THE MARTIN COUNTY BOARD ON TUESDAY: Received and filed Martin County Courthouse Dome: Copper Roof Replacement Project Update as provided by ISG Architects and Engineers; and to move forward with Advertisement for Bids for the proposed estimated 2.2 million dollar project. Approved legislative representation by Larkin Hoffman law firm in the amount of $5,000 per month from February 2020 to May 2020 for Martin County’s State Bonding Request. Approved participation in the 2020 Martin County Summer Youth Internship Program; and authorize Board Chair to sign the Administrative Agreement with Minnesota Valley Action Council. Approved the Board Chair to sign the [...]
Patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients fighting any other disease, using nearly one-quarter of the nation’s blood supply. That’s why this February, the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to encourage people across the country to Give Blood to Give Time, ensuring loved ones have the strength and support to battle cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 3 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. An estimated 33,210 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in Minnesota this year. Many of these people will likely [...]
THE MARTIN COUNTY BOARD MEETS TUESDAY AT 9 AM. COMMISSIONERS WILL CONSIDER THE YOUTH SUMMER INTERSHIP PROGRAM SERVICES AGREEMENT, THE NATURAL RESOURCES BLOCK GRANT FINANCIAL REPORTS, AND A PROPOSAL FOR LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATION FOR THE COUNTY'S BONDING REQUEST. A PRESENTATION AND REVIEW OF PRELIMINARY PLANS FOR THE COURTHOUSE DOME REPLACEMENT PROJECT AT TUESDAY'S MEETING AT THE MARTIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE. Paste In or Write Your Content Here!!!!!!!!!
A ST. JAMES WOMAN WAS INJURED IN A ONE VEHICLE CRASH IN MARTIN COUNTY AROUND NOON ON WEDNESDAY. A PICKUP TRUCK DRIVEN BY 22 YEAR OLD KIMBERLY MARIE CARREON WAS NORTHBOUND ON HIGHWAY 4 NEAR 230TH STREET IN GALENA TOWNSHIP WHEN SHE LEFT THE ROADWAY AND ENDED UP IN THE DITCH. KIMBERLY CARREON WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE ST.JAMES HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT OF WHAT WAS DESCRIBED AS A NON-LIFE-THREATENING INJURY ACCORDING TO THE STATE PATROL REPORT. THE WATONWAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, ORMSBY FIRE AND TRIMONT AMBULANCE ASSISTED AT THE SCENE Paste In or Write Your Content Here!!!!!!!!! [...]
Plans are underway for the 12th Annual Martin County Kids Against Hunger food pack, to be held 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Fairmont National Guard Armory. You are invited to put together a team of friends, family or co-workers and join in the excitement and fun with a goal of packing 125,000 meals at a KAH food pack. To look around the room and see the smiles and hear laughter coming from each table is truly an awesome experience. The day is sectioned off into two-hour shifts. Over the last 11 years, 1,241,260 meals [...]
A FAIRMONT MAN IS FACING FELONY CHARGES FOR THEFT BY SWINDLE IN MARTIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT. ACCORDING TO THE CRIMINAL COMPLAINT, 44 YEAR-OLD TIGER DAN MASON STANDS ACCUSED OF BILKING AN ELDERLY FAIRMONT WOMAN OUT OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN FEES FOR HOME IMPROVEMENTS. POLICE RECEIVED A REPORT FROM MINNESOTA ADULT ABUSE RECORDING THAT MASON HAD ALLEGEDLY CHARGED AN 81 YEAR-OLD WOMAN AROUND $100,000 FOR HOME REPAIRS OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS WITHOUT GIVING HER RECEIPTS OR INVOICES FOR THE WORK. MASON IS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR IN MARTIN COUNTY COURT ON MARCH 3RD.
The Fairmont City Council revisited the reconstruction project on Lake Avenue Monday. Scheduled for this year, the $4.8 million project will revamp the stretch of Lake/Blue Earth Avenue from West Fourth Street to South Park Street, revising the thoroughfare from four lanes to two, plus a center turn lane. The area of concern for the council focused on the street’s intersection with Downtown Plaza. An analysis done by the state determined that the level of traffic does not warrant replacing the traffic signals at the intersection. Different design options were proposed including a flashing light or a single stop [...]
THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL WILL MEET AT 5:30 PM ON MONDAY. PUBLIC HEARINGS ON SOFTENED WATER RATES INCREASE, WASTEWATER RATE INCREASE, TO CONSIDER POTENTIAL IMPROVEMENT TO THE MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER SYSTEM AND A REZONING REQUEST WILL BE HELD. A CITY ATTORNEY SEARCH UPDATE, LAKE AVENUE STREET PROJECT AND INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING AND ENGINEERING SERVICES AT THE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT WILL BE DISCUSSED AND A PROCLAMATION READ FOR THE UPCOMING KIDS AGAINST HUNGER DAY AT MONDAY'S MEETING AT THE FAIRMONT CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS.
Fairmont High School Senior Bergen Senf has been chosen as the Female Triple A winner for Region 2A. The award recognizes high school seniors across the state for excellence in Academics, Athletics and Fine Arts. She has been involved in Tennis, Golf, Speech, and Drama among others while at FHS. Bergen will now be compete at the State Level! Congratulations to Bergen Senf Regional Triple A Award winner from Fairmont.
A Northrop man, 25 year old Ramon Joseph Flores, is facing a felony charge in Martin County of criminal damage to property in the first degree, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. According to the complaint: On Jan. 7, a Fairmont police officer responded to a call of graffiti scratched into the men’s bathroom mirror at the Martin County Library in Fairmont. The mirror was scratched with a graffiti symbol that looked identical to an earlier graffiti call at the Human Services building in Fairmont. The symbol was a combination of [...]