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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Jena M. Nowak, 41, of Fairmont; fined $125. Ellen H. Purdy, 21, of St. Paul; fined $135. Brady D. Axness, 21, of Fort Dodge, Iowa; Steven M. Zehms, 26, of Trimont; each fined $145. Adam L. Rasche, 35, of Fairmont was convicted of third-degree ...

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TRIMONT Sunday, Sept. 30 11:49 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 200 block of Beech Street East. FAIRMONT Sunday, Sept. 30 2:33 a.m. — Police received a report of a disturbance in the 100 block of East Fifth Street. 11:03 a.m. — Police received a noise complaint ...

Kahler offers look at batik pieces

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Char Kahler is the featured artist for the month at Red Rock Center for the Arts in Fairmont. She is a well-known community member involved in many groups and organizations. She is also a well-rounded artist who has been successful with several different art forms. This month, Kahler’s ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Alexandria M. Campbell, 48, of Gilbert, Ariz.; Iris G. HermidaMartinez, 25, of Los Angeles, Calif.; Martin Lavigueur, 48, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada; each fined $125. Larris W. Brummond, 54, of Truman; fined $145. Use of wireless ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Friday, Sept. 28 7:12 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 800 block of Goldfinch Street. 9:20 a.m. — Suspicious circumstances were reported in the 900 block of East Blue Earth Avenue. 9:55 a.m. — A threats complaint was reported in the 1100 block of Indus ...

Brodt focuses on the fun

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Fairmont resident Midlred Brodt is well known for her many contributions to the community over the years. Now the community will have a chance to celebrate her extraordinary life and accomplishments as she looks back on 100 years of making the most out of each moment. A Nebraska native, Brodt ...

Vaping by youth targeted

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FAIRMONT — A community conversation about E-cigarettes and vaping took place this week at Fairmont High School. It will continue around town. “E-cigarette use has exploded across all our high schools in Minnesota,” said Elizabeth Heimer of the American Lung Association. “In Minnesota, ...

City thankful for volunteers

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CEYLON — Coffee hours for the month of October continue from 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Sherburn. This is the last month for the coffee hours until April. Join friends and neighbors on Tuesdays in October for great brew and good fellowship. n A Red Cross ...

Briefly

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Correction An article in Friday’s edition included incorrect dates for the city’s annual leaf pickup. The correct schedule is as follow: o Section 2 — Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 – Residences between Blue Earth Avenue/Lake Avenue and Lair Road/Cardinal Street. o Section 3 — Nov. 5-9 – ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Jennifer A. Karge, 30, of Frost; Zachary L. Bambach, 33, of Chicago, Ill.; each fined $125. Deborah L. Mullens, 59, of Street, Md.; fined $135. Underage alcohol consumption — Nolan A. Johnson, 20, of North Mankato; fined $215. Adam M. ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Thursday, Sept. 27 7:50 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 300 block of South Prairie Avenue. 9:55 a.m. — Police received a report of a domestic disturbance in the 900 block of Albion Avenue. 1:04 p.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious person in ...

GHEC trims levy hike

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GRANADA — The Granada-Huntley-East Chain School Board set a proposed 2019 property tax levy Thursday. In a 6-0 vote, the board voted to set the levy at $200,000 below the maximum of roughly $1.8 million. Superintendent Mandy Fletcher said the levy is an increase from this year, but ...

Police seek mental patient

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DUNNELL — A Dunnell man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Phillip Harold Horswell, 50, has been charged with escaping from custody, which carries a maximum penalty of one year in prison and a $3,000 fine. On Sept. 23, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a ...

Man facing assault charge

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Lazarous Lazaro Thomas, 22, has been charged with assault in the third degree, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Sept. 17, a Fairmont police ...

Blood drive slated in Welcome

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WELCOME — Monday will be the first of October and senior citizens will meet for their monthly potluck meal at noon at the Welcome Legion Hall, with fellowship to follow. All area senior citizens are encouraged to attend. n Tuesday will be a busy day. Coffee hours for the month of ...

Courts

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Christopher L.G. Berry, 40, of Elkhorn, Neb.; John K. Dausch, 74, of Baldwin, Md.; Nyla J. Gerhardt, 60, of Fairmont; Richard J. Nay, 45, of Shorewood; each fined $125. Texting-use of electronic device while driving — Lincoln J. Erne, 20, of ...

Teen’s aim: Find way to help others

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Helping others inevitably means a little bit of self-sacrifice, whether in time or money. But that sacrifice can bring us greater joy than if we had kept our efforts to ourselves. 13-year-old Jazlyn Geerdes learned this lesson when she sacrificed some of her time and effort to help purchase ...

Meals on Wheels maintains tradition

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FAIRMONT — Meals on Wheels America is an organization that supports more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. The program relies on volunteers to deliver nutritious meals to seniors. Fairmont has its own program, ...

Homecoming parade set

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TRUMAN — Congratulations to Truman High School homecoming king Clay Gieseke and queen Alyssa Nagorske. n Plan to attend the community homecoming parade beginning 4:30 p.m. Friday. Then, from 5:30-7 p.m., there will be a tailgate party sponsored by Profinium. Truman High School alumni ...

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Michael V. Bateman, 45, of Cheektowaga, N.Y.; Kurt D. Misiak, 59, of Posen, Mich.; Holly S. Royce Reich, 56, of Simi Valley, Calif.; each fined $125. Chelsea K. Jenne, 25, of Lake Crystal; fined $225. Underage alcohol consumption — Jason ...