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Marshall Public Schools deserve recognition

The American College Testing college readiness assessment is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States. While ACT scores are used as one factor in the admission process at colleges, they are also used by some states to assess the performance of schoo

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Sharing her story as a refugee

Submitted photo Shegitu Kebede, who immigrated from Ethiopia 27 years ago, will be the featured speaker at the Lyon County Republican annual dinner Thursday. When Shegitu Kebede immigrated to the United States 27 years ago, she was guided every step of the way. "There was someone to meet you at the

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Tru Shrimp breaks ground for training and engineering center in Balaton

Photos by Deb Gau The first shovels of dirt were taken for a shrimp production training facility at the Ralco Technology Campus in Balaton on Monday. From left to right: tru Shrimp Operations Manager Robert Gervais, ISG Principal and Managing Partner Brian Gjerde, Ralco President and tru Shrimp Boar

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Crop is behind, but concern minimal

Harvesting corn and soybeans in mid-September is not an uncommon practice. In 2017, however, farmers have been forced to wait. Thanks to a cool, wet spring that delayed planting (only 12% of the state's corn was in the ground in early May) and a wet August, one would be hard-pressed to spot a combi

HEADLIGHTHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Early voting starts Friday for two Nov. 7 elections

Voters can start voting via absentee ballots beginning Sept. 22 for two elections that will be held in Pipestone County on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The first is a special election for a revenue referendum authorization for the Pipestone Area Schools (PAS) district. This election has two questions: One to re

PIPESTONESTAR.COM - 2017-09-21 04:01:35

Mayo Clinic Health System offers flu vaccine clinics

Mayo Clinic Health System is offering public flu clinics during the following dates and times: Springfield Friday, Sept. 29, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Lamberton Monday, Oct. 16, 1:30-5:30 p.m. People interested in getting their flu shot

JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Sheriff's Log - Week of September 7 through September 13

Thursday, September 7 8:19 a.m. Received report of illegal dumping in Lake Sarah Township. Deputy responded. 1015 a.m. Received report of burglary in Chandler City.Deputy responded. Friday, September 8 12:11 p.m. Received report of a suspicious vehicle in Cameron Township. Deputy responded. 1:30 p.m

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 20:56:00

In memory of Jackie Barrett

Jackie Barrett passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 at home on the family farm near Avoca. Jackie and her husband Ray were longtime farmers in the Slayton and Avoca area. Born Jacqueline Lorraine Lunstra on July 26, 1929 in Hull, Iowa to Dewey Lunstra and Jennie (Star) Lunstra, Jackie grew up n

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:53:54

A visit with road scholars

The first full week of September 2017 held onto summer-like temperatures, and masses of mosquitoes.From Sunday to Friday, the town of Slayton in Murray County was host to twenty-seven Road Scholars with an interest in a variety of topics. Lake Shetek Retreat Center- on picturesque Keely Island- was

MURRAY COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:20:00

Pizza party caps gardening season

Slayton, MN-Twelve young gardeners who were participants in the Pizza Garden celebrated with pizza and more the week before school started. The gardeners are part of a program for students grades three through six sponsored by University of Minnesota Extension-Murray County 4-H Youth Development and

MURRAY COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:15:00

Once Kayla Post of Chandler had learned to walk, it was time for her to learn to ride a horse

The daughter of Ben and Connie Post, Kayla Post grew up on the family's Corner Post Dairy farm west of Chandler, with her brothers Wade, 22, and Wyatt, 7, off the winding Valley Road. A rural, hilly countryside and a mother with a passion for horses provided Post with an upbringing that included the

MURRAY COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:21:00

Murray County Central/Fulda runners compete in Turkey Trot event

By: Sheila Crowley Murray County News Sports Runners from eleven different teams hit the former Prairie View Golf course in Worthington last Thursday for the 50th annual Turkey-Trot cross country meet. The MCC/Fulda girls varsity squad finished in the fourth place spot behind Fairmont (37), Martin C

MURRAY COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:19:00

Slayton Kiwanis Club supports local organizations

The Slayton Kiwanis Club, with revenue from various fundraisers, annually contributes a total of about $7,000 to nearly 30 activities and organizations in Murray County that benefit the community and especially youth. Due to accumulated reserves in their administrative account the club was able to m

MURRAY COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:17:00

EAMC, Auburn Athletics partner to give blankets to newborns

To celebrate the fall football season, the East Alabama Medical Center and Auburn Athletics are partnering together to give a commemorative blanket to babies born during the months of September, October and November. The navy blue blankets have the AU sports logo in orange and the EAMC logo in white

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-21 11:55:00

Auburn-Opelika Women's Expo to be held tonight

Women can come and spend an evening with friends at the Auburn-Opelika Women's Expo tonight from 5 until 8 p.m. at The Bottling Plant Event Center on Railroad Avenue in downtown Opelika. The event, which is in its fourth year, is presented by the Opelika-Auburn News. Premier sponsors are Dixie Elect

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-21 11:45:00

Downtown Auburn merchants, managers share views on parking, city efforts

Drivers seeking somewhere to park made their way around and through downtown Auburn on Wednesday as merchants and business managers along College Street and Magnolia Avenue shared their views about downtown parking and expressed optimism about the city's approaches for addressing the issue. Eric St

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

New details in Auburn Tiger Transit rape; attack was caught on bus video

The rape of an Auburn University student on a campus shuttle was captured on the bus's video surveillance system, court records indicate. Charging documents against Tony Martin Patillo, 51, and James Don Johnson, 32, provide further detail about the Sept. 16 sexual assault against the 18-year-old vi

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 20:33:01

Auburn police report of suspicious man who offered ride to female teenager

On Wednesday, Auburn police responded to a suspicious incident on Heywood Street in Auburn, according to a news release from the Auburn Police Division. A female teenager reported that at around 4 p.m. she and two male juveniles were walking when a heavyset white man, approximately 50-60 years old,

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-21 20:03:53

Rape on Auburn University shuttle was caught on video

From Trussville Tribune staff reports AUBURN - A new detail has emerged in the case of an Auburn University student who was raped on a campus shuttle. According to Carol Robinson, the incident was caught on video from the surveillance system on the shuttle. On Sept. 16, an 18-year old student of the

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-21 21:38:59

Auburn graduate brings new delivery service to the area

Auburn residents can now have their food and groceries delivered right to them with FetchMe Delivery. Customers can order through the app, online, or by a call to the office. "Fetchers" will then go pick up the food or groceries and deliver them directly to the customer's door. There is a flat food

WSFA - 2017-09-20 19:45:43