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College News The following area students graduated and were awarded degrees and honors following the 2020 spring semester at St. Cloud State University: Blue Earth — Chelsey Haase, master’s degree in teaching English as a second language; Fairmont — Camille Driscoll, master’s degree ...

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College News The following area students graduated and were awarded degrees and honors following the 2020 spring semester at St. Cloud State University: Blue Earth — Chelsey Haase, master’s degree in teaching English as a second language; Fairmont — Camille Driscoll, master’s degree ...

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Regional Worship Center to host breakfast Regional Worship Center in Sherburn will host a community breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Monday at its facility at 2 Crossroads Drive in Sherburn. They will not serve a buffet. The meal will be served as ordered. Donations accepted. Everyone is ...

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Red Rock to host Friday music event Red Rock Center for the Arts will host Friday Music in Citizens Park, featuring Sister Luv, at noon today in downtown Fairmont. Organizers say attendees may wish to bring a lawn chair. The concert will feature pop, country and gospel music. It is free and ...

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Martin Luther to offer movie Sunday A free drive-in movie night will take place 9:20 p.m. Sunday at Martin Luther High School in Northrop. The movie will be “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.” The 1963 comedy is rated “G” and runs 2 hours and 39 minutes. There will be free ...

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CREST looking for volunteer drivers CREST is seeking individuals who enjoy driving and have a desire to help people keep their medical appointments, go to the grocery store, attend social engagements and run errands. CREST provides transportation to residents of Martin County who, for a ...

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Early Risers set Wednesday meeting Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will meet 6:45 a.m. Wednesday in the shelter house at Amber Lake Park, Fairmont. The program will feature Nick Lardy, Park & Street departments supervisor. The public is invited to attend. Policy Announcements for ...

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College News The following area students graduated and were awarded degrees following the 2020 spring semester at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall: Blue Earth — Brooklyn Bakker, master’s degree in education; Bricelyn — Kia Legred, bachelor’s degree in agribusiness ...

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Blood drive slated for Wednesday An American Red Cross blood drive will be held noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Legends II, 103 E. Main St., in Elmore. Donors of all blood types are needed. The Red Cross notes that extra sanitary precautions are used and it is safe to give. Masks are a good idea ...

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Regional Worship Center plans breakfast Regional Worship Center in Sherburn will host a community breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Monday at its facility located at 2 Crossroads Drive in Sherburn. They will not serve a buffet. The meal will be served as ordered. Donations accepted. Everyone is ...

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Retired hospital employee lunch cancelled Because of public health concerns regarding COVID-19, the Fairmont Community Hospital retired employees luncheon scheduled for Monday at the Fairmont Holiday Inn has been cancelled. Plans are to hold a luncheon Sept. 14. Policy Announcements for ...

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Prairie Star Quilters to hold meeting Prairie Star Quilt Guild will meet Monday at Sylvania Park, Fairmont. The guild board will meet at 12:30 p.m., with regular membership meetings at 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. There will be bench seating but members are asked to bring lawn chairs. Social ...

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College News The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2020 spring semester at Minnesota State-Mankato: Armstrong — Danielle Tirevold; Blue Earth — Theresa Eckles, Hannah Johnson, Vanessa Juarez, Robert Lindsey, Alissa Norman, Lindsey Norman, Anikka Wilhelmi; ...

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College News The following area students received degrees during the month of May from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls: Elmore — Zaine Stewart, bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering tech; Fairmont — Briclyn Bonin, bachelor’s degree in marketing communications; Kiester ...

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Sportsman’s Club plans shooting event East Chain Sportsman’s Club will hold a trap shoot event beginning noon Sunday at the club located a half-mile north of East Chain. Social distancing guidelines will be followed as needed. They will be shooting 25-yard practice rounds, then 16-yard ...

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Regional Worship Center plans breakfast Regional Worship Center in Sherburn will resume hosting a community breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Monday at their facility located at 2 Crossroads Dr. in Sherburn. During this time they will not be serving buffet. The meal will be served as ordered. There ...

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Tietje reunion cancelled The Tietje family reunion usually held in the summer has been cancelled this year. Next year’s reunion is being planned at St. Paul’s Lutheran in Wilbert. Policy Announcements for People and Events must be submitted by noon the day prior to publication. Type or ...

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College News The following area students were named to the president’s list for the 2020 spring semester at Rochester Community and Technical College in Rochester: Fairmont — Mitchell Prafke, Payton Walser; Good Thunder — Rebecca Rigdon. Claudia Bleess of Fairmont was named to the ...

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Public reading in the park Readers are needed to help present the public reading of Leo Tolstoy’s, “The Death of Ivan Ilyich.” This event will be held July 16 in the bandshell at Sylvania Park in Fairmont. If you would like to join our effort to promote books and reading, please call ...

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Garden Club sets Wednesday meeting City of Lakes Garden Club of Fairmont will meet 9 a.m. Wednesday at Lincoln Park in Fairmont. Participants are asked to gather by the open shelter. Social distancing will be observed, so participants are asked to bring a lawn chair and wear a face covering. ...