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Democrats keep spending

May 21, 2014 To the Editor: With the 2014 legislative session now in lawmakers’ rearview mirror, the final week was spent hammering out a capital investment bill and finding more ways to spend more of your mone. more »»

District 23 wins grants

May 20, 2014 To the Editor: A busy final week at the Legislature has culminated in the passage of a 2014 bonding bill. more »»

Great support for soccer

May 17, 2014 To the Editor: On Saturday, May 11, Fairmont Soccer Association conducted our annual flower sale. This is the biggest fundraiser for our association. more »»

Support is appreciated

May 15, 2014 To the Editor: Martin County Humane Society wishes to acknowledge Paul and Connie Krause of Truman, and Molly Meyer of the Fairmont Municipal Liquor Store for the fundraising they did to benefit the... more »»

Thanks for your support

May 12, 2014 To the Editor: On behalf of the Red Rock Center for the Arts, I would like to thank everyone who attended the 3rd Annual Murder Mystery Dinner theatre and silent auction. more »»

What a great community

May 7, 2014 To the Editor: Thank you to Charlie Sorrells for recognizing me as the honorary referee for this year’s Sentinel Relays. more »»

Support appreciated

May 7, 2014 To the Editor: On behalf of the Fairmont Chapter of “Let’s Go Fishing with Seniors,” I would like to thank everyone who came out on Sunday, May 4, to support the fundraiser breakfast at the KC Hall... more »»

Youth face homelessness

May 2, 2014 To the Editor: Did you know there are youth in the Fairmont area who are homeless and do not have a place to live? Being a youth and balancing the multiple demands of homework, jobs, transportation... more »»

Who does this help?

May 1, 2014 To the Editor: What I already figured was going to happen — whether we wanted it or not — has come to pass. The group, Focus on Fairmont, got to the City Council and got us a new rental ordinance. more »»

Sorry about rose sale

April 30, 2014 To the Editor: Our apologies to those Arc rose buyers who did not receive their roses this year. A glitch in the delivery system left us short 100 dozen roses. more »»

Help fight against diabetes

April 30, 2014 To the Editor: My name is Kristy Kittleson and I’m a type-2 diabetic. more »»

Bad law on bullying

April 29, 2014 To the Editor: A new statewide anti-bullying policy recently signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton could be problematic for local school districts. more »»

Must kids sell this junk?

April 28, 2014 To the Editor: My first-grade granddaughter excitedly brought home a fundraiser packet (Junk!) to raise money for information technology — iPads for their classroom. more »»

Problem? Government

April 28, 2014 To the Editor: However numerous the violations of the Constitution, laws and oaths of office Team Obama is guilty of; despite its blind adherence to a bankrupt ideology; the hardships they are... more »»

Is there a speed limit?

April 28, 2014 To the Editor: Since Winnebago Avenue and State Street have become race tracks, what is the speed limit? Since none is enforced, take down the 30 mph to 40 mph sig. more »»

‘Market Square’ coming

April 23, 2014 To the Editor: About a year ago, Mari Phelan, who grew up in Fairmont, wrote a letter to the community about an idea to develop a place in Fairmont that was a hip, exciting social, shopping and... more »»

Wage hike too costly

April 22, 2014 To the Editor: Gov. Mark Dayton has signed into law a proposal that will raise Minnesota’s minimum wage to $9.50 per hour. more »»

Kudos to Rep. Gunther

April 21, 2014 To the Editor: On behalf of Fairmont Area Schools, I want to express my sincere thanks to state Rep. Bob Gunther for visiting with our 135 sixth-grade students and chaperones on April 1. more »»

Library help appreciated

April 19, 2014 To the Editor: Thank you to the public library staff and the Fairmont Library Board for gifting us with the use of a room for our AARP Tax Aide program again this winter/sprin. more »»

Scouts offer thank you

April 19, 2014 To the Editor: What an exciting and enjoyable day all Scouts and adults had at the North Star District Scout-O-Rama held April 12 at Five Lakes Centre in Fairmont. more »»



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