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Time may be up for FLY in Marshall

February 27, 2015 MARSHALL — Marshall Superintendent of Schools Scott Monson told the Independent on Thursday he will recommend not continuing the school district’s participation in the Flexible Learning Year program... more »»

Vikings are Class A champs

February 27, 2015 Photo by Nick Hansen It was close, but the Minneota Vikings wrestling team won 31-30 over Zumbrota-Mazeppa in the championship round to win the Class A title at the Minnesota State Wrestling... more »»

DNR, counties warn of thin ice

February 27, 2015 Thin ice conditions common on west-central, southern Minnesota lakes MARSHALL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has identified a number of area lakes in west-central and southern... more »»

MMS winter concert

February 27, 2015 Photo by Anna Haecherl-Smith Seventh-grader Logan Sherman plays a roll on the timpani during the Marshall Middle School winter band concert Thursday night. more »»

In the spotlight

February 27, 2015 Photo by Deb Gau Students at Holy Redeemer School put on a “kaleidoscope” of a show Thursday night, as part of the school’s Kaleidoscope Concert. more »»

Man dies from fall at Schwan warehouse

February 26, 2015 MARSHALL — An employee of Spartan Staffing who fell Sunday night while working at a Schwan Food Co. more »»

Montevideo man charged in 2013 death of 64-year-old

February 26, 2015 MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo man, 21, has been charged in the 2013 strangulation death of 64-year-old Thomas Dickson, the Montevideo Police Department said in a news release Wednesda. more »»

Online at the library

February 26, 2015 MARSHALL — Books will always be No. 1 at the Marshall-Lyon County Library, but technology is here to stay and people should be able to have access to it and use it to their best ability. more »»

Looking like winter again

February 26, 2015 Photo by Per Peterson One of downtown Marshall’s most well-known snow mover Josh Dempewolf was at it again Tuesday morning after an overnight snowfall blanketed the area with anywhere from 1 to 4... more »»

Minnesota’s graduation rate climbs above 81 percent in 2014

February 25, 2015 MARSHALL — High school graduation rates went up in Minnesota last year, and officials with the state Department of Education say it’s heartening news for helping to close the state’s achievement ga. more »»

Man dies from fall at Schwan warehouse

February 25, 2015 MARSHALL — An employee of Spartan Staffing who fell Sunday night while working at a Schwan Food Co. more »»

City to start eminent domain process on Marshall Hotel

February 25, 2015 MARSHALL — The city of Marshall officially kicked off the eminent domain process against a vacant hotel building on Main Street Tuesday night. more »»

YM County reviews 5-year highway plan

February 25, 2015 GRANITE FALLS — County Engineer Andy Sander and Maintenance Supervisor Larry Stoks of the County Highway Department presented to the Yellow Medicine County Board the proposed five-year highway... more »»

February: When 32º feels balmy

February 24, 2015 MARSHALL — Minnesotans tired of highs in the teens and single digits and lows below zero can take solace in the fact that they’re not alone. more »»

Building inspections department review completed

February 24, 2015 MARSHALL — A review of the Marshall city building inspections department has been completed, Marshall city officials said. more »»


February 23, 2015 MARSHALL — Young, aspiring string musicians gathered at Southwest Minnesota State University on Saturday to take part in the Southwest Minnesota Orchestra’s 4th Annual Concert Concerto Competition. more »»

Fallen hero

February 21, 2015 Freedom isn’t free. It takes courage, honor and dedication. Jason Timmerman knew this and proudly put his own life on the line for his country. more »»

Competition in the kitchen

February 21, 2015 Area youth vie for state FFA Food Science title at Southwest Minnesota State University MARSHALL — The culinology department at Southwest Minnesota State University was filled Friday with high... more »»

Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational brings area FFA chapters to SMSU

February 21, 2015 MARSHALL — The third annual Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational was host to more than 20 FFA chapters and 350 students at Southwest Minnesota State University on Frida. more »»


Feb. 28-March 1 February 28, 2015

TodayCommunity Transit Hours:8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.Avera Marshall Auxiliary Thrift Store10 a.m.-1 p.m., 1000 E. Southview Drive, 337-2910. Household items and clothing donations accepted. Hendricks Hospital AuxiliaryThrift Shop hours10 a.m.-2 p.m. more »

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