Michelle goes home
April 20, 2015 After being in a grave in Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth for the past 35 years – under a stone with the name Jane Doe on it – the remains of Michelle Busha were taken to her hometown of Bay City... more »»
W’bago Elementary to close
April 20, 2015 The Blue Earth Area School Board made it official last Monday night and voted 5-1 to close the Winnebago Elementary School effective at the end of the current school yea. more »»
Why close W’bago School?
April 12, 2015 After listening to the concerns of Winnebago residents about the possible closing of the Winnebago Elementary School, the Blue Earth Area School Board and administration have come back with an... more »»
Will Little Giants playground have to move?
April 12, 2015 The members of the Blue Earth Economic Development Authority (EDA) found out there might be an additional expense involved in owning the Ag Center complex which they had not figured on. more »»
A change of hands
April 12, 2015 Customers at Blue Earth Tire will not be seeing any major changes in the operation at the business located on South Main Street – except for one thing. The person in charge. more »»
‘Don’t close our school’
April 5, 2015 The residents of Winnebago were given the opportunity to address the Blue Earth Area School Board concerning plans to possibly close the school in Winnebago and move all students to the building in... more »»
Assisted living coming to Elmore
April 5, 2015 The new owner of the former Elmore Academy building was in Elmore last week to explain his plans for the facility and to ask for the city’s blessings to proceed. more »»
Train, train, go away...
March 29, 2015 A group of Blue Earth residents who live along Rice Street are none-too-happy with having engine-idling locomotives and trains containing refrigerator rail cars with running compressors ‘parked’... more »»
W’bago residents concerned
March 29, 2015 What would be worse? “Catastrophic failure” due to a neglected underground utility system, or receiving an average $205.68 per year tax levy increase— with an added overall average of $28. more »»
‘Jane Doe’ no more
March 22, 2015 After 35 years, Blue Earth’s infamous murder victim, known only as Jane Doe, has finally been identified. more »»
County Board hires engineer
March 22, 2015 There will be a new Faribault County engineer beginning at the end of the month. The County Board learned about the new hire at their recent meeting held last Tuesday. more »»
Looking like the Minnesota Vikings
February 3, 2015 I have to say, I am pretty darn happy my beloved (or is it my hated?) Minnesota Vikings did not make it into the playoffs or into the Super Bowl. I know, I kno. more »