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Plot project aims to meet ag needs

July 24, 2015 FAIRMONT — People driving along Highway 15 at the south end of Fairmont may notice “Dyna-Gro” signs posted in the cornfield just east of the high school. more »»

COR marks 40th birthday

July 24, 2015 WELCOME — Due to circumstances beyond her control, Marsha Williams will not be able to open the Welcome Museum on Aug. 1. If you need to make an appointment, call (507) 236-2034. more »»


July 24, 2015 Social media seminars planned FAIRMONT — Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce has scheduled two seminars featuring tips and tricks for social media skills and marketing strategies online. more »»

Red Cross in need of volunteers

July 23, 2015 FAIRMONT — Representatives from the Southwest Minnesota chapter of the American Red Cross held an open house in Fairmont this week for the purpose of recruiting volunteers in the Martin County area. more »»

Preschoolers explore nature’s beauty, bounty

July 23, 2015 The FFA garden at Fairmont Junior-Senior High School provided the setting for a field trip for 24 preschool students Wednesday. more »»

Truman ready for its big celebration

July 23, 2015 TRUMAN — The Little Miss/Mr. Truman program is tonight in the auditorium at Truman Elementary School. Admission is $3. more »»

Transit board studies routes

July 23, 2015 FAIRMONT — The Faribault-Martin County Transit Board has applied for a grant through the Minnesota Department of Transportation to fund this year’s transition. more »»

Park board: Honor Pierce’s legacy

July 22, 2015 FAIRMONT — The new fishing park at the site of the old water filtration plant on Albion Avenue may soon carry the much shorter designation of Steve Pierce Park, following action by the Fairmont Park... more »»

GHEC eyeing building upgrades

July 22, 2015 GRANADA — Granada-Huntley-East Chain hosted a public meeting Tuesday to discuss educational and facility needs, with an eye on a possible referendum this fall. more »»

Human Services seeks more space

July 22, 2015 FAIRMONT — Martin County commissioners on Tuesday reviewed a request from Faribault/Martin County Human Services for the use of additional office space to accommodate staffing needs. more »»

Demolition costs come as surprise

July 22, 2015 BLUE EARTH — Wells City Administrator Robin Leslie addressed Faribault County commissioners Tuesday concerning demolition costs for the Frank Brothers elevator in Wells. more »»

Children’s theater event this weekend

July 22, 2015 SHERBURN — Jason Huneke, a professional comedian and juggler, will perform 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Sherburn Community Hall. This show is free and open to the public. more »»


July 22, 2015 Clarification A cutline accompanying a photo in Monday’s edition noted that St. Paul Lutheran School in Fairmont held a celebration Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the “new” school buildin. more »»

B.E. council sends request to panel

July 21, 2015 BLUE EARTH — Some Blue Earth residents living along the Smith Drive street improvement project have expressed a desire to have their driveways done while the road is being finished. more »»

Expert: Truman park’s power supply falls short

July 21, 2015 TRUMAN — Monday’s Truman City Council meeting provided the backdrop for a discussion about the status of electrical services available at Graf Park. more »»

Truman ready to hold festival

July 20, 2015 TRUMAN — Although a massive construction project that began earlier this month will still have some impact on Truman Days events, people can expect the same great attraction. more »»

Student aides offer their time

July 20, 2015 Four young women are serving as tutors, friends and positive role models by spending three weeks as teachers’ aides during the summer session at Fairmont Elementary School. more »»

Heritage site plans building

July 18, 2015 FAIRMONT — Heritage Acres is overflowing with agriculture-related memorabilia — literally — and the 40-year-old facility that showcases the area’s farming roots will undergo an expansion in the form... more »»

Couple celebrating 70 years of marriage

July 18, 2015 Seventy years is a long time, but that’s how long Fairmont residents Betty and Ignatius Maday have managed to keep their marriage going stron. more »»

Waste plant weighs facility repairs

July 18, 2015 TRUMAN — The refining building at the Prairieland waste-processing plant in Truman recently suffered some wind damage. more »»



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