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Elementary students breaking the news

February 13, 2016 For years, Fairmont elementary students’ backpacks have carried home a Friday folder containing a weekly class newsletter of events. more »»

 
 
 
Man faces 4 charges in stabbing

February 13, 2016 TRUMAN — A 35-year-old Truman man is facing attempted murder charges in Martin County. more »»

MRCI broadens local training

February 13, 2016 FAIRMONT — MRCI WorkSource has brought a new training program to Fairmont. more »»

MRCI reaching out to businesses

February 13, 2016 FAIRMONT — MRCI WorkSource has a new business development and marketing coordinator for southwest Minnesota locations, including the Fairmont branch. more »»

Lenten services coming up

February 13, 2016 CEYLON — Our Savior’s Lutheran Church will hold its monthly fellowship potluck dinner after the 5:30 p.m. service tonight. They will have their annual voters meeting following the potluck meal. more »»

Prairieland board receives update

February 13, 2016 TRUMAN — Director Billeye Rabbe on Friday updated the Prairieland Solid Waste board of directors on January activitie. more »»

Youth tout positive activities

February 12, 2016 FAIRMONT — Founded in 2011, the Fairmont Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition is “a group of community members, family, neighbors and co-workers who work together to prevent underage use and abuse o... more »»

Survey asks for teens’ input

February 12, 2016 FAIRMONT — Today, Fairmont Area Schools students in grades 7-12 will take the 5th Annual Positive Community Norms survey in their Cardinal Academy class. more »»

GHEC to host ‘Pride Night’

February 12, 2016 GRANADA — Granada-Huntley-East Chain School Principal Mandy Fletcher told the school board Thursday that GHEC Pride Night will be held 5:30-7 p.m. on March 1. more »»

Students enjoying savory samples

February 12, 2016 FAIRMONT — Courtesy of a $20,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, preschool through second-grade students at Fairmont Elementary School take their taste buds on a test drive three days a week. more »»

Meal will help fund festival

February 12, 2016 WELCOME — Welcome Legion Auxiliary will meet 7 p.m. Monday at the Legion. All members are urged to attend. n Welcome City Council will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. more »»

Truman looking to fix up tennis courts

February 11, 2016 TRUMAN — The Truman City Council is looking into grant opportunities to fund a tennis court improvement project. The project is a 2016 goal for several council members. more »»

Duo charged in wake of burglary

February 11, 2016 FAIRMONT — Charges have been filed against James Chieto Rivera, 28, of Blue Earth, and Ramon Briseno, 27, of Elmore, following a robbery in Fairmont. more »»

Pen-and-ink drawing class slated

February 11, 2016 TRUMAN — Truman Library is holding “Valentine Craft” for children from 2-5 p.m. Friday at the Truman Public Library. Come and enjoy making a fun valentine and meeting with your friends. more »»

Firemen’s Dance slated

February 10, 2016 SHERBURN — The monthly steak and shrimp dinner will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sherburn American Legio. more »»

Counselors offer insight into their jobs

February 10, 2016 FAIRMONT — The job of a school counselor has evolved tremendously from the days when only vocational guidance was offered. more »»

W’bago council tables pay hike

February 10, 2016 WINNEBAGO — City Administrator Chris Ziegler on Tuesday made a recommendation to the Winnebago City Council that Deputy City Clerk Jessi Sturtz receive a two-step increase in salary pay on her... more »»

Housing rehab grant clears hurdle

February 9, 2016 FAIRMONT — Fairmont homeowners living in a specific area of the city are poised to benefit from grant money from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. more »»

Blizzard shuts down area highways

February 9, 2016 FAIRMONT — A combination of light snowfall and strong winds led to blizzard conditions that began Sunday evening and stretched into most of the day Monday. more »»

Briefly

February 9, 2016 FEDA plans strategic meeting FAIRMONT — Fairmont Economic Development Authority explored ideas Monday for its upcoming strategic planning meeting. more »»

Grannies set to ‘play ball’

February 8, 2016 NORTHROP — Two words that usually don’t go together are granny and basketball, but that will change on Feb. more »»

 
 
 

 

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