Fairmont Sentinelhttp://www.fairmontsentinel.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 30 May 2015 06:35:17 EDTSat, 30 May 2015 06:35:17 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSomething new: Rural brain gainhttp://www.fairmontsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/537375.htmlOWATONNA It's undeniable that our rural towns are different than they were even one generation ago. There are a few less businesses, a few more shuttered houses. To passersby, it might appear that these places are dying, some already dead.Sat, 30 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTThanks, volunteershttp://www.fairmontsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/537377.htmlTo the Editor: Thank you to all those who sponsored or donated to help make the recent Southern Minnesota Greenwing event held in Sherburn a success. Your support is seen in the smiles and faces of all the children who attended.Sat, 30 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTLet's strengthen Fairmonthttp://www.fairmontsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/537378.htmlTo the Editor: On behalf of Project 1590, I would like to thank those who have donated time and/or resources ever since this process began last July. I would also like to thank everyone in the community for their ongoing support.Sat, 30 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTHelp get kids some bookshttp://www.fairmontsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/537286.htmlTo the Editor: Our children work hard all year in school. But research shows that when summer comes, some of those learning gains can be lost. The challenge is keeping the students engaged in reading during the summer.Wed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTSupport appreciatedhttp://www.fairmontsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/537246.htmlTo the Editor: We would like to thank all participating merchants from Fairmont and Blue Earth, as well as Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont for use of the church, and the Lions Club, all on behalf of the recent Amber Leach benefit.Tue, 26 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT