People & Events

Exchange Club to plant garden

Fairmont Exchange Club will plant a butterfly garden in the former prairie dog site (just east of the Heritage Acres entrance) on W. Lake Ave. in Fairmont. Residents thinning out their perennials that attract butterflies (trumpet vine, astilbe, cone flower, carnation, painted daisy, orange glory and others) who would like to donate some settings may do so. Club members will pick up and transplant them. For more information, call Alice Barnes at (507) 236-1137.

Social media breakfast slated for Tuesday

The Fairmont Area Social Media breakfast will be 9 a.m. Tuesday at Southern Minnesota Educational Campus in Fairmont. The guest speaker will be Liz Wheeler, who will discuss how to cross-promote local businesses using social media tools. All are welcome to attend.

Library to host sweet treats event

Children in grades 3-5 are invited to join library staff for “Sweet Treats and Reads” at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Martin County Library, 110 N. Park St., in Fairmont. There will be book-related activities, talks about new books and treats. This event is free and no registration is required. For more information, call the library at (507) 238-4207.

Woodcarvers set Tuesday meeting

CER Woodcarving group will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday in the art room at Fairmont Elementary School. Park on the south side of the building and use the CER office door. No charge. New and experienced carvers are welcome.

Truman class of 1959 to meet

Truman High School class of 1959 will hold its October luncheon 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at La Plaza Fiesta Restaurant in Madelia. All classmates are encouraged to attend.

College News

Dustin Meyer of Fairmont will receive the DGR Engineering Scholarship in water resources engineering in support of the Jackrabbit Guarantee for South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D.


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