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150 years of health care in Fairmont

FAIRMONT- On Thursday a celebration was held outside Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont marking 150 years since the first full-time doctor arrived in Fairmont in 1871 and 30 years since the creation of the Mayo Clinic Health System in 1992. The celebration was originally planned for 2021, ...

Council adopts ordinance concerning manure

FAIRMONT— In a brisk special meeting on Friday, the Fairmont City Council unanimously passed an ordinance regulating the discharge of manure within city limits. Back in June, following the complaints of several residents about odor near their homes on the north end of Fairmont, the council ...

Fall Rally on Sunday

CEYLON — This is October already. Everyone please stay safe during this harvest season on the roads, in the fields, in the bins and equipment. Also, watch for slow moving vehicles. During the month of October, Circle of Faith parishes will share services since there is only one pastor. ...

GHEC focuses on mental health

GRANADA— The Granada Huntley East Chain (GHEC) school district has contracted with Lindsey Keithahn, an outpatient therapist, to provide school-linked mental health services for students. Under the terms of the agreement, Keithahn will visit GHEC for one-on-one in-person weekly ...

Senior citizens plan Monday potluck/fellowship

WELCOME — Saturday will already begin the month of October. The older you get the faster time flies. Please remember to be careful during this harvest season, on the road and in the field, equipment and bins. Have a safe harvest everyone. Since it’s October this weekend, Circle of ...

THS Homecoming parade set for Friday

TRUMAN — Truman High School Homecoming parade begins 2 p.m. Friday. It will start at the school parking lot, then looping to Ciro Street, through downtown, then back to the school. Friday is also Chewing Gum Day. Don’t worry about digesting gum as we actually don’t, and it passes ...