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Rummage sale benefits many

NORTHROP — You never know what you’re going to find at Martin Luther High School’s fall rummage and bake sale. The annual sale, which serves as a fundraiser for the school, kicks off Thursday. “We do one in the spring and one in the fall,” said Lisa Trueblood, an organizer of the ...

Blood drive honors boy, raises awareness

BLUE EARTH — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held in honor of Ezra Kono to celebrate his 5th birthday and help raise awareness of the need for blood donations on Friday, Oct. 22, from noon to 6 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. Ezra was born with hypoplastic left ...

Local girls’ project helps Humane Society

FAIRMONT — Two local girls donated a variety of items to the Martin County Humane Society for their Girl Scouts Silver Award project. Avril Wiens and Madison Sokoloski spent more than 100 hours combined on the project. Wiens and Sokoloski are members of troop 34157, which includes seven ...

Fairmont Area Life aims to recruit

FAIRMONT — Resident recruitment and workforce and retention are the main focus of Fairmont Area Life. The initiative is currently working on a resident recruitment campaign that targets the Twin Cities area. Fairmont Area Life is a partnership with Fairmont Economic Development Authority, ...

City clean-up Saturday

Tomorrow, Oct. 16, will be Clean Up Day in Welcome from 8-10 a.m. (or when truck is full) located behind the Fire Hall on Campbell Street. This is for Welcome residents only. Be prepared to show proof of residency. Unacceptable items are: any liquid including paint, solvents, oil; any hazardous ...

Blood drive on Monday

Tuesday Coffee Hours continue at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Sherburn 8:30-10 a.m. during October. All area residents are welcome to join them for rolls and coffee and fellowship. MCW athletes are busy with Cross Country meeting 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Madelia and Football 7 p.m. at Sherburn ...