Letters to the Editor

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Church offering dinner To the Editor: The Christian Church of Fairmont is once again offering the community of Fairmont and the surrounding area a free Christmas dinner. This meal is being offered by the congregation in an attempt to care for those who have a need, and provide a warm and ...

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Support appreciated To the Editor: I would like to extend a special thank you to the Fairmont community for its support of the blood drive held last week at the Holiday Inn. Thanks to all donors who braved the cold weather to come out and donate blood. Thanks to the Sentinel and Photo Press ...

Surplus more likely than deficit

Surplus more likely than deficit To the Editor: Minnesota Management and Budget officials recently released the November state budget forecast, showing a projected $188 million deficit due to lower-than-expected revenues based on assumptions about federal legislation and U.S. GDP and wage ...

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Junking up the land To the Editor: A short introduction of the author — my Martin County roots go very deep. My grandfather, Herman Rosenberg, came to this county in the early 1880s at 4 years old with his family. My farm is within a mile of the first Martin County homestead site. I am ...

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Not our responsibility To the Editor: With the snow season fast approaching, I write this letter to the editor because I am not satisfied with the response I received from Fairmont city administrator Mike Humpal when I questioned him about the snow plowing the city does in the winter. I ...

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Funding appreciated To the Editor: On behalf of the Fairmont Community Education and Recreation adult and youth basketball program, I would like to express my thanks to Martin County Area Foundation for its donation of grant funds to purchase a portable scoreboard for CER basketball ...

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Donation appreciated To the Editor: On behalf of the Focus on Fairmont Committee, we would like to thank Martin County Area Foundation for its generous donation for the banners and flower baskets that line the streets and brighten our city. These flowers and banners are great reminders ...

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Getting closer to goal To the Editor: Project 1590 subcommittee “Kids Just Want to Have Fun” would like to acknowledge and thank Martin County Area Foundation for the recent grant of $3,900. This money will assist in the purchase and installation of an indoor play structure in Five ...

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Contribution appreciated To the Editor: On behalf of the Martin County Historical Society board of directors, I would like to acknowledge and thank Darwin Roberts for his generous financial contribution to our organization. This donation will serve to help the Historical Society continue ...

Historical Society offers thanks

Historical Society offers thanks To the Editor: On behalf of the Martin County Historical Society board of directors, I would like to acknowledge and thank Martin County Youth Foundation for its grant in the amount of $600 to our organization. This grant will enable us to continue to fund ...

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Heritage Acres grateful To the Editor: The membership of Heritage Acres would like to thank Darwin Roberts for his generous financial gift. The funds will be used to further the educational integrity of the displays being donated. This will involve cataloging each item with the donor’s ...

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Fire department offers thanks To the Editor: The city of Trimont’s Fire Department expresses sincere gratitude to the Martin County Area Foundation for its recent monetary gift of $4,000 to purchase deck guns for the grass rig. The deck guns are instrumental in fighting grass fires in our ...

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IHD appreciates grant To the Editor: On behalf of the Interlaken Heritage Days committee, I would like to thank the Martin County Area Foundation for awarding us a grant in the amount of $10,000 in support of our 30th anniversary event in 2018. The foundation’s contributions to the area ...

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Grateful for donation To the Editor: On behalf of the Martin County Historical Society board of directors, I would like to express our appreciation to the Martin County Area Foundation for its support in providing us with a grant in the amount of $4,125 to replace a failed air-conditioning ...

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Hot Meals needs your help To the Editor: Fairmont Hot Meals on Wheels needs three people to join the board of directors: one person to be volunteer chair, one person to be route chair and one person to be contact chair. Most everything can be done on the computer. The service groups and ...

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Enjoying the feeling To the Editor: Feel the breeze on your skin, as you’re walking, smells of fall in the air. Fall flowers show off their beauty, bees and butterflies getting their last taste of nectar before moving on. Touching of the sparkling rock down Fairmont’s beauty of all the ...

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Feds allow extension To the Editor: On Oct. 18, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security formally granted Minnesota a one-year extension to comply with federal REAL ID standards. The new extension will expire on Oct. 10, 2018. The extension gives Minnesota enough time to prepare to issue ...

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Help fight pornography To the Editor: Starting on the last Sunday in October, the local Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Joan of Arc #691 of Blue Earth will join in a nationwide fight against pornography. This week has been named White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) Week and is ...

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CREST makes move To the Editor: On behalf of the CREST board of directors and staff, we would like to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to the administration and staff at the Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center for housing our CREST office in their facility for the past 15 ...

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Grateful for article To the Editor: Judy Bryan did outstanding work telling the story of a recent PEO Program for Continuing Education grant to a local woman. Ms. Bryan remains one of the finest reporters in the area. She is easy to work with and tells a story in an interesting and ...