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Fairmont Chamber of Commerce will honor non-profits

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FAIRMONT - The annual Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce meeting and banquet set for Feb. 23 will feature a new addition to a popular segment. The 2016 Business of the Year awards have been expanded to include a category for non-profits. “We had done three categories — large, small and ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Wade S. Beavers, 46, of Rochester; fined $125. Jennifer D. Wood, 48, of Dakota City, Mo.; Anthony J. Freese, 25, of Pleasant Hill, Iowa; each fined $135. Dustin J. Altena, 35, of Asbury Park, N.J.; Todd A. Gilger, 29, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Friday, Jan. 20 12:26 a.m. — Police assisted the ambulance in the 900 block of Hengen Street. 3:47 a.m. — A suspicious person was reported in the 1200 block of Victoria Street. Police were not able to locate the person. 7:43 a.m. — Harassment was reported in the 200 block ...

Orlando Saez, co-founder and CEO of Winnebago-based Aker, holds up the eBee, a fixed wing drone equipped with various cameras and sensors that is used to provide detailed maps and collect data on farmers’ fields. Next to him is another type of drone that is used to spray for weeds along fence lines and other time-consuming areas.

Firm’s flights get data to farms

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We all know that technology is constantly changing the way we live. From communication to academics, the past century has been defined by leaps and bounds in both travel and knowledge, ushering in an age undreamt of for most of history. Farming is one of those things we like to imagine ...

Weather messes with speed run

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FAIRMONT — Everyone loves the mild January weather, right? You might think so, but for organizers of the annual Icekahana and speed run in Fairmont to be held Saturday, Jan. 28, the unseasonably mild temperatures have been a recurring headache. Year after year. This year is no exception, ...

GHEC adds board member

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GRANADA — Granada-Huntley-East Chain has a new school board member. Jessica Salic took the oath of office this week. Officers for 2017 are Bryan Nowicki, chairman; Robert Garry, vice-chairman; Chris Pytleski, secretary; and Troy Jensen, treasurer. Salaries remain the same: chairman, ...

Firefighters offer breakfast

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CEYLON — Ceylon Fire Department Relief Association will sponsor an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast fundraiser from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at the Ceylon Legion/Legends 2 building. The menu will include pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, sausage and beverage. The cost is a donation to ...

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Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Travis M. Goraczkowski, 24, of Swea City, Iowa; Michael J. Cegelske, 46, of Fairmont; each fined $125. Victoria S. Edgington, 21, of Fairmont; Alicia A. Thelen, 37, of Sherburn; Esteban Hernandez Jr., 38, of Alta, Iowa; Jacob M. Govern, 19, of ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Thursday, Jan. 19 12:52 a.m. — A missing adult was reported in the 1400 block of North North Avenue. 7:15 a.m. — Police assisted the ambulance in the 900 block of Liberty Lane. 8:56 a.m. — A disturbance was reported in the 200 block of South Grant Street. Police quieted ...

SJV plans annual dinner

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FAIRMONT — St. John Vianney School will hold its annual Dinner Dance Annual Fundraiser on Jan. 28 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Fairmont. Appetizers will be served at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the dance will begin at 9 p.m. Tickets for the event are available at St. John ...

TAKING A TOUR — Fairmont Area Schools Superintendent Joe Brown talks about the automotive shop of the high school on Thursday with Dan Solomon and Charles Sutton, representatives from U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s office.

School’s skills-training efforts in spotlight

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FAIRMONT — An endeavor to unite the educational efforts of Fairmont Area Schools with regional manufacturers and businesses has been in the public eye for a while, and has now garnered the attention of U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s office. As a part of his office’s statewide “Advancing ...

Cribbage event slated at Legion

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WELCOME — A cribbage tournament will be held Saturday at the Welcome Legion, beginning with registration at 1:15 p.m. Play will get underway at 1:30 p.m. All interested cribbage players are invited to have fun and good fellowship. The public is welcome. n Upcoming events include a ...

Briefly

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Blue Earth Area team finishes 2nd BLUE EARTH — Blue Earth Area’s Emerald Team finished in second place at the Blizzard Invitational Part 2 on Wednesday in Blue Earth. The team of with Ben Backstrom, Lucas Determan, Bryan Karp, Hunter Rock and Jacob Willette scored 86 points. Fairmont ...

Students put 3D printing to use

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Martin Luther High School is adding a new course to its science technology program. Introduction to Technology, Programming and 3D Printing is a joint effort of math and computer applications teacher David Bergt and science teacher Nathaniel Watt. They are using their experience and passion ...

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Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Donald D. Linder, 57, of Winnebago; Yadong Wang, 26, of Manchester, N.H.; Rollo D. Cyphers, 60, of Blue Earth; Tim A. Grathwohl, 39, of Granada; Joshua A. Mensing, 22, of Frost; Michael R. Pitts, 22, of Dekalb, Ill.; Hashim N. Alzayer, 21, of ...

Police

Police

TRUMAN Wednesday, Jan. 18 5:22 p.m. — Police rendered assistance to an ambulance in the 100 block of South James Street in Northrop. FAIRMONT Wednesday, Jan. 18 8:31 a.m. — Police rendered assistance to an ambulance in the 900 block of Victoria Street. 9:19 a.m. — Police ...

J. GRABIANOWSKI – PROBATE

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published Jan. 20 & 27, 2017 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 46-PR-17-33 Estate of John Grabianowski, Decedent NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ...

E. FOWLER – PROBATE

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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published Jan. 20 & 27, 2017 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 46-PR-17-39 Estate of Eileen Fowler, Decedent NOTICE OF INFORMAL ...