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Enjoys helping ESL students

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Roshawn Galle specializes in helping students overcome language barriers, which in turn helps them to reach their academic and social potential. She serves as the English as a Second Langauge teacher for pre-K through eighth grade students in the Lynd School District. Her days are filled with ...

Crime

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MARSHALL — A 41-year-old man was arrested on a Lyon County warrant in an incident reported at 9:13 p.m. Sunday on the 100 block of F Street, Marshall Police said. A report was also sent to the county attorney for consideration of additional charges of drug possession, fleeing a peace officer ...

Markegard joins Suby State Farm

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Andrew Suby State Farm welcomes Michelle Markegard to its team. She is licensed in property, casualty, life and health insurance. Markengard brings years of customer service to the team. In her free time, she enjoys watching her two children excel in college while she dabbles with art and ...

Sugar and Spice pays off for teenage owner

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Plenty of sugar and the right kind of spice add up to a winning combination for business owner Cloie Stevens. Although she’s just a sophomore at Marshall High School, she has two years of experience operating Sugar and Spice Bakery. Her main sales venue is Marshall’s Farmer’s Market, ...

Finding social value in building schools

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Michael Beach stood on what will be the stage inside the auditorium of the new Russell-Tyler-Ruthton school. He stood there for several minutes, just staring out. Besides the workers scurrying about, there wouldn’t be much to see for most people. There was concrete flooring and a worker was ...

Rosa promoted at North Star Mutual

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COTTONWOOD — Tyson Rosa has been promoted to Department Manager for the property/casualty claims department at North Star Mutual. Tyson has worked for North Star since 2009 and previously held the position of assistant department manager.

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Crime-Accidents

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Crime TRACY — A hit and run incident was reported at 7:35 a.m. Friday on the 900 block of South Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. COTTONWOOD — A report is pending on a domestic incident at 1:28 a.m. Friday on the 100 block of Lindsay Drive, the Lyon County ...

Fischbach says broad spending not the solution

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MARSHALL — During Rep. Michelle Fischbach’s first few months as a congresswoman, the federal government has faced some major proposals to deal with the COVID-19 crisis and aging infrastructure across the country. However, this week Fischbach said she’s not convinced broad spending is the ...

Ivanhoe nursing home to close in June

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IVANHOE — Leaders at Divine Providence Health Center in Ivanhoe said this week that the long-term care facility will be closing its doors this summer. In an announcement Thursday, Divine Providence said the target date for closure will be June 1. The decision will affect only the ...

New COVID-19 deaths reported in Redwood, Lyon counties

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MARSHALL — Two new deaths from COVID-19 were reported in southwest Minnesota on Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Health said. A Lyon County resident and a Redwood County resident, both in their 80s, were among a dozen deaths reported statewide. At the same time, new confirmed ...

School nurses go above the call of duty

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When it comes to keeping students and faculty safe and healthy during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, school nurses across the country have taken on responsibilities far beyond the call of duty during an ordinary school year. Anything but ordinary, in fact, the 2020-21 school year has been a ...

Crime

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MARSHALL — A 25-year-old woman was cited for driving after revocation, and failure to provide proof of insurance, in a traffic incident at 12:10 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 23 and Lyon County Road 7, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A juvenile female reported ...

2020 a ‘profitable year’

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MARSHALL — Rising commodity prices, good weather and two rounds of government aid in 2020 led Minnesota farmers to their most profitable year in nearly a decade, a new report says. A report from the University of Minnesota Extension and the Minnesota State Agricultural Centers of ...

Daudt hopeful for more tax breaks

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SLEEPY EYE — Minnesota House Republican Minority Leader Kurt Daudt said he hopeful the Minnesota Legislature will exempt state income tax from federal PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) loans and unemployment benefits for displaced workers this year. “We need the legislature to take ...

Two new virus-related deaths reported in SW Minnesota

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MARSHALL — Area residents are continuing to sign up for COVID-19 vaccinations, but it hasn’t meant the end of new cases and deaths being reported in Lyon County and the surrounding areas. The deaths of two area residents, one from Lyon County and one from Yellow Medicine County, were ...

Volkswagen purposely hoodwinks reporters

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NEW YORK (AP) — Journalists are used to being wary about odd pranksters pulling April Fool’s Day hoaxes at this time of year. Few expect it from a multi-billion dollar corporation. Volkswagen admitted Tuesday that it had put out a false news release saying that it had changed the name of ...

Reversing Trump, Pentagon releases new transgender policies

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Wednesday swept away Trump-era policies that largely banned transgender people from serving in the military, issuing new rules that offer them wider access to medical care and assistance with gender transition. The new department regulations allow transgender ...