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Students take aim at diabetes

January 24, 2014 FAIRMONT — It’s become a fixture for students involved in the Lights On For Kids program. more »»

Stores helps couples draft wish lists

January 24, 2014 Editor’s note: The Sentinel’s 2014 Bridal Guide appears in today’s edition. more »»

Manager taking reins at 'Wildcat'

January 23, 2014 ELMORE — Cinda Hagedorn never wanted to run the Wildcat Cafe, but soon she will own it. “I originally started the Wildcat Cafe for YSI, but I never, ever wanted to manage,” she sai. more »»

Brickner gets 20 years probation

January 22, 2014 FAIRMONT — A man who set fire to the curtains at Lincoln School in April 2012 has been sentenced to up to 20 years probation. more »»

Truman school weighs its future

January 22, 2014 TRUMAN — A good portion of the Truman School Board meeting Tuesday dealt with district reorganization options. “Enrollment has gone down over the past decade,” said Superintendent Tom Ame. more »»

Local transit gets funding hike

January 22, 2014 FAIRMONT — Martin County Transit’s commuter service between Fairmont and Blue Earth has resulted in a boost to the transit’s budget. more »»

10-cent refund on the table

January 21, 2014 TRUMAN — Minnesotans soon may be able to get a 10-cent refund on all beverage containers, but there is controversy attached to the proposal. more »»

Schools recall life of Dr. King

January 21, 2014 FAIRMONT — Poems and posters, and thinking about their own dreams were some ways students at Fairmont Elementary and the Junior/Senior High spent reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. more »»

Lakes group seeking members

January 21, 2014 FAIRMONT — Fairmont Lakes Foundation is seeking members. more »»

Odd Fellows do good works for others

January 20, 2014 WINNEBAGO — The annual Odd Fellows’ Oyster Stew and Chili Supper in Winnebago had a creative twist this year. more »»

Elmore Academy halls empty, as last teens leave

January 20, 2014 ELMORE — The kids are gone from Elmore Academy. “We just got the last kid out Wednesday,” said T.J. Mauer, acting facility administrator. more »»

Staff, students try ‘J-Term’

January 18, 2014 ARMSTRONG — It’s not often that students spend the afternoon with their principal, learning how to cook jalapeno poppers. Or have a teacher spend the day talking about blood spatters. more »»

Doctor offers warning about ‘100-day cough’

January 18, 2014 FAIRMONT — Pertussis has a couple of other names: whooping cough and the 100-day cough. If that sounds ominous, it should. more »»

Prairieland finds space for waste

January 18, 2014 TRUMAN — Prairieland is currently storing its garbage because the Wilmarth power plant in Mankato is closed for the month, plant director Billeye Rabbe told the board of directors Friday. more »»

Veterans group seeks used clothing

January 17, 2014 FAIRMONT — Fundraising has been a struggle for the Disabled American Veterans’s South Central chapter, which is comprised of 400-plus men and women in Faribault, Martin, Jackson and Noble counties... more »»

County leaders: It's full-time work

January 16, 2014 FAIRMONT — Those who have served as a county commissioner will say it’s full-time work. Commissioners also see a higher pay than most city council or school board position. more »»

W'bago seeks policing solution

January 16, 2014 WINNEBAGO — Winnebago City Council faces filling two positions following resignations. more »»

'Fresh' water sparks optimism

January 15, 2014 FAIRMONT — One of the goals when building Fairmont’s new water treatment plant was to eliminate taste and odor complaint. more »»

Fairmont enrollment steady

January 15, 2014 FAIRMONT — Across the country, enrollment in fifth-grade classes is low, and Fairmont Area Schools is no exception. more »»

Brown describes weather decisions

January 15, 2014 FAIRMONT — Though 2014 has just begun, the weather has already interrupted the regular school day on several instances. On Jan. 6, Minnesota Gov. more »»



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