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Pre-Easter fun

March 30, 2015 Photos by Cindy Votruba Children were able to celebrate Easter a little early with egg hunts and other activities around the area this weekend. more »»

Camden hosts maple syruping event

March 30, 2015 CAMDEN STATE PARK — On Saturday afternoon, Camden State Park assistant manager David Breyfogle donned a ranger hat to talk about the history of maple syrup and the what is used to make it. more »»

Skating show

March 30, 2015 Photo by Cindy Votruba About 50 skaters took to the ice for the 2015 Ice Skating Show “Oh, the Places We’ll Skate”?put on by the Southwest Figure Skating Club and Marshall Community Services this... more »»

Brass-a-Palooza at SMSU

March 30, 2015 Photo by Cindy Votruba Tom Vondracek, instructor of trumpet, Zachary Kilian and Tyler Falk play the trumpet during a full ensemble rehearsal Saturday morning at Southwest Minnesota State University... more »»

Marshall speech team ends regular season with second-place finish

March 30, 2015 The Marshall speech team finished the regular season by placing second out of 18 schools at the St. Cloud Tech Speech Tournament on Saturday. Moorhead placed first, Chaska third and Blaine fourth. more »»

Newsboys concert coming up

March 28, 2015 A lot of work went into getting the Christian rock group to grace the stage in Marshall next month. more »»

Lynd School science fair: Learning, sharing

March 28, 2015 LYND — Fifty-one middle school students competed in the Lynd School science fair on Friday. more »»

A milestone year for Beats

March 28, 2015 MARSHALL — The Marshall High School Band’s annual Beats show will celebrate its 10th anniversary this weekend. more »»

LSP to farmers: Accept buffer challenge

March 27, 2015 Land Stewardship Project organizer says buffer zones are needed to protect waters MARSHALL — Gov. more »»

Gift of giving

March 27, 2015 MARSHALL — You don’t need to go far away to volunteer — there is plenty to do in your own backyard. So says Barb Springer, who for years ran a meal center out of her church. more »»

Local pastor gets into character for Lenten services

March 27, 2015 MARSHALL — Lenten worship services at St. Stephen Lutheran Church had a bit of a twist on Wednesday. For part of the service, church members were joined by a “guest” from Biblical history. more »»

Skating show to feature returning hometown skater

March 27, 2015 MARSHALL — For this year’s guest skater, the Southwest Figure Skating Club is bringing back a familiar face, one that has excelled on the ic. more »»

AURI tour

March 27, 2015 Photo by Karin Elton People from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Ukraine learned about the work that the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute does Thursda. more »»

Promise Banquet

March 27, 2015 Photo by Deb Gau Author and speaker Todd Gongwer spoke in front of a large crowd Thursday night at SMSU, as the keynote speaker at Marshall Area Christian School’s 2015 Promise Banquet. more »»

They can dish it out

March 26, 2015 MARSHALL — Three days before leaving for New Orleans, L. more »»

Planning their future in health care

March 26, 2015 Area high school and college students attend Health Careers Day at SMSU MARSHALL — They ended up wheeling a stretcher out of a crowded lecture hall at Southwest Minnesota State University. more »»

Talk continues on planned A Street improvements

March 25, 2015 MARSHALL — Homeowners on North A Street had more questions for Marshall City Council members Tuesday, regarding planned street improvements in the A Street/East Redwood Street area. more »»

GF man accused of murdering girlfriend makes first court appearance

March 25, 2015 GRANITE FALLS — The Granite Falls man charged with the murder of his 65-year-old girlfriend, Linda Kay Boehme, made his first court appearance in Yellow Medicine County on Tuesday. more »»

That's the spirit

March 25, 2015 MARSHALL — The United Way of Southwest Minnesota selected the Marshall Independent and its employees as this year’s recipient of the Spirit of Caring Award, presented to a workplace that demonstrate... more »»

5 Provost finalists named at SMSU

March 25, 2015 Five finalists have been named for the position of Provost/Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs at Southwest Minnesota State University. more »»



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