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Next step taken for Local Housing Trust Fund

BLUE EARTH — The Faribault County Commissioners took the next step in establishing a Local Housing Trust Fund (LHTF) when they held their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 18. County Economic Development Authority specialists Amber Patten and Jennifer Howard attended the meeting seeking the ...

Council approves core planning team

SHERBURN — The Martin County West School Board had their June meeting on Monday evening, June 17. Superintendent, Cory Reynolds, reported the enrollment was 627 and 97 percent of the budgeted funds have been used. There is a bond bill investment meeting this week and the bond sale is planned ...

Public hearing Monday to discuss use of St. Paul’s

WELCOME — There will be an American Red Cross blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, June 21, at the Fairmont American Legion, 300 Downtown Plaza in Fairmont. Also, St. Paul’s Church in Welcome will have a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. on July 15. To make an appointment or check out ...

FACT Children’s Theater Arrives

FAIRMONT — Though the historical Fairmont Opera House building is under construction, the community-driven annual children’s K-2 and 3-6 theater production by the Fairmont Opera House (FOH) is returning to Fairmont to bring a creative, lively show to audiences. The productions will be ...

Park Board Discusses Summer Plans

FAIRMONT — Public Works Director Matthew York told the Fairmont Public Board there is a record number of people registered for Community Education and Recreation programing this summer. York said summer programing has officially kicked off for the summer. A total of 62 people registered for ...

Blue Earth bond sale to fund many projects

BLUE EARTH — The Blue Earth City Council had a long list of financial matters to attend to during their regular meeting on Monday, June 17. Topping the list was a bond sale of $4,800,000 which will fund this year’s street and utility projects, as well as the cost of the purchase of, and ...