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Changes for BE’s Main Street

November 27, 2015 Next summer’s Main Street reconstruction project in Blue Earth could include some so-called ‘streetscape’ designs when the final plans are drawn u. more »»

Wells businesses not happy with bills for recycling

November 27, 2015 A few Wells businesses are pretty upset over a $120 bill they received from the city of Wells for recycling. more »»

Need a passport? No problem

November 27, 2015 The Faribault County Courthouse is now a one-stop shop for anyone in need of a passport. more »»

Harms family hosts two foreign exchange students in Wells

November 27, 2015 Two is better than one. That is especially true for Brynn and Tanya Harms, of Wells, who are hosting not one, but two United South Central High School foreign exchange students this year. more »»

She’s on the USC School Board

November 22, 2015 There is an 18-year-old girl on the United South Central School Board. And, with good reason. more »»

USC prom, post prom, headed out of the city

November 22, 2015 Though it seems that prom just ended, plans for this spring’s prom has already begun for United South Central as the USC School Board discussed the idea of having an off-site prom location last... more »»

Downtown businesses hear costs of project

November 22, 2015 Downtown business owners had a chance to hear all about the proposed Main Street reconstruction project that will happen next summer in Blue Earth. And, how much it will cost them. more »»

County’s bridges need replacing

November 22, 2015 With 254 bridges in Faribault County, having a plan for their repair or replacement is important. more »»

German exchange student’s travels bring him to BEAHS

November 22, 2015 He’s a real traveling man. And, he likes it that way. Blue Earth Area exchange student Fabien Riegelsberger has only been in the U.S. since Aug. more »»

Happy Holiday Sampler

November 20, 2015 It was a beautiful evening for the annual Holiday Sampler ‘Round About Town in Blue Earth on Friday night, Nov. 13. more »»

Frost complaints spark debate

November 15, 2015 Some say fight fire with fire, and by the sounds of it, neighbors in Frost will be fighting weeds with weeds. more »»

Jevnesveen feels right at home coming from Norway to BEA

November 15, 2015 She stays busy, but that’s nothing new for one exchange student currently attending Blue Earth Area High Schoo. more »»

The new badge at United South Central

November 15, 2015 In loco perentis. This is the phrase Ryan Murphey, the new School Resource Officer (SRO) for United South Central School, uses as a constant reminder for his new position. more »»

W’bago wants levy increase lowered to 3%

November 15, 2015 Last month, Winnebago City Council members approved a proposed tax levy of 11.63 percen. more »»

Do you ever feel like you’re being watched?

November 15, 2015 Big Brother might not be watching, but Blue Earth Area High School principal Rich Schneider sure i. more »»

UHD receives 5-star rating

November 8, 2015 Blue Earth can now boast a five-star place to stay. However, it is not what you might think. more »»

Levy increase impact lower due to larger property base

November 8, 2015 So, how is a nine percent increase in the 2016 Blue Earth property tax levy actually only a three percent increase? That is exactly the question Blue Earth city administrator Tim Ibisch tried to... more »»

County accepts courthouse remodel bids

November 8, 2015 A timeline has been set in motion and Faribault County has been sticking to it so far. more »»

Landivar trades city life in Bolivia for experiences in BE

November 8, 2015 It has been a bit of a culture shock for Andrea Lori Landivar. But, a nice one. The 17-year-old is an exchange student from Bolivia at Blue Earth Area High School. more »»

Still thirsty for a cold brew?

November 2, 2015 John Oswald hopes the people of Blue Earth are still thirsty for a good quality beer. more »»

Funding concern for Wells project

November 2, 2015 “We need sidewalks on Highway 22. Kids are walking on a highway to get to school,” said Wells city administrator Robin Leslie. more »»



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Benjamin Franklin update

November 10, 2015 Remember our own Benjamin Franklin of Blue Earth? He was the Civil War veteran who was caught in a Minnesota blizzard and lost both his forearms and both legs below the knees. more »

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