People & Events

Class of 1951 to meet

Fairmont High School class of 1951 and spouses will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont.

Free admission Friday at Fairmont Raceway

Fairmont Raceway will host “Jam The Stands” races Friday evening. There will be free grandstand admission for everyone as the raceway recognizes and showcases the agriculture industry. Drivers are encouraged to run ethanol fuel. Grandstand gates open at 3:30 p.m., with full concessions available and an expanded Five Lakes Centre picnic area. Hot laps will start at 7 p.m., with races to follow. There will be many vendor displays, live meet-and-greets and other activities. Everyone is welcome.

Family reunion slated for Sunday

The Abel family reunion will be held Sunday at Hansen-Keck Park in Welcome. It will begin with a potluck meal at noon. All family members are encouraged to attend.

College News

Connor Hanson of Blue Earth and Laura Hamp of Fairmont were named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester at Central Lakes College of Brainerd and Staples: Fairmont – Aimee Hand; Trimont – Austin Krumwiede; Winnebago – Derek Abel.


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