SHINE THE LIGHT ON INTOXICATED DRIVING EVENT TO BE HELD

2022-10-05T12:51:18-05:00

On Monday, October, 10th, the 4-H Ambassadors and MCSAP Empower group will be presenting an event highlighting the dangers of impaired driving. The free event will take place at the Five Lakes Center Parking Lot from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Drivers wearing 'fatal vision' goggles can drive pedal bikes to experience impaired driving. There will be a free Pork Chop On A Stick for the first 100 attendees. Event will be inside the mall if weather conditions are poor. All area youth are invited.

SHINE THE LIGHT ON INTOXICATED DRIVING EVENT TO BE HELD2022-10-05T12:51:18-05:00

MCW VOLLEYBALL TO HOLD “FIGHT TOGETHER” NIGHT

2022-10-05T12:44:30-05:00

Martin County West in cooperation with the volleyball team parents is recognizing Thursday, October, 6 as "Fight Together" night. The initiative is designed to raised awareness of the fight against cancer, honor survivors, and remember those no longer with us. The event is a fundraiser for the Lutz Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic Health System, Fairmont, and the Martin County Relay For Life. On Thursday all MCW students, staff, and community are encouraged to dress in tie-dye to recognize awareness for all forms of cancer. The theme is "When We Fight, We All Fight Together." At the conclusion of the B [...]

MCW VOLLEYBALL TO HOLD “FIGHT TOGETHER” NIGHT2022-10-05T12:44:30-05:00

PEMBERTON MAN FACES CHARGES FOR WEEKEND ACCIDENT

2022-10-04T15:47:56-05:00

A Pemberton man is facing criminal charges for a weekend crash in New Ulm that seriously injured two victims. A criminal complaint says Miguel Bustillos, 44, was traveling at a high speed on 3rd and Minnesota Streets, and turning southbound onto Broadway, where he lost control, crossed over the median, and struck an Oldsmobile Alero in the northbound lanes. The incident occurred about 8:15 p.m. Saturday. First responders found the two people in the Alero unconscious. Both occupants were eventually transported via helicopter with serious injuries including fractures and brain bleeding. Witnesses told police Bustillos and his passenger fled the vehicle [...]

PEMBERTON MAN FACES CHARGES FOR WEEKEND ACCIDENT2022-10-04T15:47:56-05:00

TRUMAN MAN INJURED IN MOTORCYCLE/TRACTOR INCIDENT

2022-10-03T12:55:37-05:00

MADELIA — A 47-year-old Truman man riding a motorcycle collided with a tractor at about 9:15 p.m. Friday on Highway 60 just east of Madelia. Kevin Lee Diepenbrock was westbound on Highway 60 when his 2018 Honda motorcycle collided with a southbound 1997 International Tractor driven by Brian Alton Anderson, 58,of Madelia, the State Patrol said. Diepenbrock was transferred to Madelia hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Anderson suffered no injuries. Diepenbrock was wearing a helmet and Anderson was wearing a seatbelt. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, the patrol said. Lake Crystal Police, Madelia Fire, [...]

TRUMAN MAN INJURED IN MOTORCYCLE/TRACTOR INCIDENT2022-10-03T12:55:37-05:00

LARGE FIRE AT HUGOSON PORK FACILITY

2022-09-29T17:35:01-05:00

A large fire early Thursday morning did severe damage to a Hugoson Pork sow barn south of East Chain. A news release from the Hugoson family states they are grateful there have been no reported injuries to staff or emergency responders. The release goes on to say the fire is believed to have started around 3:30 A.M. Thursday. More than 10 area fire departments responded from local communities. The majority of the site is considered a total loss.  Along with their employees, the Hugoson family state they would like to thank those who have helped respond to this devastating situation, that [...]

LARGE FIRE AT HUGOSON PORK FACILITY2022-09-29T17:35:01-05:00

SHERBURN WOMAN INJURED IN ONE-CAR ACCIDENT

2022-09-29T14:14:31-05:00

A Thursday morning accident on I-90 in Jackson County sent a Sherburn woman to the hospital. At 7:05 a.m., authorities responded to an accident report on eastbound Interstate 90 near Mile Post 62 in Rost Township in Jackson County. A 2015 Chrysler Town And Country minivan driven by 28 year-old Kirsten Kay Ringgenberg of Sherburn left the roadway and rolled in the median of the Interstate. Kirsten Kay Ringgenberg was taken by Lakefield Ambulance to Sanford Hospital in Worthington with what the State Patrol report termed non-life threatening injuries. Road conditions were dry and the driver was wearing a seat belt [...]

SHERBURN WOMAN INJURED IN ONE-CAR ACCIDENT2022-09-29T14:14:31-05:00

NEW RICHLAND MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN I-90 ACCIDENT

2022-09-27T13:58:26-05:00

A rollover accident Monday afternoon on I-90 in Jackson County has left a New Richland man with serious injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Just after 4 p.m. emergency personnel were dispatched to a report of an accident on eastbound I-90 in Ewington Township in Jackson County near mile marker 56. A 2006 Buick Rendezvous left the roadway and rolled. The driver and lone occupant, 71 year-old Lyle William Schlaak of New Richland, Minnesota, was transported to Avera Hospital in Sioux Falls with what the Patrol report termed life-threatening injuries. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and alcohol [...]

NEW RICHLAND MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN I-90 ACCIDENT2022-09-27T13:58:26-05:00

MAYO HEALTH TO CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARIES

2022-09-22T14:08:00-05:00

FAIRMONT, Minn. ― Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont is commemorating 150 years of health care in the community in conjunction with Mayo Clinic Health System celebrating the milestone of its 30-year anniversary.   Community health care in Fairmont can be traced back to Dr. David Winslow Hunt, the first physician to permanently practice medicine in Fairmont, beginning in 1871. The first hospital in the community, Hunt Hospital, opened in 1914, and Fairmont Community Hospital was established in 1928. Mayo Clinic Health System took over clinic practice in 1997 and hospital practice in 2001.   The public is invited to a [...]

MAYO HEALTH TO CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARIES2022-09-22T14:08:00-05:00

FEDERATED REA DONATES TO AREA FIRE DEPARTMENTS

2022-09-15T10:23:35-05:00

Federated Rural Electric, Jackson, recently presented a donation totaling $7,500 to four local fire departments — Heron Lake, Jackson, Welcome and Granada. Federated took advantage of matching funds from two organizations to triple the impact. “Federated donated $2,500, then secured matching funds from CoBank’s Sharing Success Program and Basin Electric Cooperative,” stated Federated’s General Manager Scott Reimer. “Cooperatives are concerned about their local communities; we saw this as a way to help each fire department with costly equipment needs. We started with two towns where we have buildings and will rotate this donation the following years until we’ve helped each fire [...]

FEDERATED REA DONATES TO AREA FIRE DEPARTMENTS2022-09-15T10:23:35-05:00

FAIRMONT SCHOOL BOARD TO MEET

2022-09-12T15:19:02-05:00

The Fairmont Area School board will meet in regular session Tuesday evening at 5:00 in the Fairmont City Hall Council Chambers. Items on the agenda include recognition for eleven teachers and administrators who will be gaining tenure this year, an update on the CER summer programming from director Stephanie Busiahn, approval of donations, extra duty stipends, Q-Comp for the upcoming school year, and resignations and hiring for positions for the new school year. Reports on Operations Committee, Staff Welfare Committee, and Work Session meetings will also be given. Meetings are open to the public and can also be viewed live on [...]

FAIRMONT SCHOOL BOARD TO MEET2022-09-12T15:19:02-05:00
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