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Good year for BE Light & Water

December 9, 2018 It could be a deal they just can’t refuse. At their meeting last Monday night, the Blue Earth City Council received a surprise offer from Tim Stoner, the manager at Blue Earth Light & Water (BELW). more »»

 
 
 
County has 5-year plan for highways

December 9, 2018 The proposed construction plan for Faribault county highways and bridges was the main topic of discussion for the Faribault County Commissioners last Thursday, Dec. 6. more »»

Many memories in the Bidne Building

December 9, 2018 The memories aren’t in that building, Dad,” says Anne Feist to her father, Ray Bidne, as the demolition of their old family barber shop building in downtown Wells became a realit. more »»

Many hands (and hearts) make light work

December 9, 2018 lue Earth Area’s entire elementary school pitched in to help with the KBEW/Darling International You Can Make A Difference Campout by donating food items, toys, and money to families in need this... more »»

W’bago prepares for new streets

December 2, 2018 Only one resolution was passed by the Winnebago City Council at a special meeting held Tuesday, Nov. 20, but it was a big one. By unanimous vote, resolution 667-2018 was passed. more »»

Old school site will be housing

December 2, 2018 “It’s a very nice start,” said Ann Marie Schuster, president of the Wells Housing and Redevelopment Authority, during their special meeting held on Nov. 27. more »»

BE ALC planning bike racks

December 2, 2018 The Active Living Coalition is laying the groundwork for the future – quite literally. In their Nov. more »»

Wells City Council prepares for 2019

December 2, 2018 An amalgamation of topics were discussed at Wells’ recent City Council meeting on Nov. 26, and most of that discussion was budgetary planning for the upcoming Truth in Taxation meeting on Dec. 10. more »»

Frost native has been a smokejumper for over 30 years

December 2, 2018 The idea is to get to the fires when they are small and get them out. more »»

Hog CUP decision back to county

November 25, 2018 They’re inching towards a decision. The Faribault County Commissioners met in regular session last Tuesday morning, No. more »»

Vote on pension fails 5-2

November 25, 2018 The Blue Earth City Council took two votes at last Monday night’s regular meeting that dealt with the 2019 city budget, and one of those decisions came after some impassioned debat. more »»

Vandals hit Wells property

November 25, 2018 Wells’ lift station by the south industrial park has recently been vandalized. The vandalization is so bad that the city will have to put up $3,000 for repair. more »»

BEA works to replace superintendent

November 25, 2018 The search for a new superintendent to replace Dr. Evan Gough officially began this past week. Gough has been hired as the new superintendent at Goodhue effective Jan. 1, 201. more »»

Gough resigns at BEA

November 18, 2018 Blue Earth Area School District superintendent Evan Gough is leaving the district after having been the leader at the school for the last six and a half years. more »»

Wells wants to move the city liquor store

November 18, 2018 Though their numbers may not be topping the liquor store charts, Wells is working diligently to get their municipal liquor store to bring in more money. more »»

W’bago works on creating new tech school

November 18, 2018 The future use of the former high school and the northwest area street project garnered most of the attention at the Winnebago City Council meeting held last Tuesday evening. more »»

Col. Rauenhorst retires with honor from U.S. Air Force

November 18, 2018 Today we honor a special man who is part of a special family in the dedication to their country,” began the remarks of Major General John M. Croley at the retirement ceremony for Colonel Robert L. more »»

Demolition Derby in a farm field

November 11, 2018 You could possibly call it an impromptu Demolition Derby. Four vehicles, including three Faribault County Sheriff Department squads, were damaged in a farm field near Elmore on Monday morning, Nov. more »»

Who is in charge?

November 11, 2018 Unprecedented. more »»

Blue Earth OKs 2019 street work

November 11, 2018 The Blue Earth City Council took a major first step towards their 2019 street project during their meeting last Monday night. more »»

After 125 years, Elmore church closes its doors

November 11, 2018 It was a bittersweet day for the congregation of Trinity Lutheran Church on Sunday, Nov. 4. Located in Elmore, it was the day the congregation held a celebration for its 125th anniversary. more »»

 
 

 

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