Marshall News


12/06/2018 01:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Vietnam vet bequeaths $2.8M for future veterans home 

The late Steve Williams, shown here in Vietnam in 1968 or 1969, was a big supporter of a new veterans home in Montevideo. Williams died in March.


12/01/2018 08:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Fire destroys garage, 2 buses at longtime Marshall business 

The 53-year-old family-owned company, which employs 70 people, operates Marshall's school buses and offers motor coach charter tours and other travel services. "We were blessed.


11/29/2018 06:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Listening tour step in right direction for governor-elect 

It wasn't much notice, but Governor-elect Tim Walz and Lt. Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan announced Wednesday a statewide listening tour that will be launched today.


11/23/2018 01:16 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Short Takes 

Maybe too soon for a complete assessment, but a tax abatement program to spur new housing construction in Lyon County is getting off to a good start. A tax abatement is a reduction of taxes granted by a government to encourage economic development.


11/22/2018 04:59 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Groups host races all across the region to burn calories before the big meal 

There are several fun runs around the area to burn off some calories before a large meal for Thanksgiving. In Sioux Falls, the Run for Food, where proceeds benefit The Banquet, has a new location.


11/21/2018 03:59 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Lyon County Board approves tax abatements for new housing 

When Lyon County commissioners approved a new tax abatement policy this summer, they hoped it would encourage housing construction in the area. On Tuesday, commissioners saw their first group of applicants for single-family homes and apartments.


11/20/2018 02:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
This 22-year-old violinist is Minnesota Orchestra's new associate concertmaster 

Violinist Felicity James was appointed associate concertmaster, acting as deputy to concertmaster Erin Keefe. James, 22, recently completed a bachelor's degree at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles.


11/19/2018 08:20 AM  ~~~Source~~~
St. James Lutheran calls a full-time pastor 

Pastor David Petrich is the new pastor at St. James Lutheran Church in Holland. He's the first full-time pastor to serve the congregation in about two years.


11/13/2018 09:48 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Learning to live well 

Staying at home instead of moving to a nursing home has many advantages to the individual and the community. People are comfortable in their own homes, plus there is the extra cost to the individual and to the community.