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Feedlot inspection fee hike OK’d

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FAIRMONT — Martin County commissioners on Tuesday continued a public hearing concerning the county’s proposed feedlot inspection fee schedule. After some discussion, the board approved fee increases, although slightly reduced from original proposals. The matter had been previously ...

Blue Earth ups payment to firefighters

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BLUE EARTH — The Blue Earth City Council has approved a 20 percent increase to the Blue Earth Fire Relief pension, despite current efforts to cut the 2018 city budget. Steve Brown, Jeff Eckles, Chris Mathews and Dan Ristau, members of the Blue Earth Fire Relief Association, spoke to the ...

Beautification project begins

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SHERBURN — Martin County West Schools food drive for the local food shelves ends today. If you would like to donate non-perishable food items, please drop off your donation sometime today at any of the MCW schools. Each school has a collection box at the front entrance of the ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Bailey R. Stokke, 26, of Columbus, Ohio; fined $145. Window tint violation-less than 50 percent light transmittance — Kiley M. Ziemer, 22, of Alpha; fined $135. Possession of marijuana in motor vehicle-over 1.4 grams — Avery G. Stuebner, ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Monday, Nov. 20 4:01 a.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1200 block of Goemann Road. 5:48 a.m. — Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in Charlotte Park. 8:05 a.m. — Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in the 300 ...

J. & R. HECKER – NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published Nov. 22 & 29 and Dec. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2017 in the Sentinel) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS hereby given that default has occurred in the conditions of that certain mortgage dated July 30, 2009, given to secure an ...

J. & P. NORMAN – NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published Nov. 22 & 29 and Dec. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2017 in the Sentinel) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS hereby given that default has occurred in the conditions of that certain mortgage dated March 3, 1988, given to secure an ...

Bullying sparks outcry

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BLUE EARTH — At the Blue Earth Area School Board meeting Monday, concerned parents, students and community members filled the multi-purpose room at the elementary school to speak out against how the district handles bullying. The community outcry came after news broke of an assault that ...

Welcome tackles lead issue

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WELCOME — The city of Welcome’s water supply and its water mains are not the issue when it comes to a recently discovered lead problem, according to a city official. City Clerk Deb Hansen says the elevated levels of lead in the water are related to old piping in homes/buildings. Because ...

City: Bomgaars to open in May

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BLUE EARTH — According to a press release from the city of Blue Earth, the department store Bomgaars is set to open in early May, with a grand opening celebration in mid-May. On Thursday, Robert Hoffman Realty, Inc. announced it has leased the former Walmart building in Blue Earth to ...

Truman will get clinic title

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TRUMAN — Truman City Council on Monday viewed the draft deed from Heartland Rural Services to the city. Several months ago, as Truman Senior Living was about to switch ownership to Heartland Rural Services, there was concern about the clinic on the same land as the nursing home. Some time ...

Local man facing felony charges

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing felony charges in Martin County. Ramon Joseph Flores, 22, has been charged with assault in the third degree, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. He also has been charged with domestic assault by strangulation, which ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Sunday, Nov. 19 1:34 a.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 2200 block of North State Street. 2:51 p.m. — Police received a report of harassment in the 300 block of North Hampton Street. 4:01 p.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 500 ...

From left, Krysta Osborn, Milah Howlett, Bev Gerhard and Elaine Gerhardt peek around the giant turkey in front of Tami’s on the Ave. in Fairmont.

Decorations bring attention to Tami’s on the Ave.

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When sisters Milah Howlett, Elaine Gerhardt and Bev Gerhardt get together, they laugh — a lot. And if you physically can’t be with them to join in their fun, they have a special way of sharing that happiness through their sensational seasonal and holiday displays at Tami’s on the Ave. in ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Richard L. Flohrs, 70, of Ormsby; fined $145. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Jeremy M. Moore, 34, of Sherburn; Cory L. Salisbury, 46, of Truman; each fined $110. Failure to drive with due care — Patricia Plascencia De ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Friday, Nov. 17 12:14 p.m. — A gas drive-off was reported from the 200 block of East Blue Earth Ave. 12:48 p.m. — Lost/found property was reported from the 200 block of Downtown Plaza. 2:03 p.m. — An animal complaint was received from the 200 block of Stade Lane. 2:11 ...

Bomgaars opening in Blue Earth

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BLUE EARTH — A new retailer has found a home in Blue Earth following the recent closure of Walmart. Robert Hoffman Realty, Inc. has leased the former Walmart building in Blue Earth to Bomgaars, a retail chain based in Sioux City, Iowa. The Walmart in Blue Earth closed Oct. 3 due to the ...

Erin Meyers

Meyers named local ‘Teacher of the Year’

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Anyone who steps inside Erin Meyers’ fourth-grade classroom at Fairmont Elementary School notices how comfortable it is. There are several bean bag chairs scattered around the room, as well as fun lights and encouraging messages on the walls. “I want the students to feel comfortable and ...

Event to highlight local projects

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FAIRMONT — The holiday season is upon us, and soon families and friends will get together with a spirit of thankfulness and celebration. One of the things we can be thankful for is our local community. Many people seek to show their thankfulness by doing what they can to make the community ...