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BEA Board hires investigator

February 18, 2018 In light of the recent incident involving multiple high school athletes on the Blue Earth Area football team, the Blue Earth Area School Board decided to enter into an agreement with a third-party... more »»

W’bago backs up librarian

February 18, 2018 At last Tuesday’s Winnebago City Council meeting, Muir library director Heidi Schutt addressed the council in hopes of gaining official support for the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) and... more »»

Sidewalk concerns in Wells

February 18, 2018 Maybe sidewalks are not such a good idea. more »»

Country Kitchen now BE Hometown Restaurant

February 18, 2018 Did you know Blue Earth has a new restaurant? You may see some new features at Blue Earth’s former Country Kitchen location. That is correct. more »»

Bucs 4 Hope helps to support area families

February 18, 2018 On Thursday, Feb. 8, a worthwhile fundraiser took center stage during halftime of Blue Earth Area’s home basketball game against St. James. more »»

Senators and staffers visit Blue Earth on broadband

February 18, 2018 Minnesota’s First Congressional District representative Tim Walz wants to know about the major issues affecting Faribault County. On Monday, Fe. more »»

Faribault county hosts caucuses

February 11, 2018 The Republican party held their precinct caucus on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Blue Earth Area High School Commons. more »»

Faribault county hosts caucuses

February 11, 2018 It was a small turnout for the Democrats in Blue Earth during the Minnesota caucus meeting last Tuesday, however all wards within the city were represented at the caucus. more »»

City talks sales tax

February 11, 2018 Just half of a percent sales tax increase could generate over $2.5 million in revenue for Blue Earth over a 25 year perio. more »»

Locals share Super Bowl volunteer experience

February 11, 2018 The Philadelphia Eagles walked off the field of U.S. Bank Stadium as Super Bowl champions on Sunday, Feb. 4. more »»

Faribault County Historical Society shines light on past

February 11, 2018 There happens to be a group of dedicated volunteers who have devoted their time, energy and resources towards preserving the rich tradition and history of the county. more »»

She’s all excited about the job

February 4, 2018 She may be new to the job, but she certainly is no stranger to the area. Mary Kennedy is the economic development director for both the city of Blue Earth and Faribault County. more »»

A new slide at BE pool?

February 4, 2018 There is a community wide effort going on to add a second large slide to the swimming pool in Blue Earth. At a meeting of the Active Living Coalition on Ja. more »»

Shannon Swanson to be recognized

February 4, 2018 The Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership will be honoring a Faribault County native on Wednesday, Feb. . more »»

Quilts of Valor a community affair; students lend a hand

February 4, 2018 While United States military personnel are known for their selfless acts of bravery, a certain group of local sewing aficionados have put a new twist on repaying those courageous individuals who hav... more »»

County caucus set for Feb. 6

February 4, 2018 Republicans and Democrats across Faribault County – and the rest of the state of Minnesota – will be gathering on Tuesday, Feb. 6, for precinct caucus nigh. more »»

White out conditions, 13 inches

January 28, 2018 In the early morning of Monday, Jan. 22, the weather appeared fairly pleasant in south central Minnesota. It took just a matter of hours for all of that to drastically change. more »»

CEDA contract approved by EDA

January 28, 2018 It’s official. more »»

Local woman found dead in snow

January 28, 2018 An elderly Winnebago woman was found dead outside her home after last Monday’s blizzard. Guylet May Germain, 90, of Winnebago, was found outside the back door of her home at 312 Cleveland Ave. more »»

She is ready to serve Faribault County as its new attorney

January 28, 2018 There is a friendly new face in the Faribault County Courthouse these days. On Jan. 15, Kathryn Karjala-Curtis began her new role as the county attorney. more »»

Blue Earth family heading to Super Bowl

January 28, 2018 Unfortunately for Minnesota Vikings fans, their beloved team will not be a part of this year’s Super Bowl after a complete meltdown in the NFC Championship round of the playoffs. more »»



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