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Tree project to help families

FAIRMONT — Those driving along Downtown Plaza in Fairmont this time of year are usually treated to a festive display of lights and other decorations. This year is no different, but one decorated tree stands out as something rather special. The tree, located in front of Indulge Salon and Spa, ...

Area update: COVID-19

FAIRMONT — According to information from Faribault and Martin County Human Services, Martin County now has a total of 1,496 confirmed COVID-19 cases, while Faribault County has 848. The following information is from Monday, December 21: Total number of new cases Martin: 13 Faribault: ...

Area update: COVID-19

FAIRMONT — According to information from Faribault and Martin County Human Services, Martin County now has a total of 1,483 confirmed COVID-19 cases, while Faribault County has 830. The following information is from Sunday, December 20: Total number of new cases Martin: 13 Faribault: ...

FHS seeks support for complex

FAIRMONT — On Monday evening, Fairmont High School will host its first vocational advisory committee meeting. The first couple of meetings will focus on the vocational expansion project. On Feb. 9, 2021, Fairmont Area Schools will ask the community to support a $6.73 million bond referendum ...

Man shares future vision for Fairmont

FAIRMONT — By now people in Fairmont may have heard of Alex Young-Williams. Fresh out of college, Young-Williams is part of a group looking to help younger people get back to their home communities and help them thrive. Brought in by Project 1590, Young-Williams has had conversations with ...

Fairmont contest is interactive

FAIRMONT — We might not have a white Christmas, but the holiday will be bright, thanks to the lighting contest in the city. "Let Your Light Shine," a holiday lighting contest co-sponsored by the city of Fairmont and the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce, drew 22 residential entries. A ...