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Area 4th of July Festivities

The July 4 Festival of Kites
and Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, July 4 , 5-11 p.m. Independence Park, Marshall
5 p.m. Food vendors open!  read entire story. . . .

Pool Pals Garage & Bake Sale

Pool Pals Garage/Bake Sale
Thursday, July 9:  1 - 8 p.m.
Friday, July 10: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
at the Community Center  read entire story. . . .

Police Blotter

The Minneota Police Department:
Friday, June 12
ēThe Minneota Police Department and the Lyon County Sheriff Department responded to a report of a Domestic Assault in the 200 block of E. 5th Street. An adult male was arrested and booked into the Lyon County Jail for Domestic Assault.  read entire story. . . .

Canby Music Monday on July 13

The fourth 2015 Canby Music on Monday Performance will be July 13 and will feature musical duo, Neon Gypsy.   Kent and Vickie DeJong perform as Neon  Gypsy at several locations in this area, most recently at the Rock Room in Gary, SD.  read entire story. . . .

True Grit

Okay, you use the old tongue, make sure you donít bite it, then swing with all youíve got. Brylee Anderson had the system down pat during the Minneota T-Ball game last week as she clobbered the ball. If that doesnít work out, you can always climb the fence.
Staff Photo by Byron Higgin.  read entire story. . . .

No fish or watercraft licenses needed

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources aquatic invasive species (AIS) training and trailer decal program, which was due to launch this year, was repealed by the Minnesota Legislature during its recently completed special session.  read entire story. . . .

Thooft third at nationals

While attending the Skills USA Minnesota State Leadership and Skills Conference in Minneapolis this past spring, Zac Thooft of Arco, MN brought home the gold medal while competing in Industrial Motor Controls.  read entire story. . . .

St. Thomas names Dean's List

The University of St. Thomas has announced the 2015 spring semester Deanís List. Students must post grade-point averages of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to be named to the Deanís List.
More than 2,000 of the universityís undergraduates were named to the spring semester Deanís List.  read entire story. . . .

United Way project deadlines announced

United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) announces that $14,350 has been targeted for use by area non-profit organizations to strengthen UWSWMNís commitment to activities or programs.  read entire story. . . .

What's happening? Community calendar

Thursday, July 2
9-11 p.m.óMinneota Pool Pals Fun Night  at the Swimming Pool.

Saturday, July 4
Happy 4th of July!

Monday, July 6
5-8 p.m. ó Youth of Hope Pizza Ranch Fundraiser  read entire story. . . .

Stories and fun

At Storytime on June 24 at the Minneota Public Library, the guest reader was Byron Higgin from the Minneota Mascot. Jenna Hennen helped the children make a camera and a newspaper article.  read entire story. . . .

Coloring, stories and more!

Addison Beach, Tenley Mead, Gracelin VanWatermeulen and Gretta Buysse were buys coloring.  read entire story. . . .

Concordia University names Dean's List

Concordia University, St. Paul has announced its Dean's List for the Spring 2015 semester. This honor recognizes full-time (12 or more credits) students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.6 or above.  read entire story. . . .

Learning to swim

Kim Gades helped Garrett Peterson in the water during swimming lessons at the Minneota Swimming Pool last week.
Staff Photo by Byron Higgin.  read entire story. . . .

Gallery open for artists showing

The public is invited to visit the SMAC Art Gallery at their downtown Marshall location and meet artist Jedd Peters at a reception for his exhibit from 5 - 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 9, 2015.  read entire story. . . .

60th Wedding Anniversary Celebration

60th Wedding Anniversary Celebration honoring Gordan and Elaine (Meyer) Meester of Ivanhoe will be held Sunday, July 5 from 2-6 p.m. at the Ivanhoe VFW.  read entire story. . . .

United Way elects board officers

United Way of Southwest Minnesota has elected new board officers for the organization for the 2015-16 fiscal year.  read entire story. . . .

Community Mental Health Summit planned for Veterans

To promote awareness and to address the mental health care needs of veterans and their family members, community mental health provider organizations, advocates, veterans and their family members are invited to attend this yearís Community Mental Health Summit.  read entire story. . . .