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Pot bellied pigs a concern in W’bago

January 19, 2020 Work continues on updating the animal/pet ordinance for the city of Winnebago. City attorney David Frundt presented the City Council with a first draft of an ordinance at their meeting Tuesday, Jan. more »»

 
 
 
Wells has issues with odors

January 19, 2020 The Wells City Council is hoping the Brakebush processing plant has found a solution to its stin. more »»

Wells EDA concerned with loss of Lampert’s

January 19, 2020 The Lamperts corporation decided to close its Wells location at the end of 2019, and have now put the property on the market. more »»

Darling Ingredients is BE Business of the Year

January 19, 2020 The Blue Earth Chamber of Commerce has selected their Business of the Year honoree, and it is Darling Ingredients. more »»

A fun-filled day at the Fairgrounds

January 19, 2020 There’s no place like home.” That line was made famous by the movie The Wizard of Oz. more »»

I pronounce you Pastor and Pastor

January 19, 2020 What happens when two pastors decide to get married? And, what if one is a Lutheran pastor, and the other is Methodist? Where would the wedding ceremony be? Would you have a Lutheran or a Methodist... more »»

Bloomberg visits Wells farm

January 12, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, and former New York City mayor, Michael Bloomberg came to Faribault County last Wednesday afternoon and visited the Johnson Family Farms headquarters south of Wells. more »»

BE nixes memorial proposal

January 12, 2020 In a relatively short 26 minute meeting on Monday, Jan. 6, the Blue Earth City Council took care of a variety of items in short orde. more »»

Doug Richards remembered

January 12, 2020 Faribault County recently suffered the loss of the recently retired Honorable Judge Douglas Richards. Since 2012, Richards battled a rare form of blood cancer known as multiple myeloma. more »»

Warmka elected chairman

January 12, 2020 County auditor-treasurer-coordinator Darren Esser called the Faribault County Board meeting to order on Tuesday, Jan. 7, with the first order of business to elect a new chairman and vice chairman. more »»

Wells couple hosting two exchange students

January 12, 2020 It’s not every day you get the opportunity to have a new sister the same age as you. more »»

She was a BEA Legend

January 12, 2020 For over 40 years Myrna Pirsig was an icon at Blue Earth Area Schools. For most of those years she was the assistant to the athletic director. more »»

Serving his community

January 12, 2020 Gene Schimek is the recipient of the 2019 Blue Earth Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award. If you do not know who Gene Schimek is, it is because he is more commonly known as Skip Schimek. more »»

Animal shelter closer to reality

January 5, 2020 A long-needed new animal shelter for Faribault County is creeping slowly forward towards becoming a reality. The idea of a new shelter has been in the discussion stage for several years. more »»

Two county liquor stores do okay, but, 2 show a loss

January 5, 2020 Two of the four municipal liquor stores in Faribault County showed a loss in the year 2018. And, while the other two showed a profit, one of those just made it into the black ink by .1 percent. more »»

Anderson Electric now under new ownership

January 5, 2020 When the clock on the wall says it is time to quit, it is time to quit,” Randy Anderson says. And it was literally true in Anderson’s case. more »»

A familiar face from the classroom still remembered

January 5, 2020 There is a special bird who has made an impact in his community for close to 40 years, and his name is not Big Bird. His name is Loony. And anyone who was lucky enough to have Mrs. more »»

Ibisch thankful for his time in BE

December 29, 2019 Tim Ibisch has been the city administrator in Blue Earth for five years, but will be leaving this week for his new position as the administrator in Kasson. more »»

BE wants administrator by March 25

December 22, 2019 The Blue Earth City Council took care of more than a dozen items during a long meeting last Monday night. more »»

County Board raises its levy by 3.4%

December 22, 2019 It was the final scheduled meeting of 2019 for the Faribault County Commissioners so there was a lot on their agenda when they met on Tuesday, Dec. 1. more »»

 
 

 

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January 17, 2017 This current week’s issue of the Faribault County Register (Jan. 16, 2017) is one you should not miss. more »

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