Marshall Independent, 29 Aug 2016 17:27:43 EDTMon, 29 Aug 2016 17:27:43 EDT Takes call, SOS THUMBS UP: While not everyone was 100 percent content with so many Sounds of Summer events getting moved indoors Thursday and Friday, seeking shelter from rain and the threat of storms was the right move by SOS organizer.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhat a shame Lochte's hot water gets all the pub are certainly plenty of reasons for Americans to be proud of in looking back at the Summer Games. There's swimmer Katie Ledecky, who won four golds and one silver in the pool.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTShort Takes for Aug. 19 near the top again THUMBS UP: A report released Monday by The Pew Charitable Trusts' Election Performance Index ranks Minnesota second in the country for its overall election performance, including being named the No.Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTWith city in flux, a steadfast leader steps forward Byrnes' mayoral seat was barely warm when floodwaters swallowed parts of the city of Marshall in 1993. Looking ahead at the time, the city faced myriad challenges, including how to prevent such a thing from happening again.Wed, 17 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTAn Olympic-sized letdown Solo, the goalkeeper for the U.S. women's soccer team, seems to have come down with a case of Trumpitis - she can't stop saying things that make her look bad. And, like Trump, she's making our country look bad.Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT