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Fairmont-Mayo Urgent Care adding hours

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FAIRMONT — Just 10 months after its opening, Urgent Care at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont is expanding its hours and staff to meet the demand of patients seeking same-day treatment. From 550 to 600 patients use Urgent Care every month. Starting today, Urgent Care hours will be 8 ...

Union: Truman acting unfairly

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TRUMAN — Truman City Council on Tuesday heard from Marty Carey, a representative of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, who said the council is in violation of the union contract by reposting jobs for current Trump Public Utilities employees. The four current ...

State-to-county road transfer hits snag

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BLUE EARTH — Faribault County Engineer Mark Daly says all of the work on highways 253 and 254 has been completed. But there is an obstacle to overcome before the Faribault County Commission accepts the transfer of the roads from the state to the county. “I am having problems with the ...

Sherburn School reunion planned

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SHERBURN — A CREST “Lunch and Learn” event will be 11 a.m. today at the Senior Citizen Center in Sherburn. The program will be on Trumpeter swans. After the presentation, a lunch of either chicken hotdish or chili, along with a cookie, will be served. Donations are welcome to help pay ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Anthony J. Edwards, 35, of Cudahy, Wis.; fined $125. Tracy C. Cataldi, 36, of Wilmington, Del.; fined $135. Jerusha S. Frank, 16, of Fairmont; fined $145. Ashley E. Calder, 28, of Boston, Mass.; fined $385. Failure to wear seat belt while in ...

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TRIMONT Monday, Sept. 2 10:43 a.m. — A civil matter was reported in the 100 block of Birch Street West, Trimont. FAIRMONT Monday, Sept. 2 12:05 a.m. — An ordinance violation was reported at Lincoln Park. Police cleared the call. 1:50 a.m. — A threats complaint was reported in ...

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Police

SHERBURN/WELCOME Sunday, Sept. 1 9:46 p.m. — Fireworks were reported in the 400 block of North Park Street, Sherburn. TRUMAN Sunday, Sept. 1 6:14 p.m. — Police cleared a call about an animal complaint in the 300 block of North Central Avenue. FAIRMONT Sunday, Sept. 1 11:54 ...

Orchard opens for season

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The weather in the Fairmont area on Saturday was cloudy and cool, with the high temperature not reaching 70 degrees. Not quite what one would expect from a weekend in August. It was more like fall. Which made it perfect for the annual opening of Center Creek Orchard southeast of town. The ...

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Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Nancy A. Swedin, 43, of Mapleton; fined $125. Shawn D. Volk, 33, of Minnesota Lake; Laura Glass, 63, of Annapolis, Md.; each fined $145. Failure to stop at stop signs or stop lines at entrance to thru highway — Benjamin D. Schulz, 39, of ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Friday, Aug. 30 2:13 p.m. — A parking complaint was reported along Falcon Drive. 3:31 p.m. — Suspicious circumstances were reported in the 400 block of North Prairie Avenue. 3:44 p.m. — A driving complaint was reported in the 1200 block of Goemann Road. 4:54 p.m. — A ...

New Fairmont school resource officer aims to connect with youth

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont police officer Shannon Bass will be the new school resource officer at Fairmont Area Schools this year. Bass, originally from Worthington, began his career with the Martin County Sheriff’s Department as a deputy in 1997. In 2001, he switched over to a patrol officer ...

Fairmont police officer Brad Buhmann set to end long tenure

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Fairmont police officer Brad Buhmann will retire this fall after a long and fruitful career in law enforcement. Born and raised in Fairmont, Buhmann looks back on his career with an attitude of thankfulness, and shared how he got his start. “When I was a younger child, I had an uncle ...

Blood drive slated Sept. 19

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CEYLON — There will be a Poppe family reunion beginning noon Sunday at Mondale Park in Ceylon. Please bring your own plates and eating utensils and a dish to pass. Beverages will be provided. All family members are urged to attend. n Sunday is the first of September which means Circle of ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Chad W. Daniels, 31, of Bloomington; Kathy A. Haider, 59, of Ethan, S.D.; each fined $125. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Lydia J. Harlow, 41, of Welcome; fined $110. Driving without a valid drivers license for vehicle ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Thursday, Aug. 29 3:01 p.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 1100 block of North Noth Avenue. 4:06 p.m. — Police received a report of a domestic disturbance in the 500 block of East Blue Earth Avenue. 6 p.m. — Police received a report of an assault in the 1300 ...

Renovations boost experience at Pioneer Museum in Fairmont

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FAIRMONT — A busy summer has resulted in some completed renovation projects for the Pioneer Museum in Fairmont, consolidating previously spread-out displays and opening up new areas for visitors to explore. In addition, the museum has completed the digitization of all it’s microfilmed ...

Fairmont grad interns for Sen. Klobuchar

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Molly Hawkins, a 2017 graduate of Fairmont High School, served as an intern for U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar this summer. Hawkins, a junior at the University of Minnesota, worked in the senator’s Minneapolis office. She is double-majoring in political science and history. “I’m considering ...

Welcome City Council meets Tuesday

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WELCOME — This Sunday is the first of September so area churches will be back to their usual service times. St. Peter Lutheran in Ceylon will have 8:30 a.m. services; St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Welcome will have 10 a.m. Sunday services; and Circle of Faith’s Waverly Lutheran ...

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Courts

MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Donna A. Bernhard, 21, of Welcome; Joseph R. Divelbiss, 45, of Crystal Lake, Ill.; Virginia N. Muigai, 34, of Fairmont; each fined $125. Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Bradley J. Sherman, 59, of Truman; fined $110. Front ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Wednesday, Aug. 28 2:08 a.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the 300 block of Downtown Plaza. 2:21 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 600 block of South Park Street. 10:30 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the ...