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Church moves toward re-opening

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The congregation of St. James Lutheran Church in Northrop was devastated when their church burned down on March 30, 2016. The fire had started in the sanctuary as the result of a lightning strike. The congregation of 225 has remained hopeful and patient, and soon will be able to start ...

Area ag land selling for less

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FAIRMONT — What is the value of ag land? Is it a good time to sell? Is it a good time to buy? These are legitimate questions, but unfortunately, there are no definitive answers. Now could be a good time to sell. Currently, there is less quality farm land for sale than normal, according to ...

Welcome reunion slated

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WELCOME — The Welcome High School all-class reunion is scheduled 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. June 30 at the Welcome School. Alumni will gather to reminisce with former classmates and visit the memorabilia corridor, where a variety of items will be available for purchase. Items include aerial ...

Coffee Lovers meet Thursday

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CEYLON — Blom Family Reunion will be 11 a.m. Sunday at Mondale Park, with a potluck lunch to be served at noon. All family members are invited. n There will be an open house celebration for Wayne and Karen Harder’s 50th wedding anniversary from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Legends 2/Legion ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Harold N. Anderson, 59, of Lake Park, Iowa; William R. Dickson, 46, of Lakeville, Ind.; Kyle J. Fleming, 28, of Champaign, Ill.; Kevin O. Green, 70, of Mankato; Jeremiah M. Claeys, 21, of Omaha, Neb.; Austin G. Anderson, 20, of New Richmond, ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Thursday, June 21 12:52 p.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in Fairmont. 1:07 p.m. — Police received a report of a haz-mat situation in the 300 block of East Margaret Street. 1:16 p.m. — Police received a report of a domestic disturbance in the 600 ...

McDonald’s sprinting to finish

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FAIRMONT — With only one short week to go before opening, there’s still a lot of work to be done at Fairmont’s new McDonald’s restaurant. The cooler and freezer are empty. There’s no french fries bobbing in the fryer. No special sauce or sesame seed buns are available, and there’s ...

All-class reunion slated

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WELCOME — The 2018 Martin County Relay for Life will be held 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Martin County Fairgrounds in Fairmont. Join them for survivor celebrations, silent and live auction, a meal, opening ceremonies, caregiver walk, band performances, food and games at campsites, ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Wednesday, June 20 2:45 a.m. — Police received a report of a criminal damage done to a vehicle in Downtown Plaza. 7:59 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 100 block of Homewood Drive. 11:43 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 1500 block of Albion ...

D. WEIDENBACH – PROBATE

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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published June 22 & 29, 2018 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 46-PR-18-512 Estate of Dennis Lee Weidenbach, Decedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ...

Programs seek, train local leaders

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FAIRMONT — Some people might be considered born leaders. Others might have had the role thrust upon them, but whether it’s a church, civic organization, non-profit or local government, leaders are vital to the success of any community. The Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking ...

Fly-in breakfast slated for Sunday

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Lions Club is inviting the public to its annual Fly In Breakfast that will be held Sunday at the Fairmont Airport. The event begins at 7 a.m. and lasts until noon. The menu includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, milk, orange juice and coffee. Tickets can be bought ...

Welcome rejects paint error

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WELCOME — Welcome City Council heard this week from engineer Travis Winter of Bolton & Menk about progress on the water tower project. The company painting the tower made a mistake and used Sherwin Williams paint for the primer. Winter and Sherwin Williams project development manager ...

Classic tractor ride set for July 27

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TRUMAN — A come-and-go open house bridal shower for Becca Hintz, bride-to-be of Dylan Tomlinson, will be 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Fellowship Room in Truman. Becca is the daughter of Larry and Kaycee Hintz. n Martin County Relay for Life will be ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Ryan J. Henneberry, 42, of Bernard, Iowa; Philip D. Demuth, 61, of Milford, Iowa; Myles J. Henry, 25, of Milwaukee, Wis.; Simon C. Lindstrom, 23, of Burnsville; Cody W. Lundquist, 30, of Windom; each fined $125. Rose M. Fangmann, 50, of New ...

Police

Police

MARTIN COUNTY Tuesday, June 19 11:02 a.m. — Authorities received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 800 block of 290th Avenue. 11:43 a.m. — Authorities received a report of fraud in the 1000 block of 90th Avenue in rural Sherburn. 12:48 p.m. — Authorities received an animal ...

Kayak kiosk coming soon

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Park Board discussed a variety of topics Tuesday, from the kayak kiosk at Gomsrud Park to the state of the Sylvania Park band shell. The kayak kiosk is installed but not fully operational yet, according to Troy Nemmers, city engineer/public works director. The ...

County reviews intern program

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FAIRMONT — Martin County commissioners on Tuesday met the individuals involved in the county’s summer youth intern program. Tammie Hested from Minnesota Valley Action Council was present to talk with commissioners. This is her first year in charge of the program. Fourteen young adults ...

Faribault Co. honors Legion

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BLUE EARTH — The Faribault County Commission passed a resolution Tuesday to designate Aug. 24 as American Legion Day. Veterans Service Officer Jenna Schmidtke and American Legion representative Don Amundson met with commissioners to initiate the request. The American Legion was ...

‘Learn A Lot’ camp slated

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SHERBURN — Grilled hamburgers with all the fixings will be served 6-8 p.m. tonight at the Sherburn American Legion. All are welcome. n 2018 Martin County Relay for Life will begin at 3 p.m. Saturdays and continue until midnight at the Martin County fairgrounds just west of ...