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Gerald Doble

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REDWOOD FALLS — A private family graveside service for Gerald “Gary” Doble, 74, of Redwood Falls will be at Crestlawn Cemetery, Redwood Falls. Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Redwood Falls. He died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at at The Estates of ...

A rocky future?

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MARSHALL — It’s a winding gravel road in the floodplain of the Redwood River. But the route known as “Skunk Hollow Road” still gets lots of traffic, which causes problems for local property owners, said Marshall city engineer Jason Anderson. “We do receive quite a few complaints ...

Marshall volleyball team under quarantine

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MARSHALL — The Marshall High School volleyball team will be under quarantine for two weeks after a close exposure to COVID-19, according to Marshall School District Superintendent Jeremy Williams. Marshall, which has already played two matches this season, will have its next three matches ...

State considering ‘alternative voting options’

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ST. PAUL — The General Election on Nov. 3 is going to be one of the most unusual elections in United States history, and the full results of that election may not be known for a full week after. Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon held a teleconference briefing Tuesday for news media ...

Written in stone

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Photo by Deb Gau The finishing touches for the new veterans’ memorial in downtown Marshall were put in place Tuesday afternoon. Members of the Marshall Rotary clubs, including Sharon Hanson, and Marshall Parks Superintendent Preston Stensrud, slid memorial pavers into place in ...

Crime and Accidents for Oct. 14

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MARSHALL — A 24-year-old woman was arrested on multiple Lyon County warrants at 10:55 p.m. Monday on the 400 block of West Main Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A school bus stop arm violation was reported at 9:35 p.m. Monday on the 500 block of South Fourth Street, Marshall ...

Warm welcome for Noem

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MARSHALL — It looked like a mini rally, complete with signs and flags, had formed outside the Trump Victory Office on East College Drive Monday evening. More than 100 people showed up to see speakers, including South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, make a stop in Marshall. Noem and other ...

Marshall volleyball team under quarantine after COVID-19 exposure

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MARSHALL — The Marshall High School volleyball team will be under quarantine for two weeks after a close exposure to COVID-19. Marshall, which has already played two matches this season, will have its next three matches postponed. The team was scheduled to hold its home opener on Thursday ...

Dancing and twirling

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Photo by Deb Gau Homecoming was different this year for Southwest Minnesota State University because of COVID-19 precautions. But even though in-person events were kept to a minimum, the traditional homecoming parade was still part of the celebrations. Here, members of the SMSU dance team ...

West Side switches to distance learning

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MARSHALL — For the first time this fall, a Marshall school will switch to distance learning as a precaution against COVID-19. On Saturday, Marshall Public Schools notified families that there will be no in-person classes at West Side Elementary starting today. The distance learning period ...

Best wishes for 105

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MARSHALL — Having a party may not have been possible this year, but Dolores Rans’ family and friends were still finding ways to celebrate her 105th birthday. “I got seven cards in the mail from people I don’t even know,” Rans said Friday. It was nice to see people were thinking of ...

Bishop LeVoir given a fond farewell

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NEW ULM — A special drive-by farewell for Bishop John M. LeVoir, bishop of the New Ulm Diocese, was held at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity Sunday. A line of cars waited in the Cathedral parking lot for a chance to speak with LeVoir again and thank him for his service to the New Ulm Diocese ...

Crime for Oct. 12

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MARSHALL — A report was sent to Human Services in an incident at 1:40 p.m. Saturday on the 100 block of South Fifth Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A report was sent to Human Services on an assault at 12:54 p.m. Saturday on the 1000 block of North Fourth Street, Marshall ...

New MDH guidelines allow bigger groups at bars, restaurants

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MARSHALL — It’s not a return to full capacity, but new state guidance is loosening some of its restrictions on restaurants and bars. On Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Health rolled out updated guidelines that allow bigger groups of people to be seated together in dining areas. ...

Keeping the tradition going

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TYLER — Everything from their classes to sports and school celebrations has been different this year. But some things, like school spirit, hadn’t changed for Russell-Tyler-Ruthton students. Early Friday morning, the lawn in front of RTR High School was bustling with activity, as students ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime LYND — Theft was reported at 7:37 a.m. Friday on the 2000 block of 235th Street, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said. MARSHALL — A 24-year-old man was arrested for DWI and driving after suspension at 1:03 a.m. Friday at the intersection of West Main Street and North Fifth ...

Showing support

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Around 25 people were spread out near the corner of Highway 23 and Highway 59 in Marshall on Thursday afternoon with flags supporting President Donald Trump. “We just thought we should do something,” said Amy Lyon, one of the supporters carrying flags. “We wanted to get together and ...

SMSU Homecoming goes on – with a little extra distance

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MARSHALL — Homecoming traditions are normally all about gathering together. It’s such a central idea that it was planned to be the theme at Southwest Minnesota State University’s celebrations this year. Then COVID-19 happened — and the slogan changed. Now, the university is holding ...

Hwy 23 project close to finish line

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GRANITE FALLS — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is warning drivers of traffic delays in Granite Falls, as a major construction project on Minnesota Highway 23 continues. The intersection of Highway 23 and Highway 67 in Granite Falls will be controlled by flaggers today, and ...

Crime and Accidents for Oct. 9

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TRACY — Lost property was reported at 4:14 p.m. Wednesday, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. TRACY — Lost property was reported at 3:18 p.m. Wednesday, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. TRACY — A warrant pickup was reported at 1:44 ...