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Ready for her 105th Christmas

December 22, 2014 Like many people, Marjorie ‘Marg’ Poole, of Winnebago, is getting ready to celebrate Christmas. But, unlike most people, this will be her 105th Christmas. more »»

 
 
 
County’s food shelves help out

December 22, 2014 Faribault County is home to three different food shelves, each one of them offering different types of assistance so that users can utilize whichever program works best for his or her needs. more »»

Honoring our Vets at a lost cemetery

December 22, 2014 Dave Hanson, Veterans Service Officer for Faribault County, and A.B. Russ, of the Faribault County Historical Society, have been on a mission for the last few years. more »»

A promise made is a promise kept

December 22, 2014 During the week, Monday through Friday, Dr. more »»

W’bago to tear building down

December 14, 2014 A dangerous building along Main Street in Winnebago is going to be taken care of. more »»

BEA hikes levy 12%

December 14, 2014 The Blue Earth Area School Board passed a resolution to set the 2014 tax levy, payable in 2015, at the maximum allotment of $1,878,066.36, a 12 percent increase over last year. more »»

Wells sets levy increase at 12.86%

December 14, 2014 The taxpayers in Wells will see a significant increase in what they will pay for the city portion of their property taxes next year. more »»

It’s still going to be Breen’s

December 7, 2014 While the name will still be Breen’s Hardware, for the first time in 65 years, someone other than a person with the name of Breen will be the owner. more »»

Main St. bridge to be replaced

December 7, 2014 The Blue Earth City Council already knew the county had plans to reconstruct two blocks of downtown Main Street in 2016. more »»

County OKs bus agreement

December 7, 2014 Central Services director Dawn Fellows was first to appear before the Faribault County Board of Commissioners at last Tuesday’s board meeting to introduce a formal vote on whether to establish a... more »»

UHD still changing structure

December 7, 2014 The United Hospital District is taking care of business – and their business transition. They have been working up to the move from being a district board to becoming a non-profit governing boar. more »»

Green Giant’s broken foot fixed

November 30, 2014 Blue Earth Chamber of Commerce executive director Cindy Lyon had some good news and some bad news for the City Council recently. And, a few questions. more »»

BE youth sentenced here for ‘Kato case

November 30, 2014 A 17-year-old Blue Earth boy was sentenced in Faribault County District Court on Nov. 25. more »»

Officer put on leave

November 30, 2014 A?Wells police officer was suspended without pay after being found to have been in violation of the city’s sexual harassment policy and the Wells Police Department Code of Conduct. more »»

You can judge a book by its cover

November 30, 2014 When stepping into Mark Iverson’s Brush Creek Antiquarian Bookstore, the aroma of old, used books stirs the senses and rekindles memories of past adventures taken through the pages of a novel. more »»

German student will have a hard time saying goodbye

November 30, 2014 Fabian Hahn came to the United States from Dormagen, Germany – a suburb 15 minutes from Cologne – not knowing exactly which host family he would be living with. more »»

Counties want to combine bus service

November 23, 2014 Faribault and Martin counties held a joint work session in Fairmont last Wednesday in which the commissioners from both counties made a unanimous decision to form a JPA (joint powers authority). more »»

Housing needed

November 23, 2014 There is a definite need for a lot more housing in the city of Blue Earth, a recent housing study found. more »»

Man gets jail time

November 23, 2014 A?25-year-old Albert Lea man was sentenced for vehicular homicide in Faribault County District Court last Monday. more »»

Duerpisch has many new experiences at USC

November 23, 2014 His love for travel and new experiences is what landed him in Wells, and he hasn’t been disappointed. more »»

Chairman of the (Score) Board

November 16, 2014 The Blue Earth School Board recently authorized spending just shy of $30,000 for new scoreboards at both Wilson Field and the high school gymnasium. more »»

 
 

 

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Beware of the squash

July 18, 2014 Do you remember the movie “Little Shop of Horrors?" In it a hapless florist shop worker named Seymour is raising a plant from outer space that keeps growing and growing, bigger and bigger. more »

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