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Card Club sets May 3 meeting

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CEYLON — WOW ... this is the last weekend in April. This Wednesday will already be May 1. n There will be a Red Cross blood drive from 12:30-5:30 p.m. Monday at Martin Luther High School in Northrop. The crazy weather this spring has caused some of the blood drives to be cancelled and ...

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Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Travis M. Andersen, 32, of Sioux City, Iowa; fined $125. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Stephanie M. Cummins, 33, of Fairmont; fined $110. Expired driver’s license-person over the age of 21 — Miriah S. Mosloski, 25, ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Thursday, April 25 12:14 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1800 block of Knollwood Drive. 8:13 p.m. — Police received a report of forgery in the 1100 block of State Street. 1:23 p.m. — Police received a report of theft in the 900 block of East Fourth ...

Fairmont girl, family wage courageous fight

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Four months have passed since 8-year-old Essence Leach of Fairmont was diagnosed with bone marrow failure syndrome. Since then, her mother, Jamie Urban, has undergone a crash course in the diagnosis and treatment of the condition. With her concentration centered on a video game, Essence pays ...

Lakyn’s Care aims to help people in Martin County

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FAIRMONT — Lakyn Sathoff is compelled to help people going through a difficult time. While there are numerous charitable organizations that offer compassion and assistance to those in need, these groups tend to work on a national scale. “They only want to do big things. I wasn’t able ...

Red Rock Center in Fairmont hosts student art show

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FAIRMONT — The 11th annual High School Student Art Show is on display at Red Rock Center for the Arts in Fairmont. Thirty-seven pieces of art are featured from students attending Blue Earth Area, Fairmont Area, Granada-Huntley-East Chain and North Union schools. The show continues through ...

Men facing felony counts

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FAIRMONT — Two Fairmont men are facing felony charges in Martin County. Dorian Lamar Stinnett, 27, has been charged with check forgery and Matthew Allen Burns, 28, has been charged with aiding and abetting check forgery. Both charges carry a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a ...

Street work ready to begin

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WELCOME — There will be a turkey dinner 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Welcome. There is a charge with a reduced rate for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and younger eat for free. The fundraiser is for stained glass window repair. The public is ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Tina M. Hofer, 50, of Aberdeen, S.D.; Lindsey A. Maloney, 36, of Truman; each fined $125. Christopher O. Petersen, 49, of Mahtomedi; fined $145. Traffic-prohibitions of stopping or parking on a sidewalk — April M. Rygh, 34, of Fairmont; fined ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Wednesday, April 24 12:40 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint from the Third Street area. 3:19 a.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 400 block of Victoria Street. 1:01 p.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 700 ...

I-90 work near Fairmont slated for early May

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FAIRMONT — With Interstate 90 construction planned this summer, the public was invited to an open house at the Holiday Inn in Fairmont on Wednesday to learn about the details. The $38.5 million project involves improvements along I-90 from Fairmont to Blue Earth. According to the ...

Food service veteran takes reins at Fairmont Dairy Queen

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Scott Vaubel, the new owner of the Fairmont Dairy Queen, appreciates the patience of his customers. Trying to fill a steady stream of orders is challenging by itself, but the task becomes more strenuous when staff is learning the quirks of newly installed equipment and working around new ...

Dementia has broad impact

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FAIRMONT — “Dementia” is an umbrella term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. Jennelle Cunning, a Fairmont woman, is a Dementia Friend. Being a ...

Golf carts need permits to operate in Truman

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TRUMAN — Congratulations to Elma and Merle Craig on their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married April 26, 1959. n Pat Jones will hold scrapbooking sessions from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 102 Seventh Ave. E., in Truman. If ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Judith G. Crawford, 64, of Rapid City, S.D.; Mark C. Dolan, 61, of Boston, Mass.; Anh M. Trieu, 46, of Manassas, Va.; Cody A. Hledik, 32, of Blue Earth; each fined $125. Matilde C. Flores, 48, of Belvidere, Ill.; Mussie Beraki, 40, of Morton ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, April 23 9:20 a.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the 500 block of East Second Street. 9:50 a.m. — Police received a report of narcotics in the 1300 block of Johnson Street. 1:35 p.m. — Police received a report of theft from a motor vehicle ...

Students ‘forgiven’ snow days

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont School Board on Tuesday approved forgiving five of nine inclement weather days for staff. There will be no requirement for students to make up inclement weather days. “Even with us losing nine days, we are still over in hours required for students (by state law) ...

Prom slated for Saturday

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SHERBURN — Martin County West prom is scheduled for Saturday evening, with the grand march beginning at 6 p.m. at the high school gym in Sherburn. Please note the starting time is much earlier than in previous years. There will be a $1 fee for anyone attending the grand march. This money ...

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Fairmont to host Arbor Day program FAIRMONT — City of Fairmont Park Department invites the public to its annual Arbor Day celebration on Friday. The program will be held at 1:30 p.m. in Memory Park, 600 Shoreacres Dr. (east of Lakeview Methodist Home), in Fairmont. Mrs. Finkbeiner’s ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Michael E. Barton, 58, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Kent N. Dahl, 63, of Granada; Hailey E. Schuck, 22, of Oshkosh, Wis.; James M. Shumski, 60, of Blue Earth; Osama M. Crishti, 20, of St. Cloud; Daniel L. Donovan, 64, of Albert Lea; Nicholas S. ...