Public Information Meeting on Thursday

Martin County will be holding a public informational meeting in Thursday, September 28th at 5:30 p.m. at the Martin County Courthouse. This meeting will be regarding the rezoning application submitted to the City of Fairmont for property located at 800 East Margaret Street in Fairmont for the proposed Public Safety [...]

September 22nd, 2023|

Martin County West to seek new school building

PUBLIC NOTICE Description of Proposed School Construction Project Martin County West Public School District, ISD #2448-01 is proposing a two question bond referendum on November 7, 2023. The first ballot question would authorize $63 million in bonding authority to finance the construction of a new, PK-12 facility and the replacement [...]

September 20th, 2023|

Algona Police Officer Shot, Killed

ALGONA, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa police officer died after being shot while trying to arrest a man who was later captured in Minnesota, officials said Thursday. Algona Police officer Kevin Cram was shot just before 8 p.m. Wednesday as he tried to serve an arrest warrant on 43-year-old Kyle [...]

September 14th, 2023|

Meat Processing Company Fined

MADELIA, Minn. (AP) — A meat processing company in Minnesota on Friday agreed to pay $300,000 in penalties after an investigation found it employed children as young as 13 to work in hazardous conditions, such as operating meat grinders, while they worked overnight shifts and longer hours than allowed by law. Tony [...]

September 13th, 2023|

Man enters Guilty Plea in Mothers Murder Case

On Friday, District Judge John Sandy filed a scheduling order to set a plea and sentencing hearing for 42yo Nathaniel Kassel of Rock Rapids in connection with the fatal shooting of his mother, 62yo Jody Duskin, last March in Sheldon. The hearing is scheduled to take place on September 18th [...]

September 6th, 2023|

Man Dies in City of Faribault Police Departments Custody

A man has died while in the custody of the Faribault Police Department and State authorities are conducting an investigation into the case. The department said that officers performed a traffic stop late on Saturday, Sept. 2, after the driver was in and out of consciousness. The driver was taken [...]

September 6th, 2023|
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