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Pandemic causes Wells beer shortage

March 31, 2020 While the rest of Faribault County and the entire country has been trying to keep up with their supplies of toilet paper, the City of Wells has encountered a different kind of issue – keeping the... more »»

Already hard at work at City Hall

March 29, 2020 Blue Earth’s new city administrator, Kim Moore, is still a few days away from her first “official” day on the job. However, she has actually been hard at work the past couple of weeks. more »»

COVID-19 discussed in Wells

March 29, 2020 The Wells City Council practiced social distancing during their March 23 meeting, keeping anywhere from four to six feet apart as they discussed COVID-19 protocols for the city. more »»

BEA discusses cuts at work session

March 29, 2020 The Blue Earth Area School Board held a work session on Thursday, March 19, to continue discussing the district budget. more »»

BEA grads make their way home from Europe

March 29, 2020 Like many college students, Rachel Mensing was excited to be going on a trip for spring brea. more »»

Home Sweet Home

March 29, 2020 Aaron and Patricia Johnson just moved to Blue Earth one year ago on April 1, from Salem, Oregon, in order for Aaron to be closer to his family who lives in Britt, Iow. more »»

A Solid Foundation

March 29, 2020 Lee Smith is continuing a family business that has been around for just over 50 years. Smith is the owner of Smith Concrete Construction in Blue Eart. more »»

COVID-19: Faribault County’s response

March 22, 2020 From Faribault County District Court, to Blue Earth Area and United South Central school districts, the COVID-19 response is in full effect across the county. more »»

Blue Earth Council holds an emergency meeting

March 22, 2020 Members of the Blue Earth city staff met on Tuesday morning, March 17, to discuss personnel concerns with the COVID-19 procedures set by the state of Minnesota. more »»

Faribault County enacts 30-day State of Emergency

March 22, 2020 The Faribault County Commissioners met for an emergency meeting by phone to enact two resolutions regarding the current COVID-19 pandemic affecting the United States. more »»

Commissioners pass Second Amendment resolution

March 22, 2020 The matter of Second Amendment rights was the topic of discussion as the Faribault County Commissioners regular meeting got underway on Tuesday, March 17. more »»

Sahr family goes on mission trip to Haiti

March 22, 2020 Brandon and Jasmin Sahr, along with their three children and a group of other volunteers, recently returned from a mission trip to Haiti. more »»

Minnesota’s Best

March 22, 2020 The Minnesota Pork Board recently honored Dale and Lori Stevermer as Pork Promoters of the Year. The Stevermers, who live south of Easton, received the award on Jan. 27, in Minneapolis. more »»

He knows his Deeres

March 22, 2020 Dakota Kalis is a John Deere-certified mechanic who actually attended a John Deere technical program at Northeast Iowa Community College in Calmar, Iowa for two years. more »»

Meet the Alfords

March 22, 2020 Everything just fell into place,” is how Matt Alford describes how he became part of his wife’s family’s farming operation east of Blue Earth. more »»

Winnebago School for sale, again

March 15, 2020 The former Winnebago School buildings are for sale, again. more »»

COVID-19 precautions begin around the area

March 15, 2020 LeadingAge Minnesota and Care Providers of Minnesota on Thursday, March 12, advised nursing homes and assisted living providers to take action immediately to restrict visitor access to only essentia... more »»

Retrial for Mastin denied

March 15, 2020 A motion for a new trial for Allison Mastin in an ongoing perjury case was denied by Judge Troy Timmerman in Faribault County District Court on Monday, March 9. more »»

Citizens concerned about staff cuts at BEA

March 15, 2020 The Blue Earth Area School Board held their monthly meeting on Monday, March 9. more »»

BPA club continues building on its success

March 15, 2020 Luke Carr will be making his second consecutive trip to compete at the National Leadership Conference of the Business Professionals of America (BPA). more »»

BEA Board studies ways to reduce

March 8, 2020 The Blue Earth Area School Board held a work session on Wednesday, March 4, to review a report by Baird’s School Business Solutions Team. more »»



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