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Corn growers warn farmers to prepare for propane shortages

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota corn is three months away from harvest, but the Minnesota Corn Growers Association is encouraging farmers to plan ahead for their propane needs.

Latest poll shows Seifert running third in GOP gubernatorial primary race

With two months to go before the primary elections in Minnesota, former State Rep. Marty Seifert of Marshall trails both the endorsed candidate Jeff Johnson and Rep. Kurt Zellers.

Finalists named for Marshall Schools superintendent

Four people have been named finalists for the Marshall Public Schools superintendent position.

The finalists for the replacement of Marshall Schools Superintendent Klint Willert are:

    - Steven Baule, North Boone School District, Poplar Grove, Ill
    - Lucas DeWitt, Director of Elementary Education, Spencer, IA
    - Scott Monson, Superintendent Morris School District, Morris, MN

Entenza's bid for auditor creates a stir in DFL party

ST. PAUL, Minn.

Seifert defends decision to run for primary in Governor's race

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Marty Seifert (SIGH'-fert) is defending his decision to run in the August primary after he was unable to secure the G-O-P endorsement at last weekend's state convention.

Johnson wins Governor endorsement, Seifert will challenge in primary

Former State Representative Marty Seifert didn't receive the Republican endorsement during the GOP Convention in Rochester on Saturday.

Instead, the endorsement went to Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, a former legislator.

DFL Convention opens in Duluth

Minnesota Democrats are arriving in Duluth today for their state convention this weekend at the DECC (deck). There's far less drama for the D-F-L with mostly incumbents on the statewide ticket.

Republican convention is this weekend in Rochester

Republicans are set to endorse a candidate for U-S Senate later today (p-m) at their state convention in Rochester. Meanwhile, six hopefuls for the G-O-P nod for Minnesota governor are working the delegates before the endorsement vote set for Saturday.

Seifert optimistic as Republican convention nears

Local supporters sent off gubernatorial candidate Marty Seifert, last night, on his way to Rochester for the state Republican Convention this weekend.

Small hail pelts Marshall area during Tuesday evening storm

Hail was the biggest threat with an isolated severe thunderstorm that moved over the Marshall area Tuesday evening.

Several reports of hail up to about an inch in diameter was reported in the Marshall area.