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Fairmont High School student named to Robotics All-State team


Isaac Sheard, a senior at Fairmont High School and a key member of its Robotics Team, was recognized during the Minnesota State High School League Robotics Tournament held at Williams Arena last Saturday. He was honored as a member of the 2024 Robotics All State Team, specifically for his expertise in programming. Out of over 200 robotics teams statewide, only three programming students were selected for this distinction, highlighting Sheard's remarkable skill and dedication. Throughout his four-year tenure with the robotics team, Isaac has been instrumental in various capacities. Serving as the programming lead, robot driver, and a team captain, he [...]

Fairmont High School student named to Robotics All-State team2024-05-06T13:28:50-05:00

More Fairmont Students Qualify For National Speech Tournament


On April 26 and 27, six members of Fairmont Speech competed at the online Last Chance National Qualifying Tournament. This tournament is held after the district qualifying tournament to provide an additional opportunity for speech and debate competitors to qualify for Nationals. Fairmont Speech already qualified three competitors at districts in March: Junior Grace Simpson (Duo Interpretation), Junior Oliver Thedens (Duo Interpretation) and Freshman Leon Yang (Humorous Interpretation). There were over 1,000 students across the nation competing at Last Chance. For main speech events, those who made it into the top 16 in their category qualified for Nationals. There were four [...]

More Fairmont Students Qualify For National Speech Tournament2024-04-30T11:44:31-05:00

Monday’s Local Scoreboard


BASEBALL Fairmont 6, Windom 5 (8 innings) Mountain Lake-Comfrey 6, Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda 4 NRHEG 9, JWP 2 Redwood Valley 6, St. James Area 4 Springfield 9, Wabasso 0 Sleepy Eye 8, MVL 0   SOFTBALL JCC 16, BEA 0 (game 1) JCC 10, BEA 0 (game 2) Cleveland 26, Alden-Conger/Glenville-Emmons 6 Luverne 11, Pipestone Area 4 Maple River 14, W-E-M 4 Windom 13, Worthington 2 Wabasso 2, Springfield 1 New Ulm Cathedral 10, Sleepy Eye 5   GOLF Big South Girls East Division at Fairmont Blue Earth Area 188 Fairmont 205 Waseca 222 St. Peter 225 New Ulm 238 JCC Incomplete [...]

Monday’s Local Scoreboard2024-04-30T11:41:51-05:00

Thursday’s Local Sports Results


BASEBALL Fairmont 15, Waseca 2 (Game 1) Fairmont 16, Waseca 2 (Game 2) GHEC-TML 11, Cleveland 10 St. Clair 17, MCW 2 JCC 9, Pipestone 2 (Game 1) JCC 6, Pipestone 1 (Game 2) Redwood Valley 4, Blue Earth Area 3 (Game 1) Redwood Valley 10, Blue Earth Area 6 (Game 2) Windom 13, St. James Area 4 USC 13, W-E-M 9 JWP 9, Medford 4 Madelia 7, LC-WM 5 Murray Co. Central 9, Mountain Lake-Comfrey 3 New Ulm Cathedral 12, G-F-W 0 Marshall 9, St. Peter 5 (Game 1) St. Peter 8, Marshall 7 (Game 2)   SOFTBALL Fairmont 9, [...]

Thursday’s Local Sports Results2024-04-26T10:22:27-05:00

Tuesday’s Local Sports Results


TRACK AND FIELD Fairmont Invite #2 Girls Team scores 1. Fairmont 196.5 2. New Ulm 113 3. St. James Area 107.5 4. Worthington 65 5. MCW/Butterfield-Odin 61 Boys Team Scores 1. Fairmont 239 2. Worthington 126 3. St. James Area 71 4. New Ulm 70 5. MCW/Butterfield-Odin 48     SOFTBALL New Ulm 15, Fairmont 1 Nicollet 18, GHEC-TML 3 Lake Crystal-WM 5, MCW 0 Madelia 14, MVL 2 New Ulm Cathedral 5, Sleepy Eye St. Mary's 3 Redwood Valley 10, St. James Area 5; St. James Area 19, Redwood Valley 16 USC 7, Triton 0 St. Peter 21, Waseca 0 [...]

Tuesday’s Local Sports Results2024-04-24T14:30:23-05:00

Two Fairmont High School Students Win At State Speech Competition


Fairmont High School's speech team can boast of two individual state champions and an overall 3rd Place Team Sweepstakes honor from the Class A State Speech Meet.   Fairmont took first and second place in the Original Oratory category, with Junior Alayna Haefner winning first and Sophomore Bel Lutterman sweeping the top honors. Freshman Leon Yang took first place overall in the highly competitive Humorous Interpretation category. Leon has also qualified for the upcoming National Speech Competition this summer.   Also scoring medals for Fairmont were Junior Dominick Lund-May, 2nd in Extemporaneous Speaking, Junior Kelsey Hunter, 3rd in Informative Speaking, and [...]

Two Fairmont High School Students Win At State Speech Competition2024-04-23T13:24:51-05:00

Thursday’s Local Sports Scoreboard


BASEBALL Fairmont 9, Worthington 1 Madelia 21, MCW 0 Belle Plaine 7, Sibley East 0 Mankato Loyola 9, Cleveland 6 JCC 19, BEA 2 (Game 1) BEA 6, JCC 4 (Game 2) Luverne 11, Windom 7 Redwood Valley 12, Pipestone 2 St. Peter 3, New Ulm 1 NRHEG 13, Waseca 3 Randolph 10, USC 2 LC-WM 11, St. Clair 4 Maple River 4, Hayfield 0   SOFTBALL Fairmont 16, Worthington 5 (5 innings) Madelia 15, GHEC-TML 0 Belle Plaine 13, St. James Area 3 Windom 7, BEA 2 (Game 1) Windom 5, BEA 1 (Game 2) Luverne 7, JCC 4 LC-WM [...]

Thursday’s Local Sports Scoreboard2024-04-18T22:36:35-05:00

St. James stabbing results in arrest


A St. James man has been arrested after a stabbing occurred Tuesday evening in the city. Authorities responded to a report of a man profusely bleeding in the lobby of the Watonwan County Sheriff's Dispatch Lobby at about 10:30 p.m. The victim received first aid and was able to name of the individual who stabbed him. The victim, a 30 year-old St. James man, was transported to the Mayo Health System St. James Hospital, and later airlifted to Rochester for further treatment. Officers executed two search warrants at local residences, ultimately resulting in the arrest of Antonio Trevino, 23, of St. [...]

St. James stabbing results in arrest2024-04-17T18:23:36-05:00

Blue Earth Woman injured in one-car accident


A Blue Earth woman was injured early Tuesday morning in a one-car incident in Fairmont. Just after 6 a.m., emergency responders arrived at East Blue Earth Avenue and Home Street in Fairmont. A car driven by Marianna Grace Rincon, 20, of Blue Earth, went out of control, struck a light pole, and overturned. Rincon was taken by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System Fairmont for treatment of possible injuries. The driver was wearing a seat belt and alcohol was not involved according to the report from the Fairmont Police Department.

Blue Earth Woman injured in one-car accident2024-04-17T15:03:32-05:00

Friday’s Local Sports Scoreboard


BASEBALL Esko 7, Fairmont 4   SOFTBALL Fairmont 14, St. James Area 4 (5 innings)   TRACK AND FIELD Blue Earth Invitational - Boys Team Scores 1. Fairmont 374.5 2. St. James Area 286 3. Sibley East 267.5 4. Maple River 216.5 5. Blue Earth Area 207 6. United South Central/Alden-Conger 182.5   Girls Team Scores 1. Fairmont 361 2. Sibley East 323 3. St. James Area 256 4. Blue Earth Area 246.5 5. United South Central/Alden-Conger 205.5 6. Maple River 175   SPEECH Section 2A Tournament Team sweepstakes results 1 Fairmont 158 2 Loyola 76 3 St. Clair 72 4 [...]

Friday’s Local Sports Scoreboard2024-04-13T08:58:14-05:00
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