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White Sidewalls return to town
It's been a while since the White Sidewalls played Fairmont, but the group will be back on Saturday at Fairmont Opera House.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Et Cetera ...
We are not among those overly concerned - yet - about the condition of the Winnebago Avenue Sports Complex fields in Fairmont.
Post-prom tradition lives
When coordinators for this year's post-prom party in Fairmont met with the woman who spearheaded the event 30 years ago, they marveled at the similarities that remain and chuckled at the differences.
Scouts offer thank you
What an exciting and enjoyable day all Scouts and adults had at the North Star District Scout-O-Rama held April 12 at Five Lakes Centre in Fairmont.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Violet G. - Vi' Conlin
Services for Violet G. "Vi" Conlin, 90, of Fairmont, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel at Grace Lutheran Church, Fairmont.
Russell A. Bankson
Russell Arvid Bankson, 88, of Fairmont, formerly of Brooklyn Center, Minn., went home to his Lord on Monday, April 14, 2014.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Last Supper' comes to life on stage
Every other year, volunteers from Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont gather on Maundy Thursday to portray "The Last Supper," as depicted in the 15th Century mural by Leonardo da Vinci.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Senior home in Fairmont, Minn., at fault after resident freezes to death
The death is the latest in a string of maltreatment cases involving elderly residents of assisted-living homes in Minnesota An elderly resident at a senior home in Fairmont, Minn., died of hypothermia in January after wandering outside a secure unit that staff had failed to properly lock, according to a Minnesota Health Department investigation ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Put jobs first, not police
Fairmont is similar to St. Peter. However, St. Peter is growing and Fairmont is declining in population.
McFadden: We can do better
Mike McFadden brought his campaign for U.S. Senate to Fairmont on Monday, touting a double-pronged "We can do better" message.
Group gives relief a home
Imagine losing everything you own, then having to trek on foot a distance comparable from Fairmont to Green Bay, Wis.
College, city look at housing options
Presentation College in Fairmont is growing every year, but to push those numbers along even further, the school could use some help with student housing.
John Matthew Brownlee
John Matthew Brownlee, 66, of Bemidji, Minn., entered into eternal peace on Sunday, April 13, 2014, from Lou Gehrig's Disease .
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Myrtle J. Qualley, 92
A funeral service for Myrtle J. Qualley of Jackson will take place April 12 at 1 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Jackson with Pastor Lance Isaacson officiating.
Violet R. Hansen
Celebration of Life services for Violet R. Hansen, 79, of Welcome, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Welcome.
Dennis R. Laffey
A funeral service for Dennis R. Laffey, 79, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont with interment following in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont.
Man faces charges in break-in
A 44-year-old Fairmont man - Anthony Brian McAllister - faces second- and third-degree burglary charges, along with a felony count of first-degree criminal damage to property, after allegedly breaking into and entering two stores at Five Lakes Center during overnight Wednesday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Rental rules controversy persists
Several sessions have now been held to work out differences on a rental housing ordinance in Fairmont, with landlords seeking fewer regulations and concerned citizens seeking more.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Libraries ready to mark big week
This year's theme is "Lives Change at Your Library," said Heidi Schutt, director of the Muir Library in Winnebago.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Police seeking more funding
In the past, Fairmont Police Department prided itself on its efforts to prevent crime.