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County studies arena drainage

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FAIRMONT — Calvin Saxton of the Martin County Fair Board updated county commissioners Tuesday on drainage issues at the Martin County Arena, which is located at the fairgrounds. Commissioners believe the topic deserves more discussion, and ultimately chose to delve into the matter at a ...

Courthouse in Blue Earth to see repairs

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BLUE EARTH — Bob Mickelson of ISG Engineering and Faribault County commissioners talked about some exterior renovations to the courthouse on Tuesday. Mickelson said the building is ready to undergo maintenance. The work will consist of “tuck pointing” and roof repairs to help preserve ...

Blue Earth plans butterfly garden

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BLUE EARTH — Blue Earth City Council on Tuesday discussed a plan to create a butterfly and rain garden park in Blue Earth. The park will be located at the corner of Sixth and Main streets. The planting of trees in preparation for the park has already begun, and council members mentioned ...

Book fair set in Sherburn

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SHERBURN — Don’t forget the book fair going on all this week at the Martin County West Elementary School in Sherburn. The public is invited to stop by as the elementary school library is full of books for you to look over and purchase if you would like. The book fair will be open from 3-5 ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Bobbie A. Heibert, 24, of Truman; Alberto H. Rivera, 30, of Mason City, Iowa; each fined $125. Victoria L. Smith, 74, of Fairmont; fined $145. Expired registration — Paige L. Redenius, 19, of Fairmont; fined $115. Failure to drive with due ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Monday, Feb. 20 1:30 a.m. — Police rendered assistance to an ambulance in the 800 block of East Fourth Street. 8:55 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 2000 block of Albion Avenue. A verbal warning was issued. 9:40 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint ...

Girl Scout Emily Sokoloski has provided wooden caddies and coloring pages to help keep young children busy at various sites in the area.

Scout provides coloring caddies

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When people set out to identify needs in their communities, it’s easy to look at the big things, e.g. roads in need of repair, run-down neighborhoods or mentorships for at-risk kids, among others. Yet needs also exist in smaller ways, and meeting them can help make life just a little bit ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Steven N. Krumholz, 19, of Fairmont; fined $125. Toshia M. Jacob, 42, of Casper, Wyo.; fined $145. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Hubert L. Kerton, 75, of Port Clinton, Ohio; fined $110. Texting/use of electronic device ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Sunday, Feb. 19 12:44 a.m. — Police rendered assistance to an ambulance in the 1100 block of Indus Street. 11:08 a.m. — Police rendered assistance to an ambulance in the 1200 block of Torgerson Drive. 5:08 p.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 600 block of ...

Raquel Vaughn, right, chats with other students during a pizza party following a recent Project7 rally in Fairmont. Vaughn started a Project7, or P7, club at Fairmont Junior/Senior High School earlier this year.

Faith-based club helps kids grow

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Room E241 at Fairmont Junior/Senior High School is apparently the place to be on Wednesday mornings. “We have donuts there because, you know, we’re cool,” joked Raquel Vaughn. While donuts might draw some people to Project7 meetings at first, they soon find there is much more to the ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT ATV violation-operate unregistered vehicle — Matt C. Mohwinkel, 24, of Lewisville; fined $135. Instruction permit violation (person 18 years or older) — Stephanie L. Newman, 21, of Blue Earth; fined $135. Underage alcohol consumption — Caleb R. Lloyd, ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Friday, Feb. 17 12:35 a.m. — Police assisted the ambulance in the 100 block of Albion Avenue. 9:22 a.m. — A motor vehicle hit-and-run accident was reported in the 500 block of South Park Street. 10:20 a.m. — An animal complaint was reported in the 1000 block of South ...

FIRST FARMERS & MERCHANTS – CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published Feb. 20 & 21, 2017 in the Sentinel) CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Pursuant to Chapter 333, Minnesota Statutes, the undersigned, who is or will be conducting or transacting a commercial business in the State of Minnesota under an assumed ...

M. MILBRANDT – PROBATE

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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published Feb. 20 & 27, 2017 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN IN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 46-PR-17-149 In Re: Estate of Marlin W. Milbrandt, Deceased ORDER AND NOTICE ...

L. WENNER – PROBATE

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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published Feb. 20 & 27, 2017 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 46-PR-17-148 Estate of Leland C. Wenner, Decedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON ...

D. JOHANSON – PROBATE

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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published Feb. 20 & 27, 2017 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 46-PR-17-50 In Re: Estate of Dorothy A Johanson, Decedent. NOTICE OF AND ORDER ...

Highway 15 work: funds tied up

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FAIRMONT — At the last meeting of the Martin County commissioners, news broke that the upcoming Highway 15 construction project in Fairmont has hit a bump in the road. Original plans called for work on the $6 million project through the city to begin this summer, with the construction ...

Coalition taking on drug abuse

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FAIRMONT — The Martin County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition received some insight Friday afternoon that will carry purpose for years to come. In October, the Coalition received a federal grant of $125,000 per year for five years. The grant will continue the coalition’s purpose of ...