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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.; ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

Students enjoy pitching in

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Volunteering for community service is a commendable way to give back to the places we live. This year marked a decade of Martin County West students doing just that via an event known as “MCW Gives Back.” From cleaning up ditches to volunteering at animal shelters and food shelves, the ...

PETT ready for more volunteers

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FAIRMONT — Parents and Educators Teaming Together, or PETT, is a group formed about eight years ago at Fairmont Area Schools. “They meet monthly to try to help organize activities and meet the needs of the elementary school,” explained E-2 Principal Michelle Rosen. However, there are ...

Card Club set to meet Friday

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CEYLON — Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Ceylon will have its usual 5:30 p.m. service tonight with communion, and will be followed by a fellowship potluck meal. Area residents are invited to join them. n Ceylon Legion, Sons of the Legion and Auxiliary will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

Man facing burglary count

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FAIRMONT — A homeless man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Troy Donald McFall, 26, has been charged with burglary in the first degree, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $35,000 fine. According to the complaint: At 629 p.m. Sept. 30, Fairmont police ...

Man facing felony charge

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FAIRMONT — A Springfield man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Jacob Timothy Amsden, 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 Sept. 22, a Minnesota ...

Cleanup day set for Oct. 20

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WELCOME — Welcome Legion and Sons of the Legion will meet 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Legion. All members are urged to attend. n Coffee hours for October will continue from 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Sherburn. Join friends and neighbors for coffee, treats and good ...