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HUMPAL-PAID LEAVE

After a lengthy closed session following the regular meeting Monday night it was revealed that Fairmont City Administrator Mike Humpal is on paid administrative leave, effective today, and Troy Nemmers, city engineer/public works director, has been named city administrator on an interim basis.The council voted 3-2 to place Humpal [...]

October 15th, 2019|

HOUSING TAX ABATEMENT

A tax abatement program to spark construction of multi-family housing failed to win approval from the Fairmont City Council on Monday. Linsey Preuss, Fairmont’s economic development coordinator, told the council that Fairmont has a “very low” 2 percent vacancy rate for rental housing, which can make it difficult for [...]

October 15th, 2019|

PHEASANT OPENER – FAIRMONT

Fairmont has been selected to host the 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener. Governor Tim Walz made the announcement Friday night during the 2019 Pheasant Opener banquet in Austin. Visit Fairmont, the local convention and visitors bureau, submitted the application to host the 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Opener. Fairmont was selected [...]

October 14th, 2019|

SUPREME COURT-FAIRMONT

The Minnesota Supreme Court held a traveling oral argument in front of students at Fairmont High School on Wednesday. Fairmont students in grades 9-12 attended, along with students from Martin County West, Truman, Martin Luther, Granada-Huntley-East Chain, Redwood Falls and from Blue Earth Area’s law class. The event took [...]

October 10th, 2019|

CAPITAL INVESTMENT-MARTIN COUNTY

For a little over 20 years, Martin County has been dealing with with an outdated jail building and limited courthouse space. On Wednesday, state Rep. Bob Gunther, R-Fairmont, and members of the Minnesota House of Representatives Capital Investment Committee were able to see the problems firsthand, as part of [...]

October 10th, 2019|

TACKLE CANCER

On Friday, Oct. 11,the Cardinal football game in Fairmont will be a “Tackle Cancer” event, through the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund. The game starts at 7 p.m. Fairmont will play Norwood Young America. Cyndi Johnson, a retired Fairmont High School English teacher, is coordinating this year’s [...]

October 9th, 2019|

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