Area Artists Move Project Forward

Area Artist Move Project Forward BELOW: A sneak peek of a hog statue for a local business that is being painted by an area artist. The plan is to have all statues completed by the spring. Brooke Wohlrabe | Feb 24, 2022 | Fairmont Sentinel FAIRMONT–Several months ago,...

Fair Ready to Tout Bacon

Fair Ready to Tour Bacon Bacon lovers will squeal with delight Saturday as the first Bacon Capital Day takes place at the Martin County Fair. Judy Bryan | August 16, 2018 | Fairmont Sentinel Vendors will serve special bacon-infused items. There will be kids games,...

County seeks “Bacon Capital USA” bragging rights

County seeks “Bacon Capital USA” bragging rights 12.20.2017 | By Staff | Meat+Poultry The pig may be big in Martin County, Minnesota, but some civic leaders believe bacon will officially put the pork production powerhouse on the map. Members of the Bacon Capital...

‘Bacon Capital’ Efforts Begin

“Bacon Capital” Efforts Begin Judy Bryan | Dec 18, 2017 FAIRMONT — Circuses might tout bicycle-riding bears, but Martin County can lay claim to an ice-skating pig. The yet-unnamed pink pork mascot promoting Martin County as “Bacon Capital USA” will skate...