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FAIRMONT Monday, Aug. 19 8:27 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the first block of Downtown Plaza. 9:15 a.m. — Police assisted the fire department in the 100 block of North Orient Street. 1:17 p.m. — Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in the 700 block ...

Truman talks pool fundraising

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TRUMAN — The Truman City Council heard from Faith Clow, a pool commissioner, who was present on Monday to ask if the council feels ready to proceed with the pool deck replacement soon after the pool closes for the season this upcoming Sunday. The pool has been raising money since late last ...

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FAIRMONT Sunday, Aug. 18 12:27 a.m. — Police received a report of suspicious person in the 1400 block of North State Street. 12:30 a.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the 1100 block of North Orient Street. 2:26 a.m. — Police received a report of a disturbance ...

Wine, chocolate return to Red Rock

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FAIRMONT — Anyone who enjoys wine, chocolate or entertainment should attend the second annual wine and chocolate sampling event at the Red Rock Center for the Arts in Fairmont on Wed. Aug. 21 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Red Rock director, Sonja Fortune, shared that the event is free ...

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FAIRMONT Friday, Aug. 16 4:45 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 400 block of East Eleventh Street. 7:08 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 800 block of East Sixth Street. 9:37 a.m. — Police received a report of forgery/counterfeit in the 300 block of South ...

Prize pig bid aids in fight against cancer

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The 4-H livestock auction at the Martin County Fair began on a high note Friday morning when Lincoln Becker’s barrow quickly brought a final bid of $5,000 from Fairmont businessman Fred Krahmer Sr. The amount was considerably higher than the $800 or $900 Lincoln usually gets for his 4-H ...

Fairmont fall pep fest returning to its downtown roots

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FAIRMONT — Continuing with tradition is important when it comes to keeping people together. With that in mind, Fairmont High School’s fall sports pep fest this year will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Citizens Park in downtown Fairmont. Activities director Mat Mahoney and high school ...

Redi Haul marking 50 years in business

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FAIRMONT — Fifty years in business is no small accomplishment, and Redi Haul Trailers, Inc. of Fairmont is marking just such an occasion. First known as Fairmont Steel Products, Inc., the company was founded in 1969 by Clayton Leach, and is now owned and operated by his son, ...

All-school reunion set for 2020

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CEYLON — Tuesday morning coffee hours for August continue from 8:30-10 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn. Join friends and neighbors for good brew and good fellowship. Also, every Thursday, a coffee lovers group meets in Ceylon from 8:30-10 a.m. at Legends 2. n Circle of ...

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Sydney L. Allen, 24, of Canby, Ore.; Leonardo Hernandez, 29, of Des Moines, Iowa; Michael A. Gilardi, 51, of Spring Grove, Ill.; Lakia M. McGahee, 34, of Bloomington; each fined $125. Failure to drive with due care — Gordon E. Ruttan, 77, ...

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FAIRMONT Thursday, Aug. 15 8:46 a.m. — A civil matter was reported in the first block of Downtown Plaza. Police cleared the call. 9:56 a.m. — An animal complaint was reported in the 1500 block of Albion Avenue. 9:58 a.m. — Fraud was reported in the 600 block of East Fourth ...

Lutz Cancer Center ready to open doors

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FAIRMONT — The Lutz Cancer Center will open its doors Monday at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, culminating two years of planning, construction and preparation for a $1.7 million facility that will double the size of the existing treatment space. A public open house and tours will be ...

Grain tube can save lives

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WELCOME — Congratulations to the Welcome Fire Department on its award of a rescue grain tube and the training to go with it. They received two grants from CFS and Land O’Lakes and from the National Education Center for Agriculture and did the training on Thursday. Rural fire departments ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — James B. Middleton, 82, of Louisville, Ky.; fined $125. Tyler J. Ayers, 29, of Welcome; fined $145. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Brandon L. Loeschen, 38, of Fairmont; fined $110. Jacob A. Loughmiller, 21, of Welcome ...

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FAIRMONT Wednesday, Aug. 14 12:31 a.m. — A person driving while intoxicated was reported in the 100 block of South Park Street. An arrest was made. 1:02 p.m. — A suspicious person was reported at the intersection of Goemann Road and State Street. 3:40 p.m. — A civil disturbance ...

Green Mill, Blazer notch wins at Pork Cookoff

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FAIRMONT — Two new winners emerged at the 22nd annual Martin County Blue Ribbon Pork Cook Off on Wednesday evening at the Martin County Fair. After the Cup N’ Saucer of Sherburn snagged first place the last five years, the restaurant sat it out this time around. Green Mill Restaurant of ...

Ceylon eyes Main Street work

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CEYLON — A Minnesota Department of Transportation official updated the Ceylon City Council this week on the Highway 263 project slated for 2021. Forrest Hasty brought along a plan for Main Street. It includes “bump-outs” and 7-foot boulevards on each side of the street. He also ...

Truman PUC will meet Tuesday

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TRUMAN — Truman High School class of 1948 will hold its 71st class reunion 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. n Truman City Council meets 5:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall. All meetings are open to the public with a time for public comments or concerns. n Recycling day ...

Local woman faces drug-related felony

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont woman is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Danika Joy Freeman, 28, 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: On July 20, a Fairmont ...

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Alfredo Garcia, 22, of Rochester, N.Y.; fined $125. Eric P. Thiegs, 46, of Crystal Lake, Ill.; fined $135. Driving after revocation — Brandon D. Aukes, 38, of Blue Earth; fined $285. Jovany Martinez-Jaimes, 26, of Blue Earth was convicted ...