Official ribbon cutting for Highway 169 this Thursday
December 1, 2013 The three roundabouts are open and traffic is circling through them. Gone are the detours around the construction that have been up since June. more »»
No more lunch?
December 1, 2013 Every weekday noon hour a group of area residents gather at the Blue Earth Senior Center for a hot meal and some interesting conversation. more »»
Highway 169 all set to reopen to traffic again
November 24, 2013 After more than five months of work, the reconstruction of Highway 169 in Blue Earth is completed to the point that it is able to be opened up to traffic again, according to information from the... more »»
Trading Germany for America
November 24, 2013 Justus Thelen wasted no time diving into American culture. He arrived in Elmore on Aug. 12 and started football practice the next day. Thelen is from Duesseldorf, German. more »»
Has he got a deal for you!
November 17, 2013 Blake Greenfield’s professional career keeps tracking north; this time, he believes that he has found a permanent place to settle. As of No. more »»
Wells will use Mapleton pound
November 17, 2013 Instead of taking lost cats and dogs straight to the impound, residents will go directly to the Wells Police Department now. more »»
W’bago names new chief
November 17, 2013 The Winnebago City Council has approved the hire of a new chief of police at their regular meeting last Tuesday. And, they didn’t have to look far to find one. more »»
Wells grocery store owner buys store in W’bago
November 10, 2013 While the grocery store in Winnebago may look the same this morning, there are actually big changes going on at the Main Street business. New owners, new manager and a slightly different name. more »»
BE City, MnDOT, disagree
November 10, 2013 The Blue Earth City Council and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) agree on one thing, but totally disagree on anothe. more »»
After 3 years, pipeline issue is over
November 10, 2013 After much debate and effort – even a one-year moratorium to draft an ordinance – Buffalo Lake Energy has found an alternative way to deal with a problem affecting Faribault Count. more »»
$6 million project proposed
November 4, 2013 At a meeting last Monday, the Wells City Council was presented with a $6 million plan which would create new assisted living and memory care facilities in Wells, Winnebago and Truman. more »»
Want to buy some black walnuts?
October 22, 2013 I cleaned up leaves and black walnuts out of my yard and driveway last weekend. Four trailer loads to the city of Blue Earth brush site. more »