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.
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.