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Citizen's Police Academy takes us behind the scenes

October 18, 2014 I just wanted to know how all this works,” said Amy Magnuson as she buckled herself into the backseat of a fire truck along with her classmates in this year’s Citizen’s Police Academy. more »»

 
 
 
Shakespeare and the Fab Four

October 18, 2014 MARSHALL — The Beatles and the Bard are coming together for the first Mainstage show of the season for the Southwest Minnesota State University theater department. more »»

Alumni art on display at SMSU

October 18, 2014 MARSHALL — One of Southwest Minnesota State University alumna Cassandra Labairon’s first memories with art was painting the walls at age 2 with red lipstick. more »»

Turning over some new leaves

October 11, 2014 Witnessing the vibrant color transformation of leaves in Minnesota is an annual highlight for countless people, and this year is no different. more »»

Artistic alliance

October 11, 2014 They may have their own individual style, but the husband and wife team that are being exhibited in Granite Falls throughout the month have worked together on some important pieces, including one... more »»

Historical harp

October 11, 2014 MARSHALL — Instrumental in bringing the voice of the Gaelic harp to life, Ann Heymann will bring her research and music to Marshal. more »»

Hidden history

October 4, 2014 LYON COUNTY Many lifelong residents of the Lyon County area don’t know the hidden history of their own backyards. more »»

On the big screen

October 4, 2014 At just 16 years old, Ethan Clerc already has director of two feature films on his resume. more »»

Art & Soul

September 27, 2014 Community efforts have been a major driving force behind construction of a cancer treatment facility at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center, with residents and businesses from all around southwes... more »»

Time for a meander

September 27, 2014 The first weekend in October for a five-county section in western Minnesota is a time to explore different kinds of artwork from blacksmithing to native willow and rustic furniture to hand-etched an... more »»

A bluegrass journey

September 20, 2014 In its latest tour, the Rose Ensemble explores the beginnings of American roots music MARSHALL — It’ll be a foot-stomping good time with a look back at the roots of bluegrass performed by a Twin... more »»

Views of Vietnam

September 13, 2014 When you call and make an appointment to visit the Minneota Vietnam Memorial and History Center, don’t expect to just wander through the exhibits and read the plaques. more »»

A relationship with clay

September 13, 2014 MARSHALL — New London artist Craig Edwards has said that his journey as a potter is “one that combines my dual interests of making functional pottery and the art of tea. more »»

Dawson-Boyd Arts Association to kick off new season

September 13, 2014 Entering its 14th season of bringing a variety of entertainment to the area, the Dawson-Boyd Arts Association is thrilled to be “still in business,” said Luanne Fondell, performing arts director for... more »»

New at the library

September 13, 2014 New Materials at the Marshall-Lyon County Library Fiction • Bowen, Rhys. Queen of Hearts: A Royal Spyness Mystery • Child, Lee. Personal • Downie, Ruth. more »»

Tap talk

September 6, 2014 MARSHALL — Before he began his talk on the history of the telegraph, Merlyn Cadwell played a little polka music on a boom box. more »»

Teapots on display

September 6, 2014 MARSHALL — Last year, Mari Jo Babcock of Marshall rolled out part of her marble collection for a special display at the Prairie Home Hospice Table Setting and Wine Tasting Affair. more »»

Military Notes

September 6, 2014 Sapkota graduates from basic combat training Army Spc. Ananda Sapkota has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. more »»

Poetry Corner

September 6, 2014 Stories read to us as children can stay with us all our lives. Robert McCloskey’s Lentil was especially influential for me, and other books have helped to shape you. more »»

Happy birthday to The 3 Js Joan, Jean and Janet

August 30, 2014 If you asked one of the Dallmann sisters what it was like growing up as identical triplets, they’d downplay their rare situation, saying they didn’t know any other way of life. more »»

Preserving good taste

August 23, 2014 MARSHALL — During farmers’ market season, Josh Coil of Marshall is usually busy in his kitchen every other day, creating a large variety of jams. His list of jams keeps growing. more »»

 
 
 

 

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Tubed no more

October 24, 2014 I recently bought Scott bathroom tissue — tubeless — and it is all I will buy from now on. You don’t really need that tube. It’s just a waste of paper. more »

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