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‘Fun Night’ coming soon

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TRUMAN — Truman Fire Department will host an open house from 5-7 p.m. tonight as part of Fire Prevention Week. Join them for hot dogs, beans, chips and a beverage for a donation. This year’s theme is: “Look. Listen. Learn – Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” n A tailgate ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Alise A. Morales, 30, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Lauro Romero Cabanas, 53, of Kennewick, Wash.; Jeffrey A. Heupel, 62, of Fairmont; Shelba Patricia N. Mason, 23, of Truman; each fined $125. James R. Malcolm, 52, of Atwater, Ohio; fined $135. Karley ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, Oct. 9 11:34 a.m. — Police received a report of trespassing in the 100 block of West First Street. 3:28 p.m. — Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in the 1100 block of North State Street. 8:17 p.m. — Police received a report of theft in the 1300 ...

Library: New policy paying off

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FAIRMONT — Changes made at the Martin County Library have improved the reported behavior problems that patrons and employees were experiencing, according to a report submitted to the library board by facility director Jenny Trushenski. According to county commissioner and library liaison ...

School hires business managers

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont School Board approved the hire of a new business manager Tuesday. Superintendent Joe Brown recommended the board contract with Bradley Carlton for a fee of $60,000, beginning Oct. 1 and running through June 30. Carlton is familiar with the district as he has ...

Farm workshop slated

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SHERBURN — The monthly steak and shrimp night will be 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Sherburn American Legion. Everyone is welcome. n A workshop, covering everything you need to know about asset protection for family farms and small businesses, will be held 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, at the Martin ...

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Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Haysam Bokku, 21, of Brooklyn Center; Eric A. Ludacer, 43, of Fairmont; Chad G. Lake, 46, of Fort Calhoun, Neb.; Kurt D. Suidinski, 45, of Hudsonville, Mich.; Ky B. Hamilton, 30, of Felton, Calif.; Robert C. Masterson, 45, of Chelsea, Mass.; ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Monday, Oct. 8 7:33 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 700 block of East Sixth Street. 7:45 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1000 block of North Hampton Street. 12:25 p.m. — Police received a report of theft in the 300 block of Woodland Avenue. 12:28 ...

FEDA approves $35K loan

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FAIRMONT — A $35,000 loan approved by the Fairmont Economic Development Authority on Monday will assist with the opening of Last Touch, a Benjamin Moore paint store, at 219 N. State St., the former Moore Medical building next to Subway. Reggie and Lea Heinrichs own and operate Benjamin ...

Council OKs parade permit

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FAIRMONT — An event permit for the annual Glows parade was approved by the Fairmont City Council on Monday. The parade, which kicks off the holiday season, is set for 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Parade line-up starts at 5:15 p.m. at Ward Park. The procession will head north through Downtown ...

Musician brings message with performance

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Sarah Peacock, a performing artist from Nashville, will appear at Red Rock Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Friday as part of its concert series. On Friday afternoon, Peacock will share an anti-bullying message with fifth- and sixth-graders at Fairmont Elementary School. Peacock has been in ...

Man allegedly made threats

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Dorian Lamar Stinnett, 26, has been charged with making threats of violence, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Sept. 28, Fairmont police ...

Briefly

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Mayo-Fairmont adds 3D scanner FAIRMONT — Patients who visit Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont now have access to enhanced technology for breast cancer screenings. The medical center recently installed a new 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) machine. “This new, state-of-the-art ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Makenna A. Carter, 19, of Granite Falls, Wash.; Alexander J. Ruger, 23, of Richmond, Ind.; Annaliese E. Wagner, 18, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Josie L. Johnson, 40, of La Porte, Ind.; Jeremy J. Provias, 38, of Black Lick, Pa.; each fined $125. Rebecca ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Sunday, Oct. 7 10:47 a.m. — Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in the 1600 block of North North Avenue. 11:08 a.m. — Police received a report of illegal garbage dumping in the 1200 block of Spruce Street. 3:42 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the ...

Sesquicentennial celebration: Methodist Church marks 150 years

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The United Methodist Church is celebrating its sesquicentennial anniversary this year, having first formed in 1868. Anniversaries are always special events, but especially when they mark a milestone event. As such, even though the church had a special homecoming celebration on September 16, the ...

Elmore woman glad to help

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SHERBURN — About a year ago, there was a news article about a benefit for Rachel Schafer, formerly of Sherburn. Pamela Tandberg of Elmore saw the article. She had always wanted to donate a kidney, so she began to advocate for Rachel and planned to be tested to give her a ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Ronnie F. White, 55, of Trimont was convicted of emergency telephone calls/communication-interrupt, interfere, impede or disrupt 911 call; fined $585, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 335 days for two years, credit for time served 30 days, two years supervised ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Friday, Oct. 5 9:49 p.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 500 block of North Orient Street. 11:38 a.m. — Police received a report of theft in the 500 block of East Second Street. 12:56 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1000 block of South Orient ...

Guard: Armory still open

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont National Guard Armory is not closing. The Armory remains home to the 105 members of Battery C 1st Battalion 125th Field Artillery Unit. The Armory also remains available to rent. Don Kerr, executive director of the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs in St. ...