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Rosenstone looks to future for MN West

January 28, 2014 MARSHALL — Building a strong workforce in southwest Minnesota is a crucial task, but one that will require lots of partnership, Steven Rosenstone said. more »»

Propane shortage prompts an appeal to the president

January 28, 2014 MARSHALL — Arctic temperatures and transportation difficulties have resulted in alarmingly low supplies of propane heating fuel for homes and farms in the Upper Midwest. more »»

Off to a strong start

January 27, 2014 MARSHALL — On Saturday, Marshall High School was crowded with young people reading, studying and talking to walls. They were preparing for the last day of the 14th Annual Schwan Speech Spectacular. more »»

Providing food at Spectacular can be a big task for workers

January 27, 2014 MARSHALL — A thousand students and dozens of judges can eat a lot during two busy days. “Schwan’s gave us a catalog and let us shop,” said Roberta Wyatt, owner of The Daily Grind. more »»

Renovate? Rebuild? City hall’s future in limbo

January 25, 2014 MARSHALL — It wasn’t going to fix any of the problems with Marshall’s city hall building just yet, but it was a start, said members of a task force that had its first meeting Friday morning. more »»

Making an observation

January 25, 2014 MARSHALL?— Marshall High School and Southwest Minnesota State University were awash in young people in dark suits muttering to themselves Friday afternoon. more »»

New league hits target at MHS

January 24, 2014 MARSHALL — Forget about “Call of Duty” on XBox, this is the real deal and its benefits are quite a bit more far-reaching than what a video game offers. more »»

First expressions

January 24, 2014 MARSHALL — The Schwan Speech Spectacular is taking over Marshall High School (and spilling over across the street to Southwest Minnesota State University) today and Saturday. more »»

MMU gets update on pipeline construction bids

January 23, 2014 MARSHALL — On Wednesday night, members of the Marshall Municipal Utilities Commission got an update on the bidding process for the planned pipeline connecting Marshall with a third water supply. more »»

DNR report cites need to combat AIS

January 23, 2014 MARSHALL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Statewide Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Advisory Committee has released its annual report for 2013, detailing the environmental and economi... more »»

Council hears proposal for new liquor store locale

January 22, 2014 MARSHALL — Marshall needs to consider more than just the basics in building a new municipal liquor store, city officials said at a city council work session Tuesda. more »»

County board talks capital projects, court remodel

January 22, 2014 MARSHALL — Planning for the future was one of the main topics of discussion Tuesday at the Lyon County Board’s regular meeting. more »»

Study shows enrollment gains at Marshall School District

January 22, 2014 MARSHALL — Board members received a thorough summary that detailed enrollment projections in the district through a “Demographics Study” presentation by Hazel Reinhardt at the Marshall School Board... more »»

Lincoln County needs volunteers, board says

January 22, 2014 IVANHOE — In addition to regularly scheduled business, the Lincoln County Board devoted a significant amount of time Tuesday discussing a critical shortage of volunteer first responders in the count... more »»

Making a ‘silent impact’

January 22, 2014 MARSHALL — When he’s not interviewing athletes and supplying sports scores at KSTP-TV, Joe Schmit thinks about how possessing purpose, persistence and passion can affect our lives and those around us. more »»

Packages with a purpose

January 21, 2014 MARSHALL — More than 400 passionate and dedicated volunteers gathered together for the first-ever United Against Hunger food packaging event Monday at the National Guard Armory in Marshal. more »»

Being ready for the worst

January 20, 2014 MARSHALL — Just last month, a train carrying crude oil derailed in Casselton, N.D., causing a fiery explosion and evacuating the town of 2,40. more »»

SW Winter Classic

January 20, 2014 Photo by Cindy Votruba The Marshall Amateur Hockey Association and Hooguh teamed up to put together the first-ever Southwest Winter Classic outdoor hockey tournament Saturday at the Lyon County... more »»

What to do with City Hall

January 18, 2014 MARSHALL — It’s had a long and varied history. But these days, talk about Marshall’s municipal building focuses more on its uncertain future. more »»



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