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Welcome prepares for festival

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WELCOME — Summer is in full swing, and that means area communities once again have a chance to get out and enjoy some activities with family, friends and neighbors. Welcome is gearing up for its annual Summer Festival this weekend. Beginning with citywide garage sales and moving on to food ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Alfonso Almanza, 38, of Austin; Tye K. Sanford, 25, of Plainview; Paul J. Shellman, 31, of Elkhorn, Wis.; each fined $125. Durjo D. Katuwal, 22, of Columbus, Ohio; fined $145. Eric D. Velzke, 28, of Kiester was convicted of driving while ...

Police

Police

DUNNELL Friday, July 13 8:83 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 200 block of North Stenstrum Avenue. FAIRMONT Friday, July 13 2:32 a.m. — Police received a report of narcotics in the 1200 block of Goemann Road. 3:37 a.m. — Police received a report of a motor vehicle ...

N. HOLTZ – PROBATE

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published July 16 & 23, 2018 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN IN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 46-PR-18-600 In Re: Estate of Nancy Lee Holtz, Deceased ORDER AND NOTICE OF ...

H. HOLTZ – PROBATE

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published July 16 & 23, 2018 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN IN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 46-PR-18-599 In Re: Estate of Harlin H. Holtz, Deceased ORDER AND NOTICE ...

New tax brings in $600K for city

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FAIRMONT — As the Fairmont City Council begins preparatory work on the community’s 2019 budget, a new source of revenue will require disbursement — more than $600,000 from the local option sales tax. Implementing this tax consumed more than a year’s time from June 2016 to June 2017. ...

Truman making transition

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Truman’s new city administrator, Bethanie Ekstrom, has just finished her second week on the job. Ekstrom is training alongside current administrator Monte Rohman for six months until his retirement at the end of the year. Last summer, Ekstrom married Andrew Ekstrom and the couple live on ...

Ceylon fest set for Sunday

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CEYLON — Sunday is the day that everyone needs to come to the park in Ceylon. The second annual Ceylon Festival will be held 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. At 10 a.m., the registration for the car, tractor, motorcycle and semi show begins. It will run until noon at the north end of the park. ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Kyle L. Munsterman, 18, of Fairmont; Matthew R. Ludvigson, 32, of Odin; Kyle J. Benson, 19, of Sioux City, Iowa; each fined $125. Nikole D. Kolden, 40, of Ormsby; Savannah D. Kalash, 18, of Fairmont; each fined $145. Failure to wear seat belt ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Thursday, July 12 12:58 p.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious person in the 700 block of Summit Drive. 2:26 p.m. — Police received a report of a theft in the 900 block of Hengen Street. 2:35 p.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 700 ...

Community center gets spotlight

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FAIRMONT — Is a community center in Fairmont a feasible project? If so, what components should be included so the facility is sustainable and successful? Gathering information to answer those questions encompassed most of the day Thursday for Jeff King of Ballard*King and Associates, a ...

Martinez offering outreach

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There is a new position at Fairmont Area Schools. Jessica Martinez is the community outreach coordinator. Martinez is fluent in reading, writing and speaking both Spanish and English. She will help the district with a variety of tasks. Martinez’s office will be in the elementary school, ...

Ceylon man facing felony

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FAIRMONT — A Ceylon man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Victor Anthony Cruz, 18, has been charged with theft of a motor vehicle, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: At 6:05 a.m. June 23, a Martin County ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Schad W. Fredrickson, 52, of Northfield; Autumn L. Roberts, 25, of Poplar Grove, Ill.; Mariah E. Gummer, 20, of Brookings, S.D.; each fined $125. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Jose A. Cornejo Jr., 20, of Hampton, Iowa; ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Wednesday, July 11 12:31 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 100 block of Albion Avenue. A verbal warning was issued. 3:54 a.m. — Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in the 200 block of East Third Street. 8:56 a.m. — Police ...

Till probe prompted by book

Police

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 2017 book that revealed lies by a key figure in the Emmett Till case has prompted the U.S government to renew its investigation into the brutal 1955 slaying, a federal official said Thursday. The reopening of the case had stayed quiet until the contents of a ...

City targets junk houses

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FAIRMONT — Seven “junk” houses in Fairmont have been tagged for demolition by the city. The houses, all previously owned by Thomas Unruh of Minneapolis, are located at 304 Woodland Ave., 26 and 30 Downtown Plaza, 850 S. Park St., 407 N. Elm St., 507 and 610 N. Prairie Ave. City ...