THE FAIRMONT AREA SCHOOL BOARD MEETS TUESDAY AT 5 P.M. THE BOARD WILL ACT ON THE PRELIMINARY 2019-2020 BUDGET, REVISED SCHOOL CALENDAR AND MEMBERSHIP IN THE MINNESOTA STATE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE AND SEVERAL PERSONNEL MATTERS AT TUESDAY'S MEETING AT THE FAIRMONT CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS.
THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY AT 5:30 PM. THE COUNCIL WILL HEAR PRESENTATIONS FROM THE MARTIN COUNTY ATTORNEY AND THE COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT. EVENT PERMITS , A GRANT APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF INFRASTRUCTURE TO INDUSTRIAL SITE, A 6 MONTH PROSECUTION CONTRACT AND CONTRACT AWARDS FOR STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS WILL BE ACTED ON AT MONDAY'S MEETING AT THE FAIRMONT CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS. Paste In or Write Your Content Here!!!!!!!!!
FAIRMONT'S INTERLAKEN HERITAGE DAYS STARTS TONIGHT AND RUNS THROUGH SUNDAY. TONIGHT THERE IS A FREE CAR SEAT CHECK AT THE FAIRMONT FIRE STATION FROM 4-6; A TOUCH A TRUCK EVENT AT THE FAIRMONT HIGH SCHOOL WEST PARKING LOT. MUSIC FROM 4;30 - 8:30 AT AT HERITAGE ACRES AND A FREE I H D COMMUNITY MEAL THERE FROM 5-7:30 PM. ON SATURDAY THE BORDERLINE CRUISERS CLASSIC CAR SHOW IS DOWNTOWN FROM 9 TIL 3. FROM 10-4 VENDORS ,ACTIVITIES AND MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT AT HERITAGE ACRES. KIDDIE PARADE AT 5 PM AT CITIZEN'S PARK DOWNTOWN. BIG PARADE AT 6 RUNS FROM LAKE AVENUE [...]
A FAIRMONT MAN FACES 5 GROSS MISDEMEANOR CHARGES FROM A TRAFFIC CRASH INVOLVING SEVERAL VEHICLES NEAR AND AT THE COUNTY ROAD 39 AND LAKE AVENUE ( COUNTY ROAD 26) INTERSECTION WEST OF FAIRMONT ON APRIL 18 THIS YEAR. ACCORDING TO THE CRIMINAL COMPLAINT A CAR ALLEGEDLY DRIVEN BY 26 YEAR OLD SETH MICHEAL KICK WAS TRAVELING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED SOUTH ON COUNTY ROAD 39 PAST THE FAIRGROUNDS SIDESWIPED ONE VEHICLE, REAR ENDED ANOTHER AT THE INTERSECTION,INJURING A WOMEN DRIVER OF THAT VEHICLE, WHICH THEN HIT A SEMI TRUCK READY TO TURN ON THE COUNTY 39 FROM COUNTY [...]
Martin County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a proposed prosecution contract with the city of Fairmont for a period of six months at a rate of $150 per hour at Tuesday's meeting.County Attorney Terry Viesselman was on hand to discuss the terms, the work involved and answer questions from the board. Viesselman noted that his office already does the greater load of prosecution for the city. When asked by Commissioner Elliot Belgard if he would require another attorney to help with the workload, Terry Viesselman said it would not be necessary. Viesselman noted that his office has been handling Fairmont’s prosecution [...]
The Air Race Classic (ARC), the all-women cross-country airplane race, will be coming to Fairmont on Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20. Forty-nine airplanes will execute high-speed flybys over a timing line at Fairmont Municipal Airport as teams race the clock on their way from Jackson, Tennessee, to Welland, Ontario. This year's course covers 2,538 miles. The 109 racers have four days to complete the course, which will start in Jackson at 8 a.m. June 18 and end in Welland at 5 p.m. June 21. After flying the timing line, racers may land to fuel up and eat, [...]
LOCAL NEWS 6/3 COMMISSIONERS THE MARTIN COUNTY BOARD MEETS TUESDAY AT 9 AM. COMMISSIONERS WILL CONSIDER A PROSECUTION CONTRACT WITH THE CITY OF FAIRMONT, AND UPDATE AND CONSIDER A REQUEST FOR PROPOSED PURCHASES FOR MARTIN COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL. PRESENTATIONS WILL BE HEARD ON THE MARTIN COUNTY SUMMER YOUTH INTERN PROGRAM INTRODUCTIONS AND AN UPDATE FROM THE MARTIN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT TUESDAY'S MEETING AT THE MARTIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE.
Right now, the Red Cross has less than a two-day supply of type O blood available for emergency rooms, where it can be most critical. That means just six units of type O blood are available for every 100,000 people, but at least 14 are needed every day. While just 7% of the U.S. population has type O negative blood, it can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is what hospital staff reach for during emergencies when there isn’t time to determine a patient’s blood type. Type O positive blood is the most transfused blood type [...]
The Agri-Business Committee of the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce and the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) are pleased to announce the Ag Scholarship winners for 2019. Two $4,200 scholarships were awarded this year to Andrew Moeller and Nicholas Potthoff. Andrew will be graduating from Fairmont Area Schools this June and will be attending the South Dakota State University in the fall. Nicholas will be graduating from Martin County West this June and will be attending University of Minnesota - St. Paul in the fall. These scholarships are made possible through the Agriculture Future of America, the Agri-Business Committee [...]
The Fairmont Area School Board Tuesday accepted a bid from Weather Technologies, Inc. for repair of the roof of the performing arts center at Fairmont High School. Two bids were received and reviewed by building and grounds director, Tyler Garrison, who recommended WTI for the low bid of $120,632. The project will be done in the fall months. Board member Dan Brookens gave a brief operations committee report saying that they received requests to save 40 seats from the performing arts center to be auctioned off during the 2019 homecoming game. All the seats will be replaced this summer. [...]