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Ice, Snow, and 50 MPH Winds – Blizzard Warning Tonight

2023-03-31T10:03:25-05:00March 31st, 2023|Categories: News|

MARSHALL -- The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning tonight from 7:00PM until April 1st at 4:00AM. Southwest Minnesota and east central South Dakota will see light drizzle and freezing rain throughout the day. That freezing rain will likely give way to snowfall tonight and through the overnight hours. Current forecast models predict 2-4 inches of snowfall, however wind could gust as high as 50 mph. With the accumulation of ice and potential for high winds, power outages and tree damage are likely. Travel could be nearly impossible and the hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. [...]

Train Carrying Ethanol Derails in Raymond, Forcing Town to Evacuate and Close Hwy 23

2023-03-30T07:08:35-05:00March 30th, 2023|Categories: News|

RAYMOND -- A train carrying ethanol derailed early Thursday morning in Raymond, and several cars caught fire forcing nearby residents to evacuate their homes as a precaution, and officials also shut down nearby Highway 23.  The derailment occurred at approximately 1:00AM, according to the Raymond Fire Department’s Facebook page. The train was carrying mixed freight, including ethanol and corn syrup. Several fire departments responded to the scene and have been battling the blaze for hours.  There are no reported injuries and railroad personnel are responding to the site.  BNSF said the main track is blocked and an estimated time for reopening [...]

Blue Earth Man Injured in Jackson County Rollover Incident

2023-03-28T07:17:14-05:00March 28th, 2023|Categories: News|

JACKSON -- A Blue Earth man was injured in a rollover accident in Jackson County Monday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at approximately 8:47 Monday morning, a 2003 Freightliner semi was traveling southbound on Highway 71 in Jackson County when it left the roadway, entered the northbound ditch, and rolled.  The driver of the Freightliner, Donald J. Asmus of Blue Earth, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Sanford Jackson Hospital.   Assistance was provided by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson Ambulance, and Jackson Fire Department. 

It’s time to start prepping for spring planting, gardening, mowing

2023-03-28T07:15:02-05:00March 28th, 2023|Categories: News|

[LEARFIELD] -- As we head further into spring, this might be the ideal time for Minnesotans to get their gardening tools and other spring planting equipment ready for the season ahead. Horticulturist Aaron Steil says to thoroughly clean last year's pots and containers if you plan to reuse them so you don't transfer diseases or insects to the new plants. "There are a couple of different ways that you can disinfect and clean them the easiest is to just use a solution of nine parts water to one part bleach and let them soak for a little bit and then just [...]

Driver Gives Chisago County Sheriff’s Deputy a Monopoly “Get Out of Jail Free” Card

2023-03-27T07:58:52-05:00March 27th, 2023|Categories: News|

(Chisago County, MN) -- A driver in east central Minnesota tried to use a Monopoly "Get Out of Jail Free" card during a weekend traffic stop. The Chisago County Sheriff's Office says in a Facebook post that the driver handed the deputy the Monopoly card along with his driver's license and added, "Unfortunately the state of Minnesota does not recognize this as a valid document. " The post says the man gets points for the effort and humor though! They didn't say whether he was arrested.

Vietnam Veterans Round-table Meeting at Lyon County Museum March 28

2023-03-23T07:50:14-05:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: News|

MARSHALL -- The Lyon County Museum will be holding a Vietnam Veterans Round-table Meeting on Tuesday, March 28 at 1:30 PM.  The meeting will be held in the ice cream shop on the main floor.  The museum is in the process of fabrication for the new exhibit on the Vietnam War and Lyon County.  If you are a Vietnam veteran, you are invited to attend the meeting to see where we are at with the exhibit and provide input.  For more information, contact the museum at 507-537-6580. 

Lyon County Museum holding Easter Egg and Bunny Scavenger Hunt April 6-8

2023-03-23T07:34:32-05:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: News|

Visit the Lyon County Museum, 301 W Lyon Street in Marshall, on April 6, 7, & 8 to complete an Easter Egg and Bunny Scavenger Hunt!  After counting eggs and bunnies in the exhibit galleries, the completed scavenger hunt form can be turned in at the front desk for a prize!  Schwan’s ice cream novelties in the museum’s ice cream shop are buy one get one free! Museum hours are Monday-Friday: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, Saturday: 12:00 PM-4:00 PM, and Sunday: Closed. For more information, contact the museum at 507-537-6580 or

Harbor Freight Tools announces new location coming to Marshall this spring

2023-03-23T07:21:22-05:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: News|

MARSHALL -- Harbor Freight Tools has announced that it will be opening a new store in Marshall. The new store will be located at 1200 Susan Drive, near the Walmart Supercenter. Opening is expected this spring with an official opening date to be announced at a later time.  Construction has already begun at the location. According to a press release issued this week by Harbor Freight Tools, the construction is using local workers and companies from the surrounding Marshall area.  "We've been looking to open a location in Marshall for a number of years so that we can provide the tools [...]

Fire Crews Battle Large Fire Overnight at Midwest Machinery in Madison

2023-03-22T06:55:40-05:00March 22nd, 2023|Categories: News|

Credit: Lac qui Parle County Emergency Management MADISON — A large fire at a John Deere dealership in Madison forced almost two dozen agencies and departments to battle the blaze for hours overnight. Officials say the fire is finally under control, and residents are back in their homes.  Fire Departments responded to the blaze just before 7:15 Tuesday evening after reports of smoke at Midwest Machinery. Officials say a local gas line was also ruptured, which made the firefight even more difficult.   Emergency crews evacuated 15 nearby homes and two apartment complexes for several hours while fire crews worked to [...]

Marshall Man Injured in Rollover Accident in Redwood County

2023-03-20T13:03:26-05:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: News|

VESTA – A Marshall man was injured on Highway 19 in Redwood County today. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at approximately 10:24 this morning, a 2020 Ford F150 was traveling eastbound on Highway 19. Near the intersection with 280th street, the vehicle lost control and rolled in the ditch.  The driver of the Ford, 41-year-old Rolando Antonio Godoy of Marshall, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken the Avera Hospital.   Assistance was provided by the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office and Centra Care Ambulance. 

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