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For registration information, call Marshall Community Services at 537-6767 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or log on to https://bit.ly/2mIZEQh . The MCS winter/spring brochure has been released. Copies of the brochure are available in the MCS office. Reminder: Marshall City ...

The last frame: Marshall Bowl building demolished

Local News

MARSHALL — Rick Banbury of Marshall remembers bowling at the Marshall Bowl on a league called “The Businessmen” on Thursday evenings. “I don’t know why it was called The Businessmen,” he said. The Marshall Bowl building, which has been closed since May of 2015, was torn down ...

Avera Marshall to fund another MPD position

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MARSHALL — The relationship between the Marshall Police Department and Avera Marshall Medical Center has been good for public safety at the hospital, local officials said — so much so that Avera Marshall is willing to lend more support for the city to hire another patrol officer. At ...

A ride for reconciliation

Local News

RUSSELL — It was still the first part of the day, but participants in the Dakota 38+2 Wokiksuye Ride still had a long way to go. “It’s 31 miles to Vesta this morning,” riders told a crowd of community members and Russell-Tyler-Ruthton students gathered outside RTR Middle School. And ...

Crime for Dec. 20

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TRACY — A suspicious incident was reported at 7:42 a.m. Wednesday on the 1500 block of Center Street, Tracy Police said. No further information was available. MARSHALL — A 30-year-old male was cited for expired vehicle tabs and failure to provide proof of insurance in a traffic incident ...

Gardening books

Ag and Extension

We are down to the wire now with our holiday gift shopping. If you have a gardener in the family that you are trying to figure out what they would like to have for a Christmas present, here are a few ideas. We are always in need of gardening tools. You name it, it seems like we could use it. ...

Cool Santa

Local News

MARSHALL — Bob Cool of Marshall applies his people skills to both retail business and to holiday portrayals of Santa Claus. Cool completed his 10th year of service as the Ace Hardware Santa Claus during the store’s annual holiday sale and customer appreciation event. He started his Santa ...

Lyon County approves abatements for fire-damaged businesses

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MARSHALL — The past year had a few major fires reported within Lyon County, including two at Marshall businesses. As part of their regular meeting Tuesday, members of the Lyon County Board approved tax abatements and credits for properties including a commercial building on West Main Street ...

Lyon County commissioner salaries to increase next year

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MARSHALL — Members of the Lyon County Board approved a salary increase for county commissioners next year. But in discussion, commissioners said the move was meant to keep Lyon County in line with what other counties in the area were paying their officials. Commissioners discussed elected ...

One millionth meal

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Marshall City Administrator Sharon Hanson joined Loaves and Fishes’ Executive Director Cathy Maes in serving a One Millionth Meal Golden Plate to Marshall dining site guest Bobbi Baerd at Christ United Presbyterian Church on Lyon Street in Marshall. Maes said Loaves and Fishes is marking one ...

Bowling alley demolition

Local News

Marshall area residents driving down East College Drive Wednesday morning can tip their hats to the old Marshall Bowl. It is in the process of being demolished.

Crime for Dec. 19

News of Record

MARSHALL — A 44-year-old female was cited for driving after cancellation in a traffic incident reported at 10:16 p.m. Monday at the intersection of North Bruce Street and Willow Street, Marshall Police said. RUSSELL — A report was sent to the county attorney for consideration of charges ...

Shopko closing pharmacy

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MARSHALL — Marshall Shopko is closing its pharmacy and patient files are being transferred to the Marshall Hy-Vee Pharmacy on Main Street. Marshall is among 22 Shopko stores in Minnesota and five neighboring states to recently announce the closing of their pharmacies. Hy-Vee announced ...

RTR closes schools after pipe bursts at elementary

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TYLER — Superintendent David Marlette had to cancel school in the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton School District Monday because of a water main break at the elementary school. Marlette said workers successfully repaired the water leak at the end of the day and he said classes will resume this ...

‘Angel medley’ and ‘Glorious night’

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Photo by Mike Lamb Students in fifth through eighth grade held a Christmas concert at True Light Christian School Monday night. In the photo at left, the students presented a variety of songs such as “Angel Medley,” His Name Shall Be” and “Oh, what a Glorious Night.” The audience ...

Crime and Accidents for Dec. 18

News of Record

MARSHALL — A 33-year-old male was cited for driving after suspension and no proof of insurance in an incident reported at 8:51 a.m. Monday on the 2100 block of Lyon County Road 67, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. COTTONWOOD — A 27-year-old male was arrested for domestic ...

A family holiday

Local News

MARSHALL — When they were deciding on a schedule for special Christmas events, members of Cornerstone United Methodist Church ended up making a weekend of it. On Saturday morning, kids were playing games, making ornaments and lining up to meet Santa. By Sunday afternoon, community members ...

Cardinal tradition continues in Clarkfield

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CLARKFIELD — While the city of Clarkfield searches for a strategy to make the best possible use of the former Clarkfield K-12 school campus, the tradition of the Clarkfield Cardinals continues to thrive on the southern edge of the city limits. The Clarkfield Area Charter School is the home ...

Global recycling issues threaten to raise local costs

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MARSHALL — Global free trade created opportunities to repurpose recycled materials in a way that disposed of recyclables in the United States and facilitated industrial development in China. All of that changed in recent weeks when China banned the importation of U.S. recycling. Lincoln ...

Open once more

Business

MARSHALL — Not a day went by without someone popping their head into Mike’s Cafe during the three-week long closing for renovations to ask when is it re-opening. The answer is — today! “I’m 99 percent sure,” said owner Ross Taveirne, who has owned Mike’s since 2013. Taveirne ...