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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Timothy J. Donovan, 64, of Hartland; McKenzie A. Jones, 18, of Spearfish, S.D.; Marshall H. Durston, 59, of Bethesda, Md.; Jeffrey J. Hansen, 43, of Wilington, Ill.; Roger J. Koch, 53, of Reno, Nev.; Bradley W. Schulz, 24, of Mankato; each fined ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Monday, Aug. 6 1:06 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 400 block of South Park Street. 5:20 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1000 block of North North Avenue. 11:05 a.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of West ...

Truman receives $1.2M gift

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TRUMAN — The Truman City Council on Monday accepted a generous donation of land. Roger W. Jones gave the city 160 acres, which has an estimated value of $1.2 million. There are no conditions, restrictions or terms to the gift. Mayor Lynn Brownlee said Jones had approached her a few years ...

B.E. tackling deer problem

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BLUE EARTH — After discussing the deer problem in the city for several months, the Blue Earth City Council decided Monday to take some action on the matter. It voted 6-1 to budget for a hunt within the city in the fall of 2019, and to form a subcommittee comprised of residents to study ...

Man facing felony charge

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Craig Clarence Fellersen, 41, has been charged with financial transaction card fraud, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: At 7:34 p.m. June 10, a ...

Rodriguez files for school board

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FAIRMONT — Incumbent Rufus Rodriguez filed Monday for re-election to the Fairmont School Board. Three seats on the board will be on the ballot this fall. Two board members have said they will not run. They are Del Ellis and Danielle Schutz. Local attorney Mike Edman has filed for school ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Thomas M. DeBaise, 40, of Union City, Pa.; Sinta Febrina, 45, of Chicago, Ill.; Samantha Jo Meyer, 16, of Trimont; Wendy L. Robinson Miele, 52, of Newport Beach, Calif.; Joseph Richardson Jr., 58, of Round Rock, Texas; David J. Sowa, 52, of ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Sunday, Aug. 5 1:59 a.m. — Police received a report of narcotics in the 400 block of East Amber Lake Drive. 7:56 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 800 block of South Park Street. 8:02 a.m. — Police received a report of criminal damage to property in the ...

After breaking ankle: Gunther off campaign trail

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FAIRMONT — State Rep. Bob Gunther may be running for re-election but he’s not walking. The 20-plus year veteran of the Minnesota House took a nasty tumble in his driveway on July 15, fracturing his left ankle. The injury, surgery and a heavy boot on his damaged leg have left him basically ...

Children ready to stage plays

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The Children’s Theatre Program of the Fairmont Opera House drew more than 60 participants in grades 3-8 who will present back-to-back performances of “A Mother Goose Comedy” and Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast JR” on Friday night and Saturday afternoon. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Amy M. Infelt, 53, of Coralville, Iowa; Colby D. Zavaglia, 35, of Fairmont; each fined $125. Mohan K. Kumar, 61, of Gurnee, Ill.; Maung Maw, 23, of Huron, S.D.; each fined $145. Billy R. Cranford, 68, of Spanaway, Wash.; fined $225. Overnight ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Friday, Aug. 3 12:21 a.m. — An ordinance violation was reported at Downtown Plaza and Blue Earth Avenue. Police issued a verbal warning. 1:51 a.m. — An animal complaint was reported in the 2100 block of North State Street. Police transported the animal. 10:09 a.m. — ...

Police now using body cameras

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FAIRMONT — After obtaining public feedback, working out technical issues and recently completing a trial run, the Fairmont Police Department is ready to roll out its body cameras. In order to keep the public informed and avoid any misconceptions, Police Chief Mike Hunter shared how the ...

Community groups, school partner for kids

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont Jr./Sr. High School is working in partnership with a group of community organizations to learn more about all the resources available to students and families, and to brainstorm healthy activities for them. Principal Kim Niss said the group is unofficially called ...

Huskie kickball ending soon

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CEYLON — Ceylon Area Historical Society Museum will be open 1-3 p.m. today. This will be the last summer Saturday for this year. They are always happy to open by appointment if called at (507) 632-4258. Come check out all the interesting items from the city, school and area at the museum, ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Charles P. Doyle, 74, of Bancroft, Iowa; Robert L. Spencer, 32, of Long Beach, Calif.; Christopher M. Tippmann, 48, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; Kendal R. Colvin, 43, of Des Moines, Iowa; Jamie J. Dean, 39, of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa; Katherine P. Bruns, ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Thursday, Aug. 2 5:35 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 100 block of Parkwood Place. 8:29 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 700 block of East Fourth Street. 9:28 a.m. — Police received a report of theft in the 100 block of East First ...

Pelikan campaigns for DFL primary votes

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FAIRMONT — The man who has stirred up two major political races in Minnesota was campaigning in Fairmont on Thursday, still busy delivering a progressive message in pursuit of the attorney general’s office. Matt Pelikan won the DFL party endorsement for attorney general in June, prompting ...

Man charged with assault

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Dominic Douglas Hill, 23, has been charged with domestic assault by strangulation, which carries a maximum penalty of three years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: At 3 a.m. July 19, Fairmont ...

Fairmont man facing burglary charge

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony burglary charge in Martin County. Carl Anthony Wade, 47, has been charged with burglary in the first degree, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $35,000 fine. According to the complaint: At 9:20 p.m. July 20, Fairmont ...