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Vaping group plotted lobbying efforts at Trump’s DC hotel

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — America’s vaping industry has in recent years taken its fight to fend off regulation directly to President Donald Trump’s doorstep, with a lobbying group twice booking annual meetings at his Washington hotel and e-cigarette maker Juul hiring two of his former White House ...

US stocks notch solid gains as China eases trade tensions

Business

Stocks notched broad gains on Wall Street Wednesday as investors drew encouragement from China’s move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs. Technology, health care and communication services stocks powered much of the rally. The benchmark S&P 500 index, which had ...

Crime-Accidents

News of Record

Crime TRACY — A public disturbance was reported at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday on the 300 block of East First Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — A 23-year-old woman was arrested for domestic assault and disorderly conduct at 10:25 p.m. Tuesday on the ...

Got a haul of apples for fall? Here’s what to do with them

Ag and Extension

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s that time of year again, when fresh apples are piled high at farmer’s markets. If you are lucky enough to live near an orchard, you can take the day and pick your own bushel of apples. But whether you are picking them at the market or off a tree, there are many great ...

Beyond the Economics of Prevent Plant Cover Crops

Ag and Extension

The wet cool spring of 2019 left many farmers cramming to get their crops planted. Many were unable to get all the crop planted on time and continued planting even after final planting dates lowering their level of insurance coverage. Many fields were not planted at all and many acres ...

Best way to divide perennials

Ag and Extension

It is time to divide and conquer in the garden. We often think that springtime is the only time to divide plants. In reality, there are some plants that will do better for you if they are divided now. A good rule of thumb is if the plant is flowering in the spring or summer, now is the time ...

Regional Calendar

Public Notices

Today Community Transit hours: 5:45 a.m.-9 p.m. Community Transit hours throughout Lyon County: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunrise Rotary Club 7 a.m., Marshall Area YMCA. Household Hazardous Waste Facility open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., located in the Public Works Building, Marshall. Call 532-8210 for ...

Blood donation opportunities are scheduled around the area

Public Notices

Hurricane Dorian has forced the closure of blood donation centers and the cancellation of blood drives in its path, causing blood and platelet donations to go uncollected. When blood donations are disrupted in a region of the country, the American Red Cross is able to move blood donations where ...

Canby Theater to celebrate 80 years Saturday

Public Notices

Canby Theater is celebrating it 80th anniversary with a music event Saturday in Canby. The event is free of charge. The featured act is The WhiteSideWalls Rock ‘n’ Roll Revue. There will be complimentary cookies and cupcakes. Also, a fiireworks show will take place at 8:15 p.m., following ...

Council speaks out in favor of curbside recycling

Local News

MARSHALL — It’s a county issue, Marshall Mayor Bob Byrnes said. But that certainly didn’t mean the Marshall City Council shouldn’t talk about the county’s recent decision to end curbside recycling pickup. “It impacts residents of the city of Marshall,” Byrnes said during a ...

Exploring space

Local News

MARSHALL — Nora Frerich and her brother, Henry Frerich, were leaving the Marshall library with their mother, Kate Frerich and baby brother, Wynn Frerich, when Nora spotted a “ball.” She naturally put her hands on it — which you’re supposed to do. She didn’t know it, but the ...

Two charged in pipeline break back in court

Local News

MARSHALL — Two men charged in connection with a Magellan pipeline break that released diesel fuel into a public ditch were back in Lyon County District Court in two separate hearings Tuesday. A future hearing was set for Eric Weckwerth Pineda, 24, of Cottonwood. Meanwhile, the case of ...

Arson suspect requests psychological exam

Local News

MARSHALL — A man charged in connection with a July fire that destroyed a rural Lyon County home was back in Lyon County District Court on Tuesday. Court records said a judge will consider a request for Tyson Hinckley, 33, of Marshall, to undergo a psychological examination. Hinckley was ...

Man wanted on Chisago Co. warrant arrested in Marshall

Local News

MARSHALL — A man wanted on a Chisago County warrant was taken into police custody on Monday after a “negotiation event” with Minnesota bail enforcement agents, a news release said. Members of the Twin Cities Apprehension Team, a bail enforcement organization, received a tip that ...

Crime and Accidents for Sept. 11

News of Record

TRACY — A drug related incident was reported at 9:59 p.m. Monday on the 400 block of Harvey Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — Theft of a boys’ style bicycle reported at 3:09 p.m. Monday on Pearl Avenue is under investigation, Marshall Police ...

Paving the way through Echo

Local News

ECHO — Like all good things that take time, Echo’s new and improved Main Street is well worth the wait. Yellow Medicine County Road 20, which includes several blocks of commercial property in Echo, has brand new pavement following completion of a two-year reconstruction process. Striping ...

GOP chairwoman: People throwing garbage at me

Local News

NEW ULM — Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan talked in no uncertain terms about her Minnesota State Fair experience at the Brown County Republican FunRaiser at the New Ulm Community Center Thursday. “People threw garbage at me and called me trash when I was in the ...

Ready for growth at Harrison Truck Centers

Local News

MARSHALL — They took some time out for a groundbreaking ceremony, but the bustle at Harrison Truck Centers didn’t slow much even as company owners and local officials brought out the golden shovels. The volume of business at the Marshall location is a big reason why Harrison Truck ...

Crime for Sept. 10

News of Record

MARSHALL — A 42-year-old woman was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana at 10:22 p.m. Sunday on the 200 block of O’Connell Street, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Property damage reported at 9:54 p.m. Sunday on the 300 block of Robert Street is under investigation, ...

Maintaining a ‘town tradition’

Local News

MINNEOTA — Rain showers did not stop Ruth Bot, from Minneota who was with her daughter, Carolyn Bot, and granddaughter, Piper Shoultz, from attending Boxelder Bug Days all weekend. “The diehards were out for Bug Days,” Bot said. “It’s a great time to get together and see friends ...