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TUESDAY SCOREBOARD

2021-01-27T07:42:22-05:00

GYMNASTICS MARTIN COUNTY AREA MAGIC 133.025 ST.JAMES 103.1 WRESTLING MARTIN COUNTY REDBULLS SWEPT LUVERNE AND WINDOM IN TRIANGULAR MEET GIRLS HOCKEY FAIRMONT 9 WASECA 0 BOYS HOCKEY WASECA 9 FAIRMONT 1 GIRLS BASKETBALL TRUMAN.GHEC/ML 63 J W P 37 N R H E G 68 U S C 21 LUVERNE 52 ST.JAMES 42 ST.PETER 80 WINDOM 75 WORTHINGTON 62 NEW ULM 45 NORTH UNION 56 BELMOND-KLEMME 53 BOYS BASKETBALL MANKATO LOYOLA 54 M C W 51 MAPLE RIVER 79 BETHLEHEM ACADEMY 50 ST.CLAIR 74 L C W M 47 ST.PETER 48 WORTHINGTON 47 U S C 55 N R H E [...]

TUESDAY SCOREBOARD2021-01-27T07:42:22-05:00

COVID-19 UPDATE

2021-01-27T06:50:15-05:00

MARTIN COUNTY HAS 1 NEW CASE OF CORONAVIRUS. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,681. ACTIVE 28. CASES BEYOND ISOLATION PERIOD 1,665. COVID RELATED DEATHS 26. FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 2 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,093. ACTIVE 51. NEWLY LISTED HOSPITALIZED 1. CASES BEYOND ISOLATION PERIOD 1,038. COVID RELATED DEATHS 16. Minnesota Health Officials reported on Tuesday 727 new cases of the coronavirus and 8 more deaths.  According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 6,106 people have died because of the virus.  A total of 3,877 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.  A total of 456,490 cases have been confirmed in Minnesota [...]

COVID-19 UPDATE2021-01-27T06:50:15-05:00

FAIRMONT SCHOOL BOARD- LEARNING PLAN

2021-01-27T06:37:25-05:00

The Fairmont Area School Board had a lengthy discussion Tuesday about whether or not to bring high school students back to school full-time next week. High School students are currently in a hybrid model, with half of the student body attending school in person during the first two days of the week and the other half attending school in person the last two days of the week. On Wednesdays, the entire student body does distance learning. The elementary students all came back to school in person last week. 38 students have chosen distance learning at the elementary. 170 more students have [...]

FAIRMONT SCHOOL BOARD- LEARNING PLAN2021-01-27T06:37:25-05:00

REP. OLSON-BUDGET REACTION

2021-01-27T06:16:29-05:00

On January 26, Governor Walz unveiled his budget proposal for the 2021-2022 biennium. State Representative Bjorn Olson (R-Elmore) was troubled that the governor prioritized $1.7 billion in tax increases in his plan. “Income and business tax increases are the wrong approach towards setting a budget in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,” Olson said. “While we have a projected budget deficit, those numbers have been improving over the past few months. If we still have a manageable budget deficit after the updated forecast in February, we should utilize our budget reserve and not punish Minnesotans.” Governor Walz is proposing a 10% [...]

REP. OLSON-BUDGET REACTION2021-01-27T06:16:29-05:00

MONDAY SCOREBOARD

2021-01-26T07:38:27-05:00

GIRLS BASKETBALL FAIRMONT 69 J C C 49 M C W 57 CLEVELAND 31 ST.CLAIR 83 MADELIA 21 L C W M 69 WASECA 65 MT. LAKE AREA 50 HL-O/FULDA 30 NICOLLET 68 CEDAR MT. 39 LUVERNE 41 ST. JAMES 37 Iowa Girls Basketball Northwood-Kensett 53, North Iowa 27 Forest City 57, North Union 35 Boys Basketball BEA 92, Jackson Co. Central 50 Pipestone 53, Fairmont 39 Iowa Boys Basketball Forest City 59, North Union 25

MONDAY SCOREBOARD2021-01-26T07:38:27-05:00

COVID-19 UPDATE

2021-01-26T06:50:27-05:00

MARTIN COUNTY HAS 1 NEW CASE OF THE CORONAVIRUS, TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,680 ACTIVE 29. CASES BEYOND ISOLATION PERIOD 1,657. COVID DEATHS 26. FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 7 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,091. ACTIVE 51. NEWLY LISTED AS HOSPITALIZED 2. CASES BEYOND ISOLATION PERIOD 1,029. COVID RELATED DEATHS 16. Minnesota Health Officials reported on Monday 794 new cases of the coronavirus and 3 more deaths.  According to the Minnesota Department of Health 6,098 people have died because of the virus.  A total of 3,876 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.  A total of 455,783 cases have been confirmed in [...]

COVID-19 UPDATE2021-01-26T06:50:27-05:00

FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL-INVESTMENT REPORT

2021-01-26T06:38:00-05:00

THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL MONDAY APPROVED THE DEC. 31, 2020 INVESTMENT REPORT. TOTAL INTEREST RECEIVED DURING THE PERIOD WAS $409,393.73. THE FAIRMONT FIRE DEPARTMENT HAD THEIR ANNUAL ELECTONS JAN. 13. THE COUNCIL APPROVED THE ELECTION RESULTS WHICH WERE: CHIEF BRANDON SCOTT, DEPUTY CHIEF BRYAN KASTNING,CAPTAIN COLDBY WHITMORE,1ST LIEUTENANT TIM MILLER,2ND LIEUTENANT ROB IVERSON AND SECRETARY MATT STREIT. SEVERAL CURRENT MEMBERS OF CITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONERS HAVE AGREE TO SERVE AN ADDITIONAL TERM. MAYOR DEB FOSTER APPROVED APPOINTMENT OF : DAN THIESSE TO THE POLICE COMMISSION, JODIE WHITMORE AND VICKI SCHULTE TO THE PARK BOARD,MARY JO MOLTZEN AND BRIAN JOHNSON TO THE [...]

FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL-INVESTMENT REPORT2021-01-26T06:38:00-05:00

FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL-IMPROVEMENTS

2021-01-26T06:23:59-05:00

The Fairmont City Council held a public hearing to address the 2021 improvement program and approved the advertisement for bids for two projects in the program on Monday night. Those projects were the reconstruction of Fairlakes Avenue and the Grant Street water main Replacement Program. City Engineer and director of public works Troy Nemmers went through a presentation for the 2021 improvement program. This presentation includes the Fairlakes project that will include reconstruction from the dead-end to Woodland Avenue, a resurface from Woodland Avenue to Canyon Drive. Total cost of the improvements city wide is $3,354,412. reconstruction projects are assessed at [...]

FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL-IMPROVEMENTS2021-01-26T06:23:59-05:00

CURBSIDE CAREER FAIR

2021-01-25T10:34:04-05:00

Fairmont CareerForce is holding a Curbside Career Fair! Drive up to the North End Doors of the JCPenney Building. Thursday, January 28th 1:00–3:00pm Participating Employers • Lakeview • Goldfinch •Temperance Lake Ridge • Redi Haul • Fairmont Foods • Avery Weigh Tronix This is just a few of the local employers that list their jobs with us on our site www.minnesotaworks.net! The first 25 job seekers will receive a free flash drive that can be useful to store data during their job search.  Please join us and drive up to see what other services we can provide for you or call [...]

CURBSIDE CAREER FAIR2021-01-25T10:34:04-05:00

COVID-19-UPDATE

2021-01-25T07:40:26-05:00

MARTIN COUNTY HAS 2 NEW CASES OF THE CORONAVIRUS. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,679. ACTIVE 34. NEWLY LISTED AS HOSPITALIZED 0. CASES BEYOND INFECTIUOUS PERIOD 1,657. COVID RELATED DEATHS 26. FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 6 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,084. ACTIVE 51. NEWLY LISTED AS HOSPITALIZED 0. CASES BEYOND INFECTIOUS PERIOD 1,029. COVID RELATED DEATHS 16. WATONWAN COUNTY LAST WEEK HAD 8 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,059. ACTIVE 11. CURRENTLY KNOWN HOSPITALIZED 11. CASES OUT OF ISOLATION 1,040. COVID RELATED DEATHS 8. Minnesota States health officials on Sunday reported 1,196 new COVID-19 cases and 32 new deaths in the last day.

COVID-19-UPDATE2021-01-25T07:40:26-05:00
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