The Fairmont Police Department is asking the public to call the Minnesota Arson Hotline with any information about the structure fire that occurred in the restrooms at Veterans Park in Fairmont on or about September 20th. Callers can remain anonymous. You can also submit a tip online at the Fairmont [...]

October 1st, 2021|


(JACKSON, MN) — Federated Rural Electric, Jackson, recently presented a donation totaling $7,500 to both the Jackson County Fair Board and the Martin County Fair Board. 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 [...]

September 30th, 2021|


Martin County Humane Society will be holding their annual Walk For Animals fundraiser this Sunday, September 12 at Cedar Creek Park in Fairmont. The walk will be from 2 to 3 p.m. with two different lengths to walk offered. You are welcome to walk with or without your dog. After [...]

September 9th, 2021|

Iowa counties named disaster areas

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster proclamation for Kossuth, Emmet, Lyon, and Palo Alto counties as the result of recent severe weather. It allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from recent storms and activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program for qualifying residents, [...]

September 1st, 2021|

Fairmont Census Results

Fairmont, Minnesota – The city of Fairmont’s official population is 10,487, according to the 2020 decennial census conducted by the United States Census Bureau. The census is taken every ten years and provides vital statistics data for communities and their economies. It was estimated in 2019 that Fairmont’s population would [...]

August 26th, 2021|

Rosen, Krahmer & Mayo Commit Funding to Community Center

FAIRMONT, Minn. — The Rosen Family, Krahmer Family and Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont have partnered to pledge $4.5 million in initial private funding to kick off the capital campaign for the construction and operation of the proposed Fairmont Area Community Center. The donations will be directed to a [...]

August 25th, 2021|

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