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Federated REA slates annual meeting
The Federated Rural Electric Association annual meeting will be Wednesday. Because of COVID-19 precautions, members will do “drive-in” voting, with the schedule as follows: The meeting will be called to order at 11 a.m. at the Martin County Fairgrounds in Fairmont. “Drive-in” voting will occur until 1 p.m., at which time the meeting will adjourn to the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Jackson. The meeting will reconvene at the Jackson County Fairgrounds at 4:30 p.m., with “drive-in” voting from 4:30-6:30 p.m. A brief business meeting will commence at 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Fairgrounds south of the grandstand, allowing members to participate by car. Members may vote at either location. The meeting can be heard on the radio on FM 105.7.
Lydia Kerekes of Fairmont graduated and was awarded a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with summa cum laude honors during a commencement ceremony July 18 at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.