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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Rena E. Zierke, 23, of Blue Earth; Alonzo Zamarripa Rodriguez, 35, of Gilman, Iowa; each fined $125. Sheila M. Hanssen, 54, of Wheaton, Ill.; Evgenii A. Adilov, 35, of Woodbury; each fined $145. Move over law violation-two lanes in same ...

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FAIRMONT Thursday, Aug. 1 9:16 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 400 block of North Prairie. 9:29 a.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 900 block of South Prairie Avenue. 9:51 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 400 block of ...

Congressman Hagedorn tours education site in Fairmont

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FAIRMONT — Congressman Jim Hagedorn toured Arise Academy in Fairmont on Thursday. Arise Academy is Southern Plains Education Cooperative’s newest site, located in the former Lincoln School in Fairmont. The building is being renovated and is expected to open at the start of the school ...

Welcome Museum open on Saturday

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WELCOME — Welcome Historical Society Museum will be open 2-4 p.m. Saturday. This will be the last Saturday it will be open until April. If anyone needs to see the museum during the closed period, please call Marsha Williams at (507) 236-2034. n St. Paul’s United Church of Christ will ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Ronald P. Crivellone, 48, of Chicago, Ill.; Nathaniel D. Kilwine, 41, of Glenville; Tiffany M. Terveen, 38, of Gainesville, Ga.; each fined $125. Jeffrey D. Elbers, 56, of Mahtomedi; fined $135. Justine S. Kiesel, 28, of Walnut, Iowa; fined ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Wednesday, July 31 12:17 a.m. — Police received a report of a civil disturbance in the 200 block of East Second Street. 8:02 a.m. — Police received a report of criminal damage to property in the 1200 block of North Elm Street. 9:25 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in ...

Fatal crash case: Driver gets 6 months

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FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man has been sentenced to six years in prison but will serve only 180 days after pleading guilty to criminal vehicular homicide. Tyler Richard Byers, 28, faced a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and a $20,000 fine. He was sentenced this week to 72 months, with a ...

Fairmont educators invest time in training

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FAIRMONT — A three-day interactive workshop for early childhood educators is happening this week at Fairmont Elementary School. Eleven teachers from Fairmont and the surrounding area are participating in the workshop, which is led by trainers from A Chance To Grow. The workshop, called ...

‘Fun time’ planned at library

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TRUMAN — Heartland Senior Living is hosting a pie and ice cream social from 4-6 p.m. today. The cost is $5 per slice, with all proceeds going to the activities department. n The last session of morning swim lessons for parent/tot, preschool, levels 1-7 and guard start are Aug. 5-13. There ...

Courts

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Tyler M. Sjoquist, 22, of Bloomington; Michael P. Hoppe, 28, of Delavan; David A. Kruse, 29, of Winona; each fined $125. Nicholas F. Krebsbach, 22, of Walters; fined $225. Driving after revocation — Shannon M. Olson, 43, of Blue Earth; ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Tuesday, July 30 12:05 p.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1100 block of Horatio Street. 12:08 p.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 2200 block of North State Street. 12:31 p.m. — Police received a report of shoplifting in the 1500 block of Albion ...

Martin County weighing 2020 budget

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FAIRMONT — Martin County commissioners heard from County Engineer Kevin Peyman at a work session Tuesday. He discussed the proposed 2020 budget, about which the board will make decisions in the near future. The 2020 road and bridge levy request currently sits at $2.4 million, a $156,000 ...

Rahm gets 3+ years in prison

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MARSHALL — A former Fairmont City Council member will serve more than three years in prison for multiple counts of theft by swindle, a Lyon County District Court judge ruled this week. Darin Rahm, 49, of Marshall was sentenced for crimes related to his work as the former director of the ...

FFA night slated Monday

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SHERBURN — Federated Rural Electric is holding its 84th annual meeting Thursday night in the cafeteria and gymnasium at Martin County West High School in Sherburn. Registration for the meeting will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until 6:30 p.m. Upon registration, members will receive a free ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Sherry A. Bunting, 58, of East Earl, Pa.; Brittany L. Redmann, 29, of Floral Park, N.Y.; Douglas P. Walker, 72, of Truman; Dylan Z. Hovdet, 20, of Butterfield; Kimberly A. Jamer, 50, of Savage; Kayla L. Adams, 22, of Truman; John O. Bland IV, 44, of ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Monday, July 29 3:13 p.m. — Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in the 2100 block of North State Street. 4:40 p.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of East Blue Earth Avenue. 4:04 p.m. — Police received a report of theft ...

Fairmont eyes 16% levy hike

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont City Council held a work session Monday to examine a proposed 16.3 percent property tax levy hike to generate about $770,000 in 2020. Paul Hoye, city finance director, said the increase does not mean property taxes will go up by that percentage. Property owners saw a ...

Youth hone hockey skills

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont Youth Hockey Association is wrapping up its first-ever summer skills and conditioning program. The association’s Aaron Haycraft worked with CJ Johnson, owner and trainer at Cutting Edge Fitness in Fairmont, and Matt Hussey, former NHL player and current power skating ...

At Red Rock Center: Brass band set to perform

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On Friday, The Tarnished Brass Ensemble will present a variety show at Red Rock Center for the Arts in Fairmont. The show is a fundraiser for ongoing maintenance at Red Rock. Fairmont resident Larry Vogel, an original member of the Tarnished Brass, purchased the building that became Red ...

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Police

FAIRMONT Sunday, July 28 2:02 a.m. — Police received a report of suspicious circumstances in the 1500 block of North Park Street. 12:49 p.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 1200 block of North Park Street. A verbal warning was issued. 2:34 p.m. — Police ...