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BE planning for 2021 street work

September 27, 2020 While several large street construction projects in Blue Earth are trying to be wrapped up this fall, the City Council took first steps towards two more street projects for 202. more »»

Are you ready for some football? And volleyball, too

September 27, 2020 Are you ready for some football and volleyball? Following a decision by the Minnesota State High School League’s (MSHSL)?Board of Directors, those two sports will get underway with official practice... more »»

BEA holding Bike Safety classes this fall

September 27, 2020 Students at Blue Earth Area Schools are getting a good dose of bicycle safety education this fall, thanks to a grant from the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP), as well as the Blue Earth... more »»

W’bago City Council sets levy hike at 20.13%

September 27, 2020 At a special meeting last Thursday, Sept. 24, the Winnebago City Council passed a proposed levy for the 2021 tax year which would be a 20.13 percent increase over last year. more »»

BE sets preliminary levy hike at 12.3%

September 27, 2020 The Blue Earth City Council set a preliminary budget and tax levy amount at their meeting last Monday night, but they also said they plan to lower the amount by the time the final numbers are set in... more »»

A great place to get married

September 27, 2020 Some people may have seen the round tin structure sitting on the farmplace of Michelle and Troy Stindtman and just viewed it for what it was, an old grain bi. more »»

Changing plans amid COVID

September 27, 2020 When Blue Earth Area teachers Morgan Mortenson and Luke Beyer became engaged in October of 2019 and chose July 25, 2020 as the date they would tie the knot, they had no idea a worldwide pandemic... more »»

Smile for the camera

September 27, 2020 Sometimes something you love to do is a fun hobby. And, sometimes that fun hobby turns into a business. Stacy Haase, of Blue Earth, says she has always loved to take photographs. more »»

County Board reverses decision

September 20, 2020 The matter of the tax forfeited land previously owned by Bruce Stensland was at the top of the agenda when the Faribault County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 15. more »»

BEA headed to all kids in classrooms

September 20, 2020 The news many Blue Earth Area High School students have been waiting for was delivered by superintendent Mandy Fletcher at the BEA School Board meeting on Monday evening, Sept. 14. more »»

Just trying to be neighborly

September 20, 2020 Aaron Johnson says he was just being neighborly. But his neighbor says it was way beyond just doing some nice little thing for a neighbo. more »»

City of Wells lawsuit gets put on hold

September 20, 2020 The Wells City Council went into closed session at the end of their meeting last Monday night to discuss some pending litigation. more »»

Naseem Shahrivar has a passion for painting

September 20, 2020 An observant person driving north on U.S. Highway 169 through Winnebago might have noticed a new mural being painted on the side of a building located on the west side of the highway. more »»

USC sets preliminary tax levy for 2021

September 20, 2020 The United South Central School Board held their regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 15, and certified the preliminary 2020 payable 2021 tax levy and set their Truth in Taxation hearing for Dec. more »»

Lelands honored by U of M

September 20, 2020 Some people place great emphasis on the three “R”s; reading, (w)riting and ‘rithmetic. more »»

Pettit farm is over 150 years old

September 20, 2020 Glenn and Gladys Pettit’s farm near Delavan has been around for quite awhile, over 150 years. more »»

Three Sisters granted extension

September 13, 2020 The Rural Renaissance Project (RRP) was granted a six-month extension for beginning work on the Three Sisters Project following a meeting of the Blue Earth Economic Development Authority (EDA) on... more »»

Council holds firm on Stensland position

September 13, 2020 Although he received some positive reviews from some members of the Blue Earth City Council, Bruce Stensland was unable to convince the council to remove their objection to the county which would... more »»

Sturtz resigns as deputy city clerk

September 13, 2020 Winnebago has begun looking for a new deputy city clerk following the resignation of Jessi Sturtz effective Sept. 11. more »»

Hog permit is revoked

September 13, 2020 The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has taken action to revoke the Construction Short Form Permit (CFS) No. MPCA-CSF 0400 issued to Micah Twedt and Scott Legried on March 26, 2020. more »»

Winnebago Ambulance marks 50 years of service

September 13, 2020 The Winnebago Area Ambulance is marking their 50th anniversary this year. Plans for a community celebration have been derailed due to the coronavirus pandemi. more »»



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