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Turkey dinner slated in Welcome

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WELCOME — Martin County West School will host a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the high school in Sherburn. If you are able, please donate blood. Also, there will be a blood drive from 12:30-5:30 p.m. Monday at Martin Luther High School in Northrop, and a blood drive from 1-6 ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Limited time parking zone violation — Staci L. Thompson, 50, of Blue Earth; Alberta Britni N. Scrambling, 29, of Fairmont; each fined $47. Speeding — Eliana Jo Davis, 20, of Winnebago; fined $115. Larry M. Wiedmeyer, 67, of West Bend, Wis.; fined ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Wednesday, Oct. 30 6:59 p.m. — Police received a report of criminal damage to property in the 400 block of North Main Street. 9:11 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 1200 block of North Dewey Street. 12:12 p.m. — Police received a report of a ...

Trimont man allegedly sexually assaulted child

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FAIRMONT — A Trimont man is facing felony charges in Martin County. Terry Jay Schulz, 40, has been charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the second degree. Each charge carries a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison and a $35,000 fine. According to the complaint: On ...

Jackson man facing felony counts

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FAIRMONT — A Jackson man is facing felony charges in Martin County. Bradley Joseph Arnold, 33, has been charged with two counts of possession of a firearm. The maximum penalty for each charge is 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Sept. 21, a ...

Holcomb puts skill into volunteer work

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For the past two years, Virginia Holcomb has been volunteering to paint the nails of residents at Ingleside in Fairmont. Prior, she did nails for about six years at Goldfinch Estates in Fairmont. “My whole purpose for doing this is twofold,” she said. “It’s good for me because it ...

Soup supper scheduled in Truman

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TRUMAN — Heartland Senior Living is holding trick-or-treating from 4-5 p.m. today. Come dressed in your costume for candy and hot apple cider. n Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday so remember to set your clocks back one hour when you go to bed Saturday night. Enjoy that extra hour of ...

Courts

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Billy P. Lane, 45, of Dadeville, Ala.; Dominic R. Schultz, 37, of Easton; each fined $110. Driving without a valid driver’s license for vehicle class or type — Ixeida M. Perez, 21, of Blue Earth; ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, Oct. 29 7:59 a.m. — Police received a report of fraud in the 200 block of West 10th Street. 8:22 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 300 block of South Prairie Avenue. 8:53 p.m. — Police received a report of a domestic disturbance in the 600 block ...

Fairmont: build up at tree dump

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont City Council on Monday discussed the tree dump site, located west of town. Council member Wayne Hasek had asked that the topic be added to the agenda as he believed it needed to be addressed. “For those that haven’t been out there, it is quite full. Now with leaf ...

Annual turkey bingo to be held Saturday

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SHERBURN — The weather may not be ideal for trick-or-treaters tomorrow evening, but if you’re out driving, watch for children and parents who are out on the streets on Halloween night. Temperance Lake Ridge in Sherburn reminds kids and parents that they are welcome to stop out for trick or ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Tammy E. Lemke, 46, of Faribault; Marcos A. Ortega Melendez, 40, of St. James; Trevor A. Arndt, 26, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Kevin S. Hanson, 40, of Apple Valley; each fined $125. John A. Mandarino, 58, of Bridgeville, Pa.; fined $225. Failure to ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Monday, Oct. 28 5:25 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1300 block of Webster Street. 5:34 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint at the intersection of Highway 15 and I-90. 7:29 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 700 block of Fairlakes ...

City: investigations are ongoing

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FAIRMONT — As the Fairmont City Council meeting began Monday, council member Ruth Cyphers questioned whether anything can be shared regarding the report the council has been given from the police chief and the county attorney regarding some criminal cases that expired under the statute of ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Sunday, Oct. 27 1:39 a.m. — Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in the 100 block of West First Street. 10:24 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1600 block of Blue Jay Boulevard. 10:40 a.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the ...

University studies Fairmont classes

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Members of a research team from the University of Minnesota came to Fairmont Area Schools on Friday to spend time in several sixth, seventh and eighth grade science classrooms. Lucas Simpson, a 2018 graduate of Fairmont High School, is now in his second year at University of Minnesota-Twin ...

Courts

Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Peter P. O’Gorman, 59, of White Bear Lake; Mark A. Adams, 62, of Winnebago; Jenna L. Holtz, 18, of Fairmont; Bruce A. Schwieger, 69, of Fairmont; Timothy K. Eness, 41, of Muscoda, Wis.; each fined $125. Mason W. Arnold, 26, of Appleton, Wis.; ...

Police

Police

FAIRMONT Friday, Oct. 25 8:56 a.m. — Police received a report of a disturbance in Downtown Plaza. 11:21 a.m. — Police received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle in the 2700 block of Albion Avenue. 11:53 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 800 block of South ...

CHS gives $100K to Fairmont Area Schools

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FAIRMONT — CHS Inc. has given Fairmont Area Schools $100,000 to help create a construction trades academy. “The fourth academy we want to implement before the next school year is the construction trades academy,” said Superintendent Joe Brown. The school already has an agriculture ...