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Economic impact of activities

November 1, 2012
By Ron Wood - SMSU interim president , Marshall Independent

It became very obvious to me over the last few weekends that a significant part of the economic activity within Marshall can be attributed to various events that take place through the activity schedules of ISD 413 and Southwest Minnesota State University. On September 22 as I arrived in Marshall I noticed buses at fast food restaurants, buses at our lodging establishments, individuals' downtown with sweat shirts from many high schools across the statethe Pursuit of Excellence band competition was underway. As I stopped at the Marshall Country Club there were over 150 collegiate women golfers starting the second day of a two day tournament and back at the University the University of Minnesota-Duluth Volleyball team was just arriving from their lodging to prepare for the afternoon match.



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