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News2018-07-30T15:47:19-06:00

BACK TO SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH

Mayo Clinic Health System encouraging the four Be’s for back-to-school mental health The COVID-19 pandemic has caused much stress and uncertainty for students, parents, teachers and staff. “All of our lives have changed so much the past few months, including how we interact with one another and so many of [...]

August 12th, 2020|

ELECTION FILINGS CLOSE

Filings for the Nov.3 Elections have closed. The race for the Ward 2 seat on the Fairmont City Council is a four-way contest. Candidates include Ronald Lindberg Britney Kawecki, Joe Loughmiller and incumbent Ruth Cyphers. Other races on the Nov. 3 ballot include incumbent Wayne Hasek and Terry Anderson in [...]

August 12th, 2020|

COVID-19 UPDATE

MARTIN COUNTY HAS 208 CONFIRMED CASES. 5 ACTIVE. 197 RECOVERED. FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 89 CONFIRMED CASES. ACTIVE 8. RECOVERED 81 WATONWAN COUNTY HAS 323 CONFIRMED CASES. 13 ACTIVE. 310 RECOVERED. The Minnesota Department of Health reported on Tuesday 332 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19.  The total number of cases [...]

August 12th, 2020|

OLSON WINS 23A PRIMARY

Elmore Mayor Bjorn Olson won a Republican primary vote over opponent Michael Sukalski on Tuesday night. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Olson netted 58 percent of the vote to Sukalski’s 42 percent in the party  battle for the District 23A seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Both men [...]

August 12th, 2020|

FAIRMONT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

THE FAIRMONT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AT THEIR MEETING EARLIER THIS WEEK APPROVED A $500 CONTRIBUTION TO THE GOOGLE DESTINATION MARKETING ORGANIZATION PARTNERSHIP LOCALLY JOINING VISIT FAIRMONT WITH THEIR $1,000 LEAD CONTRIBUTION AND AN ANTICPATED $500 FROM THE FAIRMONT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR A TOTAL OF $2,000 PROJECT COST FOR [...]

August 11th, 2020|

CITY COUNCIL-FRANCHISE FEE

A natural gas franchise fee was on the Fairmont City Council agenda Monday. Fairmont customers of Minnesota Energy, the city’s natural gas provider, will notice a slight increase in their monthly bills next year , due to a franchise fee approved by a 4-1 council vote. Wayne Hasek dissented. “To [...]

August 11th, 2020|
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