Minnesota Youth Livestock Expo Returns To Fairmont

The fifth annual Minnesota Youth Livestock Expo (MYLE) Livestock Show will be held on the Martin County Fairgrounds in Fairmont, Minnesota June 27-30. The event will feature 4-H and FFA members and other youth livestock exhibitors from throughout Minnesota showcasing their top-notch beef, sheep, goats and rabbits. Many of these [...]

June 19th, 2024|

Fairmont Summer Run Coming Up

The 45th Annual Fairmont Summer Run coordinated by Fairmont CER and the Fairmont Area Runners is happening on Saturday, July 27th. Once again, the headquarters for this year's run is at the Fairmont High School Field House. The races will be run on quiet streets and asphalt trails. All races [...]

June 18th, 2024|

Emmet County Sheriff Arrested

Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens was arrested over the weekend on a charge of Operating While Intoxicated in Dickinson County. The 61-year-old Martens was arrested at around 8:50 pm Saturday at the Marble Beach State Recreation Area, on the west side of Big Spirit Lake. According to the criminal complaint, [...]

June 11th, 2024|

Truman Shooters Sentenced

Two men arrested in a shooting incident in rural Truman last July have pleaded guilty to felonies and been sentenced to prison.  19-year-old Lavont Shaw of Owatonna pled guilty to four counts of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and will serve a total of 144 months.  He has started [...]

June 11th, 2024|

Schmeeckle Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

The Schmeeckle Foundation is now accepting on-line applications, which can be found on their website, Applications are due July 15, 2024. The grant decision date is November 15, 2024. The Schmeeckle Foundation has three principal interest areas of funding: Early childhood care and education, Serving the elderly and those [...]

June 4th, 2024|

Armstrong Shooting

At 6:20 a.m. on May 31, 2024, the Emmet County Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a shots fired incident in the 5400 block of 120th Avenue outside Armstrong, Iowa. The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office responded and discovered a male subject who had sustained a single gunshot wound. The subject [...]

June 1st, 2024|
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