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Donald E. ParkerApril 02, 1932 – March 02, 2019  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Don was born to Albert and Esther Parker in Wadena, MN, and passed away in Glenwood Springs, CO. Don graduated from Fairmont High School, joining the ...



Fall musical: 'Annie' comes to Fairmont High School | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — “Annie” will be this year's fall musical at Fairmont High School. The classic broadway show is set during the Depression era and includes a v.



Stanford Football Recruiting Notebook  247Sports

Stanford had a busy day yesterday as the Cardinal looked to bolster both its '19 and '20 classes.



Great 8 to be enshrined in Fairmont Hall of Fame on Oct. 6 | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Take one glance at Dave Paschke's overall coaching resume' during his two decade-plus tenure in the Fairmont school district, and one could ...



Rotary book sale begins | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Rotary Club's annual book sale is going on now at Five Lakes Centre. The sale will continue through Christmas, so donations are st.



Fan bus offered for state football; tickets available online | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — A fan bus is being offered for the Fairmont football team's Class AAA state semifinal game against Perham at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at U.S. Bank ...



Class of 2018 graduates | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont High School Class of 2018 said farewell to their “Cardinal” days on Sunday as 126 students received diplomas. Seven students ...



Garry: Be grateful where you come from | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Dan Garry has lived a wholehearted life that first found its rhythm in his experiences growing up in Fairmont. He credits his family, his teacher.



Aviation course coming to Fairmont High | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

A new course at Fairmont High School will help students and the community soar to new heights. The idea to develop an aviation class at FHS came about four ...



Band bound for parades in California | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Fairmont High School's marching band is gearing up to embark on a 10-day trip to San Diego and Los Angeles. More than 100 students, 12 adult chaperones ...



Fan buses offered for state championship game | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Fan buses are being offered for the Fairmont football team's Class AAA state championship game against Rochester Lourdes at 1 p.m. Saturday ...



In Fairmont: Teachers recognized at banquet | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

The Business Education Committee of The Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce put on its annual New Teachers Recognition Banquet on Monday evening.



Pierson, Sagedahls pace Fairmont Summer Run | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Lukas Pierson fine-tuned his long-distance running skills for his first year of college, while Penn Sagedahl perfected his stride in preparing for.



Cardinal girls runners look to continue stately run | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Some teams rebuild when they lose top talent, and some keep on winning. The Fairmont girls cross country team lost five runners from last year'



Student earns rare opportunity with Mayo | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Lauren Scott just finished the Mayo Career Immersion Program, a free week-long learning opportunity at the Mayo campus in Rochester. Of the 40 juniors and ...



Family, colleagues remember Nelson | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — They say it's hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember and that is true of Sue Nelson, who was a mother, sister, daughter, ...



PAC renovations planned | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont School Board recently accepted a $553000 bid to replace all of the seating in the Performing Arts Center at Fairmont High School.



School honors retiring staffers | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Fairmont Area Schools honored outgoing staff with a retirement tea Friday afternoon at the elementary school. Ten faculty members received thanked and ...



Padres draft Becker in 9th round | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

NORTHROP — The waiting game is finally over for Northrop native and former Fairmont High School standout Luke Becker. The San Diego Padres selected the ...



Blessed to give: East Chain couple meets need | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

EAST CHAIN — About two months ago, Eddy Cyphers, a 1974 graduate of Fairmont High School, spoke to the Fairmont Rotary Club about his work teaching ...



Everyone gets to play, learn | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Fairmont Elementary School is working to include everyone. One way is through a developmentally adapted physical education class modeled on the Special ...



Shopko reverses decision | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Shopko employees in Fairmont were not authorized to discuss it, but could not hide their smiles Thursday after learning that the store will remain.



Valero donates $35K to charities | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

WELCOME — Local children's charities on Thursday received $35000 from employees of the Valero Renewables-Welcome ethanol plant. Employees helped ...



Cardinal runners earn 1st, 2nd at Early Bird Invite | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

The Class A, No. 12-ranked Fairmont girls cross country team duplicated its first-place team showing from last fall during Friday's Early Bird Invitational, while the ...



Woodland closed on Halloween | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Woodland Avenue in Fairmont again will be closed to vehicular traffic on Halloween. On Monday, the City Council voted unanimously to block ...



Students staging 'Dream' | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Fairmont High School is bringing William Shakespeare's classic “A Midsummer Night's Dream” to the stage. The first show is 7 p.m. Thursday. They conti.



Gunther, Munson return to St. Paul | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — State Rep. Bob Gunther, R-Fairmont, won his 13th term in the Minnesota House of Representatives on Tuesday. Gunther defeated Heather ...



Meeker now facing more charges | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

TRUMAN — A Truman man charged with third-degree murder in the overdose death of a 24-year-old Fairmont woman in August is facing additional felony ...



Man facing theft charge | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Devin Eugene Haegeman, 26, has been charged with theft by swindle, which carries a ...



Volunteer program gains speed | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Last school year, Fairmont High School implemented a volunteer letter that students in grades 9-12 could earn after putting in at least 100 volunteer hours.



Blue Earth principal resigns | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

BLUE EARTH — The Blue Earth Area School Board on Monday accepted the resignation of high school principal Rich Schneider, who has taken the job of ...



Fairmont Foods ready to grow | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Last year, food manufacturing was nearly four times more concentrated in southwest Minnesota than the state as a whole, according to the ...



Shopko closing its doors | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Shopko store will be closing. The local retail outlet was on the list of 105 planned closings issued by the Green Bay-based company ...



School ready to get creative | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

As the new school year is about to begin, administrators at Fairmont High School are excited for students to utilize a new “MakerSpace” area that will allow.



Local students join movement | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — On Feb. 14, 17 high school students were shot and killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Exactly one month later, ...



Debate is on at local school district | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Erik Walker moved to Fairmont in 2015 and has since held several positions at Fairmont Jr./Sr. High School. Originally hired as the Performing Ar.



'Tackle Cancer' making return | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — After a five-year hiatus, Tackle Cancer is returning to Mahoney Field at Fairmont High School. The event serves a dual purpose — it provides th.



City eyes college's future here | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Fairmont officials are keeping a close eye on events taking place at the city-owned Southern Minnesota Educational Campus, where Presentation ...



Police: Rahm stole $250K | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

MARSHALL — The former director of the Marshall Convention and Visitors Bureau was arrested Friday in connection with the theft of more than $250000 from ...



Industrious Maschoff earns honor | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

When Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall celebrates its 50th anniversary during homecoming festivities Oct. 5, a Fairmont man will be one of ...



2018 FHS HOF class announced | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Six former Cardinal athletic standouts and two former Fairmont coaches will be inducted into the 2018 Fairmont Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 6, ...



Seniors look back with good cheer | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

When Fairmont High School's senior cheerleaders are together, it quickly becomes evident that these young women have spent a lot of time in each other's com.



Duffey inducted into gymnastics Hall | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Shortly after the Thanksgiving holiday each year, the winter sports season gets under way. That means that for at least one night a week, Bob ...



Readers' Views | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Hope to see you there To the Editor: Kids Against Hunger is a nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating the problem of hunger here in the U.S. and acr.



Sagedahls: Three generations of running excellence | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — If you're signed up for the 2-mile run at next Saturday's 40th annual Fairmont Summer Run, the odds are good you'll be running close to a mem.



Krumholz following in family footsteps | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Running might not be for everyone, but the DeVries and Krumholz families have shown it's for them. Sarah Krumholz is the next in a line of Fair.



Local student named FFA Star Farmer | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Minnesota FFA Association has named Fairmont High School senior Camren Saxton the 2018 Minnesota FFA Star Farmer. This is the first ...



Fairmont boys runners to build upon past success | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Year-to-year improvement is important in a sports program and the Fairmont Cardinals boys cross country team is looking to build on last year's s.



Fairmont downs BEA to retain Little Brown Jug | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

BLUE EARTH — Garrett Myren and Dustin Schultz made sure the Little Brown Jug will remain nestled in the Fairmont High School trophy case for the next two ...



Man facing felony charge | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — A Springfield man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Jacob Timothy Amsden, 19, has been charged with drug possession in the fifth ...



Et Cetera … | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Rebates get results One positive way to enact change is to give people an incentive to do something, rather than punish them if they do not. So it is in Fairm.



Class of 2017 graduates | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Sunday was a day of celebration for the 101 members of the Fairmont High School Class of 2017, although many blinked back tears when ...



Book shines light on history of Martin County | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

We may not be able to live in the past, but we can learn from it. Area residents will now be able to enjoy that truth in the form of a new book, “Tales of M.



Ex-chief Brolsma injured in crash | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Former Fairmont Police Chief Greg Brolsma, 58, was injured in a motorcycle accident Monday night. According to a report from the Martin County ...



Scholarship winners announced | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Fairmont Dollars for Scholars has awarded 175 college scholarships worth $182200. Since 1973, the group has given 3820 scholarships worth ...



Students build their skills | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Most people are probably aware that some students at Fairmont Jr./Sr. High School are currently busy with basketball, wrestling and gymnastics practice.



Traetow selected to Hall of Fame | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Speech time. On Oct. 6, Andy Traetow was inducted into the Gustavus Adolphus College Hall of Fame after the Gusties' homecoming football game in St. Peter.



Tractor Supply Co. opening soon | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — People are eager for the new Tractor Supply Co. store to open its doors in Fairmont. When the store's setup team began placing lawnmowers in fr.



Students aiding educators | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

This is the second year that a cadet teaching class has been offered at Fairmont Jr./Sr. High School. Family and consumer science teacher Wendi Tonder heard ...



Chirpich commits to DI baseball program | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Four years ago, Spencer Chirpich tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching arm. Chirpich's road to recovery has taken a number of twis.



Roschen returns with spirit | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

More than 20 Fairmont cheerleaders are spending three days this week at the squad's annual cheer camp, led by one of their own alumna. A 2005 graduate of ...



Students earn Triple A honors | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Every year, one young man and one young woman are selected from the senior class at area schools and given the honor of Triple A recipient. The award is ...



Officer taking role at school | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Over the past two decades, the public school experience has changed. Technology continues to grow by leaps and bounds, social norms have ...



Partners in Education show set for Thursday | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT - Fairmont public school students will pool their talents to present the annual Partners in Education variety show at 7 p.m. Thursday in the ...



Glad to serve: Student receives big award | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Izzy Munsch, a sophomore at the Fairmont Jr./Sr. High School, recently received the President's Volunteer *Service* Award. The award, given by The Prudential ...



City updated on water park | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont City Council heard a report on Monday recapping the 2017 activity at the Fairmont Aquatic Park. Although the total daily patron ...



Homecoming celebrated | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

SHERBURN — They will grill burgers from 6-8 p.m. tonight at the Sherburn American Legion. Everyone is welcome to stop in. n Homecoming is being ...



Students team up with Mayo | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Fairmont High School students with an interest in the medical field recently began shadowing different departments at Mayo Clinic Health ...



Welding classes attract teens, adults | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont School Board meeting began Tuesday with Superintendent Joe Brown administering the oath of office to returning board members ...



Fairmont teen receives a perfect ACT test score | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Fairmont High School Junior Kellen Rodriguez recently received a letter in the mail. Though that may seem unremarkable, it is the sender and subject matter ...



Fairmont boys stride toward top of the pack | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Looking back on the Fairmont Cardinals boys cross country team's last two seasons, head coach Bob Bonk noticed a trend in its performances. “We've beate.



FHS girls look to 'field' success | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

UNITED CARDINALS — Members of the Fairmont Cardinals girls track & field team scheduled to play host to Mankato East and Maple River on Thursday at Bob ...



Fairmont's Kallenbach captains All-Area football team | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont High School Athletic Hall of Fame committee should inquire about obtaining Cardinal senior multi-tasking extraordinaire Nate ...



Teen Court celebrates 20 years | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

For 20 years, Martin County Teen Court has maintained a jury of peers for youthful first offenders. In honor of the milestone, the program held an open house Fr.



St. John Vianney dinner coming up | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The 14th annual St. John Vianney Dinner Dance will be held Jan. 27, starting with a social hour from 5:30-6:30. A meal will be served at 6:30 p.m.



McDonald's plans new store | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — After 40 years, the Fairmont McDonald's soon will be razed to make way for a new high-tech building designed for a better customer experience ...



Fairmont coach learned from the best | Local Sports  Post-Bulletin

Tom Mahoney retired in the spring of 1990 after a 34-year tenure as the Fairmont High School head football coach.



Fairmont native claims honor for writing | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Fairmont native and children's author Dori Hillestad Butler recently received the 2018 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor Book at the ALA midwinter ...



Chen maintains optimism | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Near the beginning of September, Kevin Chen, a 2017 Fairmont High School graduate, was struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run accident in Mankato. He had just ...



Moeller follows father's footsteps | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — A parent is a child's first role model. As a result, children will often pattern their behavior after their parents. For Andrew Moeller, this m.



Helen Bates -- Plainview  Post-Bulletin

Helen A. “Dolly” Bates, 90, passed away at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus — Rochester, on Sunday, July 15, 2018. She was born at home in ...



Becker making strong stretch run | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Playing at third base last year was a challenge for Luke Becker, causing him to make adjustments to his throwing mechanics. Now in his ...



Section 3AA wrestling: Trojans beat New Ulm, face Marshall n...  Daily Globe

FAIRMONT -- With four matches remaining in the Worthington Trojans' Section 3AA team wrestling quarterfinal Thursday night at Fairmont High School, New ...



'You've gotta think outside of the box': Facing teacher shortages, Minnesota districts get creative  MinnPost

Many of the openings are reflective of the main teacher shortage areas: special education, math and science.



Classroom training helps student save a life | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — When an emergency strikes, will you be ready? Fairmont High School student Tony Joseph now knows the answer, and it is a resounding yes.



Fairmont cross country runs to 1st, 2nd at Early Bird | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Class A, No. 3-ranked Fairmont Cardinals girls cross country team literally made the right strides to start the season, winning the Early Bird.



Northrop elevator burns | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

A fire broke out about 5 a.m. Friday at the grain elevator in Northrop. No injuries were reported. The area near the elevator was evacuated as a precaution to k.



Lakeview changing hands | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The business might be under new ownership, but the faces at Lakeview Funeral Home and Crematory remain familiar. Chris Toomer and Tonya ...



Fairmont native makes Washington State history | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — About 15 months ago, Patricia Kuderer was appoint to fill an open seat in the 98-member Washington State House of Representatives. The 1977 ...



Civic Summer Theatre offers 'Grease' | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Watching 30 cast members rehearse for Fairmont Civic Summer Theatre's production of “Grease,” one impression is immediate. These people are having way ...



Fairmont students win prestigious Triple A award | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Hard work is usually something to be proud of. When we put in the effort, the sweat, and the tears, it's nice to see things come to completion. E.



Design firm opens up shop | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

A couple of recent posts on social media offered an opinion that Five Lakes Centre in Fairmont is empty, that it has nothing to offer, but that is far from the.



The Drill: JCC's Hailey Handevidt is at home in water, on the...  Daily Globe

JACKSON -- Hailey Handevidt is involved in just about everything worthwhile at Jackson County Central High School. But it will be her involvement in something ...



She's all excited about the job - faribaultcountyregister.com | News, Sports, Information on the Blue Earth region  Faribault County Register

She may be new to the job, but she certainly is no stranger to the area.



Fairmont Foods growing, hiring | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — A multi-million dollar expansion is underway at Fairmont Foods of Minnesota, Inc., adding about 20 new workers to the company's already ...



Teenager takes on rare illness | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — It's not easy to be a teenager or young adult. You begin to leave the structured world of classrooms, parental oversight and childhood friendship.



Bomgaars opening in Blue Earth | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

BLUE EARTH — A new retailer has found a home in Blue Earth following the recent closure of Walmart. Robert Hoffman Realty, Inc. has leased the former ...



Girl Scout's project aiming to help lakes | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Most area residents understand the importance of maintaining our local environment. With the number of public parks and lakes in the Fairmont area, it is vital.



Schmit visit could have local impact | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — An award-winning broadcaster will be in the area Wednesday to talk to students and the community about the power of making an impact.



Memorial project has begun | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Military veterans, family and friends gathered at 507 Winnebago Avenue on Saturday to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Martin County ...



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