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Local option sales tax

Beginning on October 1, 2017, the city of Fairmont will have a 0.5 percent voter-approved sales and use tax. The local sales tax will apply to all retail sales made within the city of Fairmont. The use tax will apply to all taxable items used in the city where local sales tax was not paid.…

2017 Ambassador Scholarship Awarded

ABOVE: Chamber President Margaret Dillard and Ambassador Committee Chair Nancy Stauffer award the Ambassador Scholarship to Sarah Bartz. The Ambassador Committee of the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce awarded a $1,000 Scholarship to Sarah Bartz. Sarah is the daughter of Kevin and Kathy Bartz of Truman, MN. She is a student at the University of…

Chamber Certificates Updated

ABOVE: Watch for these counter cards at Martin County businesses indicating their support for the Chamber Gift Certificate program. The Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce made the transition to the newly upgraded Chamber Gift Certificates (or Chamber Bucks) last month in an effort to boost their effectiveness in keeping dollars circulating within our local economy.…