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Arctic blast to linger a little longer

Local News

MARSHALL — Bitterly cold temperatures settled in over southwest Minnesota over the weekend, along with wind chills of more than 30 degrees below zero. While the city of Marshall was lucky enough not to see water main breaks from the frost as of Monday, it could still happen, said Jeff ...

Crime

News of Record

MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 24, in a domestic incident at 7:52 p.m. Sunday on the 100 block of East Main Street was released to a responsible party, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A Marshall man, 40, was arrested for driving after cancellation - inimical to public safety in a traffic ...

Haven’s Garden owner says fight with state isn’t about attention

Local News

LYND — Haven’s Garden was quiet the morning of Feb. 9, although a flier at the door advertised a Valentine’s Day dinner party later that week. The lights were off in the Lynd restaurant’s bar area and part of the seating area, and there weren’t any customers eating or stopping in ...

Historic tax credit in danger

Local News

MINNESOTA — For 11 years, the Minnesota Historic Tax Credit has created economic benefit across the state, but this credit is in danger of disappearing this year. The Minnesota Historic Tax Credit provides 20% reimbursement of qualified cost to redevelop properties listed on the National ...

New at the Library

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Benjamin, Melanie. The Children’s Blizzard Brockmann, Suzanne. King’s Ransom (Tall, Dark and Dangerous #13) Enger, Lin. American Gospel Falvey, Patricia. The Titanic Sisters Foster, Fiona King. The Captive Pinter, Jason. A Stranger at the Door (Rachel Marin #2) Purcell, Laura. ...

Child care dilemma: ‘Nowhere to go’

Local News

MARSHALL — When her family moved to Marshall a few years ago, Alicia Webb struggled to find day care for her toddler. But she eventually found an opening at the Marshall Area Childcare Center. Unfortunately, she’s starting that same search all over again — this time for two children. ...

GOP bid to give more control to districts to open up schools fails

Local News

ST. PAUL — Democrats in the Minnesota House blocked an effort by Republicans to give more local control to school districts when it comes to making decisions on opening up classrooms. Bill H.F. 10511 would remove Gov. Tim Walz’s ability to unilaterally keep schools closed. It failed on a ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime MARSHALL — A scam reported at 5:45 p.m. Thursday on the 300 block of North Third Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — Theft reported at 4:03 p.m. Thursday on the 500 block of Pleasant Street is under investigation, Marshall Police ...

Doing his part for the community

Local News

MARSHALL — There are a lot of different places you might see Cliff Bahr around Marshall. He might be helping a person who’s locked themselves out of their car, or getting a lost dog reunited with its owners. More recently, he’s assisted some of the hundreds of people lining up to ...

COVID-19 death toll reaches 43 in Lyon Co.

Local News

MARSHALL — The Minnesota Department of Health reported the death of a Lyon County resident from COVID-19 on Thursday. It brings the total number of deaths among county residents to 43. Statewide, the MDH reported 907 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, and 24 deaths. The newly reported ...

Dahms says social studies changes ‘deeply concerning’

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ST. PAUL — State Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, wants the Minnesota Department of Education to delay proposed new social studies standards that he finds “deeply concerning.” In accordance with state statute, every 10 years the Minnesota Department of Education updates the state’s ...

Crime

News of Record

MARSHALL — A 31-year-old man was cited for an instruction permit violation in a traffic incident at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Clarice Avenue and Baseline Road, Marshall Police said. TRACY — Trespassing was reported at 6:58 p.m. Wednesday on the 100 block of East ...

Plan for upcoming Passover event

Public Notices

The area Torah Keepers are welcome to attend the Almighty Yahuah’s annual sacred festival Pesach (Passover) March 27-April 2. There is also a meeting for Sukkot (Tabernacles) Sept. 21-28. Call for details at 218-766-8176.

Catholic Daughters of Americas offering scholarship

Public Notices

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas local Court St. Joan of Arc No. 129 is offering $500 scholarship to a 2021 graduating Catholic girl who plans to continue her former education. She must be a member of Holy Redeemer parish or any of the adjacent Catholic parishes that do not have a ...

Ice fishing goes virtual

Local News

MARSHALL — For many area residents, the coldest part of the winter is the time to head out onto the ice and enjoy some fishing. COVID-19 has changed that scene a little, with some large ice fishing contests — and area contests like the Mustang Ice Classic — switching to virtual formats ...

Victim was New Ulm native

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BUFFALO — The person killed in the shooting at Allina Health Clinic in Buffalo Tuesday was identified s 37-year-old New Ulm native Lindsay Overbay. Overbay was the youngest daughter of Larry and Mary Wilfahrt. She was also the mother of an 8-year-old son and a 5-year-old daughter. ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime MARSHALL — A juvenile female was bitten by a dog in an incident reported at 7:27 p.m. Tuesday on the 300 block of South Bruce Street, Marshall Police said. The dog will be quarantined in-home, Police said. MARSHALL — A 55-year-old man was cited for possession of a small amount ...

‘Cultures on the Prairie’ Conference Feb. 23

Public Notices

MARSHALL — Cultures on the Prairie, a virtual conference highlighting the many cultures in the workplace, schools and communities of southwest Minnesota, will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. A trio of panels will highlight the event, and will discuss diversity from the ...

City Hall furniture comes in under budget

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MARSHALL – Another piece of the construction project at Marshall’s city hall will be coming into place, after members of the Marshall City Council approved furniture purchases for the renovated offices and public spaces like the city council chamber. The proposal they approved was for ...