People and Events

Welcome Festival fundraiser set this Friday

Welcome Summer Festival will hold their third fundraiser with a meal to be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at the Welcome Legion in Welcome. The meal will consist of smoked pork chop, baked potato, green bean casserole and dinner roll. The price is a free will donation with a $12 minimum. All are welcome to attend.

Children’s carnival Sunday in Northrop

Families are invited to a Children’s Winter Carnival sponsored by the MLHS Student Council and National Honor Society students, from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, at Martin Luther High School in Northrop. The cost is $5 per child or $15 per family. There will be a Bouncy House, nerf gun wars, and a variety of other games and prizes. Snacks, a toddler room and parent lounge will be provided. Everyone is welcome.

College News

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2021 fall semester at Alexandria Technical & Community College in Alexandria: Fairmont — Brandon Williams; St. James — Barbara Craig; Truman — Autumn Wolf.

Emma Hobson of Fairmont graduated and was awarded a bachelor’s degree in English following the 2021 fall semester at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.


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