Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 5 Mar 2015 05:16:20 EDTThu, 5 Mar 2015 05:16:20 EDT about permanent compensation for buffer strips? the next few weeks, representatives from several state and local agencies will be meeting to discuss the details of an initiative by Governor Dayton to establish a 50-foot buffer strip along all perennial watercourses within the State of...Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EDTEntertainment ideals, past and present the editor: While researching the transition between silent and sound movies in Marshall, I read "Theater On the Prairie", an article compiled by Ellayne Conyers, former director of the Lyon County Historical Society.Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTPolitcians against MPCA citizen board are 'shills' the editor: On Saturday Feb. 7, I attended a joint meeting of the CURE and Land Stewardship Project organizations. A panel of folks described the battles they have engaged in with corporate interests in our area. Hendricks and Stevens C.Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTWhy we need labor unions in our communities the editor: What exactly is a labor union and why should I care about them? If you would ask a random person on the street you would get probably some interesting answers. Here is one textbook definition of a labor union.Tue, 10 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDTHigh horse the editor: President Barack Obama admonishes us and tells us not to "get on our high horse" in reacting to the brutal, savage murder of the Jordanian pilot, Kaseasbah, who was put in a steel cage, doused with gasoline, and burned to death by...Sat, 7 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EDT