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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — David J. Frandle, 52, of Blue Earth; fined $125. Joseph S. Lopez, 24, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Ayana C. Sadler, 26, of Durham, N.C.; Kara K. Clore, 24, of Godfrey, Ill.; each fined $145. Adam R. Silker, 40, of Carlton; fined $225. Failure to ...

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FAIRMONT Tuesday, July 23 9:56 a.m. — Police received a complaint of a civil disturbance in the 300 block of North Hampton Street. 10:04 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 400 block of Kings Road. 12:54 p.m. — Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 300 ...

Engineers unveil plan for Lake Avenue in Fairmont

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FAIRMONT — Plans for reconstruction of Lake Avenue were unveiled at the Fairmont City Council meeting this week. Wes Brown, civil engineer and project manager, and Jennifer McCoy, transportation traffic engineer, from the Bolton & Menk staff explained how public input; intersection and ...

Red Rock: Bring us your art

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FAIRMONT — A community art show will be on display during August at Red Rock Center for the Arts in Fairmont. “We’re trying to do it as an annual show in August. August is actually our membership drive month,” said Sonja Fortune, director at Red Rock Center. A community art show ...

Dance program offered

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SHERBURN — The wrap-up meeting for this year’s Relay for Life will be 5:30 p.m. Monday in the main meeting room at Mayo Clinic Health System hospital in Fairmont. All committee members, team captains and team members are urged to attend. They will be discussing things that worked in 2019 ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Peter J. Reuter, 32, of Rochester; Diana Diaz Rodriguez, 44, of Belmond, Iowa; Pamela J. Diaz, 38, of Chicago, Ill.; Arthur C. Morales, 26, of Massapequa, N.Y.; each fined $125. Mariusz Lekarczyk, 44, of Norwood Park, Ill.; fined $135. Tyler C. ...

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FAIRMONT Sunday, July 21 12:53 a.m. — Suspicious circumstances were reported in the 900 block of Redwood Drive. Police were not able to locate the situation. 2:52 a.m. — A disturbance was reported in the 400 block of North Dewey Street. Police issued a verbal warning. 9:43 a.m. — ...

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FAIRMONT Monday, July 22 3:28 a.m. — Suspicious circumstances were reported in the 200 block of Downtown Plaza. 6:43 a.m. — Theft of a vehicle was reported in the 100 block of Forest Street. 8:58 a.m. — An animal complaint was reported in the 400 block of East Third Street. Police ...

Fairmont landlords: Enforce existing rules

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FAIRMONT — During a public hearing about proposed changes to Fairmont’s rental ordinance, local landlords delivered the same message to the Fairmont City Council on Monday: The existing ordinance is enough, but it needs to be enforced. After hearing the concerns, the council decided to ...

Hawkins: He plans to focus on business

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FAIRMONT — Tom Hawkins, Fairmont councilman at-large, read a lengthy prepared statement at the end of the City Council meeting Monday. He addressed the happenings of the past few months of the council, saying citizens were owed an explanation. Hawkins said he drew on his experience ...

Truman parade draws large crowd

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TRUMAN — The annual Truman Days parade brings in many people from near and far. The parade, which will take place on Saturday at 5 p.m., draws many participants and spectators and has been a highlight of the weekend festival. This year, Nancy Salic stepped up to organize the parade. A lot ...

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MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Carl C. Cornejo, 59, of Schaumburg, Ill.; Marcia Stapleton, 76, of Kasota; Nicole R. Kapplinger, 44, of Jackson; each fined $125. Joshua L. Buddenberg, 37, of Decorah, Iowa; fined $135. Nicholas J. Moeller, 20, of Fairmont; fined $145. Failure ...

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FAIRMONT Friday, July 19 1:04 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1200 block of Victoria Street. 3:31 a.m. — Police received a report of a disturbance in the 100 block of East Fifth Street. 7:48 a.m. — Police received an animal complaint in the 600 block of Shoreacres ...

Boutique opens in a grain bin on rural Truman farm

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Let’s Stay Home Boutique, located just outside Truman, will celebrate its expansion next weekend during Truman Days with a grand opening. The boutique is unique in many ways, most noticeably because it’s located inside a grain bin. Its home is the family farm that belongs to Darin and Val ...

Friends, colleagues remember Burns

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How do you quantify a life well lived? Is it how much we do, or how much we accumulate and accomplish? Or is it the lives we touch along the way? If the life of Joe Burns is any indication, it’s definitely the latter. Burns, who passed away last week at age 79, was much more than a resident ...

Ceylon hosts auction today

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CEYLON — Today is the second community day-type auction in Ceylon. There also may be some garage sales today but no maps. The fun begins at 7 a.m. n Today is also the Summer Festival in Welcome, with the parade at 3 p.m. Lots of activities are happening all day, so check out their poster ...

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FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Michael J. Santa-Maria, 51, of Worcester, Mass.; Jodie M. Miller, 35, of Rosemount; Jimmy L. Sorvaag, 62, of Sioux City, Iowa; Cody D. Wobbrock, 23, of New Richland; each fined $125. Gregory A. Makowski, 63, of Frankfort, Ill.; Amanda L. ...

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DUNNELL Thursday, July 18 8:16 p.m. — Police received a report of a disturbance in the 200 block of West Wenberg Street. FAIRMONT Thursday, July 18 1:20 a.m. — Police assisted an ambulance in the 1300 block of Adams Avenue. 3:04 a.m. — Police received a report of public ...

Truman readying for vote on fate of PUC

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TRUMAN — The Truman City Council this week discussed what will happen if the Public Utilities Commission is abolished. The council decided in late May to put the fate of the PUC in the hands of voters. The referendum will take place Aug. 13. If the PUC is abolished, the council will ...

‘Fish ladder’ being built at Amber Lake dam

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FAIRMONT — Taking care of Fairmont’s chain of lakes is no easy task, but the Fairmont Lakes Foundation is committed to the job. The foundation’s purpose is to “lead and educate our community and its visitors to take responsibility for the quality and care of our city’s lakes while ...