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Agriculture production celebrated

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EAST CHAIN — Project 1590, the well-known community organization with a mission to enhance the vitality, livability and health within Martin County, held its second annual “From the Ground Up” event Thursday evening at Hugoson Pork near East Chain. The farm-to-table event is meant to ...

LEARNING — Wendy Nickel talks with Faribault County Fair-goers about mason bees during her “Snips of Learning” presentation on Thursday.

Horticulture gets spotlight at fair

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BLUE EARTH — There is certainly some “buzz” surrounding the Horticulture Building at this year’s Faribault County Fair. “Snips of Learning” is an educational program through which fair-goers can learn about a variety of topics, all having to do with horticulture. For Wendy ...

Hospice is there to help

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FAIRMONT — It’s safe to say that many people are familiar with the word “hospice,” but also probably unaware of all of the services it can offer. Dan Biever is a hospice liaison for Compassionate Care Hospice. He came to Friendship Village in Fairmont on Thursday afternoon to talk ...

Historical Society museum open Aug. 5

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WELCOME — Tuesday will be the first Tuesday in August. It will also be Aug. 1. The City Council will meet at 6 p.m. at City Hall. All members are urged to attend. There is always a time for public comments at the beginning of the meeting. n Tuesday Coffee Hours in August will be held ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Leana M. Long, 58, of Rosebud, S.D.; fined $110. Careless driving — Caleb L. Nowak, 26, of Blue Earth; fined $185. Bonita Jo Burchard, 54, of Blue Earth received a stay of imposition pursuant to ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Wednesday, July 26 12:44 a.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle at the intersection of State Street and Prairie Avenue. 12:46 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in Cedar Creek Park. A verbal warning was issued. 9:18 a.m. — Police ...

Human barrel racing, one of the five event in the Ag Olympics, involved contestants running around barrels with team members on their backs.

Ag Olympics makes debut

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Kids, teens, adults and everyone in between showed up at the Faribault County Fair on Wednesday with their sights set on one goal: to win the first Ag Olympics. Analicia Swanson, the 4-H intern who has been working on the event, said the idea to have the Ag Olympics came from the fact that it ...

Man facing felony charge

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FAIRMONT — A Culver, Indiana, man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Joseph Carl Schaub, 21, has been charged with drug possession in the fifth degree, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: At 7:02 a.m. July 13, ...

World traveler lands CNA job at Lakeview

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Ati Anderson has been working at Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont for three years, but prior she had literally been all around the world. Ati was born and raised in Bali, Indonesia. She met her husband there and the two began traveling. The couple settled in Fairmont when ...

Earth Art class upcoming

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TRUMAN — Happy 90th birthday to Kenny Coleman who is celebrating his birthday Monday. Cards can reach him at 77118 430th Street, Truman, MN 56088. n Prairieland Solid Waste Facility will accept your household hazardous waste for free from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Wednesday in August. ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Kaitlyn F. Lee, 31, of Raleigh, N.C.; Gene M. Nelson, 68, of Mason City, Iowa; Lynda F. Harris, 73, of Clive, Iowa; each fined $125. Alexis T. Johnson, 23, of Fairmont; fined $135. Sinjin T. Bell, 26, of Frost; fined $145. Adam C. Carstensen, ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, July 25 12:07 a.m. — Police received a report of a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of East Fifth Street. 7:06 a.m. — Police received a report of criminal damage in the form of graffiti in the 100 block of Albion Avenue. 8:47 a.m. — Police received a report ...

A. SNELL – INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published July 27, 2017 in the Sentinel) ATTENTION: ANDRE SNELL INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF MINOR MALE CHILD E.A.A.S. DOB: 08/22/2016 BORN TO: MYRIAH FAIR 43 IN ADOPTION 2017 If you ...

City, providers seek deal

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FAIRMONT — Even though we might profess to hate them, electronic devices have become an integral and necessary part of our lives. Cell antennae are common sites in rural fields and atop water towers and tall buildings, but the demand for wireless signal has mushroomed to the point that ...

Sherburn talks about integration

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SHERBURN — Community members met Tuesday evening in Sherburn to talk about ways in which people with disabilities can get involved in the community. The meeting was hosted by Arc Olmstead Academy. In 1999, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregation of people with disabilities is illegal. ...

Welcome will see 4-way stop

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FAIRMONT — Martin County commissioners on Tuesday heard from Martin County Engineer Kevin Peyman, who provided a brief update on plans for the four-way stop at the intersection of State Highway 263 and County Road 26 at Welcome. “They’re thinking it will be done in the third week of ...

Children to present ‘Snow White’

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SHERBURN — Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre, a professional touring group, will present “Snow White” at 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sherburn Theatre. Rehearsals have been going on all this week in Sherburn. The performances will feature all local young talent and they ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — James H. Ihle, 32, of Blue Earth; Antonio Cirillo Jr., 28, of Moonachie, N.J.; Ryan A. Lidholm, 40, of Burnsville; Emily J. Walters, 23, of Fairmont; James R. Paul, 36, of Garden City, Idaho; Kyle B. Bauman, 23, of Walters; Lori L. Cummins, 51, ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Monday, July 24 1:34 p.m. — Police rendered assistance to an ambulance in the 1000 block of Bixby Road. 2 p.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the 800 block of Edison Drive. 2:15 p.m. — Police received a report of fraud in the 400 block of West Amber ...

Code change defeated

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FAIRMONT — A 3-2 vote by the Fairmont City Council on Monday resulted in some confusion, with Councilman Tom Hawkins claiming the motion failed, lacking a two-thirds majority. He cited City Code to support his claim. This left the rest of the council and city staff wondering how a ...