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Find the time to give sincere thanks this year

November 28, 2013 The season of hustle and bustle is upon us, in case you haven’t noticed, and at times, it seems like there is too much to do and not enough time in the day. more »»

Short takes for Nov. 22

November 22, 2013 More on SMSU athletics THUMBS UP: It might be getting redundant, but there is no understating everything that has been accomplished by the Southwest Minnesota State University fall athletic teams i... more »»

Short takes for Nov. 15

November 15, 2013 High school fall sports THUMBS UP: Unstoppable. more »»

Short takes for Nov. 8

November 8, 2013 Doing SW Minnesota proud THUMBS UP: How big of a sports year has this been in the region? Not one, not two, but three high school football teams will be competing in the Minnesota State High School... more »»

Many levies pass, but politicians need to stay out of schools’ pockets in the future

November 7, 2013 Not even the assurance that residents’ property taxes wouldn’t go up if the Marshall School District’s proposed referendum passed Tuesday was enough to win over the majority of voter. more »»

Marshall moving forward

October 29, 2013 Progress. more »»

Short takes for Oct. 25

October 25, 2013 Strike up the band THUMBS UP: Well done, Marshall High School marching band, at this years Bands of America Super Regional Championships. more »»

This is bigger than Tyrese

October 24, 2013 Tyrese Ruffin. At the beginning of the month, we had no idea who this person was. more »»

Obamacare: Leaving us out in the rain

October 22, 2013 We might not agree with everything Tea Party member Sen. more »»

Short takes for Oct. 18

October 18, 2013 Seatbelt use THUMBS UP: According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, seatbelt use is at an all-time high. The DPS says the latest observational use survey in June showed a 94. more »»

You remember the farm bill

October 17, 2013 Seemingly lost in the high-stakes drama surrounding the partial government shutdown and on-again-off-again debate over the nation’s debt ceiling is the farm bill. Or lack thereof. more »»

Short takes for Oct. 11

October 11, 2013 Canby Fire Department honored THUMBS UP: Hats off to the Canby Fire Department, which is one of 17 Minnesota fire departments recently honored nationally for their fire prevention accomplishments... more »»

Sneak on a plane… post-9/11?

October 10, 2013 9-year-old boy walks into one of the largest airports in the country, sneaks by security checkpoints and then onto a plane without anyone knowing, and no one realizes anything out of the ordinary... more »»

Short takes for Oct. 4

October 4, 2013 Driving restrictions make a difference THUMBS UP: It appears that new restrictions on teen driver’s licenses have made a positive effect. more »»

Short takes for Sept. 27

September 27, 2013 Changes are in the mail THUMBS DOWN: It looks like we’re on track for another postage rate increase, as the U.S. Postal Services wants to raise the cost of a first-class stamp 3 cents to 49 cents. more »»

What will new leader bring to Schwan, community?

September 26, 2013 ometime next month, we’ll learn who the new leader of Marshall’s largest employer, The Schwan Food Co., is. more »»

Questions about health care? Take a number

September 25, 2013 President Barack Obama is on the verge of doing something former President Bill Clinton failed to do during his eight years in the White House: expand health care access to everyone. On Oct. more »»

Short takes for Sept. 20

September 20, 2013 Is anything private anymore? THUMBS DOWN: We’re deeply troubled by this week’s news that private driver’s license information of people in Minnesota is being illegally searched by government worker. more »»

For families of victims, city, some needed closure

September 19, 2013 The healing process in Granite Falls gained some major momentum Tuesday when the man suspected of killing Kara Monson and Christopher Panitzke was taken into custody. Days after the shooting on Sep. more »»

Short takes for Sept. 13

September 13, 2013 9/11 promotion backfires THUMBS DOWN: At least the golf course owner in Wisconsin knew enough to apologize after his 9/11 ad ruffled feathers. more »»

 
 

 

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