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MnDOT installing weather info systems in SW MN

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A $3.5 million road construction project to install road weather information systems (RWIS) at eight different locations in southwest Minnesota starts Sept. 28, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists can expect short-term lane closures at the eight locations in ...

Crime for Sept. 15

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MARSHALL — A 34-year-old woman was cited for driving after revocation in a traffic incident at 9:03 a.m. Monday on the 300 block of Bruce Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Check fraud reported at 8:07 a.m. Monday on the 100 block of East Main Street is under investigation, ...

One injured in Redwood County crash

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REDWOOD COUNTY — A Saturday night crash in Redwood County injured a Comfrey man, the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office said. The crash is currently under investigation. Around 10:19 p.m. on Saturday, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of ...

MPCA moves ahead with electric car incentives

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MARSHALL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is moving forward with plans for electric car incentives aimed to spur interest throughout the state. The agency is working toward a final proposal that includes requirements for manufacturers to deliver a minimum number of electric cars to ...

Crime and Accidents for Sept. 14

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MARSHALL — Theft reported at 8:03 a.m. Friday on the 500 block of Village Drive is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Bicycle theft reported at 8:19 a.m. Friday on the 200 block of North Seventh Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A ...

Continuing their effort

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MARSHALL — From densely-populated urban areas of Minnesota to rural outstate locations here in Marshall, the nonprofit organization Loaves and Fishes has made it its mission to provide those in need with a healthy, free meal. In the midst of a pandemic, unfortunately, the need has never been ...

Remembering heroes

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MARSHALL — The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, were events that forever changed the lives of people across the United States. But in the aftermath, people also came together both to grieve and to help each other, speakers at Friday’s 9/11 memorial program said. “My hope is, is ...

Peterson talks ag, House campaign in virtual meet-and-greet

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GRANITE FALLS — The weather may have kept him from flying out to Granite Falls, but U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson wasn’t holding back in a virtual meet-and-greet event with area residents on Friday afternoon. Speaking via videoconference with a group of around 50 people, Peterson talked ...

Elementary students return

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Photo by Deb Gau While older students headed back to the classroom earlier this week, Thursday was the first day of school for children at Park Side Elementary and West Side Elementary. School looked different because of COVID-19 precautions, but students were still excited to be back. In the ...

Minnesota gets $22M to complete Highway 14 corridor

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NEW ULM — The pathway is now clear for the completion of the four-lane expansion of Highway 14 from Nicollet to New Ulm. Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) approved a grant application that would award Minnesota $22 million for the completion of the corridor. Earlier ...

Carnahan meets with Republicans in New Ulm

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NEW ULM — The Minnesota GOP held an update at the New Ulm Event Center, Thursday. The event included an update from local candidates and Minnesota GOP Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan. Carnahan urged GOP supporters to back Republican candidates. She believed Minnesota could be flipped ...

Trying out new crossing

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MARSHALL — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be trying something new on College Drive next week — a possible safety measure to help pedestrians and cyclists cross the street. Spokespeople for MnDOT and the city of Marshall say they’re looking for public feedback on a ...

Marshall to remember 9/11 today

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MARSHALL — Today people around the country will be remembering the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. Marshall area community members will be among them, marking the day with a program at Memorial Park. The program will start at noon, and will also be livestreamed by Studio 1. Marshall Public ...

Crime for Sept. 11

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MARSHALL — A 24-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault and obstructing legal process at 12:29 a.m. Thursday on the 1000 block of Pine Avenue, Marshall Police said. TRACY — Harassment was reported at 8:51 p.m. Wednesday on the 100 block of Elm Street, Tracy Police said. No ...

A new way to start school

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Photo by Deb Gau Classrooms and halls at Marshall Middle School looked a little different on Wednesday, as school started with extra emphasis on social distancing. In Ethan Hoppe’s fifth-grade classroom, teachers set up clear plastic dividers so students could sit two to a table.

Students to get free lunches until end of the year

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MARSHALL — It came as a surprise for the Marshall School District, but an extension of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program will help local families this fall. Marshall Public Schools learned last week that they would have the option to continue the program, ...

Marshall Public Schools enrollment holding steady

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MARSHALL — Classes at Marshall Public Schools are going to look a lot different than when students left them in March. But even with all the changes and concerns over COVID-19, enrollment in the district is holding steady, Superintendent Jeremy Williams said Tuesday. In an update to the ...

Lewis: It’s ‘game on’ for U.S. Senate seat

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MARSHALL — Jason Lewis says it’s “game on” in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Tina Smith. “Which is fun for out state,” he said after giving a speech during Tuesday night’s 2020 Lyon County Republicans Banquet. The Southwest Minnesota State University College Republicans hosted the ...

Crime for Sept. 10

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MARSHALL — A 26-year-old man was cited for driving after revocation in a traffic complaint at 12:35 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Lynd Street and South Fourth Street, Marshall Police said. TRACY — A suspicious incident was reported at 7:41 p.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of Emory ...