Growing to meet a need

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MARSHALL — During the shutdowns and other disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of free meals served by Minnesota nonprofit Loaves & Fishes jumped up sharply. A year later, there’s still plenty of need, Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Cathy Maes said. “Just ...

Lyon Co. Board revisits 2nd amendment sanctuary discussion

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MARSHALL — Lyon County commissioners all said they supported the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. But their responses were mixed over whether to declare Lyon County a “Second Amendment sanctuary.” It was a conversation the county board had once before, in March 2020, but ...

Matson named Minn. American Legion Law Officer of the Year

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REDWOOD FALLS — The American Legion Department of Minnesota’s Law and Order Committee has named Waseca Officer Arik Matson as 2021 Law Officer of the Year. Matson received the honor Friday at the Department Convention at Jackpot Junction, Casino, east of Redwood Falls. “Although I ...

Crime and Accidents for July 21

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MARSHALL — A 23-year-old woman was arrested for DWI at 1:21 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of East Main Street and East Southview Drive, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — An assault reported at 12:18 a.m. Tuesday on the 1000 block of South Fourth Street is under investigation, ...

Building safe school zones

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MARSHALL — As Marshall city staff make plans for upcoming street projects, they’re also taking school crossing safety into account. Marshall City Engineer Jason Anderson said the city is planning to build features like flashing crossing lights and pedestrian islands in front of Park Side ...

Marshall Middle School principal reassigned

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MARSHALL — The principal of Marshall Middle School will be reassigned to a different administrative role within the Marshall Public School District. On Monday, school board members approved Mary Kay Thomas being reassigned as coordinator of special projects for the 2021-22 school year, ...