Marshall, MN

No one hurt, machine shed destroyed in fire south of Marshall

MARSHALL (KMHL) – The Marshall Fire Department was battling a large fire at a farm site about five miles south of town last night. Marshall Fire Chief Quentin Brunsvold tells Marshall Radio a large machine shed was destroyed in the blaze, which was reported around 8:30 last night. Brunsvold...

Granite Falls, Garvin women injured in collision near Marshall Tuesday evening

Women from Granite Falls and Marshall were injured when their vehicles collided near Marshall Tuesday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, on Aug. 16, Krista June Fulghum, age 38, of Granite Falls, was driving a 2022 Kia Sportage eastbound on Highway 23, while Kelly Ann Jacob, age 54, of Garvin was driving a Ford pickup southbound on Highway 59. At about 9:22 p.m., their vehicle collided at the intersection of the two roads.

7 file for election to Marshall School Board seats

MARSHALL (KMHL) – There was no shortage of people who filed for the Marshall School Board. There are three spots up for election on November 8th. Current board members Jeff Chapman and Sara Runchey filed for re-election, while Heather Anderson, Sara Brink, Trudy Madetzke, Ann Vorbach and Ben Walker also filed to be elected to the board.

Mustang Pathway Program: A Path to Success

SMSU’s Mustang Pathway Program recently wrapped up its Summer 2022 session. The cohort of 14 students completed an online orientation July 11-13, moved to campus on July 16, and participated in the free summer experience to strengthen English, reading, and math skills in an engaging and supportive environment. The classes ran from July 18-August 12 with 100% of students successfully completing their coursework and moving forward to start the fall semester.

Severe Weather Statement issued August 18 at 4:07PM CDT by NWS

..THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR WEST CENTRAL REDWOOD COUNTY HAS EXPIRED... The storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. Therefore, the warning has been allowed to expire. However heavy rain is still possible with this thunderstorm.

Repairs on East College Drive sink hole continue

MARSHALL (KMHL) – Work to repair a sink hole on East College Drive continues today. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the sink home was reported along the busy stretch of road in Marshall between Sunrise Lane and Mustang Trail. MnDOT officials say workers at the site yesterday discovered...

Fall Semester Trash Collection

Fall Semester Trash Collection: In an effort to minimize access to individual offices, once again we are asking all Faculty/Staff to please place your trash receptacles in the hallway outside of your office when you would like them to be emptied. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated!

SMSU Room Decor Challenge

Show us your best for a shot at PRIZES! The winners* each receive SMSU Swag plus a $250 waiver applied to their spring semester room and board. We’ll select a winner in each of the following categories:. Best #MustangSpirit. Best #SingleRoom. Best #DoubleRoom. Best #FndResApartment. Use Category# and the...

Ditch dispute hovers in stall mode

The waiting game continues for landowners along Joint Ditch 15 in Lyon and Redwood counties following a hearing in District Court on Thursday, Aug. 11. Landowners had filed for petition for improvement in 2018. During a meeting on April 6, 2022, the Joint Ditch 15 Lyon/Redwood Board of Commissioners accepted the redetermination of benefits.

Residence Life Team is Prepared for Fall

The beginning of a new school year is a time of excitement, especially for Residence Life. After the busy summer, a great deal of work is done in preparation for the fall semester. Jess Bentley, Director of Residence Life, appreciates the maintenance staff who play a huge role in the...

Murray County Sheriff's Office seeks Fulda video footage

The Murray County Sheriff’s Office is asking Fulda residents to check any outdoor video footage they may have from Sunday night. Anyone in Fulda with outdoor security cameras is being asked to check footage from between 9:45 and 10:45 p.m. People who see any suspicious vehicles or people walking in their footage should call the Fulda Police Department at (507) 425-2111.

It’s the pig & the person

For most kids, regardless of age, a county fair is about fun. It’s the same for 4-Hers. However, for them, work comes first. A number of Amiret Busy Bees saw months and months of hard work come to fruition Friday at the Lyon County 4-H Swine Show — just one of a number of livestock demonstrations that take place annually at the county fair.

Porter detour begins August 18 for Hwy 68 Minneota to Marshall project

WILLMAR, Minn. – Construction to replace two culverts north of Porter begins Thursday, August 18 as part of the Highway 68 Minneota to Marshall project. The roadway will be closed from 230th Street north of Porter to Porter’s western city limits. Traffic will be routed from Porter to...

Redwood County Court News for August 1 – 7, 2022

Dugan Thomas Flinn, Redwood Falls: petty misdemeanor hands-free law – initiate / compose / send /retrieve / read electronic messages, fees and fines $135. Kathleen Anna Foss, Lamberton: petty misdemeanor speed exceed in special zone set by commissioner, fees and fines $125. Chad Allen Greenfield, Tracy: petty misdemeanor seat...

With referendum passed, school project ready to shift into next gear

If there was ever any public doubt about the importance of the two-year facilities upgrade at Tracy Area Public Schools, voters in the school district proved last week that the project is more than necessary. By a vote of 572-277 — a 67% approval rating) — area voters last week...

Sounds of Summer to kick off Thursday

MARSHALL (KMHL) – The 118th Annual Lyon County Fair wrapped up yesterday the Lyon County Fairgrounds. And starting Thursday Marshall’s annual Sounds of Summer Celebration fires up. This year’s Sounds of Summer festival also includes Marshall’s Sesquicentennial celebration. Festivities run Thursday through Sunday. Schedule of Events.

COVID somewhat forgotten, certainly not gone

There are no more business shutdowns, and it’s rare to see someone out in public with a mask on, but that doesn’t mean COVID-19 is a thing of the past. In fact, some national experts say it has been ingrained in our society to the point that it will be a part of our lives well into the future.