FAIRMONT DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS

2022-05-26T07:10:13-05:00

Fairmont—On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 172 college scholarships totaling $295,850 were awarded by the Fairmont chapter of Dollars for Scholars. Since 1974, 4,529 scholarships worth $4,478,579 have been awarded. The scholarships given are listed alphabetically followed by recipient names. Students must be graduates of Fairmont High School and cannot have completed their bachelor’s degrees yet. Students can receive up to four awards from the chapter. The next scholarship round begins January 1, 2023. Al Zinter Chorale, Bird, Baumann, Pierce, Ruble: Kara Fischer Alice F. Peters: Natalie Abel Alison Lutterman Memorial: Bryn Miller American Association of University Women: Bergen Senf Anna Rahn: [...]

FAIRMONT DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS2022-05-26T07:10:13-05:00

SPECIAL PRIMARY RESULTS

2022-05-25T06:48:25-05:00

100% of precincts reporting   Republican Bob "Again" Carney Jr. 216 0.59% Kevin Kocina 986 2.71% Jeremy Munson 13,446 36.92% Nels Pierson 1,925 5.29% J.R. Ewing 157 0.43% Brad Finstad 13,835 37.99% Roger Ungemach 163 0.45% Jennifer Carnahan 2,918 8.01% Matt Benda 2,647 7.27% Ken Navitsky 129 0.35%   Democratic Warren Lee Anderson 385 2.02% Sarah Brakebill-Hacke 2,524 13.23% James Rainwater 460 2.41% Jeff Ettinger 12,261 64.25% Richard W. Painter 1,740 9.12% George H. Kalberer 144 0.75% Rick DeVoe 392 2.05% Candice Deal-Bartell 1,177 6.17%  

SPECIAL PRIMARY RESULTS2022-05-25T06:48:25-05:00

Special Primary Election for Congressional District 1 Tuesday

2022-05-23T08:55:27-05:00

There is a special primary election on Tuesday for the vacant seat in the US House District 1. You need to be a registered voter at this election. Voters may register online at http://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/register-to-vote/ or with the Martin County Auditor’s Office. Voters may also register at the polls on Election Day with the proper identification. Votes must be cast for one party only. You cannot cross over from one party to another. Voting for candidates for the special election to be held on August 9, 2022 to fill vacancy for Congressional District 1. Voters in Fairmont vote at the Knights Of [...]

Special Primary Election for Congressional District 1 Tuesday2022-05-23T08:55:27-05:00

SHERBURN MAN KILLED IN UTV ACCIDENT

2022-05-20T11:24:35-05:00

A Sherburn man was killed and a Sherburn woman was seriously injured in an accident involving a UTV and another vehicle Wednesday afternoon. The Martin County Sheriff's Office, Sherburn Ambulance and Fire were dispatched to the scene at 3:41 p.m. approximately 3 and a half miles southwest of Sherburn. An adult male from the UTV was transported by ambulance from the scene and died en route to the hospital. An adult female from the UTV was transported to the hospital with serious injuries and later airlifted. Names of the individuals involved are not being released at this time pending family notification. [...]

SHERBURN MAN KILLED IN UTV ACCIDENT2022-05-20T11:24:35-05:00

FAIRMONT WOMAN INJURED IN MANKATO ACCIDENT

2022-05-20T08:39:40-05:00

A Fairmont woman, Karen Kay Flesner, was injured in a two-car collision at the intersection of US Highway 169 and State Highway 68 Thursday morning. A 2012 Subaru Impreza driven by Flesner, 75, was eastbound on Highway 68 crossing over Highway 169. A 2005 Toyota Prius driven by 22 year-old Sarena Simone Sabyan of Cloquet was southbound on Highway 169 in the left lane. The vehicles collided. Flesner was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System Hospital in Mankato with what the accident report termed non-life threatening injuries. Sabyan did not suffer serious injury in the accident. Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office, [...]

FAIRMONT WOMAN INJURED IN MANKATO ACCIDENT2022-05-20T08:39:40-05:00

UHD HONORS 37 EMPLOYEES

2022-05-16T12:08:10-05:00

Blue Earth, MN – United Hospital District (UHD) recognized 37 employees celebrating five and 10-year work anniversaries at their annual Service Recognition Luncheon, held at Average Jo’s Restaurant. The 2022 honorees account for a combined 480 years of service. UHD CEO Rick Ash, who emceed the event, noted that UHD’s success as a patient-focused organization is due in large part to the commitment shown by these employees. 2022’s longest serving employee is Ronda Dahl, RN, who is celebrating her 45th year at UHD. Ronda has worked in nearly every nursing department at UHD since she first started in 1977, including Operating [...]

UHD HONORS 37 EMPLOYEES2022-05-16T12:08:10-05:00

MAYO FAIRMONT EARNS “A” FOR SAFETY

2022-05-10T12:37:54-05:00

MANKATO, Minn. — All six eligible Mayo Clinic Health System hospitals scored the highest safety marks from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization that collects and analyzes data to help patients choose their preferred health care destinations.   These hospitals meet the requirements for eligibility in The Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Score and earned "A" grades — the best possible — for patient safety:   · Albert Lea and Austin, Minnesota. · Eau Claire, Wisconsin. · Fairmont, Minnesota. · La Crosse, Wisconsin. · Mankato, Minnesota. · Red Wing, Minnesota. "We are incredibly proud that each of our eligible hospitals [...]

MAYO FAIRMONT EARNS “A” FOR SAFETY2022-05-10T12:37:54-05:00

MAN FOUND DECEASED IN FAIRMONT

2022-05-10T10:26:54-05:00

According to a Press Release  from the Fairmont Police Department, a 53-year old man was found unresponsive near the railroad tracks in the 500 block of Main Street in Fairmont at 6:44 this morning (May 10.)  According to the Fairmont PD, the incident appears to be consistent with a medical issue with no signs of foul play. There is no concern for the safety of the general public due to this incident. The name of the deceased will be withheld until notification of family members. The incident remains under investigation until a final cause of death is determined.

MAN FOUND DECEASED IN FAIRMONT2022-05-10T10:26:54-05:00

FHS ROBOTICS AT STATE

2022-05-09T14:15:22-05:00

The Fairmont High School Robotics Team participated in the Minnesota State High School League State Robotics Tournament on Saturday, May 7th, at Williams Arena on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. The team completed the qualification round with a match record of 3-4-1 and a ranking of 22nd of the 36 teams participating. Thirty-six of Minnesota’s 190 robotics teams qualified for the tournament based on their performance in a FIRST Regional Competition earlier in the season.

FHS ROBOTICS AT STATE2022-05-09T14:15:22-05:00

I-90 Construction in Martin County Begins Soon

2022-04-30T10:54:12-05:00

MANKATO, Minn. – Construction on eastbound I-90 between Sherburn and Fairmont is expected to begin on Monday, May 9, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in the eastbound lanes during construction. Additional work will require temporary road restrictions in the westbound lanes during construction. Separate temporary eastbound on and off ramp closures will be required for approximately one week each at Hwy 263 and at Martin County 39 (190th Ave.) during the project. Motorists are encouraged to monitor www.511mn.org in advance of the ramp closures. Construction on the 15 miles of I-90 is expected to be [...]

I-90 Construction in Martin County Begins Soon2022-04-30T10:54:12-05:00
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