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Community Center action continues

FAIRMONT — The proposed Fairmont Area Community Center continues to move forward. The Community Center Advisory Board went over proposals for a construction manager during its meeting on Wednesday, and the Fairmont Area Community Center Foundation and Capital Campaign Committee are busy with ...

Harvest Festival offers history, fun

FAIRMONT — Apple pressing, corn shelling and riding tractors can all be done at Heritage Acres’ annual Fall Festival. The free fun and educational event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday at Heritage Acres, located at 507 West Lake Ave. in Fairmont. The Harvest Festival takes ...

Ceylon considers water supply

CEYLON— The Ceylon City Council met Tuesday and the first discussion was about the water supply on Lincoln St. area. A resident reported that they, as home owners, repaired the line from the shut off to the house and the shut off itself and replaced pipes with pvc pipes. They were thankful ...

Burger Bash on Saturday

AJ onion rings will be available 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Napa T Town Tinker and Towing. The Lions Club burger bash is from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at the Truman community building, enjoy a delicious burger, condiments, beans, chips and a beverage. Lewisville Legion Auxiliary chicken supper ...

School Board hears Covid update

FAIRMONT— At Tuesday evening’s Fairmont School Board meeting, Superintendent Andy Traetow touched on the district’s current Covid-19 data. Traetow shared that the elementary school currently has nine active lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases and the high school has 13. “We’re continuing ...

Rental housing talk continues

AIRMONT — On Monday afternoon the Fairmont City Council held a work session to discuss the proposed rental housing ordinance change. The work session was during the public hearing at the Sept. 27 council meeting, when several landlords showed up to voice concerns about the changes. Several ...