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Crime for Oct. 16

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MARSHALL — A 31-year-old female was cited for speeding in an incident reported at 5:19 p.m. Sunday on the intersection of Minnesota Highway 23 and Lyon County Road 33, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. COTTONWOOD — An 18-year-old male was cited for speeding in an incident ...

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton School District releases survey results

Local News

TYLER — Survey results from residents in the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton School District reveal that 77 percent support a facility building bond and that nearly 71 percent feel the best way to meet the needs is to build a new facility. RTR Superintendent Dave Marlette was pleased with the number ...

A story for every quilt

Local News

MARSHALL — They called it a trunk show, but the showcase for nearly 40 of Bonnie Longtin’s favorite quilts really involved a mattress and a couple of stepladders. As Longtin spoke, volunteer assistants helped pick up each quilt from a mattress piled high with them. They passed the ...

Fall Craft & Vendor Show

Local News

Photo by Deb Gau There was something for everyone at the Fall Craft and Vendor Show this weekend at the Red Baron Arena and Expo. Show organizers estimated more than 3,000 people came out to see more than 100 vendors at the expo. Jackie Giesen and Abby Champagne looked through the knit hats ...

Business Briefs for Oct. 15

Business

Henriksen joins Minnesota Cabinets Julie Henriksen has joined Minnesota Cabinets. Henriksen, who previously owned 509 Design in Marshall, said she has always had a passion for design and enjoys working with clients to enhance their surroundings. She will work with clients on designs including ...

Crime and Accidents for Oct. 15

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MARSHALL — A suspicious incident reported at 6:26 p.m. Saturday on the 400 block of Kathryn Avenue is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL — A burglary reported at 5:35 p.m. Saturday on the 100 block of G Street is under investigation, Marshall Police said. MARSHALL ...

Sunrise Court hearing moved to Monday

Local News

MARSHALL — A petition trying to get the heat turned back on at the Sunrise Court apartment complex made it into Lyon County District Court on Friday morning, but there wasn’t much action taken on it. Instead, because there are more petitions being filed by tenants, the court will hear ...

Coats for Kids program has 200 coats and needs more

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MARSHALL — The uncommonly cold October has Minnesotans needing warmer coats earlier in the year than usual. As people prepare for the long winter ahead, United Community Action Partnership in Marshall is seeing an even greater need for its Coats for Kids program. “Coats for Kids provided ...

Rocket science

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MARSHALL — With most of the Holy Redeemer School students and staff watching, eighth graders took turns launching their water bottle rockets into the air. Along with big smiles and high-fives from the participants, there was a lot of applause coming from those observing the blast-off ...

Johnson, Wardlow call for support for ‘red wave’

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MARSHALL — The mood was pretty enthusiastic for Republican candidates and supporters gathered in Marshall on Wednesday evening. Speakers called on area residents to get out the vote and create a “red wave” in Minnesota’s midterm election. “We’re going to win because of the ...

‘I love the Saudis’: Trump business ties to kingdom run deep

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — He's booked hotel rooms and meeting spaces to them, sold an entire floor in one of his buildings to them and, in desperate moments in his career, gotten a billionaire from the country to buy his yacht and New York’s Plaza Hotel overlooking Central Park. President Donald ...

Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak as rough week ends

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week’s steep losses, but the turbulent trading of the last few days left no doubt that the relative calm the markets enjoyed all summer had been shattered. Major U.S. indexes ended the week down about 4 percent, their worst ...

Crime-Accidents

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Crime MARSHALL — A trespassing notice was served on a 48-year-old male in an incident reported at 11:14 p.m. Thursday on the 300 block of West Main Street, Marshall Police said. MINNEOTA — A domestic incident was reported at 10:37 p.m. Thursday on the 700 block of North Jefferson ...

The gatherings are growing

Features

MARSHALL   The Red Baron Arena and Expo officially opened in 2016, and since that time, the variety and size of events held there has grown. You only have to look back at the past few weekends for examples: the facility hosted a billiard and darts tournament, a fundraiser event for Hope ...

Minneota to form volunteer force

Local News

MINNEOTA — The Minneota city council recently approved the committee’s recommendation to discontinue the city’s primary service area (PSA) license through the state, setting up the next step of establishing a volunteer first responder squad and hiring someone to serve as its ...

Boerbooms awarded for using class project to expand hog operation

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MARSHALL – A senior class project at the University of Minnesota that earned Matt Boerboom an "A" in 2011 also led to a major expansion of his family's hog production business. The focus of their family farm is raising pigs from birth to market. And in 2012, a feed milling operation ...

Minnesota State chancellor talks training for jobs

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GRANITE FALLS – Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra made a stop at the Minnesota West Granite Falls Campus Wednesday to talk to area education representatives about the importance of partnering with local businesses to train tomorrow's employees. Malhotra spoke of the Launch Your ...

Michigan, Superior street assessment delayed

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MARSHALL — A proposed street assessment that was already waiting while officials were talking over possible changes to Marshall assessment policies will be held off a while longer. This week, Marshall City Council members opted to wait on certifying the assessment for street improvements ...

Quilt and Trunk Show to feature more than 100 quilts

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MARSHALL — In a 25-year span, Bonnie Longtin of Canby has created more than 6,000 quilts. And she'll be showing some of them at the Adult Community Center on Saturday. The Thread Benders quilt guild is having its 19th Quilt and Trunk Show from 9:30-4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. ...

Stocks plunge again; Dow’s two-day loss reaches 1,300 points

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising interest rates and trade tensions that could slow economic growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 545 points after dropping 831 points ...