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Tour highlights Elm Creek Veggies

FAIRMONT — Dean Maschoff grows a little bit of everything on his fruit and vegetable farm, Elm Creek Veggies. A walking tour of the farm, located at 1846 190th Ave. in Fairmont, took place Tuesday morning. Maschoff led the tour along with educators from the University of Minnesota Extension ...

Kinship auction boasts plenty

FAIRMONT — Shoppers start your engines. Starting tomorrow the Kinship Rummage Sale and Industrial Auction is set to begin tomorrow and run through Saturday at the Martin County Fairgrounds. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday. Event ...

Filing for school board begins

SHERBURN — Thad Tumbleson’s Football Camp will be held this week on the north side of the elementary school. Grades K-3 will learn the basic football skills in the morning from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 4-8 graders will be in session from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Learning fundamentals of football ...

City looks at multi-family housing

FAIRMONT — On Monday evening the Fairmont City Council heard from Economic Development Coordinator, Linsey Preuss, regarding a multifamily housing project. Preuss said the Community Asset Development Group has submitted a letter of understanding to develop a 48 unit market-rate multi-family ...

Veterans receive Quilts of Valor

BLUE EARTH — The Main Street Sewing Society presented quilts of valor to local veterans on Sunday. Eighty-nine quilts were presented to veterans outside Michele’s Quilting and Sewing in Blue Earth. Carrie Meyer, Vice President of Main Street Sewing Society said it’s a non-profit ...

Brown leaves on solid ground

FAIRMONT — Joe Brown is leaving the Fairmont Area School District after spending the last 11 years as superintendent. Brown first came to Fairmont in 2010. Originally from Iowa, he worked a variety of jobs before becoming a school superintendent. His careers include a rock ‘n’ roll ...