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COVID-19 UPDATE

2021-02-23T06:58:35-05:00

MARTIN COUNTY HAS 3 NEW CASES OF THE CORINAVIRUS. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,809. ACTIVE 45. NEWLY LISTED AS HOSPITALIZED 1. CASES BEYOND ISOLATION PERIOD 1,786. COVID RELATED DEATHS 28. FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 3 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,197. ACTIVE 35. CASES BEYOND ISOALTION PERIOD 1,161. COVID RELATED DEATHS 16. Minnesota Health Officials reported 561 new cases of the coronavirus and 1 more death.  According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 6,433 people have died because of the virus.  A total of 4,038 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.  A total of 479,591 cases have been confirmed in the [...]

COVID-19 UPDATE2021-02-23T06:58:35-05:00

ARMSTRONG COUNCIL -LEAVE AND RESIGNATION

2021-02-23T06:48:26-05:00

The Armstrong,Iowa City Council moved to place Police Chief Craig Merrill and City Clerk Tracie Lang on unpaid administrative leave, Monday night at a special public meeting. There was no vote for Greg Buum, as the now-former mayor resigned from his position before the meeting. Earlier this month, three city officials and two former city officials were arrested on 21-joint charges stemming from a multi-year investigation into misappropriation of city funds. City council spent much of Monday’s meeting filling the gaps in responsibility left by Buum and Lang. Now, council members are scrambling to fill empty positions and finalize their budget, [...]

ARMSTRONG COUNCIL -LEAVE AND RESIGNATION2021-02-23T06:48:26-05:00

FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL-PUBLIC WORKS

2021-02-23T06:40:10-05:00

THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL MONDAY REJECTED BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE A NEW PUBLIC WORKS FACILITY. TOTAL COST WAS JUST UNDER 7.5 MILLION DOLLARS WITH SOFT COST AND CONTINGENCIES BRINGING THE ESTIMATED TOTAL COST UP TO 9.8 MILLION. THE COST WAS TOO MUCH FOR COUNCILORS RANDY LUBENOW, BRITNEY KAWECKI AND MICHELLE MILLER WHO VOTED DOWN ACCEPTANCE OF THE BID WHILE COUNCILORS BRUCE PETERS AND WAYNE HASEK VOTED TO APPROVE. COUNCILORS DID APPROVED A BID FOR PHASE 1 OF THE LIME POND CLOSURE PROJECT WHICH WAS $ 654,220 FROM U.S SITEWORK OF ELK RIVER. THE BID WAS WELL UNDER THE ENGINEER'S ESTIMATE [...]

FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL-PUBLIC WORKS2021-02-23T06:40:10-05:00

SATURDAY SCOREBOARD

2021-02-22T07:02:42-05:00

Gymnastics Martin Co. Area 135.375, St. Peter 133.25 Wrestling Martin County Red Bulls 45, Tri-City United 26 BEA 50, Pipestone 20 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 36, Blue Earth Area 36 (KMS wins on criteria) Northfield 60, Maple River 18 Maple River 39, Mankato East 39 (East wins on criteria)

SATURDAY SCOREBOARD2021-02-22T07:02:42-05:00

COVID-19 UPDATE

2021-02-22T06:34:41-05:00

MARTIN COUNTY HAS 5 NEW CASES OF THE CORONAVIRUS. TOTAL CONFIRMED NOW 1,806. ACTIVE CASES 51. CASES BEYOND ISOLATION PERIOD. 1,077. COVID RELATED DEATHS NOW 28. FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 7 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,194. ACTIVE 42. CASES BEYOND ISOLATION PERIOD 1,151. COVID RELATED DEATHS 16. WATONWAN COUNTY REPORTED 26 NEW CASES LAST WEEK. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,125. ACTIVE 25. CURRENTLY KNOWN HOSPITALIZED 14. CASES OUT OF ISOLATION 1,101. COVID RELATED DEATHS 8. Minnesota health officials on Sunday reported 891 new COVID-19 cases and nine new deaths, raising the state’s totals to 479,036 positive tests and 6,432 fatalities since the start of [...]

COVID-19 UPDATE2021-02-22T06:34:41-05:00

FATAL ONE-CAR ACCIDENT

2021-02-19T13:08:06-05:00

On Thursday at 7:32 p.m., the Martin County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a one-vehicle rollover crash on 210th Avenue near the intersection of 220th Street in rural Truman. There was one occupant who was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. The victim was identified as Corey Sathoff, 34, of Truman. The Martin County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Truman Fire Department, Truman Ambulance, and the Truman Police Department.

FATAL ONE-CAR ACCIDENT2021-02-19T13:08:06-05:00

FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL

2021-02-19T10:44:32-05:00

THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY AT 5:30 PM. THE COUNCIL WILL BE PRESENTED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND OATH OF OFFICE FOR A NEW POLICE OFFICER AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL REPORT. BID AWARDS FOR LIME POND CLOSURE, GRANT STREET WATERMAIN PROJECT,FAIRLAKES AVENUE CONSTRUCTION AND PUBLIC WORKS FACILITY WILL BE ACTED ON. THE FAIRMONT AQUATIC PARK RECAP AND DISCUSSION ON LIFEGUARDS AT GOMSRUD PARK BEACH, YARD WASTE SITE AND CITY ADMINISTRATOR REVIEW WILL TAKE PLACE AT MONDAY'S MEETING AT THE FAIRMONT CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS.

FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL2021-02-19T10:44:32-05:00

COVID VACCINATION CONNECTOR

2021-02-19T06:48:28-05:00

Are you someone who is not currently on the COVID-19 vaccine priority list and have been wondering when you might be able to receive your shot?  State Representative Bjorn Olson (R-Elmore) said the State now has a tool that will help you in this process.  “Currently, many COVID-19 vaccinations are being prioritized for people who are over the age of 65, or are employed in health care or education,” Olson said. “Now the state has provided a resource that will allow you to basically get in line if you don’t fall into the priority categories.”  Olson said the Minnesota Department of [...]

COVID VACCINATION CONNECTOR2021-02-19T06:48:28-05:00

THURSDAY SCOREBOARD

2021-02-19T08:32:38-05:00

Minnesota Girls Basketball St. Peter 57, BEA 37 St. Clair 62, GHEC/ML-Truman 57 Martin Co. West 57, J-W-P 20 L C W M 55 CLEVELAND 39 R R C 60 MT.LAKE/COMFREY 52 Nicollet/Loyola 69 Madelia 20 Boys Basketball St.Clair 89 Alden-Conger 41 Byron 91 St. Peter 59 Iowa Boys Basketball Class 1A – District 3 Playoffs Bishop Garrigan 74, North Iowa 38 Wrestling Fairmont/MCW 54, Waseca 13 Fairmont/MCW 44. BEA 30  BEA 66, Waseca 8 Gymnastics Martin Co. Area Magic def. St.James   Boys Hockey Rochester Lourdes 9, Fairmont 2 Marshall 5 Redwood Valley 0 Mankato West 4 Rochester Century 1 [...]

THURSDAY SCOREBOARD2021-02-19T08:32:38-05:00

COVID-19 UPDATE

2021-02-19T06:23:16-05:00

MARTIN COUNTY HAS 9 NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,794. ACTIVE 57. NEWLY LISTED AS HOSPITALIZED 1. CASES BEYOND ISOLATION PERIOD 1,759. COVID RELATED DEATHS 27. FARIBAULT COUNTY HAS 5 NEW CASES. TOTAL CONFIRMED 1,183. ACTIVE 48. CASES BEYOND ISOLATION PERIOD 1,134. COVID RELATED DEATHS 16. Minnesota health Officials reported on Thursday 928 new cases of the coronavirus and 14 more deaths.  According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 6,404 people have died because of the virus.  A total of 4,027 of those deaths have occurred in long term care facilities.  A total of 476,292 cases have been confirmed in [...]

COVID-19 UPDATE2021-02-19T06:23:16-05:00
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