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Ceylon: Time to clean it up

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CEYLON — Ceylon City Council this week reminded residents to take pride in the appearance of the town, especially with the Ceylon Festival coming up this weekend. Council members asked residents to keep their yards clean and presentable. They noted that most residences are well-kept. The ...

Couple facing felony drug charges

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man and a Winnebago woman are facing multiple felony charges in Martin County. Levi Scott Thate, 30, and Jaime Lynn Fiacco, 22, have both been charged with two counts each of drug possession in the fifth degree, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison ...

City gearing up for Truman Days

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TRUMAN — Register now for Little Miss/Mr. Truman. The program is open for boys and girls ages 5-8 who live in the Truman School District, or who attend Truman Public School or St. Paul’s Lutheran School. To register, contact Theresa Ricard at (507) 776-5583, Megan Ricard at (507) 848-5583 ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Tesfatsion T. Gebrekidan, 34, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Carolyn L. Hartman, 60, of St. Paul; Alex L. Scheffler, 29, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; each fined $125. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Stephanie M. Cummins, 33, of ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, July 10 8:10 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 600 block of South Park Street. 8:55 a.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the 2900 block of Lynn Street. 1:13 p.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the 700 ...

Ex-chief Brolsma injured in crash

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FAIRMONT — Former Fairmont Police Chief Greg Brolsma, 58, was injured in a motorcycle accident Monday night. According to a report from the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Brolsma was traveling north on County Road 41 when he collided with a deer. Brolsma was ejected from his motorcyle ...

Second board member won’t seek new term

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont School Board member Del Ellis announced Tuesday that he will not run for re-election this year. “I’m honored to have served with this group but it’s not in my plans to continue with it,” he told the board. “I would strongly encourage anyone who’s thinking ...

UHD acquires Smart Clinic

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FAIRMONT — United Hospital District and Smart Clinic of Fairmont have announced that UHD has completed the acquistion of Smart Clinic. The Smart Clinic location at Five Lakes Centre in Fairmont will close Friday. Dr. Timothy Bachenberg, owner of Smart Clinic, will join UHD and begin ...

Auditions open for kids

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SHERBURN — CREST is sponsoring a “Lunch and Learn” event beginning 11 a.m. today at the Senior Citizens Center, 21 E. First St., in Sherburn. The topic for the event is “Dementia Friends.” The goal of the program is to help people understand five key messages about dementia and how ...

‘Three sisters’ event slated

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BLUE EARTH — Rural Renaissance Project will hold a kickoff event Friday and Saturday for its pilot project at the “three sisters” buildings in downtown Blue Earth. Rural Renaissance is a nonprofit group aimed at bringing creative and entrepreneurial opportunities to rural ...

Briefly

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Red Rock to host art show FAIRMONT — Red Rock Center for the Arts in Fairmont will host a community art show during August and it wants to see what area residents have created. Family-friendly medias of all kinds are welcome — from acrylics, to wood, paper and fiber. There is a $5 ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Caleb J. Johnson, 18, of Blue Earth; Morgan A. Sellers, 17, of Mapleton; Catherine M. Glozik, 33, of Granada; James M. Parker, 50, of Avery, Idaho; Zuheily H. Rodriguez Roman, 23, of Dayton, Ohio; Nicole L. Steacy, 28, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Monday, July 9 11:21 a.m. — Police received a report of forgery in the 200 block of Downtown Plaza. 1:41 p.m. — Police received a report of harassment in the 400 block of South State Street. 6:31 p.m. — Police received a report of burglary in the 1300 block of Johnson ...

F. SLONEKER – PROBATE

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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published July 11 & 18, 2018 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 46-PR-18-598 In Re: Estate of Florence R. Sloneker a/k/a Florence Rita Sloneker, Decedent. NOTICE ...

Dayton pledges ongoing help

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BLUE EARTH — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and other state officials visited Blue Earth on Monday to coordinate with local leaders on disaster recovery plans and funding. Faribault County is among the places across southern Minnesota still drying out after heavy rains and subsequent flooding ...

City Council pleased with administrator

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont’s city administrator is doing a very good job, according to the City Council. The council on Monday released a summary of its annual evaluation of City Administrator Mike Humpal that was conducted during a closed session June 26. “The majority of the City Council ...

Blue Earth principal resigns

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BLUE EARTH — The Blue Earth Area School Board on Monday accepted the resignation of high school principal Rich Schneider, who has taken the job of superintendent at Yellow Medicine East. Blue Earth Area Superintendent Evan Gough said finding a replacement to fill the vacancy would be the ...

Ceylon getting ready to celebrate

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CEYLON — After a successful first year, the Ceylon Festival is coming back for a second round. Starting at 11 a.m. Sunday at Mondale Park, the event will feature vendors, a flea market, and vehicle show, along with food, music and a parade. Event organizer Barb Kronback offered some details ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Lynn T. Bardon, 54, of Richfield; Mark J. Clifford, 51, of Worthington; Christopher J. Hafeman, 42, of Poynette, Wis.; Allison F. Ziche, 25, of Verona, Wis.; each fined $125. Dylan H. Paulson, 23, of Trimont; Dylan M. Petersen, 19, of Fairmont; ...

Police

Police

SHERBURN/ WELCOME Sunday, July 8 5:20 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 200 block of North Osborne Street in Sherburn. FAIRMONT Sunday, July 8 1:02 a.m. — Police received a report of a loud party in the 700 block of East Sixth Street. A verbal warning was issued. 1:16 ...