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BIG SLEEP OUT

2019-12-03T02:01:13+00:00

A group of local residents are planning Fairmont’s Big Sleep Out, a winter night spent outdoors to draw attention to the need for emergency crisis housing in the area. From 5 p.m. This Saturday Dec. 7 until 9 a.m. Sunday Dec. 8, a contingent of hardy souls will camp out without tents at Citizens Park next to Fairmont City Hall to raise funds and coordinate efforts for temporary emergency shelter. The local event will coincide with the World’s Big Sleep Out, a first-time international fundraising challenge to raise money and awareness for the issue of homelessness. International sponsors include [...]

BIG SLEEP OUT2019-12-03T02:01:13+00:00

KAMP FOR KIDS

2019-12-03T02:04:57+00:00

THE ANNUAL KSUM, SENTINEL, PHOTO PRESS KAMP FOR KIDS FOR THE SALVATION ARMY IS THIS WEEK. RED BAG PICKUP DAY IS THIS SATURDAY FOR THE NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS BEING DONATED TO THE SALVATION ARMY FOOD SHELF. NEW TOYS AND CASH DONATIONS WILL ONCE AGAIN BE ACCEPTED AS WELL. FOR MORE DETAILS LISTEN TO KSUM'S DAYBREAK PROGRAM BROADCASTING FROM THE SALVATION ARMY STORE ON DOWNTOWN PLAZA IN FAIRMONT THURSDAY DEC. 5, FRIDAY DEC. 6 AND SATURDAY DEC. 7. HELP PUT A SMILE ON THE FACE OF A CHILD THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

KAMP FOR KIDS2019-12-03T02:04:57+00:00

HEALTHY LIVING EXPO

2019-12-03T02:06:34+00:00

The public is invited to the free "Healthy Living and Wellness Expo" today, Monday, December 2, 4:00-7:00 pm, at the Five Lakes Shopping Centre, 400 South State Street, Fairmont.  Come to learn more about area services and resources to promote healthy lifestyles and wellness.  Special thanks to the Kiwanis Early Risers who graciously allowed this event to happen in conjunction with their annual Pancake Fundraiser. Sign up for the door prizes donated by exhibitors. Special features will include displays on fraud prevention, Census 2020, services for older adults, lifelong learning opportunities, wellness technology, substance abuse prevention, safe prescription storage, [...]

HEALTHY LIVING EXPO2019-12-03T02:06:34+00:00

SATURDAY SCOREBOARD

2019-12-01T04:30:47+00:00

FOOTBALL MINNESOTA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS PREP BOWL NINE MAN MT. LAKE AREA    22 HANCOCK  14 CLASS AAA PIERZ  28   DASSEL-COKATO  27 CLASS  AAAAA CHASKA 10  ST.THOMAS ACADEMY  7 COLLEGE FOOTBALL WISCONSIN  38  MINNESOTA  17 KANSAS  STATE   27  IOWA STATE  17 Paste In or Write Your Content Here!!!!!!!!!

SATURDAY SCOREBOARD2019-12-01T04:30:47+00:00

FRIDAY SCOREBOARD

2019-11-30T23:42:15+00:00

FOOTBALL MINNESOTA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS PREP BOWL CLASS  A BLOOMING PRAIRIE  41,  B O L  D  15 CLASS AA CALEDONIA  26,   MINNEAPOLIS NORTH  0 CLASS  AAAA ROCORI  22,  S M B  21   OT CLASS AAAAAA WAYZATA  35,   CHAMPLIN PARK  20 BIG TEN IOWA   27, NEBRASKA  24 COLLEGE BASKETBALL DEPAUL  73,  MINNESOTA  68 SAN DIEGO  STATE   83,  IOWA  73 SETON HALL   84  IOWA STATE  76 N H L WILD  7,   SENATORS  2

FRIDAY SCOREBOARD2019-11-30T23:42:15+00:00

COMMISSIONERS-TAXATION

2019-11-30T02:14:03+00:00

THE MARTIN COUNTY BOARD MEETS TUESDAY AT 9 AM. THE COMMISSIONERS WILL CONSIDER PROSECUTION CONTRACTS FOR THE CITIES OF TRIMONT, CEYLON, SHERBURN, WELCOME AND GRANADA,  AND REMAINING JOB CLASSIFICATION APPEALS FOR COMPENSATION STUDY. THE BOARD WILL CONSIDER ELECTED OFFICIAL SALARIES AND WILL HOLD ANOTHER BUDGET WORK SESSION AT TUESDAY'S MEETING AT THE MARTIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE. MARTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL HOLD THE TRUTH IN TAXATION PUBLIC HEARING AT 6 PM TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE COURTHOUSE.

COMMISSIONERS-TAXATION2019-11-30T02:14:03+00:00

HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PLAN

2019-11-28T03:43:38+00:00

A new health coalition is formed between providers in Faribault and Martin Counties. Human Services of Faribault and Martin Counties, Mayo Clinic Health System - Fairmont and United Hospital District are teaming up to develop the required Community Health Improvement Plan. Prior to the coalition forming, each county would develop their plans individually. According to a press release, community members identified Adverse Childhood Experiences , Mental Health, Substance Use, Chronic Disease and Access to Health Care and Dental health as priorities for the region. 29 individuals representing will represent different organizations in the area to address these issues in [...]

HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PLAN2019-11-28T03:43:38+00:00

FAIRMONT SCHOOL BOARD GRANTS

2019-11-28T03:54:50+00:00

The Fairmont School Board on Tuesday discussed donations from Partners In Education. The group has given more than $150,000 over the years to fulfill teachers’ requests for activities and equipment. This school year, PIE donated $28,000. However, only $24,477 in requests were received. To obtain PIE grants, teachers and staff at the elementary and high schools make proposals. This year, some of the money went toward CER youth scholarships, beginner reading books, sensory needs equipment, flexible classroom seating, a camera for the yearbook, books for Spanish reading library and iPads. PIE allocated the excess funding to a stipend for the [...]

FAIRMONT SCHOOL BOARD GRANTS2019-11-28T03:54:50+00:00

FAIRMONT COUNCIL- PROSECUTION AGREEMENT

2019-11-26T13:41:23+00:00

THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL MONDAY APPROVED A PROSECUTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE MARTIN COUNTY ATTORNEY . THE CONTRACT IS FOR 5 YEARS AT $75,000 PER YEAR WITH A 2.5% INCREASE FOR COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT EACH YEAR. THE COUNCIL APPROVED SUPPORT FOR THE F E D A BOARD'S RECOMMENDATION OF DEVELOPING A MULTIFAMILY HOUSING TAX ABATEMENT PROGRAM BY AUTHORIZING CITY STAFF TO WORK WITH BOND COUNSEL TO DEVELOP THE PROGRAM. THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL APPROVED THE AIRPORT GRANT PRE-APPLICATION CHECKLIST FOR THE NEW HANGAR APRON AND TAXI LANE CONSTRUCTION. THE COUNCIL APPROVED A MODIFIED CONTRACT WITH GEMINI STUDIOS [...]

FAIRMONT COUNCIL- PROSECUTION AGREEMENT2019-11-26T13:41:23+00:00

FAIRMONT COUNCIL-INVESTIGATION

2019-11-26T16:46:45+00:00

The facts involving some criminal cases not prosecuted by Fairmont’s former City Attorney and an investigation to identify city staff who allegedly knew about those cases were made public at the Fairmont City Council meeting Monday. Mayor Debbie Foster asked for and received permission from the council to waive attorney/client privilege and read a letter from County Attorney Terry Viesselman, who assumed the city’s prosecutorial duties, and Fairmont Police Chief Mike Hunter. The mayor read “At the end of the process, the (County Attorney’s) office received a total of 136 reports for review that represented 153 prosecution decisions,” the [...]

FAIRMONT COUNCIL-INVESTIGATION2019-11-26T16:46:45+00:00