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FAIRMONT Sunday, April 29 12:16 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in Cedar Creek Park. 2:43 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 100 block of Interlaken Road. 9:43 a.m. — Police received a report of a disturbance in the 500 block of Fairlakes ...

Bike workshop coming to Truman

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TRUMAN — On Friday, May 4, there will be a Bikeable Community Workshop in the city of Truman. The workshop is made possible because of a SHIP (Statewide Health Improvement Partnership) grant Truman had received. There will be presentations by the Minnesota Department or Health, Minnesota ...

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FAIRMONT Friday, April 27 9:02 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 400 block of North Park Street. 9:09 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 100 block of East Eighth Street. 9:24 a.m. — Police received a report of an ...

Local student named FFA Star Farmer

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FAIRMONT — The Minnesota FFA Association has named Fairmont High School senior Camren Saxton the 2018 Minnesota FFA Star Farmer. This is the first time anyone from Fairmont FFA has been named Star Farmer, one of FFA’s highest honors. In order to go to the state FFA convention, students ...

State on alert for new pests

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FAIRMONT — Invasive species are not a new problem to Martin County. An invasive species is defined as plants, animals or insects not native to a specific location and that have a tendency to spread and potentially damage the environment or human health. Most recently, Martin County has ...

Community Day arrives

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CEYLON — Ceylon Community Day Auction and rummage sales will finally be held today. Printed maps are available, or visit the city website at www.cityofceylon.com It’s bound to be muddy but it’s better than a blizzard. Community Day was postponed from April 14 and April 21 because of ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Mary Hannah-Parrish Campau, 25, of Ypsilanti, Mich.; Brandon M. Moran, 21, of Zimmerman; Joseph J. Weslo, 26, of Medinah, Ill.; each fined $125. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Dylan M. Anderson-Butler, 17, of Montevideo; ...

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FAIRMONT Thursday, April 26 2:18 p.m. — Police received a report of loud music in the 900 block of Day Street. MARTIN COUNTY Thursday, April 26 12:33 a.m. — Authorities assisted an ambulance in the 800 block of 170th Street in rural Sherburn. 8:55 a.m. — Authorities received a ...

Group aims for inclusion

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FAIRMONT — Last October, several dozen people participated in a community discussion on race at Fairmont Elementary School. Two weeks ago, a follow-up discussion occurred, and on Thursday a third meeting took place to continue the conversation. The discussion was led by Bukata Hayes, ...

Museum will be open May 5

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WELCOME — Wow, what a change in weather. Yippee! It’s about time. Snow piles are really melting. It’ll be May on Tuesday. n Ceylon Community Day auction and rummage sales will be held Saturday. I’m sure they were glad they postponed it from April 14. It is bound to be muddy but at ...

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Speech team places fourth FAIRMONT — The Fairmont High School speech team earned fourth place at the recent state high schools speech tournament in Apple Valley. More than 100 Class A teams competed in the event. Cannon Falls captured its third consecutive team championship with seven ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Randy S. Price, 49, of Linden, Mich.; Shawna R. Wichmann, 19, of Windom; each fined $125. Limited time parking zone violation — Heather L. Hahn, 45, of Fairmont; fined $47. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Asia M. ...

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FAIRMONT Wednesday, April 25 1:43 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 500 block of Home Street. 2:15 p.m. — Police received a report of criminal damage to property in the 600 block of Shoreacres Drive. 2:31 p.m. — Police received a report of fraud in the 1200 block of ...

Sherburn to host ventriloquist

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If you’re looking for a fun, and funny, way to enjoy your upcoming weekend, you might want to consider a trip to Sherburn. Comedian, ventriloquist and magician Kevin Horner will perform shows Friday and Saturday, and also at Martin County West at its after-prom party. Event organizer Cara ...

W’bago reacts to tax hikes

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WINNEBAGO — Winnebago residents attended the city’s Board of Appeal and Equalization hearing earlier this week to discuss and appeal their property assessments. Each year, the hearing is held to provide a forum for property owners to appeal the valuation of their properties. Faribault ...

Blue Earth Area honors teachers

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BLUE EARTH — Blue Earth Area staff, students and members of the community gathered at Hamilton Hall on Wednesday to honor educators and retirees, as well as name the district’s 2018 teacher of the year. The Minnesota Teacher of the Year program, now in its 54th year, is the oldest ...

Lakeview revamps building plans

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FAIRMONT — Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont has plans to build a new nursing home in the near future. The timeline is an estimated two years, with the capital cost expected to be around $19 million. The plan is to build the new facility in the back parking lot of the ...

‘Spring Fling’ coming next week

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TRUMAN — Truman Public School will dismiss one hour early Friday. n The 2018 prom “Footloose” Grand March will begin 7 p.m. Saturday in the gym at Truman High School. There’s a charge to view this event. n Truman Public Utilities reminds you to put your sump pump to drain ...

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Brodi T. Blowers, 19, of Blue Earth; Alvaro E. Gonzalez Estrada, 18, of Sioux City, Iowa; Alejandra M. Barrera Pallares, 26, of Burien, Wash.; each fined $125. Ojulo D. Anyuak, 46, of Marshall; Mary Ruby S. Stephen, 46, of Naperville, Ill.; ...

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FAIRMONT Tuesday, April 24 8:36 a.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious person in the 900 block of Victoria Street. 11:31 a.m. — Police received a report of forgery in the 300 block of South State Street. 1:32 p.m. — Police received a noise complaint in the 700 block of ...