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Crime and Accidents for Jan. 17

LYND — An incident reported at 8:04 a.m. Wednesday on the 600 block of West Railroad Street is under investigation, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department said. MARSHALL — An adult male was cited for failure to provide proof of insurance and not having a valid Minnesota driver’s license in a traffic i


Shopko files for bankruptcy protection

MARSHALL — Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko Stores has filed for bankruptcy protection and announced its plans to close 38 more of its stores, but local Shopko customers can breathe a sigh of relief — for now — as the Marshall location is not among those marked for closure.


Marshall man pleads guilty in sex sting

MARSHALL — A Marshall man who was charged in connection with a prostitution sting last fall has pleaded guilty to charges of hiring a minor for prostitution. Lyon County court records said a sentencing hearing will be held in March for Todd Mykle Roberts.


Rising pull factor makes Marshall regional center

A letter writer recently made the claim that city officials are “trying to pretend Marshall is the regional center of southwest Minnesota.” The big complaint was building new facilities when the city is “almost $100 million in debt.” The writer also argued that most of the residents go shopping some


VanKeulen’s bottom line: Put kids first

MARSHALL — Looking back at 10 years of service on the Marshall Public Schools Board, Karen VanKeulen considered the ongoing bond referendums for facility replacement and upgrades as the biggest challenges during her two and a half terms.


PREP BOYS HOCKEY: Marshall moves back up to No. 15 in latest prep polls

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Associated Press poll for Minnesota boys’ high school hockey, provided by Let’s Play Hockey newspaper. First-place votes are in parentheses. Receiving votes: Stillwater Area, Lakeville North, Bloomington Jefferson, Hastings, Lakeville South, St. Michael-Albertville, Champlin P


Some FSA offices opening for three days

Closest open offices are in Marshall and Worthington, however business can also be conducted over the phone on those days. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today, Jan. 16, that some Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will open during the government shutdown temporarily to perform


A (m-i-n-i-a-t-u-r-e) win

MARSHALL — Adyson Fischer and William Krenz didn’t let a little thing like age put them at a disadvantage in the 2019 spelling bee on Monday afternoon at Samuel Lutheran School in Marshall.


Get Ready Southern Minnesota, We’ve Got a Snowstorm Coming

So not only will we be freezing this weekend, but we also might need to dig ourselves out of a snowstorm. Thanks a lot, Mother Nature. Or... maybe we'll be spared?. NOAA has already issued a winter weather advisory for Friday into Saturday for parts of Minnesota because of the snow. The bulk of this


Southwest Tour & Travel Shares What's In Store For 2019 Getaways

MARSHALL, MN - Has Old Man Winter already got you itching to make a great KELOLAND getaway? Or maybe these cold temperatures already have you planning your spring or summer vacation as a way to get through these dreary days we've been having lately? Southwest Tour & Travel has some great travel idea


Friday Storm Could Dump 6 Inches Of Snow On Southwestern Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – While much of Minnesota remains snow-starved during this unusually warm January, a system tracking toward southwestern Minnesota looks to drop 2 to 6 inches of snow on the area.


Badger wrestlers finish third at Big South Meet

It was a solid day of wrestling for the Redwood-River Valley wrestlers Saturday in Windom as they finished third overall at the Big South Conference Tourney. The Badgers finished with 135 team points to place behind Marshall (191.5) and champion Fairmont/MCW (229).


United Way needs help to reach goal

What does Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, Student Emergency Fund Grants, Power of the Produce (tokens for children to buy produce), and Junior Achievement (classes for students taught by community members regarding financial security) have in common? The United Way of Southwest Minnesota!


PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall wrestling takes home pair of wins over Luverne, Pipestone Area

PIPESTONE — Fresh off last week’s insertion into the Class A rankings, the No. 11-ranked Marshall Tigers didn’t want to give up their spot in the polls. The Tigers season remains unblemished after recording a 75-0 win over Luverne and topping Pipestone Area 71-6 on Tuesday night.


Minnesota 360: Hitting the ice

That's what they call us. We're told it's because we don't shy away from winter weather. So on Thursday, to celebrate your Bold Northy-ness, we're going to show off a new toy we first told you about last week: the 360 camera.


Ill-tempered end to anti-marijuana press conference at Minnesota capitol

A press conference held by a group against the legalization of recreational marijuana in Minnesota descended into a shouting match when pro-legalization supporters interrupted.