Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 30 Mar 2015 23:22:41 EDTMon, 30 Mar 2015 23:22:41 EDT who helped settle southwest Minnesota II This week's column continues a look at Women's History Month. We previously looked at the contributions made by women in the settlement of southwest Minnesota, through the Depression, World War II and the farm crisis of the 1980.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTSocial Security helps people with kidney disease manager Every March, we pay special attention to the kidney, an organ vital to a healthy life.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTEditor's column: Happy National No More National Days Day was National Melba Toast Day. Monday was also National Chip and Dip Day, National Puppy Day and National Near Miss Day. That's right, Near Miss Day.Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTRemembering Ellen and Laura Friday one of the young adult authors I once read had died. Ellen Conford wrote several books throughout her career. Her first book was a picture book titled "Impossible, Possum.Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTOn the Porch did Lyon County receive its name? Like most names, the county was named after a person when the county was formally founded in 1869.Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDT