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Minnesota's Schwan's Company Sold to South Korean Firm

A bastion of All-American business is being sold to a South Korean conglomerate for 1.8 billion dollars. Schwan's Company which was begun by Marvin Schwan in Marshall, Minnesota, in March of 1952 is selling a majority interest to CJ CheilJedang, a South Korean food giant.

MIX97-3.COM - 2018-11-15 10:31:10

PREP ATHLETICS: Marshall’s Peterson, Sueker sign National Letters of Intent

Surrounded by their family, friends, teammates and coaches, seniors Olivia Peterson and Kaia Sueker both signed their National Letters of Intent in the high school gymnasium, with Peterson playing golf at St. Cloud State University and Sueker competing in cross country and track and field at the Uni

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-11-15 00:00:00

Landowner seeks tax abatement for possible hotel project in Marshall

Shailesh Patel, of SBM Hospitality, LLC, said having nearby lodging would help open up more possibilities to book the arena and expo, and bring people to Marshall. However, Patel said he was requesting a tax abatement from the city in order to build a possible Hampton Inn & Suites. SBM Hospitality c


Schwan’s sold for $1.8B

Seoul-based CJ CheilJedang will pay $1.8 billion for an 80 percent stake in Schwan’s and gain control of its businesses that serve restaurants, grocery stores and other retailers, the companies said in a statement Thursday. The deal is expected to close early next year.

SENTINEL - 2018-11-16 00:00:00

The ‘coolest’ biology lab

“The first year I saw it I thought, ‘man, I wish I could afford to get this and then the second year I thought ‘I gotta get these.’ I thought of buying it myself, but then Mr. (Brian) Jones was like, ‘no, we’ll write a grant for it,'”Knudson said.

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-11-16 00:00:00

Echo man arrested on drug, weapons possession charges

Braaten was wanted on a felony arrest warrant out of Lyon County. Information led Agents to the City of Granite Falls, where they observed Braaten enter a vehicle. Agents were able to follow Braaten to Sacred Heart in Renville County. With the assistance of the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Braa

JOURNAL - 2018-11-16 00:00:00

Schwan’s to sell a majority stake

Schwan’s Company, a leading U.S. food business with several offices and facilities in Marshall, announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell a majority stake of the company to CJ CheilJedang (CJCJ), of Seoul, South Korea. Schwan’s will be operated as a subsidiary of CJ Foods America Corp


Crime and Accidents for Nov. 13

REDWOOD COUNTY — A one-vehicle crash was reported at 6:37 p.m. Sunday on the intersection of U.S. Highway 14 and Imapala Avenue, the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office said. A 2011 Ford pickup driven by a 53-year-old Tracy man was traveling west on Highway 14 when a deer ran into the roadway at Impala


Alleys disappearing from residential areas

If you grew up in a city, town, or possibly even a village and lived in an area that had alleys, your area was probably developed before 1950.


Marshall man finally gets his deer

And for a second, he felt that disappointment again of missing on a shot at a deer while hunting in Marcell in northern Minnesota on opening day Saturday.“I fired a shot, then looked and didn’t see it. I said, ‘dang I missed another one.’ “Lehman said.But Lehman walked a little ways where he fired h


Family sad, but grateful

The smoke darkened the morning sky, making it difficult to navigate the winding Skyway Road leading out of town and to safety. Traffic moved at a snail’s pace as thousands fled the Northern California community of 27,000.


Sump pumps creating ice hazard

Olson said the city of Marshall has received a number of complaints about sump pumps discharging onto the streets. Groundwater levels in Marshall are abnormally high due to wet weather, and sump pumps are running more than they usually would in November. Unfortunately, as temperatures drop, the wate

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-11-15 00:00:00

Teen arrested for drugs after collision

ROCK RAPIDS—A South Dakota teenager was arrested on drug charges following an investigation into a crash about noon Monday, Nov. 12, in the Casey’s parking lot in Rock Rapids.

NWESTIOWA.COM - 2018-11-14 15:00:00

CLASS AA TOURNAMENT: Tigers receive welcome home ceremony after state tournament

“I would just like to thank all of you for being here; I know a lot of you came up to the cities to support us and we really appreciate that. I’d like to thank all of the coaches; you guys put in so much time and we would not be the team we are without you,”Erica Jones said.“I don’t think that behin



“Our ultimate goal this year is to make it back to the state tournament at the end of the season,”said Weiss.“We have now started setting weekly goals on how we’re going to achieve that ultimate goal. This week was to make a good first impression in our games and in our practices. Regardless of the


Gibbon man charged after a domestic assault at a hotel in New Ulm

A Gibbon man is facing three counts of Domestic Assault charges after strangling a woman at the New Ulm Microtel Inn and Suites. According to court documents, New Ulm Police were called to the hotel room around 1:00 a.m. on Saturday for the report of a domestic dispute. An officer spoke with the fem


AREA YOUTH HOCKEY: Marshall Bantam A hockey opens season with pair of victories

On Sunday, Marshall beat Waseca 11-9. Wyatt Boerboom lead the scoring with four goals and one assist, Gabe Sherman added three goals and one assist and Sean Nwaiga tailed two goals and two assists.


Saying ‘thanks’ to veterans

“No matter what they did in uniform,”Fier said,“They all played a part to make this country as great as it is.”


Two teens critically injured in alcohol-related crash in central...

The accident occurred about 11:20 p.m. when a pickup driven by Zachary Klaphake, 17, of Avon, went off a rural road near St Anthony and hit a large tree head-on with five other teenagers inside, according to Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson.


SECTION 3A SWIMMING: Marshall races in section prelims

The Tigers had a busload in Hutchinson Thursday but will only have a handful back for the section finals at 3 p.m. Saturday. The four returners have big goals set, though, and would like to continue their seasons at the Class A state swimming and diving meet next week in Minneapolis. Those swimmers