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County declares emergency for storm

Cottonwood County is officially in a state of emergency in the wake of last week’s severe weather. At Tuesday’s meeting, Cottonwood County Commissioners approved a request from Emergency Manager Paul Johnson to implement a state of emergency. Johnson noted that Storden was the hardest-hit area from last week’s...
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Ritter won’t run again

A phone call from a Tracy area resident asking if he’d be interested in running for Lyon County Commissioner led to 20 years of service for Steve Ritter. Now, he has decided it’s time to let someone else take that role in the county, as Ritter has chosen not to run for reelection in District 2 this fall.
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Brandt Pope, 91

Brandt Pope, age 91, of Marshall and formerly of Lynd, Minnesota, died on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall. Funeral Services are 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall, Minnesota. Interment will follow in the Lynd City Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Wednesday, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., also at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall.
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Helen L. Petersen

Helen L. Petersen, age 92, of Tyler, Minnesota, died peacefully on Monday, May 9, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Communities in Pipestone, Minnesota. Visitation was held Thursday, May 12, from 5-8 p.m. with rosary at 5 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. at St. Dionysius Catholic Church in Tyler.

School’s Out for Summer

School’s Out for Summer – Every year that song rings in our heads and the thoughts start with what we are going to keep the kids entertained! Marshall has plenty of spots to take the kiddos to wear off some energy!. Here’s a list of our top spots...

Kathleen Bjerum

Kathleen Bjerum, age 88 of Bemidji, died Thursday, May 12, 2022. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Westbrook. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church. Burial is in the Westbrook Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at Stephens Funeral Service – Westbrook Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Marshall, Windom among MN cities receiving railroad grants from state

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced that Marshall and Windom are among eight Minnesota cities that will be receiving grants to improve railway service near their communities. Heartland Corn Products (Winthrop) – $1 million to expand and improve the efficiency of a railyard. Archer Daniels Midland (Marshall) –...

Days Gone By Week of May 16, 2022

Mrs. John Conway, of Woodstock, was the victim of quite a painful accident day before yesterday. She was standing on top of a sewing machine table stripping the paper off the ceiling in a room in her house, when the table suddenly tipped over and Mrs. Conway was thrown to the floor in such a manner as to break her right ankle. Dr. Carr of this city was called at once, and mended the broken bone, yet it will be quite a little time before Mrs. Conway will be able to use the injured limb again.

Guila Kurtz

Memorial services for Guila Kurtz, age 97, of Echo will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Rock Valle Lutheran Church rural Echo. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2022, at Sunset Funeral Home in Echo and will continue one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Private family interment will follow in the Echo City Cemetery.

Lavar Moon

Lavar L. Moon, age 97, of Tyler, Minnesota and formerly Lake Benton, Minnesota died on Monday, May 16, 2022, at the Sunrise Manor in Tyler. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 2:00 PM at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lake Benton. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at St. John Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Verdi, Minnesota.