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Truman Council to meet

TRUMAN — Friday is National Puzzle Day. What a great way to pass the time and even make it family time. Sharing your puzzles is a great way to share the enjoyment. You still have Friday and Saturday to get a free COVID-19 test at the National Guard Armory in Fairmont. The tests will be done ...

Goldfinch receives first vaccine dose

FAIRMONT — Residents, staff and essential caregivers at Goldfinch Estates in Fairmont just received their first dose of the COVD-19 vaccine Wednesday. The vaccine was made available as part of phase 1a, which ensures health care workers and long-term care residents and staff in Minnesota ...

Fairmont Area schools consider next step

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont School Board had a lengthy discussion Tuesday about whether or not to bring high school students back to school full-time next week. High School students are currently in a hybrid model, with half of the student body attending school in person during the first two ...

Woman charged with assault

FAIRMONT — A Truman woman is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Candace Lynn Stedman, 40, has been charged with one count of domestic assault, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On January 1, 2021, Martin County ...

City talks improvement projects

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont City Council held a public meeting to address the 2021 improvement program and approved the advertisement for bids for two projects in the program on Monday night. Those projects were the reconstruction of Fairlakes Avenue and the Grant Street water main Replacement ...

Man faces drug possession charges

FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing felony charges in Martin County. Gavin Wayne Jensen, 37, has been charged with three counts of drug possession in the fifth degree. Each charge carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On December ...