Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 27 Apr 2015 23:48:26 EDTMon, 27 Apr 2015 23:48:26 EDT Takes proficient about this THUMBS DOWN: This week's statewide testing fiasco was ridiculous, and the state should get a refund for what it's paying a testing contractor every year.Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTShort Takes for April 17 mall, we have to get this right SIDEWAYS THUMBS: Someday, we will all look back on the summer of 2015 as a year of major change and transition in Marshal.Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTSeeing orange on Marshall roads, there's no getting around it - well actually there is, and they're called detours - the heavy lifting on road construction in Marshall will begin Monday (some would argue it already has begun).Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTShort Takes, some rain THUMBS UP: While it's nowhere near the moisture we all really needed, it was good the area got some rain this week. Drought-like conditions will persist, however, and we caution anyone thinking about burning to think twice.Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTMomentum for rural Minnesota you thought Gov. Mark Dayton's call earlier this year for increased funding for greater Minnesota was just lip service, think agai.Thu, 9 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDT