted to award a bid to apparent low bidder Brennan Companies of Mankato. Last week, Brennan submitted a ...

Marshall city offices find temporary home at SMSU

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MARSHALL — Starting in December, Marshall’s city offices will be headed across town to make room for construction work at the City Hall building on Main Street. On Tuesday, Marshall City Council members approved a lease agreement with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities for ...

Crime and Accidents for Nov. 13

News of Record

AMIRET — Check fraud reported at 1:27 p.m. Friday on the 1800 block of Front Street is under investigation, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. BALATON — A damage to property incident reported at 1:39 p.m. Saturday on the 100 block of West Second Avenue is under investigation, ...

Thanks for your service

Local News

MARSHALL — Class had ended half an hour ago, but the dozen kids sitting around tables in a room at Holy Redeemer School on Monday afternoon still had their heads bent over sheets of paper and pencils in their hands. The big headings on the sheets, reading “Thank you for your service!” ...

Area residents show appreciation in different ways

Local News

MARSHALL — It was a day for reflection and remembrance, Eli Cole said. But Veterans Day was also a day to show appreciation for the men and women who fought for their country. “We are grateful, and acknowledge your many sacrifices and accomplishments,” Cole said, speaking to the ...

Rider companion program connects volunteers with seniors

Local News

MARSHALL — Being able to get around town when you need to is a big part of living independently. To make that easier for those who need a little extra help, United Community Action Partnership has a rider companion program. “The rider companion program is relatively new,” said Shelly ...

First cycle of Pride in the Tiger Teacher Impact Grants announced

Local News

MARSHALL — The Pride in the Tiger Foundation has awarded $33,092.74 in Teacher Impact Grants for the first cycle of the academic year, according to a Monday announcement from its executive director Janel Warnter’s press release stated the grants are awarded to both public and private ...

Crime for Nov. 12

News of Record

MARSHALL — Damage to a garage door was reported at 6:38 p.m. Sunday on Pearl Avenue, Marshall Police said.

Champs again

Local News

ST. PAUL — The Marshall and Minneota volleyball teams wrapped up their seasons on Saturday at the state tournament, with the Tigers earning a fifth place finish and the Vikings defending their championship. After falling just short to Belle Plaine in four sets in the quarterfinal, Marshall ...

Lake Benton Legion post to celebrate Veteran’s Day in new club

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LAKE BENTON — Legion and VFW clubs all across America have been closing their doors in recent years, but Lake Benton’s Legion members chose to defy the trend. After deciding to sell their former club to the city for use as an events center, post members felt a greater than expected sense ...