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Yesterday | Marshall Independent

Track & field complex coming along

Marshall Public Schools Activities Director Bruce Remme gave an update on the progress of the Marshall Regional Track and Field Complex at the MPS board meeting Monday evening, noting that the facility was really starting to take shape.

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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Marshall Independent

Short takes

We want to applaud Marty Seifert, who fell short in his quest to become the Republican of choice to face off against DFL Gov. Mark Dayton this fall.

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Journal

Seifert lacked support in rural counties, struggled with fundraising

Can a rural Minnesota candidate with a permanent home closer to the South Dakota border than to the state Capitol win a major statewide election? Republican gubernatorial candidate Marty Seifert said he and his campaign did everything in their power to capture Tuesday's primary, but a third-place finish is all they have to show for it - despite a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Minnesota, US Governors, St. Paul, MN, Hennepin County, MN, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Marshall Independent

SOS kicks off today

It's time once again to come together for music, fun and food during Marshall's Sounds of Summer.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Marshall Independent

Johnson a clear winner in GOP race

Hennepin County commissioner Jeff Johnson swept to victory Tuesday in Minnesota's crowded GOP primary for governor, then declared himself the conservative who can defeat Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton in November.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Marshall Independent

A taste of Italy

US Bank employee and Taste of Italy volunteer Heather Fischer serves spaghetti to Reagan Boerboom Wednesday afternoon at the 13th annual Taste of Italy Charity Event at the Southwest Minnesota State University conference center.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Journal

Support Seifert for governor

Minnesota Republicans have a lot of choosing to do next Tuesday, especially in the governor's race.

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Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Minnesota, Springfield, MN, Clements, MN, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Marshall Independent

Safety concerns trigger Ward 1 change

No one involved in the decision to move the Ward 1 polling place away from Park Side wanted to do so because they anticipated anything tragic happening at the school when the elections roll around, but in this day age, better safe than sorry, they say.

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Marshall Independent

Nick's Notes: A Steady Drive

Habit number five in the bestselling book, "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People" is "Seek first to understand and then to be understood."

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Related Topix: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Family, Kids, Milbank, SD

Marshall Independent

Mural, mural on the wall

Workers on a scaffold install the third of Marshall's downtown murals on the south wall of the Varsity Pub building Thursday afternoon.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Marshall Independent

Notable food professionals visit SMSU

Southwest Minnesota State University is continuing to elevate its culinology program, having recently implemented a new Open Innovation Research Center on campus.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Marshall Independent

A little of this, a little of that

That's the consensus of those you run into on campus as the focus zeroes in squarely on August 21, when incoming freshmen arrive for Gold Rush Days at Southwest Minnesota State University.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Marshall Independent

A passion for music

After she got a postcard in the mail about a seminar where she could work with Broadway percussionists, Meghan Carmody of Marshall decided to take the chance.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Insight News

Michael Walker heads Minneapolis Public Schools Black Male Student Achievement initiative

Dr. Bernadeia Johnson, superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools , has selected Michael Walker as the director of the Office of Black Male Student Achievement, effective July 28. Walker is a longtime MPS employee, having held multiple roles at Roosevelt High School since 1999.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Sentinel

Thooft-Zingler to wed Sept. 20

Janelle graduated from Lincoln HI High School in 2008 and Southwest Minnesota State University in 2011.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Journal

Weikle named court administrator for Brown, Nicollet counties

ST. PETER Judges in Minnesota's Fifth Judicial District have appointed Carol Weikle the Court Administrator for Brown and Nicollet county district courts.

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