Martin Co. West school year draws near

SHERBURN — Ruby’s Pantry food distribution will take place 6-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Regional Worship Center (across from Kum & Go) in Sherburn. There are no financial or residency restrictions for this distribution. The cost for a generous amount of food is $20. You will need to bring two boxes or laundry baskets to hold the food. Registration begins at 5 p.m.

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The Jackson Theatre in Jackson will show a free movie, “Summer Snow,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Everyone is invited to come see this movie.

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Martin County West school year will get underway with registration Aug. 19-23 at the individual school buildings. Hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day except Aug. 21, when the buildings will be open for registration until 7 p.m.

Seventh-grade orientation — “Transition Day” — will be 5-7 p.m. Aug. 28.

School, for students in grades 7-12 will begin Sept. 3, while students in grades K-6 will start Sept. 5.

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Parent/teacher conferences for MCW students, K-6, will be Sept. 3-4.

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Youth for Christ of Martin County is taking orders for Colorado peaches. A full crate of peaches costs $40, while a half-crate goes for $20. Please call (507) 235-6016 to pre-order.

The pickup date will be Aug. 29 at the Lighthouse, 213 Downtown Plaza (next to Jake’s Pizza), in Fairmont.

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The city of Sherburn will trim any branches that are hanging low enough over the streets that could get in the way of city maintenance equipment. If you have low-hanging branches, you could trim them yourself before the city crew has to do so.

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Happy birthday to Ardis Brolsma of Sherburn who celebrated her 90th birthday Friday. Cards will reach her at P.O. Box 296, Sherburn, MN 56171.

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Take your friends and neighbors or join other friends and neighbors this month for Tuesday morning coffee from 8:30-10 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn. All are welcome.

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AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meetings are held 8 p.m. each Tuesday at the Sherburn Senior Center, 21 E. First St., in Sherburn. Those attending should enter through the east door on Manyaska Street.

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See you this week at the Martin County Fair.

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