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East Chain Memorial Day

2024-05-23T10:37:49-05:00

The 129th Annual East Chain Memorial Day observance will take place on Monday. Coffee and Doughnuts at 8:45 a.m. with program beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the East Chain Activity Center (former school building.) Following the program, there will be an honoring of deceased veterans at Wolter Park in East Chain. The 4H Honor Guard will have a wreath and cross ceremony along with a firing squad salute and the playing of taps at the Holy Family Cemetery. For more information contact Moby Whitman at 236-4189.

East Chain Memorial Day2024-05-23T10:37:49-05:00

Wednesday’s Sports Scoreboard

2024-05-23T08:37:36-05:00

SOFTBALL Section 2AA First Round Fairmont 7, Sibley East 4 LeSueur-Henderson 14, St. James Area 0 TCU 12, Blue Earth Area 5 Maple River 5, WEM 0 NRHEG 17, St. Clair-Loyola 10 Jordan 4, Medford 0 Belle Plaine 7, Waseca 0   Section 2A First Round MCW 13, A-C/G-E 3 Madelia 4, JWP 1 Cleveland 9, Mt. Lake/Comfrey 1 USC 8, HL-O-F 0 New Ulm Cathedral 16, GHEC-T-ML 0 RRC/WWG 8, Sleepy Eye St Mary's 4 Sleepy Eye 8, Nicollet 6 Springfield 11, MVL 1  

Wednesday’s Sports Scoreboard2024-05-23T08:37:36-05:00

Martin County Veterans Memorial To Be Dedicated

2024-05-16T11:12:40-05:00

The Martin County Veterans Memorial Committee will be hosting a dedication ceremony on Saturday, May 25th for the now completed memorial. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. at the memorial site at 507 Winnebago Avenue in Fairmont. Guest speaker will be Vietnam veteran and author William Albracht. Scheduled events include Honor Guard presentation, a flag ceremony, and a brief history of the memorial provided by Terry Anderson, Chairman of the Veterans Memorial Committee. Music will be provided by the Fairmont High School band.   The ceremony is free, and open to all who wish to attend. After the dedication, there will [...]

Martin County Veterans Memorial To Be Dedicated2024-05-16T11:12:40-05:00

UHD to hold Community Health Fair

2024-05-15T12:55:16-05:00

United Hospital District (UHD) of Blue Earth announces their inaugural Community Health Fair, coinciding with Hospital Week in May. The event will be May 16th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at the 10 Talents Art Center in Blue Earth. The fair will be open to all community members who will be free to participate during the event’s open hours. Several exhibits will be available for viewing, demonstrating to attendees UHD’s services and contributions to the community. UHD will provide refreshments throughout the event. Additionally, from 5:00 to 6:00 pm, there will be a Provider Meet & Greet Hour, where you may interact with [...]

UHD to hold Community Health Fair2024-05-15T12:55:16-05:00

Tuesday’s Local Sports Scoreboard

2024-05-15T10:30:08-05:00

TRACK AND FIELD Trojan Relays - Worthington   Class AA Boys 1. Fairmont 146.5 T2 St. Peter 121 T2 Marshall 121 4. Worthington 93 5. Luverne 79.5 6. Windom Area 73 7. Jackson County Central 51 8. Pipestone Area 8   Class AA Girls 1. Marshall 143 2. Fairmont 129.5 3. St. Peter 125.5 4. Luverne 119 5. Jackson County Central 71 6. Windom Area 47 7. Pipestone Area 33 8. Worthington 26   Class A Boys 1. SWMC-Edgerton 168 2. Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda 140 3. Hills-Beaver Creek 117 4. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 108 5. Adrian/Ellsworth 67 6. Westbrook-Walnut Grove/Red Rock Central 44 7. [...]

Tuesday’s Local Sports Scoreboard2024-05-15T10:30:08-05:00

MCW Voters Approve Bond Referendum

2024-05-14T22:03:53-05:00

On Tuesday, voters in the Martin County West School District approved a referendum to build a new K-12 school in Sherburn. The $64.7 million bond passed by a margin of 966 yes votes to 901 no votes. A previous attempt in November of 2023 to pass a bond had fallen 50 votes short. Voter turnout for the special election was 66% of registered voters in the district.

MCW Voters Approve Bond Referendum2024-05-14T22:03:53-05:00

Mayo Clinic Health System dedicates breast center as Hoffman Paschke Breast Clinic 

2024-05-13T11:45:11-05:00

  MANKATO, Minn. — In recognition of a generous $3.5 million gift to Mayo Clinic Health System, the Madison East Health Campus breast clinic has been renamed as the Hoffman Paschke Breast Clinic.     The gift was made by Mike and Tami (née Paschke) Hoffman to further ensure patients have convenient, local access to the highest-quality care through support of capital initiatives and staff professional development.     "We can't thank the Hoffmans enough for their extraordinary generosity and long-standing support of Mayo Clinic," says Tara Krosch, M.D., regional vice chair of clinical practice for surgical specialties at Mayo Clinic Health System. [...]

Mayo Clinic Health System dedicates breast center as Hoffman Paschke Breast Clinic 2024-05-13T11:45:11-05:00

Federated REA Donates To Four Area Fire Departments

2024-05-09T11:18:09-05:00

Federated Rural Electric, Jackson, recently presented a donation totaling $7,500 to four local fire departments Alpha, Ceylon, Lakefield and Northrop. 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. This is the third year of helping our local fire departments; we will rotate this donation each year until we’ve helped all the fire [...]

Federated REA Donates To Four Area Fire Departments2024-05-09T11:18:09-05:00

Spirit Lake Man Charged With First Degree Attempted Murder

2024-05-06T14:01:04-05:00

A Spirit Lake man has been charged with attempted murder after an incident in Dickinson County. Caleb Crosby According to court documents, Caleb Crosby, 19, has been charged with attempted murder and 1st-degree theft. In a Facebook post, the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office said they were searching for Crosby Sunday after an incident near Montgomery. The sheriff’s office suggested that Crosby was dangerous in their post as they told citizens not to approach him if he was seen. Montgomery is a small, unincorporated community two miles northwest of Triboji Beach.

Spirit Lake Man Charged With First Degree Attempted Murder2024-05-06T14:01:04-05:00

Fairmont High School student named to Robotics All-State team

2024-05-06T13:28:50-05:00

Isaac Sheard, a senior at Fairmont High School and a key member of its Robotics Team, was recognized during the Minnesota State High School League Robotics Tournament held at Williams Arena last Saturday. He was honored as a member of the 2024 Robotics All State Team, specifically for his expertise in programming. Out of over 200 robotics teams statewide, only three programming students were selected for this distinction, highlighting Sheard's remarkable skill and dedication. Throughout his four-year tenure with the robotics team, Isaac has been instrumental in various capacities. Serving as the programming lead, robot driver, and a team captain, he [...]

Fairmont High School student named to Robotics All-State team2024-05-06T13:28:50-05:00
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