Boy, 17, Arrested For Online Threat Against School In Cottonwood Co.A 17-year-old boy was arrested Monday after he allegedly posted a threat against Fairmont schools Monday, according to the Fairmont Police Department.
Extra Security Precautions & Officers In Fairmont Schools After ThreatFairmont police say a threat posted to an anonymous internet application, Yik Yak, has prompted extra security precautions and patrols in area schools this week.
Prep Blog: Week 8, Previewing 'The Big 4'It doesn't seem right that this week already marks the end of the regular season in high school football. It feels like fans just got comfortable in their seats, and district races just started to take shape. But the reality is Week 8 is here. After this week, every prep football team in Minnesota is guaranteed only one more game.
Update: Woman, 83, Missing from Fairmont FoundAn 83-year-old woman missing from Fairmont has been found safe.
Pilot OK After Small Plane Goes Down In Southern WisconsinA pilot wasn't seriously hurt when his small plane lost power and went down in southern Wisconsin. Sheriff's officials say the 33-year-old pilot from Fairmont, Minnesota was flying from the Chicago area to the Twin Cities when the plane lost power Monday evening near the Green County community of Juda.
Fairmont Foods To Close In March; 167 Workers To Lose JobsFairmont Foods plans to close in March, putting 167 employees out of work. The frozen meal maker in south-central Minnesota cites the recent economic climate and says the company is unable to recover and continue operations.
1 Killed In Fairmont House FireOne person was killed early Sunday morning in a Fairmont, Minn. house fire. According to the Fairmont Police Department, at 3:47 a.m. officials responded to a call of a residential house fire in the 300 block of N. Elm Street.
Fairmont Man Turns 100, Reveals Secret To Staying Young Herbie Haertel of Fairmont, Minn. celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday. "I was born July 26, 1914," Haertel said. He served our country during World War II, and recently received a special letter from President Obama.
SD, MN Troopers Make 188 Arrests In I-90 StingOfficials say Highway Patrol troopers from South Dakota and Minnesota have made 188 arrests and issued 522 warnings during a joint enforcement operation on a stretch of Interstate 90.
Mid-May Temps Break 100 In Southern Minnesota A wet and chilly spring has given way to record high temperatures for mid-May in southern Minnesota.The temperature soared to 102 degrees Tuesday in St. James. Albert Lea and Fairmont both hit 100 while Mankato reached 99.
The 'Land Of 10,000 Lakes' Is Drying UpMinnesota is known as the "Land of Ten Thousand Lakes." But the DNR says the state's water supply is becoming a concern.
Drought Crippling Fairmont & DNR Nixes Using Lake Water After a dry summer, fall drought conditions hit much of Minnesota hard.