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Editor's column: Time needs to come in 2015 for ‘Drake’s Law’

November 1, 2014 Seven months after attending the official introduction of “Drake’s Law” at the state Capitol, Heather and Brad Bigler are getting ready for their daughter Tatum’s first birthday party on Nov. 25. more »»

‘A Paris Apartment’

November 1, 2014 I was a little mixed up with this past month’s book club. Instead of reading the selection for this month, “The Silver Star,” I read “A Paris Apartment” (next month’s selection) instea. more »»

Game Review: Addicted to video games: Road to recovery

November 1, 2014 Editor’s note: Second of a two-part series on gaming addiction. Gaming as a hobby has become more popular in recent years and has garnered some acceptance in today’s culture. more »»

On the porch

November 1, 2014 The word “quilt” comes from the Latin word, culcita, meaning a stuffed sack. The word has come to have two meanings. It is used as a noun, meaning the three-layer stitched bedcovering. more »»

The bright stars of winter are on the rise

November 1, 2014 Most people love daylight savings time, but deep down, most amateur astronomers and stargazers can live without it. more »»

New at the library

November 1, 2014 New Materials at the Marshall-Lyon County Library Fiction • Benson, Carol. The Old Lonesome • Bloom, Amy. Lucky Us • Casey, Donis. The Old Buzzard Had it Coming • Charteris, Lesli. more »»

Marshall Community Services

October 31, 2014 For registration information, call Marshall Community Services at 537-6767 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday or visit www.marshallmn.com. n Guitar 101 (for ages 10 and up) will be from 7-8 p. more »»

Heed message of ‘Save for Retirement Week’

October 31, 2014 You won’t see it on the calendar, and it doesn’t inspire any greeting cards, but National Save for Retirement Week is here again. more »»

In recognition

October 30, 2014 Western Community Action Head Start thanks Mike Carter and the Marshall Fire Department for coming to Marshall Head Start classrooms to show the kids and parents the fire truck and talk about fire... more »»

All about chocolate

October 29, 2014 What is it? Chocolate begins as beans from a tropical tree. The beans are dried, ground, then blended with milk, sugar and cocoa butter. more »»

Halloween: Part 2

October 29, 2014 As was mentioned last week, I thoroughly enjoy Halloween. It’s a fun-filled time when we celebrate the end of summer (harvest time) with spookiness and candy. more »»

Tasty apple treat

October 29, 2014 It’s apple season, and they seem to be in bountiful supply this year! I’ve sliced some up and put them in the freezer. I have a generous supply of fresh ones to ea. more »»

War stories

October 29, 2014 In 1943, at age 17, Dad joined the Navy. He spent the next couple of years aboard a battleship that routinely traded gunfire with the Imperial Japanese Navy and the Imperial Japanese Air Servic. more »»

Green train

October 28, 2014 ALL ABOARD…we’re going to see the Grand Canyon! (“One thing we can be sure about is that we can never be sure of what’s going on in her mind!”) Now, before you send the “guys in the white coats,” le... more »»

PHH: Celebrating 10 years

October 28, 2014 Prairie Home Hospice is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Hospice House. more »»

The first Mike’s Café

October 27, 2014 PART II: “How can the town operate without this place? I will never forget one Sunday. It was bout like that and the stove and the kitchen was at that end back ther. more »»

Trick, don’t treat cyber criminals

October 27, 2014 District manager Kids and kids at heart look forward to the end of October, when we use tricks and treats in equal measure to celebrate Hallowee. more »»

Another park on the list

October 25, 2014 In the quest to explore more of Minnesota’s state parks, the road led us past Windom to Kilen Woods State Park on Sunday. more »»

A significant but as yet unconquered infectious disease

October 25, 2014 Vital public health information, transmitted and promoted every fall by physicians, public health personnel and the media concerning the influenza vaccine usually deals with discussions of the newes... more »»

On the Porch

October 25, 2014 Plans for the Lyon County Historical Society’s second indoor Christmas Tree Walk are well underway! The Christmas Tree Walk will open on Saturday, Nov. more »»

 
 
 

 

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