People & Events
East Chain postpones Memorial Day event
Because of public health considerations related to COVID-19, the 125th East Chain Memorial Day celebration has been postponed. A future date for a program and dedication of the Veterans Memorial at East Chain Park will be announced when it is safe to do so.
The following area students graduated and were honored during a virtual commencement ceremony May 15 for Minnesota West Community & Technical College: Alpha — Ryan Busch; Blue Earth — Bruce Bernal, Grant Madetzke, Athena Thompson; Butterfield — Edvin Perez Ambrocio; Fairmont — Savannah Ervin, Emily Kerekes, Brenda Lopez, Joshua Olson, Megan Robbins, Brianna Shriver, Carissa Thomas; Jackson — Sabrina Bloomquist, Lee Drahota, Grace Fields, Wayne Fisk, Blaney Johnson, Elizabeth Kruse, Chaise Madison, Timothy Matters, Cheyenne Minniss, Crystal Nelson, Emilee Polz, Brooklyn Schuett, Michael Schumann, Jeffrey Soleta, Brianna Stene, Matthew Strom, Patricia Vidana.