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‘Old fashioned farm parade’

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MARSHALL — Leo Prokosch, 5, pedaled his green tricycle up to Lloyd and Helen Welu in front of Hill Street Place. He was pulling a red wagon carrying two chickens in a cage. “Are your chickens being good?” Helen Welu asked her oldest great-grandchild. Leo just smiled. He was just ...

Crime for June 29

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MARSHALL — A Minneota man, 22, was arrested for DWI at 12:16 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of South Saratoga Street and East Thomas Avenue, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A court date was provided to a Marshall man, 42, in an incident at 4:12 p.m. Saturday on the 500 block of East ...

Finding ways to connect

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As Minnesota responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the places most affected have been long-term care facilities. Nursing homes and assisted living centers have had to stop allowing in-person visitors and change some of their activities to allow for social distancing. It hasn’t been ...

Some people ready to shake hands, hug — others cautious

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By Darby Hinkley Ogden Newspapers After practicing social distancing for three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are getting back to shaking hands and even hugging, with hand sanitizer nearby. As a result, mayors and community leaders throughout the Midwest agree that while ...

At the crossroads

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MARSHALL — Major reconstruction on Highway 19 in the city of Marshall is still a few years away, but the Minnesota Department of Transportation has reached a new step in the planning. Before MnDOT can get down to the details of the construction project, they will need to make some ...

Highway 91 paving project finished

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MARSHALL — It was a two-year project to begin with — and on top of that, construction work on Minnesota Highway 91 had some false starts partly due to weather. But although it took a long time, the paving project is now complete, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced ...

Walz OKs $841M in federal COVID aid to cities, counties

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MINNEAPOLIS — Gov. Tim Walz approved plans Thursday to distribute $841 million in federal coronavirus aid to cities and counties across Minnesota, along with another $12 million for food banks and food shelves that have seen a surge in demand since the pandemic hit the state. The money comes ...

More Marshall Hotel bricks fall

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Photo by Deb Gau The pile of rubble grew in the alley behind the former Marshall Hotel on Thursday as demolition work continued. For now, the demolition will be done mainly from the alley, where debris can be removed and transported. However, on Thursday workers were also busy in front of the ...

Finding ways to connect

Local News

As Minnesota responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the places most affected have been long-term care facilities. Nursing homes and assisted living centers have had to stop allowing in-person visitors and change some of their activities to allow for social distancing. It hasn’t been ...

Some people ready to shake hands, hug — others cautious

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By Darby Hinkley Ogden Newspapers After practicing social distancing for three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are getting back to shaking hands and even hugging, with hand sanitizer nearby. As a result, mayors and community leaders throughout the Midwest agree that while ...

Crime for June 26

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TRACY — A domestic incident was reported at 1:01 a.m. Thursday on Otis Court, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — A 24-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault at 8:32 p.m. Wednesday on the 100 block of South Fourth Street, Marshall Police said. ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime MARSHALL — A 24-year-old man was arrested on a Department of Corrections warrant at 11:39 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of South O’Connell Street and East College Drive, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A 23-year-old man was cited for violating a domestic abuse no-contact ...

Marshall Community Services

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These activities from Marshall Community Services will begin this coming week: June 29 Beginning Horsemanship July 1 Personal Calendar, Toddler Painting July 6 Youth Tiger Gymnastics Sessions, Small Group gymnastic sessions, Little Legends Soccer Camp, Movie Story Magic, Lego ...

Walls are coming down

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MARSHALL — It stood on Main Street for the better part of a century, but the end came for the former Marshall Hotel building late Wednesday afternoon. In the alley behind the hotel, equipment operators carefully began breaking up a corner of the building’s top floor. Bricks fell, and wood ...

Avera Marshall to offer COVID-19 antibody tests

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MARSHALL — There was a lot of focus on COVID-19 testing in the Marshall area last week. Now, the Avera health system says it is also offering a different kind of test — a blood test that may be able to find whether a person has had COVID-19 and developed antibodies. Antibody testing will ...

Cruising through Marshall

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Photo by Deb Gau Social distancing doesn’t get in the way of admiring a classic car — so members of the Shades of the Past club took a cruise past Marshall assisted living centers on Wednesday. Residents at Boulder Estates waved as a parade of vehicles looped through the parking lot. The ...

Crime for June 25

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MARSHALL — Damage to a phone was reported at midnight Wednesday on the 900 block of West Main Street, Marshall Police said. TRACY — A suspicious incident was reported at 9:48 p.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of Sixth Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. ...

Welcome back to the past

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MARSHALL — It was going to be a busy spring for the Lyon County Historical Society, with planning for the county’s 150th anniversary celebration, and a soft opening for new exhibits on the upper floor of the Lyon County Museum. But like museums around Minnesota, the Lyon County Museum found ...

Butcher shop ordinance headed to public hearing

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MARSHALL — There’s growing consumer interest in buying locally-processed meat, Marshall City Council Member Craig Schafer. But as of right now, Marshall’s city ordinances would make it impossible for a butcher shop or meat locker to do any slaughtering of animals in town. The Marshall ...