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Class of 1951 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1951, spouses and friends will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. Kids fishing derby slated for Saturday Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont and Bass Seekers Chapter of Fairmont will sponsor a Kid’s ...

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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. Due to this being the fifth Wednesday of the month, committee meetings will be scheduled. The public is invited to attend. Class of 1953 to ...

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First Congregational offers free meal First Congregational United Church of Christ will offer a free community meal sponsored by the church worship board 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at their church located at 319 Downtown Plaza in Fairmont. They will serve bratwursts, hotdogs, brown beans, chips, ...

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Memorial Day events slated in Sherburn The Memorial Day program in Sherburn will begin 10:30 a.m. Monday at the city park. Four new flags to honor veterans Wayne Barber, Earl Burmeister, Ralph Crissinger and Willard Peters will be dedicated and displayed this year. In case of rain, the ...

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Library announces closing All Martin County libraries will be closed from Saturday through Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Also, summer hours will begin Tuesday in Fairmont. Times are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 9 ...

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St. John Vianney plans Sunday meal A free hot meal hosted by St. John Vianney Catholic Church will be held 6 p.m. Sunday in the hospitality area at the church, 901 S. Prairie Ave., Fairmont. The church serves a free meal the fourth Sunday of every month. Everyone is welcome. Memorial Day ...

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Eagles Auxiliary to sponsor fundraiser Fairmont Eagles Auxiliary will put on a beef and turkey commercial supper from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Fairmont Eagles Club, 1228 W. Lake Ave., Fairmont. Take-outs will be available. The cost is $8 per person and includes water and coffee. A cookie walk ...

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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 Eugene Borchardt, who will talk about honoring fallen veterans. The public is welcome. For more information, call president Wanda Johnson at (507) ...

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Library seeking information from community Martin County Library is working with the Fairmont Chamber of Commerce to create a map of the Little Free Libraries in town. Can you help us? If you own a Little Free Library, or know of some around the community, let us know. We need either a ...

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Social media breakfast slated for Tuesday Fairmont Area Social Media breakfast will be 9 a.m. Tuesday at Southern Minnesota Educational Campus in Fairmont. The guest speaker will be Ines Wingert of the Southern Minnesota Children’s Museum. All are welcome to attend. Historical Society to ...

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Club to hold bird house event “Bird House Day” will be 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Martin County Conservation Club on the south end of North Silver Lake. Visitors can reach the park by going seven miles south of Fairmont on Highway 15, then taking a right on County Highway 8 for 1 ...

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Class of 1964 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1964 will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Pizza Ranch, Fairmont. Trail’s ceremony planned Friday A short ceremony naming a section of the city’s trail system in honor of Joe Burns will be held 3 p.m. Friday on the trail near ...

Rapper T.I. arrested near his home, released on bail

ATLANTA (AP) — The rapper T.I. was arrested early Wednesday as he tried to enter his gated community outside Atlanta and was charged with disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and simple assault — but the artist’s lawyer called it a wrongful arrest. T.I. is one of the biggest names in ...

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Fairmont band department to hold concert Fairmont Area Schools band department will hold its 2018 Spring Pops Concert 7 p.m. Thursday in the Performing Arts Center at Fairmont High School. The fifth-grade band, sixth-grade band, grades 7-8 band, grades 9-12 band, will all perform. Also, over ...

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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 Wes Clerc, owner of many local McDonald’s restaurants. The public is always welcome to join club members for the programs. For more information, please ...

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Interfaith Caregivers offer lunch event Interfaith Caregivers will hold a “Lunch & Learn” Dementia Friends event from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Open Doors United Methodist Church in Wells. An information session will focus on five key messages about dementia. A meal prepared by IFC ...

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Hospital retirees to lunch Fairmont Community Hospital retirees will meet for lunch 11 a.m. Monday at the Green Mill Restaurant, Fairmont. Rotary Club to meet Rotary Club of Fairmont will meet noon Monday at the Fairmont Holiday Inn. The speaker will be Linsey Preuss, City of Fairmont ...

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Red Rock to offer music event “Galaxy,” a ’50s and ’60s band featuring area musicians Jerry Behnkendorf, Donnie Fausch, Glenn Henriksen and Mark Kurseth, will perform 7:30 p.m. tonight at Red Rock Center for the Arts, 222 E. Blue Earth Ave., Fairmont. The doors will open at 7 p.m. ...

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55+ driver program scheduled Minnesota Highway Safety Center will offer a 55+ Driver Improvement Course next week. There will be a four-hour Refresher Course taught by a certified instructor from the Minnesota Highway Safety and Research Center from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Monday in the community ...

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Diabetes support group meets tonight Jill O’Donnell, Mayo Clinic Health System-certified diabetes educator, and Julie Morris, Mayo Clinic Health System licensed practical nurse, host monthly community diabetes support group meetings the second Wednesday of each month in the main classroom ...