People and Events

Early Risers set Wednesday meeting

Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will meet for breakfast and discussions at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. They will have discussions about upcoming activities and other club-related issues. The public is invited to come for breakfast and share ideas with club members.

Doug Ohman, Minnesota Parks Program at Fairmont Library

Join library staff as Doug Ohman shares his beautiful photography and stories from Minnesota’s State Parks. This event will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Martin County Library, 110 N Park St. in Fairmont. This program is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. With questions, call the library at (507) 238-4207.

College News

The following area students received degrees and honors during commencement ceremonies held May 3 and May 4 at Minnesota State, Mankato: Fairmont — Olivia Anderson, bachelor’s degree in psychology, Elizabeth Denn, master’s degree in special education, Marley Fuhrman, bachelor’s degree in biology (cum laude), Brielle Meade, master’s degree in counseling and student personnel, Marissa Naab, master’s degree in special education, Brooke Van Gelderen, bachelor’s degree in history, Andrea Westcott, bachelor’s degree in nursing (cum laude); Sherburn — Nicholas Johnson, bachelor’s degree in food science technology, Natalie Smith, bachelor’s degree in biology (cum laude); Trimont — Katie Ebeling, master’s degree in communication disorders (summa cum laude); Truman — Lily Mastin, bachelor’s degree in applied leadership, Halle Siegler, bachelor’s degree in psychology, Makaylah Thate, bachelor’s degree in psychology.


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