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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Brett T. Vanderbloemen, 46, of St. Paul; Alex J. Westendorf, 18, of South Elgin, Ill.; each fined $125. Kiely M. Sugayan, 22, of Chicago, Ill.; fined $135. Crystal R. Frank, 32, of Fort Dodge, Iowa; fined $145. Display expired registration — ...

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DUNNELL Thursday, April 18 3:04 p.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the Seeley Avenue area. FAIRMONT Thursday, April 18 7:21 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance on Downtown Plaza. 8:37 a.m. — Police received a report of a theft in the 400 block of East Fourth ...

Taylor offers insights as Master Gardener

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Michael Taylor of Truman is a Master Gardener through the University of Minnesota’s Extension program. He will soon lead several gardening classes for Fairmont Community Education and Recreation. Taylor said that to become a Master Gardener, one must first like gardening. “You take a ...

Historical Society event set

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WELCOME — There will be an Easter egg hunt for area children at 9 a.m. Saturday at Hansen Keck Park in Welcome. Thank you to the fire department for sponsoring the egg coloring and egg hunt. n Easter celebrations at area churches will be on Sunday, with a 6:30 a.m. service at St. ...

Man facing drug charge

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Grant Aaron Roesner, 19, 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 March 26, a Fairmont ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Matthew S. Wilson, 26, of Anchorage, Alaska; Kent J. Olson, 59, of Sherburn; Patricia L. Sandbo, 66, of Sherburn; each fined $125. Erik C. Diekman, 47, of North Aurora, Ill.; fined $135. Debra L. Wolff, 60, of Elysian; fined $145. Failure to ...

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FAIRMONT Wednesday, April 17 12:33 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 800 block of Willow Street. 10:02 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 800 block of South Orient Street. 10:25 a.m. — Police received a report of a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of ...

Steubers serve up change at Dairy Freeze in Fairmont

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Dairy Freeze has been a favorite of Fairmont’s for decades. From its signature flavor burst cones to its daily food specials, the local ice cream shop is a summer staple for many in the city. This year, Dairy Freeze will be run by new owners, the Steuber family, who will open up shop at ...

Easter egg hunt planned

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TRUMAN — Following is the upcoming schedule for Holy Week: o Church of Christ — 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday service with communion; Easter Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. o St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church — 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday Divine service with holy communion; 7 p.m. Good ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Jeremy M. Gottardo, 25, of Streamwood, Ill.; Marlon A. Rodas Gonzalez, 23, of St. James; each fined $125. Theft-take/use/transfer movable property without consent — Dean J. Schroeder, 49, of Wells; fined $50. Window tint violation-less than ...

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FAIRMONT Tuesday, April 16 10:36 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the Edison Drive area. 10:53 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 2600 block of Albion Avenue. 3:31 p.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious person in the Albion Avenue area. 4:22 p.m. ...

Martin County declares disaster

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FAIRMONT — Martin County commissioners passed a resolution Tuesday to declare a state of emergency in the county due to the most recent winter storm. Martin County Chief Deputy Corey Klanderud gave a brief recap of the volatile spring season and stated why the declaration would be ...

Faribault County seeking relief

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BLUE EARTH — Faribault County commissioners on Tuesday declared the county to be in a state of emergency. Scott Adams of the Sheriff’s Department addressed the board with the resolution, which was requested on behalf of the Faribault County Department of Emergency Management. Adams ...

Crews preparing Fairmont parks

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont’s Park and Street Department crews have started preparing the city’s numerous recreational areas for warmer weather. Nick Lardy, park and street superintendent, told the Fairmont Park Board on Tuesday that all but three of the city’s many docks have been put in. ...

Sherburn indoor pool re-opening

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SHERBURN — Don’t forget it’s hamburger night tonight at the Sherburn American Legion. They will serve grilled burgers from 6-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome. n The local Lions Club will again be in charge of an Easter egg hunt for children, ages newborn though third grade, in Sherburn and ...

Sherburn gets assessor report

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SHERBURN — Some Sherburn residents got answers to questions about property values and taxes from a representative of the Martin County Assessor’s Office during the City Council meeting this week. The representative explained that reassessing is done every five years, and 2019 will show ...

MCW School hires teachers

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SHERBURN — Martin County West School Board learned this week that the indoor swimming pool in Sherburn has been closed because the exhaust fans were not working. They should be fixed this week. The board also learned there was a leak at the Community Education office in Welcome and some ...

Truman pool opening on June 1

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TRUMAN — Truman City Council on Monday heard from Faith Clow, who said the pool commissioners met recently and decided to open the pool June 1. Clow said they would like to change the hours of swimming lessons and water aerobics. The pool would be open from 1-5 p.m. daily, but instead of ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Kathryn J. Hoskins, 58, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Cheryl A. Loughmiller, 51, of Fairmont; Robert M. Moorlach, 54, of Jackson; Dennis H. Hanson, 71, of Elmore; Breanna O. Kerr, 21, of West Des Moines, Iowa; Gina M. Vales, 39, of Buena Park, Calif.; each ...

Police

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FAIRMONT Monday, April 15 6:20 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1200 block of North North Avenue. 9:37 a.m. — Police received a report of shoplifting in the 400 block of South State Street. 10:44 a.m. — Police received a report of trespassing in the 1200 block of Goemann ...