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News2018-07-30T16:02:35+00:00

FAIR COOKOFF

The 21st Annual Blue Ribbon Pork Cookoff The 21st Annual Blue Ribbon Pork Cookoff took place Wednesday evening at the Martin County Fair in Fairmont, with eight area restaurants competing. This year, the top three winners were the same in both the people’s choice and connoisseur division. For [...]

August 16th, 2018|

CHAMBER

THE FAIRMONT AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HAS CHOSEN A NEW PRESIDENT. HE IS NED KOPPEN-LONG TIME FAIRMONT RESIDENT. NED OFFICIALLY WILL TAKE OVER AS HEAD OF THE LOCAL CHAMBER ON MONDAY AUGUST 27TH ACCORDING TO CHAMBER BOARD SPOKESPERSON KARI ALLEN.

August 15th, 2018|

PRIMARY ELECTION

MARTIN COUNTY ELECTION DISTRICT 4 COMMISSIONER RICHARD KOONS 391 DAN SCHMITKE 286 NEAL POTTHOFF 161 KOONS AND SCHMIDTKE ADVANCE TO GENERAL ELECTION IN NOVEMBER.

August 15th, 2018|

Primary

TUESDAY AUGUST 14TH IS PRIMARY ELECTION DAY IN MINNESOTA. ONE LOCAL RACE FEATURES THREE CANDIDATES FOR THE 4TH COMMISSIONER DISTRICT IN MARTIN COUNTY. CANDIDATES INCLUDE DAN SCHMIDTKE, RICHARD KOONS AND NEAL POTTHOFF. THE TOP TWO VOTE GETTERS ADVANCE TO THE GENERAL ELECTION IN NOVEMBER. OTHER RACES ARE FOR [...]

August 13th, 2018|

Fair Time

MINNESOTA'S OTHER BIG FAIR- THE MARTIN COUNTY FAIR WEEK IS HERE. MONDAY AUGUST 13 IS ENTRY DAY. THE FAIR BEGINS FOR REAL TUESDAY AT THE MARTIN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, FAIRMONT AND RUNS THROUGH SUNDAY. FAIR FEATURES INCLUDE LIVESTOCK AND COMMERCIAL EXHIBITS, FAIR FOOD AND FUN WITH THE MIDWAY CARNIVAL [...]

August 13th, 2018|

JOHNSON-GOVERNOR

THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL FOR REPUBLICAN STATE CONVENTION ENDORSED CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR STOPPED IN FAIRMONT THIS WEEK. WE ASKED HIS THOUGHTS ABOUT DEMOCRATIC GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES TARGETING FORMER GOVERNOR TIM PAWLENTY INSTEAD OF HIM. JEFF JOHNSON SAID HE WAS OK WITH THAT EVEN THOUGH HIS OPPONENT IN THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY NEXT [...]

August 10th, 2018|

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