Four Steps That Will Change The World


Anyone who has spent time with my sister Bonnie will notice a few things that set her apart from average. You may find her wiping around the sink in a public bathroom or in her kitchen washing plastic bags and…


Martin County BROADBAND SURVEYinternet survey screenshot

Martin County, Minnesota is seeking information concerning internet services.The goal of this survey is to understand how the levels of Internet Service in Martin County affect you at work and at home.

CLICK HERE to see the survey. Love it or hate it, we want to know! This information will be used for decision-making purposes at the county level.

Please feel free to share this survey with your neighbors!

CLICK HERE to make your voice heard!

If you don’t have internet and/or computer access and would like to answer the survey, please go to Martin County Library, Fairmont Area Chamber or Martin County Courthouse.

State Gains 7,300 Jobs in June

ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 7,300 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Those gains, however, were largely offset by figures from May that were revised…

Fairmont Area Retail Analysis

CONTINUED STEADY GROWTH The Minnesota Department of Revenue releases sales tax information each spring for the year that ended about 15 months earlier. The latest information indicates that Fairmont’s taxable retail and service sales increased over 13% between 2010 and…