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Fairmont Area Community Calendar Upgraded

Community Calendar Upgraded

ABOVE: The Fairmont Area Calendar website features a sleek new interface. The Fairmont Area Community Calendar has been upgraded to provide more intuitive navigation, improved aesthetics, and greater utility. Those familiar with the previous landing page will note a more visually engaging experience, with easy-to-find navigation options and centralized resources for users. A more subtle,…

American Pickers to Film in Minnesota!

American Pickers to Film in Minnesota! Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Minnesota! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in October 2017! AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show…

Advertise in our 2018 Visitors Guide!

Reserve your ad space today in the ultimate, all-inclusive Martin County Visitor and Relocation Guide! Twelve thousand copies are printed and distributed each year within Martin County and throughout the tri-state area. Hundreds of copies are mailed directly to requestors who have expressed interest in visiting or relocating to Martin County. The digital version of…

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…