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PUBLIC NOTICE Official Publication (Published Sept. 20, 22 & 27, 2017 in the Sentinel) City of Fairmont Notice of Hearing on Proposed Assessment TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that the City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on the 9th day of October, 2017, at City Hall, 100 Downtown Pla

SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Couple faces devastation of hurricane

ISLANDERS- George Pierce of Granada and Jamee Hinrichsen of Fairmont moved to St. John (U.S. Virgin Islands)in October after Jamee fell in love with the island during an internship. FAIRMONT - Jamee Hinrichsen and her fiance, George Pierce, witnessed the devastation of Hurricane Irma firsthand when

SENTINEL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Walz receives prestigious National Guard award

MANKATO - Tim Walz is seen by his former counterparts at the National Guard as an advocate for soldiers. That's why the six-term congressman was given the National Guard Association of the United States' highest honor possible Wednesday: The Harry S. Truman Award. "Selfless service is one of those t

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 14:30:00

Public invited to meet alpacas

HELLO THERE - Golden Meadow Alpaca farm, located in rural Lewisville, will participate in National Alpaca Farm Days this weekend from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. LEWISVILLE - Known for their luxurious, warm fibers, alpacas are unique and inquisitive animals. This upcoming weekend provides

SENTINEL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Main joins Simply U Salon

Sydney Main is now taking appointments as a new stylist at Simply U Salon in Buffalo Center. Simply U Salon in Buffalo Center has a new stylist, as Sydney Main joined owner Alicea Wirtjes at the salon on August 29. Main, who lives in rural Lakota, is a 2016 graduate of North Iowa High School. She


Minnesotan headed to USDA: Dealing with climate change a priority

Steve Censky, who grew up near the southwest Minnesota town of Jackson, did not use the term "climate change," but in Tuesday, Sept. 19, testimony to the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee he made it clear that dealing with the controversial issue could be key to agriculture's success. "Our agricultu

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2017-09-19 19:50:59

First Congregational celebrates 125th milestone

The first church in Buffalo Center is now 125 years old, as First Congregational celebrated its milestone anniversary on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9-10. First Congregational was organized the same year as the town, on September 18, 1892, with 11 charter members. Many current and former members ca


County Road 1 (Hwy 66) project one of county's most complicated

MANKATO - Reconstruction of County Road 1, the former Highway 66, from Mankato to just past Mount Kato Ski Area has been a whopper when it comes to planning. "This has been the most challenging design," Blue Earth County Engineer Ryan Thilges told the County Board Tuesday. The state is turning the r

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2017-09-19 20:09:00

PPEL meets approval on second vote

The North Iowa School District will have new money to pay for school improvements, technology and more starting next school year. Voters in the district gave their approval to a Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) during last Tuesday's school election, which will generate about $400,000 for th


KEYC - Judge Orders New Minnesota Lake Home To Be Demolished

A judge in central Minnesota says a new lake home must be torn down after a neighbor complained about the size of the building. According to court documents, Kathleen and Matt Mimbach began the project on their property on Grand Lake in Rockville in November 2015. Building permits filed with the cit

KEYC - 2017-09-20 16:39:00

Fall Downtown Clermont Art Festival

New vendors and sponsors are being sought to support all of the fine artists and crafters in and around the Clermont community for the 11th Annual Downtown Clermont Art Festival. Vendor Opportunities! Diverse new food trucks, food services, products and service vendors are now being sought for one

CLERMONTNEWSLEADER.COM - 2017-09-21 08:14:00

Clermont man crushed by tree during Irma now critical

CLERMONT - The man who was seriously injured when a tree crashed through the roof of his home while he slept during Hurricane Irma has taken a turn for the worse and is now listed in critical condition, hospital officials confirmed Wednesday. Cole Pruitt's mother Robin Bennett, talking by phone from

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-09-20 22:11:57

Ballard Financial Group - Your Hometown Financial Advisors

For more than 30 years, Ballard Financial Group has helped ensure our clients receive all the assistance necessary, not only in developing their retirement strategy, but also maintaining it throughout their retirement. As an independent agency we represent over 40 companies, helping create solutions

CLERMONTNEWSLEADER.COM - 2017-09-20 08:25:00

Clermont woman accused of fraud, using fake state attorney letterhead, deputies say

CLERMONT, Fla. - A 46-year-old Clermont woman was charged and arrested by deputies on multiple counts of fraud in a faulty rental case Monday. Cornesa Mobley is accused of submitting an application to rent a home in Clermont from IPG Realty in June. Deputies said Mobley subsequently wrote three ch

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-19 16:49:26

Sheriff's Office: Clermont woman used fake SAO letter

WINTER HAVEN - A Clermont woman has been arrested after allegedly using the logo of the State Attorney's Office on a fraudulent letter. Here is a summary from the Polk County Sheriff's Office: On Sunday, Cornesa Mobley, 46, filled out an application at IPG Realty in Polk County to rent a Clermont ho

THE LEDGER - 2017-09-19 18:18:50

Recreation news and notes from around the area

To submit news or notes for the weekly recreation page, contact Sports Editor Paul Jenkins at paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.com or 352-365-8204. Leesburg recreation facilities survive Irma The facilities at the Leesburg Recreation Department mostly escaped damage from Hurricane Irma, with the excepti

DAILY COMMERCIAL - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

News 6 partners with Centra Care for flu shots

ORLANDO, Fla. - News 6 is partnering with Centra Care to help you get results this flu season by hosting a phone bank on Sept. 20 and the 16th annual Fast & Free Flu Shot event on Sept. 27. The phone bank runs from 4 to 8 p.m.. The number to call is 888-436-6665. The event is scheduled at differen

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-20 18:05:08

2 elderly people found dead in Orange County home believed to be case of murder-suicide

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible murder-suicide in Orange County. 1 elderly couple: A decision to stay put despite Irma floods Deputies: Ocoee couple found in home died in murder-suicide Deputies said when they performed a well-being check Wednesd

WFTV - 2017-09-21 02:49:37

Power restored to more than 99% of Floridians after Hurricane Irma

A week and a half after Hurricane Irma barreled through the state, power companies say service has been restored to more than 99 percent of Floridians. As of Wednesday afternoon, there were about 1,300 outages in Central Florida and about 70,000 statewide, according to Duke Energy and state official

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 21:55:00

Will FEMA or insurance cover Irma-related sinkhole or washout damage?

Across Central Florida, the ground is giving way as gaping holes are opening in backyards, schoolyards and roadways. The culprits are sinkholes and washouts - and victims wonder if the cause could be the extra water from Hurricane Irma. While the two may look similar on the surface, their causes dif

ORLANDO SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 20:40:00