Marshall Independent Columnsen-usWed, 25 May 2016 06:47:24 EDTWed, 25 May 2016 06:47:24 EDT eating Day marks the unofficial start of the summer/vacation season. This season is short in Minnesota, and we like to make the most of it. No matter where our vacation plans take us, food is likely a part of the adventure.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTCrossing the Rubicon the days of the Roman Empire and Julius Caesar, crossing northeastern Italy's Rubicon River wasn't a good idea.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe guy on the radio has always been an integral part of my life, much in the same way that having a steering wheel is an integral part of driving a car. In both cases, things simply wouldn't be the same without it.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTImportant natural resources May I whined about the gazillion silver maple tree seeds adorning my yard/the gutters of my house/my driveway/flower pots/any nook and cranny available. Well, it's May again, and the little buggers are here agai.Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTHistory of dairies in Marshall II: This week's column is the second in a series about the early years of the dairy industry in and around Marshall. This information was researched and donated to the museum by Marvin Kiel and Art Reese.Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT