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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Failure to change address/name within 30 days — Kenneth M. Sandt, 31, of Mankato; fined $105. Failure to drive with due care — Mitchell L. Blankenship, 44, of Crossville, Ala.; fined $125. Possession of drug paraphernalia — Mario Patino, 18, of Blue ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Wednesday, April 11 6:36 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 500 block of Home Street. 11:10 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 100 block of West Fourth Street. 12:05 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 900 block of South ...

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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published April 13 & 20, 2018 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 46-PR-18-322 In Re: Estate of Beulah F. Wessel, Decedent. NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON ...

State, W’bago reach accord

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WINNEBAGO — Winnebago City Council has approved an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to share the construction cost of the upcoming Highway 169 resurfacing project. According to the agreement, the city has requested that paving and utilities construction be added to ...

Man faces porn charge

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Peter David Hennager, 58, has been charged with possession of pornography on a work computer, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Nov. 6, the ...

Strike Out Cancer event upcoming

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TRUMAN — Congratulations to Jack and Charlotte Jacobsen, who are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today. Cards can reach them at 400 North Fourth Ave. E., Truman, MN 56088. n Truman Public School will dismiss one hour early Friday. n Truman Historical Museum turkey dinner ...

Ceylon worried about Community Day mud

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CEYLON — Ceylon City Council members reported this week that mud on the streets will be a problem again on Community Day, which is Saturday. There was a suggestion that skid loaders or other equipment be used to clean up the mud, especially on the south side of town by the former football ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — James R. Hodge, 18, of Truman; Jill M. Spence, 43, of New Ulm; Nita K. Baker, 52, of Hanska; Mack C. Goodrich, 25, of Spirit Lake, Iowa; each fined $125. Tegan L. Hicks, 20, of Redwood Falls; fined $145. Failure to wear seat belt while in a ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, April 10 9:28 a.m. — Police received a report of criminal damage to property in the 100 block of Oak Street. 11:23 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 500 block of Home Street. 12:50 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1300 block of Adams ...

Report: School acted properly

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BLUE EARTH — An investigation of the Blue Earth Area school district’s disciplinary actions following an alleged assault has found no wrongdoing. In October 2017, four students reportedly assaulted a fellow student at a party in Winnebago, resulting in bruising and swelling to his face, ...

Tech ed offers career boost

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Career and technical education classes are catching on as many students realize that going to college for a four-year degree is not conducive, or even necessary, for the type of lives they want to lead. Martin County West ag teachers Jeremy and Jessica Daberkow and Stephanie Wohlhuter shared ...

Verizon plan: 5 ‘small cells’ for more data

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FAIRMONT — Today’s average household owns 13 electronic devices, including everything from phones and computers to thermostats and security systems. These devices use about 5.2 gigabytes of data each month, but within five years, increasing technology in our everyday lives will boost that ...

Students busy giving of selves

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FAIRMONT — High school instructor Chris Engelby on Tuesday spoke to the Fairmont Area School Board about the school’s blood drives and the upcoming community service day. Engelby reported there were two blood drives this school year. The first was in November, with a goal of 85 units and ...

Auction slated for Friday

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SHERBURN — Sherburn Civic and Commerce Club will host a soup and sandwich dinner and white elephant auction Friday evening at the Sherburn American Legion. The meal, at a cost of $6 per person, will be served from 5-6 p.m., with the white elephant auction to follow promptly at 6 p.m. Allen ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Austin R. Beeson, 23, of Wyoming; Samantha J. Leigh, 35, of Campbellsville, Ky.; Emily A. Lundstrom, 21, of Northfield; each fined $125. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Kyle W. Wirkus, 30, of Elmore; fined $110. Failure ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Monday, April 9 2:20 p.m. — Police received a report of a burglary in the 700 block of East Second Street. TRUMAN Monday, April 9 6:02 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 200 block of North Second Avenue East.

‘Quiet zone’ would be costly

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FAIRMONT — Over the past few weeks, some local residents have complained about waiting for long trains traveling through Fairmont, and the subsequent whistles from those locomotives. Fairmont City Administrator Mike Humpal sent a memo on the subject to City Council members on Wednesday and ...

Blue Earth Area touts positive programs

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BLUE EARTH — Blue Earth Area school board members on Monday received an update on the efforts of staff, teachers and students to make a positive impact on the district. Shannon Swanson, BEA youth development/service coordinator, spoke about the peer helping program, which is for students ...

Foursome facing drug charges

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FAIRMONT — Three Martin County residents and a Mankato man are facing felony charges in Martin County. Mariah Ann Twedt, 21, of Frost; Derek Thomas Johnson, 21, of Blue Earth; Dylan Jon Krosch, 20, of Blue Earth; and Brett James Van Maasdam, 20, of Mankato have each been charged with drug ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Sunday, April 8 12:16 a.m. — Police received a report of threats made at the intersection of Fourth Street and State Street. A verbal warning was issued. 6:10 p.m. — Police received a report of harassment in the 700 block of North North Avenue. 6:19 p.m. — Police received ...