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Fleming benefit slated

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CEYLON — There is a cribbage tournament in Welcome today, starting with registration at 1:15 p.m. and play at 1:30 p.m. at the Welcome Legion. The public is encouraged to join friends and neighbors for a fun afternoon. n There will be a benefit spaghetti dinner and silent auction from ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Htu Paw, 48, of Oshkosh, Wis.; fined $125. Bryan W. Bach, 71, of Pemberton; fined $145. Possession of small amount of marijuana-no remuneration — Haakon B. Johnson, 21, of Blue Earth; fined $135. Illegal U-turn on controlled access highway — ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Thursday, Nov. 15 7:41 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the Woodland Avenue area. 9:59 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 600 block of Burton Lane. 2:23 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 100 block of Interlaken Road. 5:31 p.m. — Police ...

Elementary offers ‘Elf Shop’

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As the season of giving is upon us, Fairmont Elementary School is gearing up for its annual Elf Shop. The Elf Shop is an event for students in grades K-2 in which they are able to get gently used or new gifts at no cost to give as Christmas gifts for their immediate family members. Families ...

Local man charged with domestic assault

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing felony charges in Martin County. Nicholas Cassie Thimesch, 36, has been charged with domestic assault and violating a no contact order within 10 years of the first of two or more convictions, both of which carry maximum penalties of five years in prison ...

Fairmont man facing felony drug 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 drug possession in the fifth degree, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Oct. 31, a Fairmont ...

Cops helping kids shop

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WELCOME — There will be a Red Cross blood drive from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont. For more information, go to www.redcrossblood.org or call (800) 733-2767. n There will be a cribbage tournament beginning with registration at 1:15 p.m. Saturday at the ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Filip M. Ciolek, 29, of Arlington Heights, Ill.; fined $125. Mark V. Johnson, 61, of Swea City, Iowa; fined $145. Vehicle registration/permit/plates required — Luis E. Manzano Santiban, 53, of Fairmont; fined $115. Display expired ...

Police

Police

DUNNELL Wednesday, Nov. 14 8:07 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 300 block of North Seeley Avenue. FAIRMONT Wednesday, Nov. 14 4:34 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 300 block of North Orient Street. 2:37 p.m. — Police received a report of fraud in the ...

Freitag shares her journey

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Fairmont native Danielle Freitag will sign copies of her book “The Garden Keys: 22 Keys of Restoration – V.1 The Beginning to Israel” from 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday at Good News Bookstore in Fairmont. The book is available at Good News Bookstore and on action169.com. In it, Freitag shares ...

Police ready to go shopping

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The Sherburn/ Welcome Police Department will conduct its second annual Shop With a Cop event this year, and officers couldn’t be more excited. The program allows local law enforcement to develop positive relationships with children who might be struggling with social or economic needs. ...

In Fairmont: 71% cast ballots

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont City Council held a special meeting on Wednesday with a single item on the agenda. As the canvassing board for city elections, the council is required to canvass, or inspect for verification, the returns and declare the results of the general election within 10 days ...

STEP collecting old lights

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TRUMAN — Lewisville Fire Department’s feather party will begin 7 p.m. Friday at the Lewisville Fire Hall. Firefighters with badges are admitted free, otherwise admission is $5. The firefighters need your help for the operations of the fire department. n Truman Lions Club Burger ...

Ceylon plans to assess building

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CEYLON — Ceylon City Council this week discussed the repair of the building housing the fitness center and the museum. Wayne Walter removed the parapet and put tin on the back of the building. He suggested the council hire an inspector or engineer to assess the deterioration or valuable ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — James G. Benson, 43, of Blue Earth; Sean R. Baltazar, 23, of Detroit, Mich.; Lorrie J. Davis, 61, of Winnebago; each fined $125. Angeliki T. Diel, 54, of Seattle, Wash.; Kyle J. Snyder, 30, of Grand Meadow; each fined $135. Alexander H. Le, ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, Nov. 13 5:52 a.m. — Police received a noise complaint in the 200 block of West Christina Street. A verbal warning was issued. 8:19 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 300 block of South State Street. 9:03 a.m. — Police received a report of illegal ...

Fairmont talking about child care

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FAIRMONT — A town hall meeting was held in Fairmont on Tuesday to discuss child care challenges facing the community, and to identify solutions. According to information provided prior to the meeting, Fairmont has a shortage of about 80 full-time licensed child care slots. A core team ...

Teachers organization offers update

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont School Board on Tuesday heard from Education Minnesota Fairmont president Joice Forster, who spoke about American Education Week, which is this week. Forster shared a little bit about Education Minnesota Fairmont. “As an organization, our main goal is to improve ...

Library: Youth events go well

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FAIRMONT — The Martin County Library Board on Tuesday discussed the success of recent teen and family events. Noting that children’s librarian Amber Sternitzke is good at keeping up with what is popular for kids, director Jenny Trushenski noted success with a recent teen/tween after-hours ...

Tour of Homes coming up

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SHERBURN — Parent/teacher conferences for Martin County West Jr./Sr. High School will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the school in Sherburn. Teachers will be in their classrooms. Parents are urged to attend as there will not be a second night for conferences. If you’re unable to make it ...