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Marshall’s Westby Has ‘Old School’ Approach To High School Sports

It’s state tournament time, so there’s a pretty good chance Dan Westby and the Marshall Tigers are participating. Coach Westby’s philosophy is to start working with his girls’ basketball and volleyball teams early. “The thing I like about our kids is we get them in the fourth grade. They’re with us all the way through,” Westby said. “Our kids are extremely committed, and we feel pretty fortunate that way.”

03/28/2014

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Park Center Wins Class 3A Girls Crown In 3OT

Ann Simonet scored 26 points as Park Center beat Marshall 73-71 in triple overtime to win the Class 3A state girls basketball championship Saturday night. It is the first title for the Pirates (26-5), who also got 21 points from Cayla McMorris.

03/22/2014

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Agent Of Change: Cayla McMorris Led Park Center To State Title Match

Park Center’s girls basketball team had never been to a state tournament before, but now they’re on the brink of a state title.

03/21/2014

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Prep Blog: Girls Basketball Title Games Set in 3A, 4A

Minnesota’s high school version of March Madness is in its home stretch this week with the final state tournament of the season wrapping up this week. The State Girls Basketball Tournament, already well underway, has taken center stage both Williams Arena and Mariucci Arena.

03/21/2014

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Body Of 2nd Child Found In Lucan Farmhouse Fire

A family in western Minnesota is dealing with a tragic loss. The bodies of two of their children, who were unaccounted for after a fire started in their home, have been recovered.

12/05/2013

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DPS: 2 Children Unaccounted For, Firefighter Injured After Lucan Fire

Two children are still unaccounted for following a residential fire in rural Lucan Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

12/04/2013

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November Snow Blows Into Minn.

Minnesotans are getting a sneak peek at winter. A November storm was moving across the state Tuesday evening, dumping several inches of snow.

11/05/2013

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Prep Blog: Previewing The Boys State Hockey Tournament

Being the “State of Hockey,” fans are gearing up for one of the most anticipated and exciting high school state tournaments that high school sports offers in Minnesota.

03/05/2013

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SMSU Coach Talks About Life After Tragedy

It’s a sports story, but it’s much more. Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) basketball coach Brad Bigler and his wife Heather lost a five-month-old son to a drunk driver last summer. He would have turned one last Monday.

02/16/2013

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Prep Blog: Familiar Faces At State Volleyball Tournament

The Xcel Energy Center will be a busy place later this week in as the State Volleyball Tournament gets underway Thursday in St. Paul.

11/06/2012

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Mom, Dad Grappling With Death Of Baby, Killed In Crash

The men’s basketball coach at Southwest Minnesota State University and his wife are talking about finding strength to deal with the loss of their five month-old son, who died in a crash when a driver slammed head-on into their car.

10/29/2012

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Dayton Heads To Marshall For Pheasant Opener

The Minnesota pheasant hunting season officially got started Saturday morning, and Gov. Mark Dayton joined the rest of the enthusiasts in the action.

10/13/2012

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9/11 Memorial is Marshall, MN

Marshall, MN erected a 9/11 memorial using a bean from one of the Twin Towers.

09/11/2012

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NRCS Announces Cover Crop Sign-Up For Drought-Affected Counties

State conservation services are offering $400,000 in federal funds for drought-affected farmers to plant cover crops so that livestock might be fed and erosion controlled.

08/02/2012

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Fire Displaces 21 In Marshall, But Help Won’t Come Easy

The fire that started Saturday night at a Marshall apartment complex has left 21 people homeless at a time when charity organizations are short on funds.

06/25/2012

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