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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 ...

Library offers fishing gear

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FAIRMONT — The Martin County Library in Fairmont has been expanding its offerings over the past few years. It offers much more than just books. It has computers that are free to use to the public and it offers DVDs and audio tapes for checkout. Recently, the library started offering fishing ...

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FAIRMONT Friday, July 6 1 a.m. — A disturbance was reported in the first block of Downtown Plaza. Police issued a verbal warning. 1:12 a.m. — A suspicious person was reported in the 800 block of North Park Street. An adult was arrested. 8:29 a.m. — An animal complaint was reported ...

K. KRAHMER – PROBATE

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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published July 7 & 14, 2018 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN IN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE COURT DIVISION Court File No. 46-PR-18-564 In Re: Estate of Kristen J Krahmer, Decedent. NOTICE OF ...

Couple stays busy with bees

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Sometimes considered pests, bees actually play a vital role in agriculture and society as a whole. Local beekeepers Chris and Krista Thompson, along with their young daughter Nevaeh, are intent on sharing that information with as many people as they can. Their business, KC’z Beez, provides ...

Student earns rare opportunity with Mayo

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Lauren Scott just finished the Mayo Career Immersion Program, a free week-long learning opportunity at the Mayo campus in Rochester. Of the 40 juniors and seniors selected across Minnesota to attend, Scott — a senior at Fairmont High School — was the only one from Martin County and the ...

Ceylon festival coming up

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CEYLON — Ceylon Area Historical Society Museum in Ceylon will be open from 1-3 p.m. today. The museum is located across the street from the post office and west of the bank. The museum also plans to be open 1-3 p.m. July 15 for any visitors to the Ceylon Festival. Check out all the ...

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Fred L. Davis, 64, of Cincinnati, Ohio; Laura J. Gundlach, 27, of Madison, Wis.; Donna M. Trezza, 44, of Chester, N.Y.; Sergio S. Armenta, 46, of Denver, Colo.; Max Fitz, 48, of Warrenville, Ill.; Leo P. Frandrup, 67, of Lakeville; Neida ...

Police

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FAIRMONT Thursday, July 5 6:55 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 400 block of Water Street. 11:09 a.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the 700 block of East Sixth Street. 3:25 p.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious person in the 800 block of ...

D. GRAHAM – PROBATE

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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published July 7 & 14, 2018 in the Sentinel) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MARTIN IN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 46-PR-18-578 In Re: Estate of Dorothy Ann Carol Graham, Deceased ORDER AND NOTICE OF ...

Lytle goes above, beyond

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“When someone is going through a storm, your silent presence is more powerful than a million empty words.” — Mahatma Ghandi For 17 years, Darla Lytle has made life a little easier for chemotherapy and infusion therapy patients at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. Her co-workers ...

Man allegedly assaulted officer

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SHERBURN — A Sherburn man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Daniel Gaylord Hanson, 54, has been charged with fourth-degree assault on a peace officer, which carries a maximum penalty of three years in prison and a $6,000 fine. According to the complaint: At 1:55 a.m. June 20, ...

Local man facing felony assault charges

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing multiple felony counts in Martin County. Trevor Charles Knudson, 32, has been charged with assault in the third degree and with making threats of violence, both of which carry a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. He has also been ...

Summer festival slated July 20-22

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WELCOME — Welcome Historical Society Museum will be open 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Check out all the interesting items from Welcome’s history. If anyone would like to visit the museum when it is not scheduled to be open, call Marsha Williams at (507) 236-2034. n Legion and Sons of the Legion ...

Briefly

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Fireworks planned for today FAIRMONT — Due to inclement weather on the Fourth of July, the Fairmont fireworks display was postponed. It will now be held this evening, across from Ward Park in Fairmont. The display will start at 10 p.m., or when darkness permits. People are reminded that ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Steven M. Homan, 59, of Estherville, Iowa; Robert J. Thompson, 46, of Prior Lake; Carolyn W. Denton, 61, of St. Louis Park; each fined $125. Roberto C. Garcia, 40, of Madelia; Eugene R. Pahl, 77, of Amboy; each fined $145. Kalee J. Peter, 17, of ...

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SHERBURN/WELCOME Wednesday, July 4 10:09 p.m. — Police received a report of fireworks at the intersection of North Lake Street and South Lake Street in Sherburn. 10:36 p.m. — Police received a report of fireworks in the 100 block of West Cargill Street in Sherburn. A verbal warning ...

Camp site: More lanes necessary

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FAIRMONT — Martin County commissioners heard this week from Flying Goose Campground owner Gary Hanson concerning upcoming work planned on County Road 26, which is set to be resurfaced. Hanson sought to discuss the possibility of incorporating a passing lane and a turning lane into the ...

Opera House set to celebrate

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As the last Independence Day bottle rocket fizzles in the sky, the Fairmont Opera House is getting fired up for “The Wall” Community Day. It is a daylong family block party to be held Saturday focusing on raising funds for the capital campaign to repair the facility’s south wall while ...

Penny weighs in on child care crisis

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BLUE EARTH — Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation president and CEO Tim Penny visited with Faribault County commissioners this week to discuss the growing need for child care in the region. “The needs there are enormous,” Penny said. “We know the shortage is a huge issue, and ...