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Resident calls for Lyon County feedlot permit to be revoked

September 7, 2016 MARSHALL — Claims of pollution in a Lyon County stream brought a contentious feedlot permit back before the county board on Tuesday. more »»

Lincoln County awards culvert projects to R&G Construction

September 7, 2016 By Jody Isaackson jisaackson@marshallindependent. more »»

Work of progress

September 6, 2016 MARSHALL — Members of the Southwestern Center for Independent Living (SWCIL) were invited to tour the new U.S. Bank Stadium after having been involved in assisting with the handicap accessible design. more »»

Red Baron Arena & Expo grand opening is Thursday

September 6, 2016 MARSHALL — The new Red Baron Arena and Expo has hosted a few events this summer, but the really big celebration is coming this week. more »»

Touting — and toting — technology

September 6, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the fourth of a series of back-to-school stories. TRACY — Tracy Area High School students will be receiving brand new laptops when they start back to school today. more »»

Home on the range

September 5, 2016 Local high school rodeo competitors showed their skills for a hometown crowd MARSHALL — For a lot of kids, the fall sports season means putting on football pads or hitting the volleyball cour. more »»

Boxcars and barbecue

September 5, 2016 For the third year running, the BBQ contest at Tracy’s Box Car Days brought people out to do some grilling TRACY — Things were starting to smell really good in downtown Tracy Saturday afternoo. more »»

Their final harvest

September 3, 2016 Nearly three decades ago, Sindie and Lee Holmberg opened the now-famous Holmberg Orchard in rural Vesta. more »»

Concerned over farmers in light of proposed insurance rate increase

September 3, 2016 MARSHALL — Proposed health insurance rate increases of 36 percent to 66 percent for Minnesotans — including those who purchase coverage from MNsure — raised plenty of eyebrows this week, and the Lan... more »»

Nice touch at fire hall

September 3, 2016 Photo by Karin Elton Electrician Monte Buntjer and Marshall Fire Chief Marc Klaith admire the new glass doors at the Marshall Fire Department Friday morning. more »»

RTR Board chair focusing on looking on the bright side

September 2, 2016 MARSHALL — The last year has been extremely difficult for the Russell-Tyler-Ruthton School Board, especially board chairman Jeff Hansen who has had to make some tough decisions in regards to a... more »»

The play’s his thing

September 2, 2016 Retired SMSU?theater professor William Hezlep pens the last two plays in series MARSHALL — Marshall area residents might be surprised to know there is a playwright living among them. Dr. more »»

SMSU’s roots in ag growing deeper

September 1, 2016 Once on the brink of cutting ag curriculum, SMSU has refocused and has stepped up the program to the tune of six ag bachelor’s degrees Editor’s note: This is the third of a series of back-to-schoo... more »»

And they will follow

September 1, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the second of a series looking at rural southwest Minnesota churches. more »»

Helping out children

September 1, 2016 Photo by Jenny Kirk Radiant Life Church was the location of a school supplies giveaway on Wednesday in Marshall. more »»

Utility rate study looks good for Marshall electric bills

September 1, 2016 MARSHALL — It looks like utility bills could be going down considerably in Marshall in the next three years, according to a rate study presented to the Marshall Municipal Utilities Commission on... more »»

Gores’ new ride more than just a nice set of wheels

September 1, 2016 MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University President Connie Gores is big on school spirit — so much so that she recently purchased a classic gold 1967 Ford Mustang. more »»

Marshall Council hears local funding requests

August 31, 2016 MARSHALL — Budget talks for the city of Marshall are set to pick up for the fall. more »»

Worldly views

August 31, 2016 Journalists from around the world share thoughts and views at forum in Tracy TRACY — Ten news reporters from around the world participated in a journalist forum held in Tracy Monday night. more »»

Lyon County holds hearing on changing tobacco ordinance

August 31, 2016 MARSHALL — “High tobacco prices equals fewer kids (and adults) smoking” is the contention of Southwest Minnesota Health and Human Services (SWMNHHS), who is promoting that Lyon County updates its... more »»



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