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Fairmont High School: Construction trades growing | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Fairmont High School is working on growing its construction trades academy. This years woods classes are taught by Brad Johnson. Johnson, who has worked ...



Fairmont High School student earns nursing degree | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Eighteen-year-old Melinda Kassandra Lopez will soon be the first in the state to graduate as a registered nurse while still in high school. The Fairmont high.



30 apply for principal job | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont School Board on Tuesday received an update from Superintendent Joe Brown regarding the search for a co-principal at Fairmont ...



Fairmont Schools appoint Niss over curriculum | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont School Board on Tuesday approved the employment of current high school principal Kim Niss, as principal of curriculum, instruction ...



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.



Fairmont Area shuffles staffing | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont School Board on Tuesday approved the employment of Andy Traetow as co-principal at Fairmont Elementary School. The staff ...



Herbert 'Herbie' A. Meckola  Mesabi Daily News

Herbert “Herbie” A. Meckola, 88, of Hoyt Lakes, passed away peacefully, on May 1, 2019 at Essentia Health – Northern Pines in Aurora, MN. He was born in ...



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.



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.



Ricker praises school, city | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — State Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker visited Fairmont Elementary and Fairmont High School on Monday, kicking off a statewide ...



Variety show to honor Helen Gould | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The annual Partners in Education (PIE) variety show will spotlight more than a dozen student and faculty acts and serve as a bittersweet tribute to.



People & Events | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Blue Earth Kiwanis offer pillow cleaning The Kiwanis Club of Blue Earth is sponsoring its annual “Fluff and Puff” pillow cleaning for feather and down pil.



Gophers' volleyball team sweeps scrimmage vs. USD at Fairmont High School | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Area sports fans received a rare sneak peek at the volleyball team that the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers will put on the court for the upcoming 2019 ...



Herbert "Herbie" A. Meckola  Hometown Focus

Herbert "Herbie" A. Meckola, 88, of Hoyt Lakes, passed away peacefully, on May 1, 2019 at Essentia Health – Northern Pines in Aurora. He was born in Hibbing,



Gophers' volleyball to scrimmage in Fairmont on Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The University of Minnesota Gophers volleyball team will hold a scrimmage against the University of South Dakota from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at ...



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 ...



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.



Fairmont Area creates new science classes | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Fairmont Area Schools has a good mix of veteran and new teachers. While each brings with them a wealth of knowledge and an eagerness to ...



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 ...



Fairmont Youth Activities Expo coming Thursday | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — The 13th annual Youth Activities Expo will take place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday in the Fairmont Elementary School main gym. The expo is free to ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Warmup bringing chance to play, learn | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — After an eternity, spring is finally here and summer is on its way. Along with the warmer weather and longer days will come many new ways to ...



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.



Easter egg hunt planned | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

TRUMAN — Following is the upcoming schedule for Holy Week: o Church of Christ — 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday *service* with communion; Easter Sunday *service* ...



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, ...



Student garners rare honor | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Jeb Green, a senior at Fairmont High School, has been named a National Merit Scholarship finalist. Students are selected based on their PSAT test scores, invo.



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 ...



Noise, dogs top Fairmont talks | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Residents took issue with loud vehicles and unleashed dogs during the latest installment of Fairmont's “Saturday Morning With the City,” info.



Thiesse, Klima captain All-Area | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Senior libero Madison Klima has been an important part of the Martin County West defense throughout her high school volleyball career. Klima earned a spot ...



Teen helping state leaders shape legislation | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Weston Loughmiller, a sophomore at Fairmont High School, is helping shape public policy as a member of the Minnesota Youth Council. The council is a ...



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 ...



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'



JUVENILE SEX STING OPERATION RESULTS IN ARRESTS  KNUJ

A juvenile sex solicitation sting recently resulted in a second arrest. On March 15th, the New Ulm Police Department and the Winnebago Police Department ...



Holstine: Every kid matters | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Kelly Holstine, the 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year and a 1992 Fairmont High School graduate, was the guest speaker at a back-to-school opening session ...



Fairmont aims at 4th winning softball season in a row | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Haley Loerts guided the Fairmont softball program to a single-season school record of 16-7 during her head coaching debut in 2016. One year ...



Fairmont FFA: Here for the Long Haul  KEYC

After dissolving FFA more than 30 years ago at Fairmont High School, it returned in 2013 thanks to local support and this time it's here to stay.



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, ...



Red Rock offers free entertainment | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT— The noon lunch hour can be boring, but it doesn't have to be. The Red Rock Center for the Arts offers free entertainment from noon to 1p.m. on the.



Homeless duo facing charges | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — A homeless man and woman from Fairmont are facing felony charges in Martin County. Matthew James Redenius, 29, and Jenika Samantha ...



Fairmont Girl Scout honors veterans | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Abby Tonder of Fairmont recently completed her Girl Scout Gold Award project, “Martin County Quilts of Honor.” Having been a Girl Scout since kindergarten.



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 ...



Green merits academic accolade | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Fairmont High School senior Jeb Green recently was named a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist. It is a rare accomplishment that few students across the.



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.



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.



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 ...



Hoye helps create family atmosphere | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Not every team creates friends, but some create family. Kaleb Hoye is a junior at Fairmont High School and in his third season playing for the Fairmont Area C.



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, ...



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 ...



Lopez to become first high school student to graduate from Minnesota...  Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON — Melinda Kassandra Lopez can't remember a time when she hasn't wanted to be a doctor. With a personality that drives her to constantly ...



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 ...



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.



Martin County Assessor: Valuations on the way | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Martin County Assessor Mike Sheplee has some important information to share concerning property tax valuations. In addition, there have been ...



Mayo touts array of changes | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont has undergone numerous enhancements over the past 18 months. These include adding several new ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Foster, Weber face off for Mayor | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Two candidates are vying for a four-year term as Fairmont's mayor in the Nov. 6 election. In 2016, Debbie Foster was elected to complete the fina.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



Trio finds rewards at Hair Etc. | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Vivian Denton, Patty (Johnston) Sandbo and Lakyn Sathoff share a combined 102 years of cosmetology experience. Denton has worked in the field for 53 years, ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Danger: Driving distracted | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — With recent snow and the poor road conditions winter inevitably brings, one would assume people are thinking twice about taking time to be ...



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 ...



Arens begins national tournament | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FREMONT, Neb. — For some universities, club sports are not taken seriously. At Midland University though, club hockey is serious business. Tieryn Arens is i.



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 ...



Priest sorry about burning books | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A priest in northern Poland who led a public burning of books that included titles from the “Harry Potter” series and other items pa.



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 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 ...



Names and notables March 24-25, 2019  Mankato Free Press

Smoke-Free Generation. Students from Minnesota State University joined nearly 400 youth and public health advocates from across Minnesota Feb. 27 to rally ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Fairmont's Lardy to throw for DI track & field program | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — In a matter of a season, Fairmont girls thrower Alli Lardy went from missing the Class A state meet to earning state runner-up honors in the shot p.



Stanford Football Recruiting Notebook  247Sports

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



Fairmont man facing charges | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing felony charges in Martin County. Daniel Jay Lotzgesell, 38, has been charged with two counts of making threats of ...



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 ...



At Blue Earth Area: Grant funds greenhouse gear | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

BLUE EARTH — Blue Earth Area High School recently received a $3000 grant to purchase equipment for the school's greenhouse, as well as make repairs.



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.



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.



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.



High School Boys Basketball: Green, ranked No. 2 in country, to join Prolific Prep  Napa Valley Register

Napa-based Prolific Prep Academy, which plays a national tournament basketball schedule, announced Thursday that Jalen Green, a 6-foot-6 junior guard, will ...



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.



'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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



ETC. | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

Cardinals wrap up grid camp FAIRMONT — Zach Jorgensen and Nate Soelter were selected as the MVPs of Grades 7-9 and Grades 4-6, respectively, during ...



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

FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man is facing a felony charge in Martin County. Cory Jon Wickert, 34, has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon in the ...



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