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A Giant day in Blue Earth

April 15, 2018 As more than one speaker noted, it was a Giant day in Blue Earth last Wednesday. The official ground breaking ceremony was held at 10 a.. more »»

Wells close to hiring an administrator

April 15, 2018 Is Wells close to having a new city administrator? Maybe. Last Friday, April 6, the Wells city administrator hiring committee met and interviewed five candidates for the city’s open position. more »»

Investigator finds BEA School acted properly in assault case

April 15, 2018 Blue Earth Area School Board chairman Jesse Haugh read a letter from attorney and investigator Michelle Soldo, of Soldo Consulting, at the last School Board meeting on Monday, April 9. more »»

Wonder Day held in BE, W’bago, Elmore

April 15, 2018 There were Wonder Days at the area libraries last week, as part of the BEA Reads program that is going on during the month of April, using the book “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio. more »»

His 90-year call to serve

April 15, 2018 By the time most people reach the age of 90, they have enjoyed several decades of living the relaxed life of retirement. Not so with Blue Earth’s Rev. Victor “Vic” Vriesen, who will turn 90 on May 19. more »»

Busy with retirement

April 15, 2018 To say Blue Earth resident Mike Ellingsen has a passion for music would be an understatement. more »»

Somethin’ about a truck

April 9, 2018 It all started when Laverne Greenfield purchased a brand new 1973 Chevy truck and a young Blake Greenfield, from that point, had life-long memories of his father and that truck. more »»

Too many deer and dogs in BE

April 8, 2018 For the third meeting in a row, the Blue Earth City Council discussed what the problem of having too many deer roaming around the cit. more »»

Group wants to ‘borrow’ courthouse

April 8, 2018 A familiar face stopped by the Faribault County Courthouse at last Tuesday’s County Board meeting. more »»

K-9 officer to get bulletproof vest

April 8, 2018 Faribault County’s four-legged officer will soon be receiving some added protection. more »»

Abuse survivor

April 8, 2018 The summer before starting eighth grade, roughly 10 years ago, Alexa moved to a Faribault County town with her family. more »»

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

April 8, 2018 Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Two local stage legends take to the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre stage in Disney’s “Newsies!” That is what real “newsies” used to do, back in the 1890s in New York Cit. more »»

Easton jockey wins 2,500th race

April 8, 2018 On Saturday, March 31, Easton native Michael Ziegler captured his 2,500th career win at Fonner Park in Grand Island, Nebraska. Pretty good for someone who did not want to be a jockey. more »»

We sure got hammered!

April 1, 2018 Spring officially arrived across the U.S. on Tuesday, March 20. Just four days later, on Saturday, March 24, winter was back in the Blue Earth area. And, it was back with a vengeance. more »»

New crop for county farmers

April 1, 2018 There could soon be a new crop option for Faribault County farmers to plant, if some recent information from winter ag meetings is correct. Frozen pea. more »»

New assistant county attorney here

April 1, 2018 Faribault County has a new assistant attorney, and her name is Mindy Quitten. Originally from Mankato, Quitten began her new role on March 20. more »»

Blue Earth celebrates Sam Beezy Day on March 28

April 1, 2018 For most people across the world, March 28 was another ordinary hum-drum day. However, for folks in Blue Earth, March 28 was the holiday known as Sam Beezy Day. more »»

Better access for the county’s veterans

April 1, 2018 The Faribault County Veterans Services Office has a goal of improving their accessibility throughout the county while also raising awareness for their operatio. more »»

SPEC moving out of W’bago?

March 25, 2018 All six boards involved in the Southern Plains Education Cooperative will need to agree in their next meeting whether or not they want to purchase the Lincoln Building in Fairmont. more »»

‘Oh, deer!’

March 25, 2018 The Blue Earth City Council spent a lot of time at their second meeting of March talking about some things they had already discussed during their first meeting in March. more »»

Closed W’bago restaurant to reopen

March 25, 2018 “We’re starting over.” Those are the words of Winnebago business owner Scott Reisenbigler. more »»



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