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Area update: COVID-19

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FAIRMONT — According to information from Fairbault and Martin County Human Services, Martin County now has a total of 1,801 confirmed COVID-19 cases, while Faribault County has 1,187. The following information is from Saturday, February 20. Total number of new cases Martin: 5 Faribault: ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Joseph M. Burke, 43, of Chicago, Ill.; Jason T. Harnack, 42, of Windom; Margo L. Paplow, 53, of Truman; each fined $125. Speeding in work zone — Timothy D. Jordan, 41, of Granada; fined $385. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Friday, Feb. 19 4:32 a.m. — A disturbance/disorderly conduct/nuisance was reported in the 500 block of Webster Street. 5:13 a.m. — A suspicious circumstance was reported in the 200 block of Home Street. 9:40 a.m. — Police investigated a civil complaint in the 400 block of ...

School board shares experience

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FAIRMONT — This next week is Minnesota School Board Recognition Week. Fairmont Area’s School’s School Board is made up of six members: Rufus Rodriguez, Julie Laue, Nicole Green, Dan Brookens, Mari Myren and Michael Edman. This is also the first year that three non-voting student school ...

Coping with COVID: Lakeside Salon

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FAIRMONT — Katelyn Draper, owner of Lakeside Salon and Spa, started her business in March of 2019, but being told to shut down her business in March of 2020 due to COVID-19 protocol was a tough thing to hear. But Draper stayed positive through it all. Draper’s career in cutting hair ...

4 Under 40: Kaleena Wiens

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Kaleena Wiens is set to be honored at an upcoming “4 Under 40” recognition event, meant to honor those young people in a community who are up-and-coming leaders in the community. Wiens currently lives in Truman and works as a corrections officer for the Brown County Sheriff’s department. ...