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Man faces assault charges

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing felony charges in Martin County. Nathan McWilliam Gottman, 34, has been charged with one count of domestic assault, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Gottman is also charged with one count of domestic assault by ...

Annual rummage sale continues

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WELCOME — There is an annual rummage sale at Martin Luther High School in Northrop continuing today and Saturday. The hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. City-wide Clean Up Day for Welcome residents has been scheduled for April 24. A list of what is accepted ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Valerie S. Velasquez, 53, of Devils Lake, N.D.; Michael V. Steuber, 46, of Fairmont; Cathy J. McCarthy, 59, of Winnebago; Aryana C. Baccam, 20, of Worthington; Brandon C. Fredrickson, 39, of Jackson; Anthony J. Huberty, 28, of Mankato; each fined ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Wednesday, April 7 1:38 p.m. — A disturbance/disorderly conduct/nuisance was reported in the 100 block of Cedarwood Street. 10:16 a.m. — A disabled/abandoned motor vehicle was reported at East 4th Street and North State Street. 10:19 a.m. — An animal complaint was reported in ...

Local MCHS vaccines available

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FAIRMONT — According to information provided by Mayo Clinic Health system in Fairmont, effective immediately MCHS in Fairmont patients ages 16 and up can schedule an appointment to be vaccinated for COVID-19 without a letter or notice from Mayo. Patients who have an active Patient Online ...

Welcome talks parking violations

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WELCOME — The Council discussed some violations of the parking ordinances like parking on the sidewalk, boulevards, and blocking view for intersections. Parking on City Lots for longer periods of time and the vehicles parked there not having current tags was also discussed. The police will ...

Firefighters to hold breakfast

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TRUMAN — If you would like to save 10 percent on your auto insurance you still have time to register for the Driver Improvement Refresher course given by St. Cloud University from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the conference room at Truman High School. Enter through door #6. To register, call ...

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Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Failure to drive with due care — Omar J. Amin Khatib, 26, of Lexington, Ky.; fined $125. Penny A. Schneider, 53, of Blue Earth received a statutory stay of adjudication on a charge of fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, April 6 10:26 a.m. – Police received an animal complaint in the 200 block of West Lair Road. 10:45 a.m. – Police received a report of trespassing in the 500 block of Home Street. 2:19 p.m. – Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in the 100 block of ...

County seeks justice center funds

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FAIRMONT — Martin County Commissioners heard from Robert Long of Larkin Hoffman Attorneys of Bloomington Tuesday, who reviewed the county’s state general obligation bond request for Martin County to construct, furnish, and equip a new regional justice center. Long has been representing a ...

Faribault County talks road work

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BLUE EARTH — “The condition of County Road 31, east of Kiester, has deteriorated so much the blacktop road was closed to through traffic beginning April 1,” Public Works director Mark Daly told the Faribault County Board at their regular meeting Tuesday morning. “There are major ...

Blue Earth denies recall petition

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BLUE EARTH — After nearly an hour of discussion which included a report from an attorney and input from members of the public and the council themselves, the Blue Earth City Council voted 6 to 1 to deny a petition calling for a recall election of a council member. The decision came at the ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Sibyl R. Anderson, 73, of St. James; fined $125. Failure to drive with due care — Bradle John E. McCrindle, 27, of Clearfield, Utah; fined $125. Marijuana in motor vehicle-less than 1.4 grams — Evan A. Rathbun, 18, of Volga, S.D.; fined ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Monday, April 5 6:51 a.m. — Police investigated an assault complaint in the 100 block of West 9th Street. A non-traffic citation was issued. 10:32 a.m. — An ordinance violation was reported in the 200 block of West Margaret Street. A verbal warning was issued. 11:09 a.m. ...

Man faces theft charge

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Darren Allen Dollen, 28, has been charged with theft, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On July 9, 2020, a Fairmont police officer received a report ...

Tire alignment, suspension are crucial

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FAIRMONT—Car Parts Direct owner Jamie Johnson believes that spring car care is important to maintaining your vehicle. At Car Parts Direct, Johnson and his other workers perform services that will help maintain your vehicle after winter going into spring. Johnson stated that the Minnesota ...

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Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Tanu Bedi, 44, of Sugar Land, Texas; fined $110. Andrew P. Nelsen, 39, of West Bend, Wis.; Stephan D. Newell, 28, of Tea, S.D.; Kathleen M. Mauris, 55, of Winnebago; each fined $125. Elizabeth A. Haight, 43, of Minneapolis; fined $135. Laura ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Sunday, April 4 3:23 a.m. — A loud music disturbance was reported in the 500 block of North Dewey Street. Police quieted the issue in question. 8:51 p.m. — A suspicious person was reported in the 300 block of East 3rd Street. Police cleared the call. 10:09 p.m. — A ...

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Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Lonny G. Lee, 28, of St. Peter; Anthony W. Hentges, 49, of New Germany; Jessica R. Heywood, 28, of (no address given); Bradley J. McPherson, 62, of Hawarden, Iowa; William J. Dalhoff, 67, of Chanhassen; Krystal K. Hanson, 28, of Butterfield; each ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Friday, April 2 1:23 a.m. — A loud music disturbance was reported in the 500 block of North Dewey Street. 8:39 a.m. — Police rendered assistance to the ambulance in the 500 block of South Park Street. 10:05 a.m. — Police investigated a fraud complaint in the 700 block of ...