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Sheriff's Office declares no wake zone on Cottonwood Lake - News and Sports from Windom, MN and surrounding areas

Effective immediately, the Cottonwood County Sheriff's Office has declared a "Slow/No Wake Zone" for Cottonwood Lake within 300 feet of shore.Cottonwood Lake has risen seven inches and is likely to continue to rise, the Sheriff's Department announced today.They have made the declaration in hopes of


Rounding up fun in Arco, Dawson and Granite Falls

The rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m., but other activities such as pony rides, street dance and beer garden will be held starting at 4 p.m. Activities will end at 1 a.m.

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Two Braves earn All-WCC honors in baseball

Those were the exact same records the Braves had in 2017. The only two wins for the Braves came against Montevideo during a 7-6, walkoff win in Montevideo, and an 11-9 victory at Morris Area in the regular-season finale. The Braves were 0-13 before picking up their first victory this season.

SWIFT COUNTY MONITOR - 2018-06-22 13:20:00

Cottonwood River forecast to reach 15.5 feet

The river was measured at 12.6 feet at 9 a.m. Friday. Flood stage is 11.0 feet. The river will continue to rise to near 15.5 feet by Saturday night and fall below flood stage by the evening of Wednesday, June 27.A flood warning continues for the Minnesota River at Mankato affecting Blue Earth and Ni

JOURNAL - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

After nearly 25 years with Marshall’s school district, Lamprecht is retiring

But this spring in particular has been“kind of a whirlwind,”Lamprecht said. He’s been doing his normal work as Marshall Public Schools’ business director, in addition to preparing for retirement.

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

Farmers bracing for more rain this weekend, facing prospect some fields need replanting

“It’s pretty much waiting for the cow to come back,”said Leo Lamote, who rents the pasture land to Kyle Anderson.“Now that the water is so deep, they don’t want to cross. All the rest of them did just before noon.”

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

The stretch tale of the stretched tails

The Greek and Roman mythology story of how the bears got into the sky is not the only version of how that happened. I know of at least a dozen other stories about Ursa Major and Ursa Minor. This one is my favorite, though, and many other folks feel the same way. It involves a beautiful young woman n

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

2018 Marshall Independent All-Area Softball First Team

She recorded 34 hits, including two home runs, two triples and six doubles. Her 22 RBI were tied for fifth-most in the area, while scoring 19 runs.

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-23 00:00:00

Sheriff's Report 6-21-18 | Jackson County Pilot

Deputies executed a search warrant in the 600 block of Fifth Street in Jackson. Paula Steece, 56, of Jackson, and April Holey, 36, of Dundee, were both arrested for fifth-degree controlled-substance possession. They are awaiting an initial court appearance.


Crime and Accidents for June 22

MARSHALL — A 21-year-old male was cited for possession of a small amount of drugs and drug paraphernalia, in a traffic incident reported at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of East College Drive and Carrow Street, Marshall Police said.

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

LEGION BASEBALL: Marshall, Milroy to host annual Wood Bat Classic

Marshall, Albany, Morris, Minneapolis Post 1, Willmar, Foley and Wabasso will all compete in the round-robin tournament over the next three days, with games being held at Legion Field in Marshall and Irish Yard in Milroy.

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

House, vehicles lost in fire

HENDRICKS, Minn. – A house and other items were lost in a fire Tuesday, but the people who lived there are safe, according to the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.

BROOKINGS REGISTER - 2018-06-21 14:42:33

Klobuchar hopeful over farm bill

“A lot of data is coming up that farmers my age, 65, are six times the number of farmers that are under 35. As we get older, we have nobody who will want to take over,”Worth said, as a room full of other farmers listened. Worth was making his comments during a community meeting addressing the farm b

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Meeker County Sheriff Report 6/20/18

Wednesday, June 20, 2018On the 20th at 6:25 a.m. the Sheriff's Office came across a vehicle along US Highway 12, Darwin Township. The deputy made contact with the owner and determined everything was okay.On the 20th at 10:52 a.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to assist the public at an address on M

CROWRIVERMEDIA.COM - 2018-06-21 14:15:00

Willmar man pleads guilty in child molestation

Deangelo Maurice Monette, 34, will plead guilty to one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. The other three charges, all first-degree, will be dismissed.


Man killed when tree falls on camper during storm

A Minnesota man was killed very early Sunday morning after a tree fell on his camper in Sawyer County.The victim was identified as James M. Pluff, 55, from Redwood Falls, Minn.


Lyon County commissioners approve extra library funding

After hearing an annual report from Marshall-Lyon County Library Director Michele Leininger and Tracy Librarian Valerie Quist, county commissioners approved a total of $7,000 in additional library funding. Of that total, $5,000 will go to help the Marshall-Lyon County Library pay for digital library


AMATEUR BASEBALL: Marshall A’s, Granite Falls halted by rain

MARSHALL – The Marshall A’s amateur baseball team and Granite Falls Kilowatts squared off on Sunday evening, getting through nearly three innings of play before Mother Nature intervened with a storm, leaving the game suspended tied at 4-4.


YOUTH BASEBALL: Blazing a trail in Cooperstown

The Marshall Blaze Baseball Club will play in one of those tournaments, from August 26-31. The team is guaranteed a minimum of seven games, and players will also compete in various skills competitions.


Immigration is not the only border issue

Well, the Mexican drug cartels act as businesses. No matter how many walls the U.S. builds along the border, these cartels will find ways to ship their product. U.S. law enforcement officials say super labs in Mexico are becoming more and more efficient. And the cartels are getting more sophisticate