Truman News


07/22/2018 07:15 AM  ~~~Source~~~
The Cancer Thinks it's the Body Politic 

Each echo chamber is a government. Each government boasts its own citizens. We overlap.


07/21/2018 03:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Police 

An arrest was made. 12:30 p.m. - Police received a report of an ordinance violation in the 700 block of East First Street.


07/19/2018 11:48 AM  ~~~Source~~~
New officer comes to Fairmont 

Officer Josh Walker recently joined the Fairmont Police Department, coming here from Montevideo, but he is no stranger to the city of lakes. "Growing up in the area, I spend a lot of time over here, fishing the lakes.


07/19/2018 06:55 AM  ~~~Source~~~
GHEC approves activities handbook 

The Granada-Huntley-East Chain school board on Wednesday heard from athletic director, Erin Roiger, regarding the finalized Jaguar Activities Handbook. The activities handbook's purpose it to keep rules and regulations consistent between the three schools that share sports teams: GHEC, Martin Luther High School and Truman.


07/17/2018 07:50 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Bentele to celebrate 90th birthday 

An open house celebration for Harold Bentele's 90th birthday will be held 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the Truman Community Building in Truman. No gifts, please.


07/17/2018 03:03 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Truman looks at sump pumps 

The Truman City Council reviewed a draft of a revised Sump Pump ordinance during Monday night's meeting. The draft was done by city attorney Jim Wilson and patterned after the city of Olivia's ordinance.


07/14/2018 05:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Truman making transition 

Ekstrom is training alongside current administrator Monte Rohman for six months until his retirement at the end of the year. Last summer, Ekstrom married Andrew Ekstrom and the couple live on a farm near South Branch, northwest of Truman.


07/08/2018 03:10 AM  ~~~Source~~~
D. GRAHAM a " PROBATE 

It is Ordered and Notice is hereby given that on the 24th day of July, 2018, at 8:00 A.M., a hearing will be held in the above named Court at 3rd Floor Courthouse, 201 Lake Avenue, Fairmont, Minnesota, for a formal probate of the instrument purporting to be the will of the above named decedent, dated May 3, 2018 and for the appointment of Steven L. Graham, whose address is 2267 - 175th Avenue, Truman, Minnesota 56088, as personal representative of the estate of the above named decedent in unsupervised administration, and that any objection thereto must be filed with the Court.


07/03/2018 02:43 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Truman eyeing flooding fix 

A group of concerned community members asked the Truman City Council on Monday to do something about storm water runoff, especially on West Fifth Street North and North Third Avenue East. Several months ago, the council had engineering firm Bolton & Menk draft plans to reconstruct a portion of North Third Avenue East, from Second Street North to Third Street North, for better storm drainage.


06/30/2018 01:33 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Aftona s 4th of July 

Visitors flock to Afton's Old Village each Fourth of July to watch a patriotic parade in a quaint and historic small town. Four major infrastructure projects - a community sewer system, an improved flood levee, a new stormwater system and reconstruction of St. Croix Trail and side roads - were recently completed after years of planning and construction.