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Election Day coming up

TRUMAN — The ghosts and goblins will be out and about on Halloween, which is Saturday, so please drive with care to keep everyone safe. • When you got to bed Saturday evening set your clocks back one hour. It’s the end of Daylight Savings Time for another ...

Fairmont residents demand fix

FAIRMONT — The residents of the 1300 block of North Grant Street delivered a message to the Fairmont City Council on Monday: Fix our water. The eight houses on the dead end street get water service through a cast iron water main installed in 1954 and prone to corrosion. ...

Scooter’s Coffee comes to Fairmont

FAIRMONT — The anticipated opening of Scooter’s Coffee will take place Nov. 2 in Fairmont. The drive-thru coffee shop is located in the Fareway parking lot. Scooter’s is based in Omaha and is a growing national chain, with a regional franchise owned by Blu Water Brew ...

Four vie for seat in Martin County District 2

FAIRMONT — Four candidates are running to fill the Martin County District 2 seat left vacant by the death of Tom Mahoney Jr. Dan Geronsin, Kyle Gustafson, Jamie Bleess and James Forshee are the candidates. Gustafson grew up in East Chain and graduated from Granada-Huntley-East Chain in ...

Trunk-or-treat planned in Ceylon

CEYLON — There will be a drop-and-go bridal shower for Alyson Eversman, bride-to-be of Jacob Levig, from 9:30-11 a.m. today at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Because of COVID-19 protocols, there will be no indoor gathering. Alyson will greet guests in the west parking lot. Alyson ...

Welcome ready to clean up

WELCOME — There will be a cleanup day in Welcome from 8-10 a.m. Saturday (or until the truck is full). The truck will be behind the fire hall on Campbell Street. Be prepared to show proof of residency since this truck is for Welcome residents only. No appliances this time. Thank you to ...