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CER announces upcoming activities Community Education and Recreation will hold two community activities next week. First there will be an Archery I course for youth/adults in fifth grade and up from 6-7 p.m. Feb. 26, 27, 28 and March 1 and 2, in the south gym at Fairmont High School. Use team ...

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Great Books to meet Monday Great Books will meet 9:30 a.m. Monday at Ginny Riedesel’s home, 620 Summit Dr., Apt. 306, Maplewood in Fairmont. The story is “Apollo” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie from their new book, “2016 The Best American Short Stories by Junot Diaz.” Blue Earth Area ...

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Red Rock sets Friday performance Florida-based duo Flagship Romance will perform 7 p.m. Friday at Red Rock Center for the Arts, 222 E. Blue Earth Ave., Fairmont. The duo will offer lyrics in acoustic folk, country, pop and rock. There will be a charge. All are welcome. Martin Luther High to ...

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Ruby’s Pantry plans food distribution Ruby’s Pantry, a community food outreach program, will hold food distributions from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at East Chain Evangelical Free Church, located at 507 280th Ave., rural East Chain. There are no income or residency guidelines. Ruby’s Pantry ...

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Early Risers to hold Wednesday meeting Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will meet 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. The program this week will feature Carl Wilcox, owner of Jessie’s Smokehouse in Fairmont. The public is invited to attend. United Methodist plans ...

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College News Taylor Christopher of Jackson was awarded a diploma in soil and crop science after the 2017 fall semester at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester at Riverland Community College in Austin: ...

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Red Rock to host artist open house today A meet-and-greet open house featuring photographer Terry Thimesch, formerly of Fairmont, will be 2-4 p.m. today at Red Rock Center for the Arts, 222 E. Blue Earth Ave., Fairmont. A collection of Thimesch’s photographs including landscape, wildlife ...

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Library announces closing All Martin County libraries will be closed Monday in observance of the Presidents Day holiday. Valley Quilters plan to meet Blue Earth Valley Quilters will meet 7 p.m. Monday in the Blue Earth Area High School choir room. Enter through door “V” on the south ...

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Class of 1964 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1964 will meet 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Pizza Ranch, Fairmont. Welcome Legion to host cribbage tourney Welcome American Legion Post 553 will host a cribbage tournament Saturday. Registration will begin at 1:15 p.m.; play will start at ...

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Class of 1948 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1948, spouses and friends will meet 9 a.m. Thursday at Green Mill Restaurant, Fairmont. Class of 1962 to lunch Fairmont High School class of 1962, spouses and friends will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Pizza Ranch, ...

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Exchange Club to meet today Fairmont Exchange Club will meet noon today at Green Mill Restaurant, Fairmont. The program will feature Carl Wilcox, who will talk about Jessie’s Smokehouse. The public is welcome to join club members for the programs. For more information, call Wanda Johnson at ...

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Rotary to sponsor trivia on Thursday Fairmont Rotary will hold “Trivia Night” beginning 7 p.m. Thursday at the Blazer Bar, 95 Downtown Plaza, Fairmont. The cost is $10 per person. Individuals or teams of up to 8 members. All ages are welcome. There will be eight categories of questions. ...

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Childcare association sets meeting Martin County Licensed Childcare Association will hold its monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. Monday at United Methodist Church, 119 E. Second St., Fairmont. The speaker will be Camela Moore, who will talk about licensing updates. Credits will be given. For more ...

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Great Books to meet Monday Great Books will meet 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mary Don Kislingbury’s home, 1961 Knollwood Dr., Fairmont. The story is “Mr. Voice” by Jess Walter. Prairie Star Quilters to hold meeting Prairie Star Quilt Guild will hold its next meeting Monday at Fairmont ...

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Interfaith Caregivers plan Sunday brunch Interfaith Caregivers will hold its annual Valentine’s waffle brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Blue Earth Ag Center, 415 S. Grove St., in Blue Earth. They will serve all-you-can-eat waffles, toppings, sausage, juice and coffee. ...

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Interfaith Caregivers to offer lunch event There will be a Lunch & Learn event, “Help Your Body to Heal Itself Using Essential Oils” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Hope United Methodist Church, Blue Earth. Please RSVP by calling (507) 526-4684. All those interested are welcome to ...

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Exchange Club to meet today Fairmont Exchange Club will meet noon today at the Green Mill Restaurant, Fairmont. The program will feature Tony Roesner of Fairmont, who will talk about Fishing for Kids. The public is always welcome to join club members for the programs. For more information, ...

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Garden Club sets Wednesday meeting City of Lakes Garden Club will meet 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Ranch Restaurant in Fairmont. Each member is responsible for their own meal. Please bring 10 valentines, which will be shared at a local health care facility. The club meets the first Wednesday of ...

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Class of 1960 to lunch Fairmont High School class of 1960, spouses and friends will meet for lunch 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Pizza Ranch, Fairmont. 3M employees to meet 3M employees, past and present, will meet for lunch noon Tuesday at Green Mill Restaurant, Fairmont. Legion Auxiliary sets ...

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Free income tax assistance offered AARP TaxAide is providing free help with income tax returns in Fairmont. Volunteers are available to complete income tax returns from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 17 on the upper level of First Congregational United Church of ...