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Grant to help with student safety in Tyler

Local News

TYLER — Making the city of Tyler a safer place for pedestrians and cyclists has been a community-wide effort over the past couple of years. And the site of the new Russell-Tyler-Ruthton school was an important part of that mission. “With the new school coming up this year, we wanted to ...

Vandendriessche named VP of Avera Medical Group – Marshall

Local News

MARSHALL— Bobbi Jo Vandendriessche has been named Vice President of Avera Medical Group for the Avera Marshall region. Vandendriessche, doctor of nursing practice, has been serving in this position on an interim basis since December. She has been with Avera Marshall since 2018 and ...

Injury crash on Highway 59 Thursday

News of Record

AMIRET — A two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 59 Thursday caused injuries, the Minnesota State Patrol said. More information on the number of people injured in the crash and the severity of their injuries was not available Thursday afternoon. The State Patrol said more information would be ...

Crime

News of Record

BALATON — A 20-year-old man was cited for not having current registration tabs in a traffic incident at 8:06 a.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 14, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said. MARSHALL — A 29-year-old woman was cited for speeding and driving after revocation at 4:51 p.m. ...

Annual Bishop Lucker Lecture to be held virtually

Public Notices

NEW ULM – For the first time in 18 years, the audience of the annual Bishop Lucker Lecture, sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm, will participate via an online webinar due to the COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. The lecture will broadcast live on Monday, March 8, at 7 ...

SMSU Third in Military Friendly® Schools Rankings

Public Notices

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University has been ranked third in the country in the small public university class by Military Friendly® Schools. Military Friendly® rates schools based on six categories: academic policies and compliance, admissions and orientation, culture and ...

George Floyd Panel Discussion March 2

Public Notices

MARSHALL — A panel discussion, “Justice and George Floyd: Police on Trial,” will be held via Zoom March 2 at 7 p.m. The event is the second of three to be held prior to the trial of the four Minneapolis police officers charged in the killing of George Floyd. The topic for the second ...

Lyon Co. gets ball rolling on jail security project

Local News

MARSHALL — The electronic security systems at the Lyon County Jail are around 12 years old, and it’s time to update or replace them, Sheriff Eric Wallen said. County commissioners got the ball rolling on security updates on Tuesday, by approving a $35,000 proposal for engineering services. ...

Walz unveils new guidance for getting students back to school

Local News

MARSHALL — As COVID-19 positivity rates have gone down in Minnesota and a growing number of people have been vaccinated, the next goal is to get more kids out of distance learning and back into schools, Gov. Tim Walz said Wednesday. Walz announced a new target date of March 8 for schools ...

Avera asks seniors to reach out for vaccine appointments

Local News

MARSHALL — Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center is trying to make sure it reaches as many area seniors as possible for COVID-19 vaccinations. People age 85 and older are now invited to call the Avera Marshall call center if they would like to be placed on the waiting list for ...

Avera Marshall adds new technology to improve breast cancer surgery

Local News

MARSHALL— Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center now offers SAVI SCOUT®, a surgical guidance system that increases patient comfort and enhances accuracy for surgeons during breast surgery. SAVI SCOUT is a zero-radiation, wire-free solution for localization and guiding removal of tumors ...

Crime-Accidents

News of Record

Crime MARSHALL — Fraud reported at 7:59 a.m. Wednesday on the 1200 block of Floyd Wild Drive is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A 19-year-old man was arrested for second degree assault and domestic assault at 2:21 p.m. Tuesday on the 1500 block of State Street, ...

SMSU Ranked 30th in Nation for Best Master’s in Coaching

Public Notices

MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University has been ranked 30th in the nation for the Best Master’s in Coaching by Intelligent.com. Intelligent.com is a website that helps students make informed higher education choices. It evaluates programs on the basis of flexibility, faculty, ...

Johnson, Krueger promoted to manager at Hoffman & Brobst

Public Notices

Hoffman & Brobst, PLLP announced the promotions of Carlton Johnson, CPA, and Kyle Krueger to manager. As Managers, Johnson and Krueger will continue to serve their clients and transition into new relationships with existing clients. In addition to their client work, Johnson and Krueger ...

Appreciate donation of books

Public Notices

Thank you to the Pride in the Tiger Foundation. Being a middle school student is hard work. There is always so much pressure to fit in and a strong desire to do what your peers are doing. No one wants to stand out as different. Thanks to a generous donation from the Pride in the Tiger ...

Thousands lose power

Local News

TYLER — The power went out for thousands of people in parts of southwest Minnesota and eastern South Dakota on Tuesday morning, as bitterly cold temperatures across much of the country caused demand for electricity to exceed supply. About 2,000 members of Lyon-Lincoln Electric Cooperative ...

Decision on child care center on hold again

Local News

MARSHALL — Marshall can’t afford to lose any child care options, a group of area parents trying to keep the Marshall Area Childcare Center open said Tuesday night. “Our community is facing a child care shortage,” said Melissa Speakman. Currently, there are no infant or toddler ...

COVID-19 changes Ash Wednesday traditions

Local News

MARSHALL — Many area residents will be observing Ash Wednesday today. But like many parts of life during the COVID-19 pandemic, religious traditions marking the beginning of Lent may look different this year. Allowing for social distancing means some local churches will be finding ...

Crime

News of Record

MARSHALL — Theft of a catalytic converter reported at 10:00 a.m. Monday on the 2800 block of U.S. Highway 59 is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Theft of a catalytic converter reported at 8:47 a.m. Monday on the 700 block of West Erie Road is under investigation, ...