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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Following too close for reasonable — Josie A. Truebenbach, 21, of Mapleton; fined $135. Open bottle law violation-drinking and consumption — Joshua M. Schroeder, 27, of Wells; fined $185. Disorderly conduct-offensive/abusive/ boisterous/noisy/obscene ...

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TRIMONT Tuesday, Jan. 1 2:29 p.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the 400 block of Main Street East in Trimont. FAIRMONT Tuesday, Jan. 1 12:44 a.m. — Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in Downtown Plaza. 12:44 a.m. — Police received a ...

Local man faces assault charge

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Jose Luis Castano, 60, has been charged with domestic assault, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Dec. 7, Fairmont police officers responded to a ...

‘Quilt Walk’ set for Sunday

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SHERBURN — CREST and Temperance Lake Ridge will host a “Lunch and Learn” event 11 a.m. today at the Senior Citizens Center in Sherburn. On the program will be Doug Hilgendorf, sharing information about organic farming and food products. A lunch featuring brats, baked beans, chips and ...

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FAIRMONT Sunday, Dec. 30 11:23 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 300 block of Downtown Plaza. 12:11 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 800 block of South Park Street. 1:55 p.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the first block of Downtown ...

School tries updated DARE program

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TRIMONT — Trimont Police Chief Ross Wiggin is excited to have brought the DARE program to Martin County West’s Trimont Elementary students. While the program itself has been around for decades, Wiggin believes it is still relevant for youth today. He explained the concepts behind the ...

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FAIRMONT Friday, Dec. 28 1:15 a.m. — Police received a report of criminal damage to property. 8:07 a.m. — Police received a report of a disturbance in the 600 block of Shoreacres Drive. 8:23 a.m. — Police received a report of shoplifting in the 400 block of South State ...

For Adamses, it’s all roses right now

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Fairmont residents Dave and Deb Adams will walk in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, on New Year’s Day, alongside the float sponsored by the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs. Since 1890, the Tournament of Roses has produced America’s New Year Celebration, bringing the ...

Townships seek officials

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CEYLON — Tuesday will usher in 2019. Please have a happy and safe New Year’s Eve and a great 2019. n Remember that affidavits of candidacy for township elections may be filed with the clerk of the township from Jan. 1-15. Lake Belt Township needs one supervisor for a three-year term ...

Courts

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Blake S. Bates, 27, of Hastings; fined $125. Sydnee L. Thompson, 19, of Milwaukee, Wis.; Shawnee L. Hoffman, 28, of Stewartville; each fined $135. Jorge A. Alarcon, 53, of San Mateo, Calif.; fined $225. Failure to wear seat belt while in a ...

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FAIRMONT Thursday, Dec. 27 9:29 a.m. — Police received a report of multiple ordinance violations in the 200 block of East Eighth Street. 10:47 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 600 block of Burton Lane. 11:31 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 600 ...

Youth can join new ‘Post 1905’

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The Truman Fire Department recently established “Post 1905” for area youth ages 14-21 interested in learning what it means to be a volunteer firefighter. The program is sponsored by the Boy Scots of America in collaboration with the Truman Fire Department. Advisers are several Truman ...

Fairmont man facing check forgery charges

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Jeremiah Darwin Vanriper, 36, has been charged with check forgery, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Sept. 23, a Fairmont police officer was ...

Township elections set

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WELCOME — Tuesday will ring in the year 2019. Don’t forget to write “2019” on your checks and other things after New Year’s Day. Have a great 2019, and a safe and happy weekend and New Year’s Eve. n The 2019 Relay for Life committee meeting and team captain’s meeting will ...

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FAIRMONT Wednesday, Dec. 26 12:17 a.m. — Police received a report of loud music in the first block of Downtown Plaza. A verbal warning was issued. 12:41 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 500 block of Home Street. 12:42 p.m. — Police received a report of an assault in the ...

Man allegedly made threats

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TRUMAN — A Truman man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Keith William Mercier, 38, has been charged with making threats of violence, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Dec. 1, a Truman police officer ...

Post 1905 ready to begin

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TRUMAN — The Truman Fire Department recently established Post 1905 for area youth ages 14-21 who are interested in learning about what is involved in being on a volunteer fire department. This post was established through a grant from The Boys Scouts of America and Valero. The first ...

Man facing felony drug count

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Anthony Allen Kamish, 26, has been charged with drug possession in the fifth degree, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Nov. 23, a theft occurred ...

Classes promote safety

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FAIRMONT — Several driver improvement classes for those 55 and older will take place in Fairmont at the end of January. The classes, to be held at Fairmont Elementary School, will be taught by Phil Bachman. He currently resides in Mankato but lived in Fairmont for three decades. Bachman ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, Dec. 25 12:36 a.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the first block of East Ken Rue Lane. 1:06 a.m. — Police received a report of a disturbance in the 2500 block of Albion Avenue. 9:41 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the first ...