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Class of 1953 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1953 will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. Policy Announcements for People and Events must be submitted by noon the day prior to publication. Type or neatly write submissions and mail them to P.O. Box ...

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Class of 1961 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1961, spouses and friends, will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Pizza Ranch, Fairmont. Veterans memorial meeting scheduled The monthly meeting for the Martin County Veterans Memorial will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at 95 Downtown ...

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3M employees to meet Tuesday 3M employees, past and present, will meet for lunch noon Tuesday at Green Mill Restaurant, Fairmont. Historical Society to offer presentation A DVD presentation featuring the military experiences of Tom Childs will be shown 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Pioneer Museum, ...

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Regional Worship Center plans breakfast Beginning Monday, Regional Worship Center in Sherburn will host a pancakes, eggs and coffee breakfast from 7-9 a.m. Monday mornings at its facility located at 2 Crossroads Drive (across from Kum & Go) in Sherburn. Donations accepted. Everyone is ...

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Newcomers and neighbors to host event Fairmont Area Newcomers and Neighbors will host a concert and conversation beginning 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Sylvania Park in Fairmont. The event will coincide with the concert of Becky Schlegel Music and Folk Art, sponsored by the Fairmont Opera House ...

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Flea market slated this weekend The 148th annual Antique Show and Flea Market will be held 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday through Monday at Vick’s Corner, at the junction of Highway 9 and County Road 86 in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Antiques, collectibles and more will be sold. Dealers come from several ...

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Poppe family reunion this weekend in Ceylon The annual Poppe reunion and potluck dinner will be noon Sunday at Mondale Park in Ceylon. Visitors are asked to bring their own plates and eating utensils, along with a dish to pass. Beverages will be furnished. All family members are ...

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B.E. Area to host back-to-school events Blue Earth Area High School will hold an open house for students (grades 8-12) and parents on Aug. 28. This event will give students and parents an opportunity to complete paperwork, pick up student schedules and Chromebooks, be introduced to high ...

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Great Books to meet Great Books will meet 9:30 a.m. Monday in the back room at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. The story is “The Chicane” by Amy Hempel. Truman class of 1959 to hold luncheon Truman High School class of 1959 will hold its next monthly luncheon 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at ...

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Humane Society to host annual sale Martin County Humane Society will hold its annual sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Eagles Club, 1228 Lake Ave., Fairmont. A bake sale will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday. Everyone is welcome. Knights plan Sunday ...

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Red Rock to hold events Red Rock Center for the Arts will host a Wine & Chocolates open house 4:30-6:30 p.m. today at 222 E. Blue Earth Ave. in Fairmont. Admission is free. There will be vendor shopping, art demos, live music and rock painting. Station stops include wine sampling, ...

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Scavenger hunt today at Farmer’s Market A scavenger hunt will be available for kids 4 p.m. today during the Fairmont Farmer’s Market. Interested kids should meet at the Rural Advantage booth where PoP tokens are distributed. Beth Labenz, SNAP-Ed Educator-Health & Nutrition Programs, ...

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Heritage Acres to hold meeting/potluck The August monthly meeting for Heritage Acres will be held 6 p.m. Thursday in the Prairieville Building at Heritage Acres, Fairmont. This will be their annual potluck supper. Several dishes will be prepared with fresh vegetables from Heritage Acres’ ...

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Ruby’s Pantry plans food distribution Ruby’s Pop-Up Pantry, a community food outreach program, will hold a food distribution Monday at the Regional Worship Center in Sherburn. Registration begins at 5 p.m., with food distribution from 6-7:30 p.m. There are no income or residency ...

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Blue Earth Valley Quilters to meet Monday Blue Earth Valley Quilters will meet 7 p.m. Monday in the Blue Earth Area High School choir room. Enter through door “V” on the south side of the building. The main program will feature discussions about the Faribault County Fair and the EXPO in ...

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Genealogical Society to meet Saturday Martin County Genealogical Society will meet 9 a.m. Saturday at the Pioneer Museum, 304 E. Blue Earth Ave., Fairmont. Members and anyone interested in genealogy may attend. The public is invited. For more information, call Dona at (507) 236-0996, Carol at ...

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Fairmont class of 1962 to meet Fairmont class of 1962 will meet 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Pizza Ranch restaurant in Fairmont. Classmates and friends are welcome to attend. Bethel Evangelical to hold Monday concert “Liberty,” a gospel-based group, will perform a concert 7 p.m. Monday at ...

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Mayo gift shop to host sidewalk sale The gift shop at Mayo Clinic Health System-Fairmont will host a sidewalk sale from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday outside the former Lutz Wing entrance. Early Risers to hold Wednesday meeting Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will meet 6:45 a.m. Wednesday ...

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Truman class of 1948 plans reunion Truman High School class of 1948 will meet for its 71st class reunion 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. All classmates and guests are welcome. Mayo gift shop to host sidewalk sale The gift shop at Mayo Clinic Health System-Fairmont will ...

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Sister to speak about Ritchie Valens Connie Valens will reminisce about her late brother, Ritchie Valens, during the Lunch with the Arts program at Red Rock Center at noon Tuesday. Ritchie Valens was a rock ’n’ roll pioneer whose career ended abruptly on Feb. 3, 1959, when his plane ...