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Sylvania Park to host guitarist, singer Mayo

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Opera House will kick off the Summer Event Series with P.K. Mayo at 7 p.m. Thursday at Sylvania Park. The show is free to attend. Donations will be accepted. Mayo, also known as Paul Kennedy Mayasich, is a guitarist, singer and songwriter from Minnesota. Awards ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Sunday, June 2 12:21 a.m. — Police received a report of a disturbance in the 2300 block of Albion Avenue. 12:44 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 200 block of West Lair Road. A verbal warning was issued. 12:55 a.m. — Police assisted an ...

Class of 2019 graduates

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont High School’s senior class underwent commencement Sunday afternoon at the high school’s gymnasium. The class of 2019 is made up of 129 students. Fairmont’s superintendent, Joe Brown, first addressed the students, along with family and friends in attendance, by ...

Hagedorn visits for Town Hall

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TRUMAN — Congressman Jim Hagedorn was at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Truman on Saturday morning for a town hall meeting. This was Hagedorn’s first stop out of 21 on a year-long tour across southern Minnesota. Hagedorn gave a brief update on what’s happening at the Capitol and answered ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Tejay D. Luhmann, 18, of Fairmont; fined $285. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Nathanial J. McCoy, 33, of Granada; fined $110. Ped./bikes/non-motorized traffic/motorized bikes prohibited on highway — Kiefer L. Eagletail, ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Friday, May 31 5:57 a.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the 500 block of North Grant Street. 10:38 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 300 block of East Third Street. 10:45 a.m. — Police received a report of a civil ...

GHEC gets new superintendent

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GRANADA — The Granada-Huntley-East Chain School District will have a new superintendent next school year. Doug Storbeck will be starting on July 1. Storbeck will be coming from his current position as principal at St. James Public School. He will be replacing Granada’s current ...

Clinic promotes summer activities

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FAIRMONT — Summer vacation barely has begun, but some parents already are searching for ways to keep their children occupied in a way that does not involve an electronic device. Mayo Clinic Health System has come up with an answer — actually, 130 answers — with a new program called ...

Ceylon Summerfest to be held June 29

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CEYLON — Ceylon Summerfest will be held June 29. Get your forms in to Linda Bakke today for any vendor fair spots by calling (507) 632-4509. Anyone wishing to be an entry in the parade or register a team for the bean bag tournament may go to the Ceylon Summerfest Facebook page. Bean bag info ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Salvador Berber, 53, of Rochester; Jessica B. Pluhm, 26, of Aurora, Ill.; Blake C. Schentzel, 20, of Lennox, S.D.; Smith C. Theiler, 31, of Plymouth, Wis.; Kaden R. Mior, 21, of Halifax, Canada; Annelise M. Curran, 25, of St. Paul; Rian E. Niss ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Thursday, May 30 12:05 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 600 block of East Second Street. 12:57 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 800 block of Johnson Street. 2:19 a.m. — Police received a report of storm damage in the 600 block of Adams ...

Truman PUC to be put up for vote

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TRUMAN — Whether or not Truman’s public utilities commission should be abolished will be put to a public vote during a special election on August 13. The decision to hold an election comes from the city council who has talked at length about the decision and set the date of the election at ...

Relay for Life to meet Monday

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WELCOME — Tomorrow will be June 1, and the first Saturday in June, so the Welcome Historical Society Museum will be open from 2-4 p.m. Come and check out all the interesting items about your town and area. n There will be a Martin County Relay for Life team captain’s and committee ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Craig F. Hartman, 54, of North Mankato; Amanda L. Bahr, 38, of Winnebago; each fined $125. Eliana Jo Davis, 20, of Winnebago; fined $145. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Michael R. Wiederhoeft, 59, of Truman; fined ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Wednesday, May 29 4:10 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 400 block of North Dewey Street. 5:58 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint at the intersection of highway 15 and Hall Street. 9:47 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 1000 ...

Clothing goes to disaster relief

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FAIRMONT — Our area offers numerous charitable endeavors that gratefully accept our donations of money, volunteer time and goods. The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 32 is one such organization whose philanthropic mission serves double duty by providing clothing to those in need and ...

Truman reading program begins next week

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TRUMAN — Merle Craig is celebrating his 80th birthday with a bean bag party hosted by his children and grandchildren. It will be held Saturday at the residence of Tony and Mona Weihe, 2044 230th St., Truman, but please RSVP to Mona at (507) 776-5051 by today if you’d like to play in the ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Brandon A. Sahr, 34, of Frost; Alexis A. Hammerschmidt, 27, of Chaska; Alicia F. Haughton, 24, of La Crosse, Wis.; Marytere Moriyon, 55, of Miami, Fla.; Michelle M. Vieth, 44, of Sparta, Wis.; each fined $125. Kyle R. Friday, 30, of Dresser, Wis.; ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, May 28 6:52 a.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1200 block of Goemann Road. 8:51 a.m. — Police received a report of theft in the 500 block of Tilden Street. 11:08 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 1200 block of North ...

Schools to work on communication

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FAIRMONT— The Fairmont School Board on Tuesday heard from several educators from Fairmont Elementary School. Kirsten Rosol, Ross Long and Kelly Sloneker, were present to discuss a book study that they led this school year. The idea came from Rosol, who had a book, “The paraprofessional’s ...