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Students can star gaze

TRUMAN — Lewisville Fun Daze is hosting a baked potato bar with assorted salads from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lewisville Legion. Donations accepted.

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Is it a bit too chilly for you to go star gazing at the night sky? If you are in grades K-6, come star gazing with the Prairie Ecology Bus Center in the planetarium. It will be held 3:15-4 p.m. Feb. 27 in the school gym for students in grades 3-6 and from 4:30-5:15 p.m. for kindergarten to second-graders. Parents are welcome.

The cost is $7. You must register by Friday. Register with Courtney at studerc@truman.k12.mn.us or call (507) 327-6917.

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Submarine sandwiches are to be picked up between 3-6 p.m. Monday in the Truman school cafeteria.

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Mark your calendar for an American Red Cross blood drive from 1-7 p.m. March 3 at the Lewisville American Legion. To make an appointment, call the Red Cross at (800) 733-2767 or go online to redcrossblood.org

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Prepare yourself for the 2020 growing season with the latest research and information in crop production and marketing from the U of M Extension. Please join us for the U of M Extension Crops and Marketing Day on March 10 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Fairmont.

Registration will start at noon and the program will run from 12:30-4:40 p.m.

Topics will include “How to get $4 corn,” “Can Crop Pest Scouting be Cost Effective?” “Nitrogen Management in today’s climate,” and “Weed Management – Pigweed, Principles, Prevention and Planning.”

There is no cost to attend this program thanks to the support from the sponsor, Martin County Corn and Soybean Growers Association.

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Cops, Kids, Community is the newly formed community action group based in Trimont. Its mission is to develop community awareness to 21st century issues, increase capacity of citizens to identify and address issues while fostering an area-wide sense of support belonging.

Bring the whole family; you do not need to be a resident of Martin County or enrolled at MCW. It is open to everyone.

Chief Wiggin, Trimont PD, will help children participate in recreational program focused on respect, teamwork and sportsmanship on site from 6-8 p.m.

There will be sessions for parents from 6-8 p.m. in classrooms at Trimont Elementary School.

Each date has different topics. They include:

Feb. 27: Vaping and drug awareness and first aid for families.

March 10: Family budgeting tips and mental health awareness.

March 24: Cellular and social median awareness for parents.

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