People & Events

Tractor association to meet Thursday

Prairieland Antique Tractor Association will meet 7:30 p.m. Thursday at McDonald’s in Fairmont. The public is welcome to attend.

Free soup meal this weekend in Fairmont

The Shepherd’s In, a new nonprofit, will serve a free soup meal from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the parsonage in front of the Martin County Historical Society, 304 E. Blue Earth Ave., Fairmont. There is no charge for the meal. All are invited. The Shepherd’s In is accepting donations so it can accomplish its mission. They can be mailed to The Shepherd’s In, 1446 30th St., Ceylon, MN 56121, or by giving them directly to Curt Moeckel. Questions can be directed to theshepherdsin@gmail.com

Dollars for Scholars plan fundraiser

Fairmont chapter of Dollars for Scholars will hold its annual chicken dinner fundraiser from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday at Knights of Columbus Hall, 920 E. 10th St., Fairmont. (In case of inclement weather, the date will be Jan. 28). The meal, catered by the Fairmont Pizza Ranch, will include chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw and dinner roll. The cost is $10 per person. Take-outs are available. Tickets are available at the door. Proceeds will go toward scholarships for Fairmont High School graduates.

College News

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Bethel University in St. Paul: Blue Earth — Lacey Benz; Fairmont — Evan Closs, Peter Erickson, Kale Fritz, Mariah Gochanour, Andrew Hagen, Anna Hernes, Benjamin Hernes, Tyler Johnson; St. James — Sandin Skow.

Sarah Tschumperlin of Fairmont was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.


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