News

Area residents Kim (Spaude) Kaiser of Fairfax (pictured above left) and Sarah Sullivan of Franklin (pictured above right) share their cancer journey stories and how the Walk in the Park event impacted their lives.  (Submitted photos)
08/04/2020 - 6:00am
By Denise Bonsack, Publisher When we hear the phrase “walk in the park”, words like ‘easy’, ‘relaxing’ or even in some cases ‘romantic’ come to mind. If you think about it, the Renville County Walk in the Park is probably very easy and relaxing,...

Schools

Jeff Horton, GFW Schools Superintendent
08/04/2020 - 6:00am
By Jeff Horton, Superintendent A Whirlwind for the GFW Superintendent Last week was an absolute whirlwind. After starting the week with an all-district staff Zoom call, I participated in six community meetings with two in each town. Thank you for...

Obituaries

08/04/2020 - 9:58am
Gary Marti Gary Marti, age 68, of Fairfax, MN, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020, at Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye, MN. Graveside Service will be held Saturday, August 8, 2020, at 10:30 A.M., at the New Ulm City Cemetery in New Ulm, MN....

Sports

A small sample of the items displayed in the Fairfax Baseball Museum.   (Staff photos by Denise Bonsack),
07/14/2020 - 8:00am
By Denise Bonsack, Publisher There’s no sound like the crack of a bat and the roar of a crowd on a sunny summer Sunday afternoon. Fairfax, Minnesota has a rich town ball history, and the state’s only operating baseball museum outside of the State...