People & Events

East Chain church plans coffee party

East Chain United Methodist Church will host its monthly community coffee party from 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Rolls, donuts, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice will be served. Free will offering. Everyone is welcome.

Shepherd’s In to host free soup meal

The Shepherd’s In 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 for food and fellowship. The Shepherd’s In is accepting donations so it can accomplish its mission. Donations 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

Petrowiak meet-and-greet scheduled

A meet-and-greet artist reception for Matt Petrowiak of Fairmont will be held 3-5 p.m. Saturday at Red Rock Center for the Arts. Guests can visit with Petrowiak and view his artwork while enjoying refreshments. Everyone is welcome. Free admission.

College News

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall: Blue Earth — Gabriella Coxworth; Fairmont — Alexis Bass, Hayley Fogelson; Jackson — Jordan Biehn; Mountain Lake — Derek Harder; St. James — Morgan Malakowsky, Summer Mohlenbrock; Wells — Brady Berg.


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