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Local Scout Troop celebrating 75 years

November 8, 2014 Congratulations are in order to the leadership, volunteers and participants of Boy Scout Troop 56. On Nov. more »»

Yes, doctor makes house calls

November 8, 2014 FAIRMONT — A doctor making house calls is a rarity in present-day culture, but Dr. Timothy Bachenberg of Fairmont is in the process of changing that. more »»

Kimmel offers turkey insights

November 8, 2014 BLUE?EARTH — Dick Kimmel, a turkey biologist and bluegrass musician, shared his talents at the Blue Earth Community library this week. He has been involved with library programs for 10 year. more »»

Ladies group seeks items for food shelf

November 8, 2014 CEYLON — Ceylon Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion groups will meet Sunday to celebrate Veterans Day. A social hour will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a potluck meal at 6 p.m. more »»

Business educator gets time in spotlight

November 7, 2014 FAIRMONT — Spend a few minutes with Holly Christian, and you’ll quickly learn about her enthusiasm for technology, especially in teaching. more »»

Supper to raise Festival funds

November 7, 2014 WELCOME — Welcome Summer Festival Committee will host a deer hunting kickoff supper to raise funds for the upcoming 125th anniversary Summer Festival from 5:30-8 p.m. tonight at the Welcome Legion. more »»


November 7, 2014 Woman sentenced to prison for meth SIOUX CITY — A woman who conspired to distribute methamphetamine in Kossuth County has been sentenced last week to 10 years in federal prison. more »»

Caribou tips helping local cancer patients

November 6, 2014 The eight employees of Caribou Coffee at Hy-Vee in Fairmont collected tips during October with a singular purpose in mind — to provide a little extra comfort for local cancer patients receiving... more »»

Scrapbooking event set

November 6, 2014 TRUMAN — If you are in grades K-6 and would like to attend Fun-Tastic Friday on Nov. 14, you need to register by tomorrow, Nov. 7. more »»

Markquart retains job as sheriff

November 5, 2014 FAIRMONT — Jeff Markquart held on to his title of Martin County sheriff on Tuesday, receiving 66 percent of the vote. more »»

Mahoney ousts Pierce

November 5, 2014 FAIRMONT — Martin County Commissioner Steve Pierce of Fairmont was defeated by challenger Tom Mahoney Jr. on Tuesday night. more »»

Ward 3 chooses Zarling

November 5, 2014 FAIRMONT — Two years after retiring as city administrator, Jim Zarling will return to local government as the Ward 3 representative on the Fairmont City Council. more »»

School leaders elected

November 5, 2014 FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Area School Board will have a pair of new faces in January. D. more »»

Faribault County, Blue Earth vote

November 5, 2014 BLUE?EARTH — Faribault County Commissioner Greg Young claimed a re-election victory on Tuesday night, defeating challenger Milton Steele. more »»

Gunther returning to State Capitol

November 5, 2014 FAIRMONT — State Rep. Bob Gunther, R-Fairmont, was re-elected in District 23A on Tuesday. He defeated Democratic challenger Pat Bacon by a margin of 62-38 percent. more »»

Area cities, schools choose their leaders

November 5, 2014 FAIRMONT — Results from Tuesday’s election for area municipal offices and school boards, as well as the Truman School referendum: Municipal races are as follows: Ceylon: Mayor — Ron Morris 42, Armi... more »»

Joint transit considered

November 5, 2014 FAIRMONT — Martin and Faribault County commissioners will meet at noon Nov. 19 at the Human Services building in Fairmont to discuss a consolidated transit system. more »»

Veterans Day program set for Tuesday

November 5, 2014 SHERBURN — It’s “Hamburger Night” tonight at Sherburn American Legion. Delicious grilled burgers with all the trimmings will be served from 6-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome. more »»

Driver arrested after child struck

November 4, 2014 FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man was arrested Halloween night after his vehicle struck a 6-year-old trick-or-treater. more »»

Bird’s bridge channel will be widened

November 4, 2014 FAIRMONT — Next spring, boaters will find it easier to cruise through Fairmont’s chain of lakes. The channel under Bird’s bridge on Woodland Avenue will be undergoing some upgrades yet this year. more »»



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