People and Events

Retired highway workers to meet

Retired Martin County highway workers and/or spouses will meet for breakfast 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont.

Service Club to hold Tuesday meeting

Fairmont Service Club will meet noon Tuesday, June 13, at the Best Western Hotel in Fairmont. The program this week will feature Stephanie Busiahn, Director, Fairmont Community Education and Recreation. The public is always welcome to join club members for these programs. For more information, please call president, Gary Schaub, at (507) 236-6701.

CER to offer upcoming community activity

Fairmont Community Education & Recreation (CER) will offer an upcoming community activity. Legend Quest – Pirates Cove for youth entering grades 3-6 will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 and 29, at the Southern MN Educational Campus, 115 South Park St. in Fairmont.

This game is designed to promote players problem-solving, creativity, imagination and social abilities. Participants will be able to create and customize a character, make decisions and navigate the game in their own unique way. Each game world has endless choices, side quests and treasure hunts that each player will have to encounter during the game. Outcome of choices will have positive and/or negative results for their character. Players roll dice, solve puzzles and compete in physical and mental challenges while they battle their enemies, form alliances, survive dangerous wildlife, upgrade character skills and armor and collect gold coins to further their advancement in the game. If your character makes too many wrong decisions and doesn’t survive, you must turn in all your belongings and start over from the beginning. This is the ultimate life-sized board game. Class fee is $30. For any further questions, call CER at (507) 235-3141.

Library to host “Friends” Trivia at Fairmont Brewing Co.

Join library staff for Friends Trivia Night beginning 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Fairmont Brewing Co., 414 Downtown Plaza in Fairmont. Work solo or in pairs to see who can answer the most trivia questions correctly. This program is geared for adults and registration is not required. Drinks are available for purchase at the event.

College News

The following area students recently graduated and were awarded degrees and honors during commencement ceremonies held May 11-13 at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa: Fairmont — Riley Chaffee, bachelor’s degree in agronomy, Nicholas Eversman, master’s degree in accounting, Michael Maakestad, bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, Abigail Tonder, bachelor’s degree in elementary education (summa cum laude).


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