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Sherburn American Legion to hold bingo party

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SHERBURN — The streets of Sherburn will be full of trick-or-treaters tonight, so please watch out for them. Make this a fun and safe Halloween. n There are two opportunities for the children out in costume tonight to enjoy indoor fun. Temperance Lake Ridge Senior Living invites youngsters ...

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Maurice Coupal, 69, of (no address given); Janice S. Wilson, 50, of Kingsford Heights, Ind.; Bamnet L. Woldegabriel, 30, of Little Canada; Juan D. Penaosuna, 42, of Covina, Calif.; George J. Heinzen, 44, of Greenwood, Wis.; each fined ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Monday, Oct. 29 2:56 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 700 block of Willow Street. 5:11 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 500 block of Home Street. 8:44 a.m. — Police received a report of harassment in the 900 block of East First Street. 10:26 a.m. — ...

In Fairmont: Teachers recognized at banquet

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The Business Education Committee of The Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce put on its annual New Teachers Recognition Banquet on Monday evening. The banquet recognizes new teachers in Fairmont schools as well as those who have been teaching in Fairmont for 25 years. For the 2018-2019 school ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Sunday, Oct. 28 1:44 a.m. — Police received a report of public intoxication in the 100 block of Water Street. 2:01 a.m. — Police received a report of a loud party in the 100 block of Shoreacres Drive. 7:44 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 500 block of Home ...

In Fairmont: Legion grows through Sons

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As the American Legion prepares to celebrate its centennial next year, Fairmont’s Lee C. Prentice Post 36 is putting into play some long-range plans to stem the tide of dwindling membership. The post plans to expand its brotherhood by creating a Sons of the American Legion chapter before ...

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Jakob C. Chilco, 27, of Mebane, N.C.; fined $125. Ashley S. Linaman, 33, of Kenyon; fined $145. Operate vehicle with expired registration — Harley D. Prentis, 27, of Wells; fined $115. Unlawful deposit of garbage, litter or like — ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Friday, Oct. 26 1:02 p.m. — Trespassing was reported in the 500 block of Home Street. 3:33 p.m. — A suspicious person was reported in the 100 block of East Third Street. 3:47 p.m. — A domestic situation was reported in the 1900 block of Albion Avenue. 4:23 p.m. — ...

Medicare change on its way

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FAIRMONT — Major Medicare changes in Minnesota are coming in 2019 that will affect thousands of people across the state. “There’s a change in the law that’s ending the sale of a certain kind of Medicare plan called a ‘cost plan,’” said Robin Thompson, information and assistance ...

Students delve into robotics

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Martin County West High School is in the process of creating a new addition for its students in the form of a robotics team. It will be supervised and led by math teacher Cory Sheldahl, who is new to the school staff but comes with more than 25 years of teaching experience. Sheldahl discussed ...

Sherburn man facing drug charge

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FAIRMONT — A Sherburn man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Grant Aaron Roesner, 19, has been charged with drug possession in the third degree, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Oct. 13, a Fairmont police ...

Be on lookout on Halloween

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CEYLON — Halloween will be on Wednesday. Please be extra alert for children who may not be watching for traffic in their haste to find candy. Parents: Please make sure the costume allows the children to see clearly. Have a safe Halloween. n Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Ceylon ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Terrence L. Groff, 58, of Trevose, Pa.; Mirian R. Vallette Fuentes, 59, of Fairmont; each fined $125. Kayla M. Janachovsky, 20, of Jasper; fined $135. Eddy R. Donis, 30, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; fined $225. No parking violation-time restriction ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Thursday, Oct. 25 10:59 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint from the 2200 block of North State Street. 11:30 a.m. — Police received a report of theft in the 600 block of East Second Street. 4:47 p.m. — Police received a report of harassment in the 200 block of Lake ...

Zarling running as write-in

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FAIRMONT — Capitulating to requests from local citizens, Jim Zarling, incumbent Ward 3 representative on the Fairmont City Council, has filed as a write-in candidate for re-election to a second four-year term. Prior to Zarling’s decision, Randy Lubenow was running unopposed for the Ward 3 ...

Meeker now facing more charges

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TRUMAN — A Truman man charged with third-degree murder in the overdose death of a 24-year-old Fairmont woman in August is facing additional felony charges in Martin County. Troy Michael Meeker, 51, has been charged with drug possession in the first degree, which carries a maximum penalty of ...

Man faces domestic assault count

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SHERBURN — A Sherburn man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Manuel Trevino Jr., 31, has been charged with domestic assault, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Oct. 13, a Sherburn-Welcome police officer ...

Help kids shop with cop

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WELCOME — There will be a candidates forum at 7 p.m. Monday at the Sherburn Theatre in Sherburn. Candidates for state representative, Heather Klassen and Bob Gunther; and candidates for county commissioner, Richard Koons and Dan Schmidtke, will be present. The candidates for mayor of ...

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Christina L. Reeves, 33, of Minneapolis; fined $125. Improper change of course or fails to signal lane change — Ahmed Bakari, 36, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; fined $135. Forestry violation-open burning of prohibited garbage — Angela M. Arndt, ...

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Police

DUNNELL Wednesday, Oct. 24 6:22 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 200 block of North Olson Drive. FAIRMONT Wednesday, Oct. 24 12:01 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 500 block of Home Street. 1:05 p.m. — Police received a report of criminal damage to property ...