News2019-06-10T16:53:35-05:00

LAKE RAMP CLOSURE

The Amber Lake boat ramp and parking lot will be closed beginning Friday, August 13th and will remain closed during construction activities. The city has hired a contractor to reconstruct the existing boat ramp and parking lot as part of the 2021 improvement projects. The anticipated completion date is mid-September. [...]

August 11th, 2021|

I-90 CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

People who are traveling across Minnesota on Interstate 90 to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota will encounter construction work zones but no detours, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The annual motorcycle event in Sturgis, S.D., from Aug. 6-15 attracts thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts, who ride or [...]

August 4th, 2021|

Two killed in Jackson County accident

Two people were killed in a pickup vs. semi collision near Alpha Monday afternoon. Mitchell Jarmer, 24, of Westbrook, Minnesota and Jacob Peterson, 26, of Dovray, Minnesota were both pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which took place at around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of County Roads [...]

July 30th, 2021|

MARTIN COUNTY DEPUTY INVOLVED IN CRASH

A collision in Fairmont between a Martin County Sheriff's squad car and another vehicle resulted in injuries Tuesday afternoon. According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, a Martin County Sheriff's Office squad driven by 23 year-old Luis Fernando Figueroa of Fairmont was traveling eastbound on Blue Earth Avenue [...]

July 28th, 2021|

FATAL ACCIDENT IN FARIBAULT COUNTY

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that a 12-year-old Iowa boy has died following a fatal crash in Faribault County. It happened just before 11:30 p.m. Monday when a 2002 Chevy Silverado, eastbound on Interstate 90 entered the left ditch, crossed both eastbound lanes of traffic, and rolled into the south [...]

July 27th, 2021|

Greischars To Donate $70,000 to FHS Vocational Building

Jeff and Sue Greischar of Northrop are donating $70,000 towards the Fairmont Area Schools vocational building that is currently under construction. The building is expected to be completed prior to the start of the 2022-2023 school year. The $70,000 donation will be used for the following specific programs: $10,000 to [...]

July 22nd, 2021|
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