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TUESDAY’S LOCAL SCORES

2021-12-01T09:53:02-05:00

GIRLS BASKETBALL Fairmont 62, Windom 45 St. James Area 51, Maple River 50 Lake Crystal-WM 64, MCW 61 (OT) Luverne 78, Mt. Lake/Comfrey 40 Westbrook-WG 71, Madelia 10 Mankato Loyola 53, Immanuel Lutheran  17 Red Rock Central 55, Springfield 40 Cleveland 48, Alden-Conger/Glenville-Emmons 25   GIRLS HOCKEY Minnesota River 2, Fairmont Area 0 Luverne 9, Marshall 3 Mankato East 3, Austin 1 New Ulm 18, Worthington 0 Waconia 9, Mankato West 2   BOYS HOCKEY Fairmont Area 8, Minnesota River 6 Luverne 7. Marshall 6 New Ulm 4, Worthington 3 Mankato East 5, Mound Westonka 3  

TUESDAY’S LOCAL SCORES2021-12-01T09:53:02-05:00

FAIRMONT MAN KILLED IN ONE-VEHICLE ROLLOVER

2021-11-19T10:12:19-05:00

On November 17th, 2021, at 3:57 P.M., the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a one vehicle rollover, south of the intersection of County Road 16 and 310th Ave., Blue Earth, Minnesota. Upon arrival, Faribault County Deputies located a 1996 Ford Windstar rolled over in the East ditch. One adult male, Paul McDonough, age 32 of Fairmont, MN, was trapped and had to be extricated. The adult male was pronounced deceased after life saving measures were administered. There were two other occupants in the vehicle who were identified as Kado McDonough, age 18, of Fairmont, MN and Richard Murphy, age [...]

FAIRMONT MAN KILLED IN ONE-VEHICLE ROLLOVER2021-11-19T10:12:19-05:00

TWO JACKSON RESIDENTS KILLED IN CAR CRASH

2021-11-15T14:03:52-05:00

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (AP) — A Jackson, Minnesota woman and her 1-year-old baby died in a crash in northwestern Iowa that also injured four others, including woman’s two other children, according to the Iowa State Patrol. The crash happened around 11:30 a.m. Saturday at a rural intersection northeast of Spirit Lake in Dickinson County, the patrol said. A patrol investigation found that an eastbound car driven by Mariah Nelson, 29, of Jackson, Minnesota, ran a stop sign and collided with a southbound pickup truck driven by Allen Weinzetl, 63, also of Jackson, Minnesota. Nelson and her 1-year-old son, Symere Williams, died [...]

TWO JACKSON RESIDENTS KILLED IN CAR CRASH2021-11-15T14:03:52-05:00

FAIRMONT AND MANKATO MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM LOCATIONS GET “A” GRADE FOR SAFETY

2021-11-11T10:56:10-05:00

Five Mayo Clinic Health System hospitals in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Fairmont, Minnesota, La Crosse, Wisconsin; Mankato, Minnesota, and Red Wing, Minnesota  are being recognized with an A grade — the best possible — by The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national non-profit organization that assigns Hospital Safety Grades to 2,600 acute-care hospitals across the nation. "We are incredibly proud to receive an ‘A’ grade for the safety and quality of care provided at our Mayo Clinic Health System hospitals in Mankato and Fairmont," says James Hebl, M.D., regional vice president, Southwest Minnesota Region, Mayo Clinic Health System. "The quality ranking is a [...]

FAIRMONT AND MANKATO MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM LOCATIONS GET “A” GRADE FOR SAFETY2021-11-11T10:56:10-05:00

SHERBURN POWER OUTAGE

2021-11-09T10:11:47-05:00

A transmission line equipment failure caused the Sherburn area power outage Saturday, November 6 at 8 p.m. for an hour. About 600 Federated members lost power who were served by the Manyaska substation and are residents of the City of Sherburn and the surrounding area. Federated crews determined it was an ITC transmission line outage. ITC found a failed lightning arrestor on its transmission. The line with the fault was isolated by ITC staff and power to the substation was restored at 8:53 p.m. “This substation, since it was acquired from Alliant in 2015, is at a different voltage than Federated’s [...]

SHERBURN POWER OUTAGE2021-11-09T10:11:47-05:00

PLAYOFF FOOTBALL SCHEDULE / LOCAL SPORTS UPDATE

2021-11-05T09:13:11-05:00

SECTION 3AAA Tuesday, Oct. 26 Quarterfinals Fairmont had bye Luverne 23, Worthington 7 Waseca 62, Belle Plaine 0 Tri-City United 28, New Ulm 14 Saturday, Oct. 30 Semifinals Fairmont 40, Luverne 6 Waseca 51, Tri-City United 8 Saturday, Nov. 6 Championship At Janesville Fairmont (8-1) vs. Waseca (9-1), 1 p.m. on KSUM   SECTION 3AA Tuesday, Oct. 26 Quarterfinals Jackson County Central 58, Windom 6 Redwood Valley 46, Sibley East 16 Pipestone 40, St. James Area 7 Minnesota Valley Lutheran 36, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial 12 Saturday, Oct. 30 Semifinals Jackson County Central 38, Redwood Valley 12 Pipestone 26, Minnesota Valley [...]

PLAYOFF FOOTBALL SCHEDULE / LOCAL SPORTS UPDATE2021-11-05T09:13:11-05:00

THURSDAY SCORES/FRIDAY SCHEDULE

2021-10-29T08:39:10-05:00

VOLLEYBALL SECTION 2A PLAYOFFS Springfield 3, MLGHECT 1 (25-14, 25-10, 26-28, 25-14) JWP 3, Madelia 0 (25-16, 25-12, 25-10) WEM 3, BEA 0 (25-10, 25-9. 25-11) Maple River 3, Waseca 2 (22-25, 25-18, 15-25, 25-11, 15-11) Cleveland 3, USC 0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-16) Cedar Mountain 3, Mt. Lake-Comfrey 0 New Ulm Cathedral 3, Nicollet 0 Alden-Conger 3, Leroy-Ostrander 0 MVL 3, LC-WM 1 NRHEG 3, St. Clair 0   TENNIS Class A Individual Doubles First Round Hayden Winjum-Halle Winjum (Crookston) def. Libby Totzke-Maggy Totzke (Fairmont), 6-3, 6-1. Ava Fink-Ella Lamppa (Virginia) def. Ellie Hernes-Lauren Davis (Fairmont), 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. Consolation Quarterfinals [...]

THURSDAY SCORES/FRIDAY SCHEDULE2021-10-29T08:39:10-05:00

FAIRMONT MAN ARRESTED AFTER HIGH SPEED CHASE

2021-10-28T07:15:16-05:00

A man from Minnesota was arrested Sunday after a high-speed pursuit through Clay and Dickinson counties. The Spencer Police Department says 31-year-old Shawn Gaston of Fairmont is facing charges of eluding, possession of a firearm by a felon and several drug charges. Authorities say the pursuit began at about 1 p.m. when Spencer Police and Clay County Deputies stopped an SUV in Spencer. When officers approached the vehicle, it reportedly fled the scene leading officers on a pursuit through Spencer. The pursuit continued out of Spencer with speeds exceeding 100 mph, eventually ending in the area west of Milford. Authorities say [...]

FAIRMONT MAN ARRESTED AFTER HIGH SPEED CHASE2021-10-28T07:15:16-05:00

FAIRMONT TRAIN DERAILMENT

2021-10-27T15:55:57-05:00

At 2:40 p.m. Wednesday there was train derailment near Cargill and the Martin County Fairgrounds on the west side of Fairmont.  Traffic is shut down northbound at Bixby corner (CR 26/190th Ave) and shut down southbound at 130th St/190th Ave. Traffic is being re-routed near this area. Businesses to the north of the railroad tracks were being evacuated as a precaution. Initial reports indicated four cars derailed with no reports of injuries. (Listener provided photos)

FAIRMONT TRAIN DERAILMENT2021-10-27T15:55:57-05:00

TUESDAY’S SCOREBOARD

2021-10-27T08:59:45-05:00

GIRLS TENNIS  CLASS A TEAM TENNIS QUARTERFINALS FAIRMONT 7, MORRIS AREA 0 BRECK 5, ROCHESTER LOURDES 2 LITCHFIELD 4, PINE CITY 3 PROVIDENCE ACADEMY 5, CROOKSTON 2   CONSOLATION SEMIFINALS ROCHESTER LOURDES 6, MORRIS AREA 1 PINE CITY 6, CROOKSTON 1   CROSS COUNTRY SECTION 2AA Girls Team Standings 1. Marshall 49 2. Mankato East 86 3. Mankato West 118 4. Belle Plaine 122 5. New Prague 144 6. Fairmont 147   Individual Results 1.  Isabelle Schmitz (Hutchinson) 18:14.81 2.  Laura Thompson (Fairmont) 18:41.95 3. Macy Hanson (Fairmont) 18:43.54 4. Allyson Sample (Marshall) 19:02.48 5. Kendra Krueger (Jordan) 19:36.59 6. Bellamy [...]

TUESDAY’S SCOREBOARD2021-10-27T08:59:45-05:00
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