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Regional Worship Center plans breakfast Regional Worship Center in Sherburn will host a community breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Monday at its facility located at 2 Crossroads Drive in Sherburn. They will not serve a buffet. The meal will be served as ordered. Donations accepted. Everyone is ...

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Retired hospital employee lunch cancelled Because of public health concerns regarding COVID-19, the Fairmont Community Hospital retired employees luncheon scheduled for Monday at the Fairmont Holiday Inn has been cancelled. Plans are to hold a luncheon Sept. 14. Policy Announcements for ...

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Prairie Star Quilters to hold meeting Prairie Star Quilt Guild will meet Monday at Sylvania Park, Fairmont. The guild board will meet at 12:30 p.m., with regular membership meetings at 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. There will be bench seating but members are asked to bring lawn chairs. Social ...

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College News The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2020 spring semester at Minnesota State-Mankato: Armstrong — Danielle Tirevold; Blue Earth — Theresa Eckles, Hannah Johnson, Vanessa Juarez, Robert Lindsey, Alissa Norman, Lindsey Norman, Anikka Wilhelmi; ...

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College News The following area students received degrees during the month of May from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls: Elmore — Zaine Stewart, bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering tech; Fairmont — Briclyn Bonin, bachelor’s degree in marketing communications; Kiester ...

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Sportsman’s Club plans shooting event East Chain Sportsman’s Club will hold a trap shoot event beginning noon Sunday at the club located a half-mile north of East Chain. Social distancing guidelines will be followed as needed. They will be shooting 25-yard practice rounds, then 16-yard ...

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Regional Worship Center plans breakfast Regional Worship Center in Sherburn will resume hosting a community breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Monday at their facility located at 2 Crossroads Dr. in Sherburn. During this time they will not be serving buffet. The meal will be served as ordered. There ...

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Tietje reunion cancelled The Tietje family reunion usually held in the summer has been cancelled this year. Next year’s reunion is being planned at St. Paul’s Lutheran in Wilbert. Policy Announcements for People and Events must be submitted by noon the day prior to publication. Type or ...

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College News The following area students were named to the president’s list for the 2020 spring semester at Rochester Community and Technical College in Rochester: Fairmont — Mitchell Prafke, Payton Walser; Good Thunder — Rebecca Rigdon. Claudia Bleess of Fairmont was named to the ...

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Public reading in the park Readers are needed to help present the public reading of Leo Tolstoy’s, “The Death of Ivan Ilyich.” This event will be held July 16 in the bandshell at Sylvania Park in Fairmont. If you would like to join our effort to promote books and reading, please call ...

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Garden Club sets Wednesday meeting City of Lakes Garden Club of Fairmont will meet 9 a.m. Wednesday at Lincoln Park in Fairmont. Participants are asked to gather by the open shelter. Social distancing will be observed, so participants are asked to bring a lawn chair and wear a face covering. ...

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Martin Luther to hold Sunday benefit dinner Everyone is invited to the “Celebrating Our Freedom” benefit dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Martin Luther High School in Northrop. The school’s board of directors will serve grilled pork loin, au gratin potatoes, baked beans, ...

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Mall playground remains closed for now The indoor playground at Five Lakes Centre in Fairmont will remain covered and closed until at least August, when mall staff and members of the Kids Just Want to Have Fun group will revisit the possibility of reopening. Sportsman’s Club plans ...

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Ruby’s Pantry to resume in East Chain Ruby’s Pantry, a community food outreach program, will hold a food distribution from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at East Chain Evangelical Free Church, 507 280th Ave., rural East Chain. This will be conducted as a drive-through event. Participants will not ...

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College News The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls: Fairmont — Brittany Bass, Briclyn Bonin, Taylor Crissinger, Gabriella Cristina Veloso Lima, Grace Higgins, Kyla Kainz, Garrett Myren; St. James — ...

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Soup meals to restart Thursday A free soup meal will be offered again by The Shepherd’s In, starting Thursday at the Blazer Hall, 95 Downtown Plaza in Fairmont. Serving is from 5-7 p.m. The free soup meal will be available every Thursday throughout the summer. COVID-19 practices will be ...

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First Congregational plans free meal First Congregational United Church of Christ in Fairmont will offer a free community meal 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church located at 319 Downtown Plaza in Fairmont. They will serve tater tot hotdish, chili cheese dog, fresh vegetable, dessert and water. ...

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Sherburn indoor pool to reopen Monday The Martin County West indoor swimming pool at the elementary school in Sherburn will reopen Monday with limited hours and activities. The pool will start with adult lap swimming, aerobics and special needs swims. Open swim, lessons and rentals will ...

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Blood drives slated for next week There will be two American Red Cross blood drives next week in the area. A blood drive will be held noon to 6 p.m. Monday at Hope United Methodist Church, 12080 380th Ave. in rural Blue Earth. A blood drive also will be held 12:30-6:30 p.m. Monday at the ...

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Red Rock plans virtual music event Red Rock Center for the Arts in Fairmont is seeking performing and visual artists of all kinds for a virtual open mic night. Live recordings will be scheduled for June 22, or participants may submit recordings for approval. A piano accompaniment is available ...