– State Representative Bjorn Olson (R-Elmore) said a questionable maneuver being implemented by the Governor Walz administration will have costly impacts to people looking to purchase a new vehicle in Minnesota. Olson said the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is planning to implement the California Cars Mandate through an administrative rule rather than working with the Legislature on a compromise. It kicked off the process by holding its first public hearing on the topic this week. “As we’ve seen with emergency powers, the Governor’s Office seems to prefer one-person rule and this is just another example of it,” Olson said. “Rather [...]
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The Fairmont Economic Development Authority approved five loans Wednesday evening, four of which were directly impacted by COVID and one Micro-Loan request. That request was from Denise Rouse of Giddy up boutique. F E D A staff reviewed the application and program requirements and recommended approval for a loan up to 50% of the total project cost of a furnace/boiler replacement with a max $10,000 at an interest rate of 3% for 7 years. The four Cares Act Relief Fund loan requests came from Live Fit Sport and Wellness Center, The Blazer Bar and Grill, Bowlmor Lanes and Fairmont Awards MFG. [...]
MARTIN COUNTY HAS 9 NEW CASES OF TEH CORONAVIRUS. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,667. ACTIVE 46. NEWLY LISTED AS HOSPITALIZED 1. TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS 108. CASES BEYOND INFECTIOUS PEROID 1,623. COVID RELATED DEATHS 26. FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 8 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,053. ACTIVE 45. CASES BEYOND INFECTIOUS PERIOD 988. COVID RELATED DEATHS 16. Minnesota health officials reported on Wednesday 1,237 new cases of the coronavirus and 34 more deaths. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 5,979 people have died because of the virus. A total of 3,810 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities. A total of 449,492 cases [...]
WRESTLING MARTIN COUNTY RED BULLS 58, REDWOOD VALLEY 24 RED BULLS 66, LUVERNE 3 B E A 54, WASECA 27B.E.A. 64, Pipestone Area 24 J C C 44, NEW LONDON-SPICER 19 GIRLS HOCKEY FAIRMONT 4, WORTHINGTON 2 MINNEHAHA 4, NEW ULM 1 BOYS HOCKEY WORTHINGTON 7, FAIRMONT 4 REDWOOD VALLEY 5, MINNESOTA RIVER 2 MANKATO WEST 3, FARIBAULT 1 NORTHFIELD 3, EAST LOYOLA 2 GIRLS BASKETBALL NICOLLET/LOYOLA 52, M C W 40 ST. JAMES 65, J C C 48 U S C 67, MADELIA 32 JORDAN 57, WASECA 48 HUTCHINSON 73, ST.PETER 56 W W G 52, HERON LAKE-OKABENA-FULDA 47 MARSHALL [...]
THE MARTIN COUNTY BOARD ON TUESDAY : Approved reopening of the Martin County Library and its branches on Friday, January 22, 2021 with limitations. They include 30 minutes of browsing and computer time per visitor and 50 percent of building occupancy according to the city fire code. Approved the retirement/resignation of Deena Frerichs as Assistant Library Director effective Feb. 28 this year after 44 years of service to Martin County. Received and filed the CY2019 State Audit Report which received the highest opinion according to Martin County Auditor/treasurer Jessica Korte. Approved Facility Use Agreement for use of the County owned 1200 [...]
Community Health and Human Services of Faribault and Martin County reported 3 new laboratory confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday In Martin County, 1 new case was reported. The total number of confirmed cases in Martin County is 1,652 with 41 active cases. Cases beyond isolation period 1,623. Covid related deaths 26. In Faribault County, 2 new cases were reported. The number of confirmed cases in Faribault County is 1,034, with 39 active cases. Cases beyond isolation period 988. Covid related deaths 16. Minnesota health officials reported on Tuesday 922 new cases of the coronavirus and 6 more deaths. [...]
BOYS BASKETBALL FAIRMONT 73, J C C 50 B E A 66, GHEC/TRUMAN/ML 51 Mankato Loyola 73, Bethlehem Academy 45 Maple River 71, Hayfield 51 Mankato Loyola 73, Faribault BA 45 GIRLS BASKETBALL B E A 51 GHEC/TRUMAN/ML 47 Hayfield 60, Maple River 39Southwest Christian 73, Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey 28New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva 49, Tri-City United 37Tri-City United 77, Le Sueur-Henderson 58Central Springs 44, North Iowa 21Newell-Fonda 88, West Bend-Mallard 42GIRLS HOCKEYMarshall 13, Waseca 0BOYS HOCKEY Willmar 6, Windom 1Waseca 5, Marshall 1
Community Health and Human Services of Faribault and Martin County reported 17 new laboratory confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Monday. In Martin County, 6 new cases were reported. The number of confirmed cases in Martin County is 1,651, with 47 active cases. Newly listed hospitalizations 1. Total hospitalizations 107.Cases beyond isolation period 1,616.covid related deaths 26. In Faribault County, 11 new cases were reported. The number of confirmed cases in Faribault County is 1,032, with 41 active cases. Newly listed as hospitalized 0 . Total hospitalizations 74. Cases beyond isolation period 984. Covid related deaths 16. Watonwan Counyt has gone [...]
Minnesota Senator Julie Rosen (R-Fairmont) today is celebrating the introduction of a new bill that strengthens state criminal penalties against individuals who are convicted of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer, judge, prosecutor, or correctional officer. The legislation (Senate File 82) increases the minimum sentence from 20 years with release under supervision after two-third of the sentence is served to life incarceration with a minimum of 30 years in prison before being eligible for release. “This is a great way to show Minnesota’s law enforcement officers that we appreciate everything they do to keep us safe,” said Sen. Rosen. “An [...]
MARTIN COUNTY HAS 2 new cases of the coronavirus. Total confirmed 1,651. Active 49. Newly listed as hospitalized 0. Total hospitalizations 106. Cases beyond isolation period 1,064. Covid related deaths 26. Faribault County has 0 new cases. Total confirmed 1,032. Active 39. Newly listed as hospitalized 0. Total hospitalizations 74. Cases beyond isolation period 981. Covid related deaths 16. Watonwan County has at last report 5 new cases. Total confirmed 1,051. Active 19. Currently known hospitalized 10. Total hospitalizations 51. Cases out of isolation 1,024. Covid related deaths 8. Minnesota health officials on Sunday reported 1,364 new cases of COVID-19 and [...]