Marshall Independenthttp://www.Marshallindependent.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 6 Oct 2015 08:06:34 EDTTue, 6 Oct 2015 08:06:34 EDT students college-ready The University of Minnesota's effort to help prepare students for college - delivered through a program called Ramp-Up to Readiness - is now being implemented in Tracy Area and Lakeview Public School.Wed, 30 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTSMSU briefs for Sept. 30 Festival '15 Spoken workshops Two free Spoken Word workshops are scheduled from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, and Thursday, Oct. 15, in Bellows Academic room 231 at Southwest Minnesota State University.Wed, 30 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTSchool year at Marshall is off to a 'great, but busy start,' officials say Jenny Kirk <a href=''></a> MARSHALL - Students and staff appear to be off to a good start at Marshall Public Schools.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTEducation briefs for Sept. 23 named commended student in 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program Marshall High School recently announced that Jacob Deines has been named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Progra.Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTSMSU honored for low out-of-state tuition Minnesota State University has been ranked fourth in the country by U.S. News and World Report magazine for the lowest out-of-state tuition in 2015-16.Mon, 21 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDT