LOCAL NEWS 4/22 CITY COUNCIL THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY AT 5:30 PM . MAYOR DEB FOSTER STARTS THE MEETING WITH A PROCLAMATION OF FRIDAY, APRIL 26TH AS ARBOR DAY IN FAIRMONT. FOUR PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD AND SEVERAL PERMITS AND/OR LICENSES FOR SUMMER EVENTS WILL BE APPROVED AT THE MEETING MONDAY AT THE FAIRMONT CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS.
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FAIRMONT POLICE OFFICERS, LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT AND AMBULANCE CREWS WERE DISPATCHED TO A REPORT OF A THREE VEHICLE CRASH AT THE INTERSECTION OF COUNTY ROAD 39 AND LAKE AVENUE JUST BEFORE 3:30 PM THURSDAY. OFFICERS LOCATED TWO PEOPLE WHO WERE INJURED. A 26 YEAR-OLD MALE PARTY WAS TRANSPORTED TO MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM-FAIRMONT AND THEN AIRLIFTED TO ROCHESTER. A 28 YEAR-OLD FEMALE WAS TRANSPORTED TO MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM-FAIRMONT AND WAS TREATED AND RELEASED THURSDAY NIGHT. INITIAL INFORMATION FROM WITNESSES AND INVESTIGATION SHOW A VEHICLE WAS SOUTHBOUND ON COUNTY ROAD 39 AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED NEAR THE [...]
GOLF GIRLS NEW ULM INVITATIONAL Jordan 352; 2. Fairmont 359; 3. New Ulm 376; 4. Le Sueur-Henderson 395; 5. St. Peter 400; 6. Pipestone Area 405; 7. New Ulm JV 529. Incomplete: Tri-City United. J W P 241, MADELIA 273 NORTH UNION 214, LAKE MILLS 263 BOYS NEW ULM INVITATIONAL St. Peter 329; 2. Jordan 337; 3. Fairmont 341; 4. New Ulm 352; 5. Tri-City United 375; 6. Pipestone Area 388; 7. Le Sueur-Henderson 443. MADELIA 189, J W P 210, L C W M 215 LAKE MILLS 171, NORTH UNION 201 SOFTBALL ST. PETER 10, FAIRMONT 0 BASEBALL [...]
The Martin County Board Tuesday approved a motion for a sheriff’s deputy to be assigned as the school resource officer at Granada-Huntley-East Chain. The school district will be responsible for 66 percent of the cost of the position, with the county responsible for the other 34 percent. Martin County Sheriff's Offic Captain Corey Klanderud said he would work with County Attorney Terry Viesselman to draft a contract. The board approved a motion to appoint Jessica Korte to the Martin County Auditor/Treasurer position to fill the remaining term of James Forshee, who will be retiring in July. The effective date [...]
Fairmont’s Park and Street Department crews have started preparing the city’s numerous recreational areas for warmer weather. Nick Lardy, park and street superintendent, told the Fairmont Park Board on Tuesday that all but three of the city’s many docks have been put in. Bases are going in at the Winnebago Avenue Sports Complex, and work on the dugout roofs and extending the backstop will begin soon.“Hopefully, around May 1, we will start opening things up. We want to get the shelter houses open by the fishing opener on May 11,” he said. Ed Willett, who serves on the Kids [...]
GOLF GIRLS FAIRMONT 192, GHEC/ML/TRUMAN INC. SPIRIT LAKE 207, NORTH UNION 208 BOYS FAIRMONT 174, GHEC/ML/TRUMAN 232 B E A 146, J C C 164 SPIRIT LAKE 165, BISHOP GARRIGAN 181, NORTH UNION 189 BOYS TENNIS CHANHASSEN 7, FAIRMONT 0 TRACK AND FIELD GIRLS Waseca 76.5 2. Fairmont 56 3. Luverne 53.5. BOYS Fairmont 81 2. Waseca 67 3. Luverne 38. BASEBALL FAIRMONT 6, ST.JAMES 0 ML/TRUMAN/GHEC 4, CLEVELAND 0 ST.PETER 11, B E A 0
The Fairmont City Council held a work session Monday night. A. major point of contention was the action of two council members — Randy Lubenow and Tom Hawkins — who met recently with Elizabeth “Libby” Bloomquist, who has served as City Attorney for 30 years, to inform her that her services might no longer be needed. At the start of the session, Mayor Debbie Foster read an April 4 email sent from Hawkins to Mike Humpal, city administrator, who then forwarded the email to the rest of the council members. It stated Councilor Lubenow and I went to see [...]
State Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker visited Fairmont Elementary and Fairmont High School on Monday, kicking off a statewide listening tour to promote Gov. Tim Walz’s proposed education budget. Fairmont is one of just eight schools throughout the state the commissioner is visiting this week.... Ricker first toured the elementary school, stepping inside several classrooms and observing teachers and students at work. She toured the ECFE wing and heard about Fairmont’s voluntary pre-K program. Next, Ricker went to the high school, where she toured the vocational wing, including the welding shop, wood-working shop, and family and consumer science room. [...]
BOYS TENNIS LUVERNE 4, FAIRMONT 3 GOLF GIRLS ST. PETER 194, B E A 197 NORTH UNION 232, BELMOND-KLEMME INC. NORTH IOWA INC. BOYS ST.PETER 152, B E A 159 NORTH UNION 180, BELMOND -KLEMME 213, NORTH IOWA INC. SOFTBALL ST. JAMES 4, FAIRMONT 2 BASEBALL FAIRMONT 30, WASECA 0 ( All 15 Cardinals in the lineup reached base at least once, 14 scored a minimum of one run, 14 produced one or more RBIs, and a dozen generated at least one hit. All school records) MT. LAKE AREA /COMFREY 5, M C W 1 B E A 11, [...]
FAIRMONT FIREFIGHTERS WERE ON THE SCENE FOR ABOUT 4 AND A HALF HOURS EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AT THE HOMETOWN SANITATION BUILDING ON FAIRVIEW AVENUE. FIRE CHIEF BRANDON SCOTT SAID TWO HAULING TRUCKS WERE AFLAME WHEN THEY ARRIVED ON SCENE JUST AFTER 2:30 SATURDAY MORNING. ONE OF THE TRUCKS WAS FULL OF CARDBOARD THAT MADE PUTTING OUT THE FIRE MUCH MORE DIFFICULT . CHIEF SCOTT ESTIMATED DAMAGE AT ABOUT $225,000 TO BOTH TRUCKS AND SIDING ON THE STRUCTURE. Paste In or Write Your Content Here!!!!!!!!!