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Bake sale fundraiser Saturday

Martin County Humane Society will hold a bake sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Fleet & Farm Supply Ace Hardware Store, 1300 N. State St. in Fairmont. Proceeds from the sale will help with expenses for the animals at the shelter in Fairmont. Everyone is welcome.

Church on the Lawn in East Chain

“Church on the Lawn” services will be held beginning 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 23, at East Chain Evangelical Free Church, located three miles east of the village of East Chain. The speaker will be Bob Bardwell. Bob was injured in 1973 in a heavy construction accident leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. With determination and perseverance and his faith in God he chose to become a victor rather than a victim. He always says, “Pain, sorrow and disappointment is inevitable, but misery is optional.” The service includes live band worship, bible teaching and wonderful kids program. Prior to the service, donuts and coffee will be served at 10 a.m. Bring your lawn chair and a friend. Stay after for Grathwohl Bros. Pork Chops & O’Scoops Ice Cream. The public is welcome. In case of inclement weather, they will meet inside the church.

June free meal Sunday at SJV

St. John Vianney will be serving their free June meal beginning 5 p.m. Sunday, June 23. All are invited to join them for a delicious dinner at St. John Vianney Church, 901 S. Prairie Ave., Fairmont. If you are unable to join them in person due to lack of transportation, please let them know so they can see about delivering a meal to you. Please call (507) 235-2451 with your name and address no later than 12 p.m. Friday, June 21.

Celtic Breeze concert Monday at Fairmont Library

Join library staff for a Celtic Breeze concert beginning 6 p.m. Monday, June 24, at the Martin County Library, 110 N. Park St. in Fairmont. Laura will present on a variety of traditional instruments, including wooden flutes, bagpipes and voice. Learn how air is transformed into music and what makes a song “celtic.” This program is for ages 10 and up. 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.

College News

Angel Martinez of Blue Earth and Wren Heille of Fairmont, were named to the dean’s list for the 2024 spring semester at Hamline University in St. Paul.

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