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New sign site

May 22, 2016 After a lengthy discussion, the Blue Earth City Council decided on a new location for a proposed ‘Welcome to Blue Earth’ sign. more »»

 
 
 
Invictus victor

May 22, 2016 People may remember Ashley Anderson, a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army from Winnebago, from when she competed in the Warrior Games last May. more »»

North Main project planned

May 22, 2016 The Faribault County Board of Commissioners heard from three speakers and entertained questions from two Blue Earth Area sixth-grade classes at its meeting Tuesday. more »»

Should cell phones be used at USC?

May 22, 2016 Ten years ago, cell phones in the classroom were few and far between. But now, cell phones in the classroom, though still a nuisance, are much more common. more »»

Watoto choir returns

May 22, 2016 It’s like a little slice of heaven.” That would be the exuberant African worship of the Watoto Children’s Choir, according to Russ Jacobsen, pastor of Blue Earth’s Hope United Methodist Church. more »»

How many hogs to allow?

May 15, 2016 How many hogs should be allowed to be raised in Verona Township? Once again, many citizens of Verona Township filled the township supervisors meeting room in the former Huntley School building to... more »»

Main Street project not to be so bad

May 15, 2016 While it has kept downtown business owners worried for months, Blue Earth city engineer Wes Brown says the Main Street restoration project just might not be as bad as originally though. more »»

BEA hires food service company

May 15, 2016 It’s official. The Blue Earth Area School Board voted at their meeting last Monday night to contract with a food service company to manage the school district’s breakfast and lunch program. more »»

Wells splits vote on new hire

May 15, 2016 What would have been a run-of-the-mill consent item on the Wells City Council agenda last Monday turned into its own heated discussion. more »»

New lunch wagon serves more than just ‘Pea Pods’

May 15, 2016 Located right in front of the Blue Earth Locker on North Main Street, across from the Fairgrounds sits a small food truck with a big crowd. And with good reason. more »»

A welcome fit for a hero

May 8, 2016 Nicasio Gunhammer says he doesn’t really feel like a hero and he really did not like all the attention he was getting last Monday night at the Blue Earth City Council meeting. more »»

Meeting reheats

May 8, 2016 Discussion on County State Aid Highway 18 continued to be an issue during last week’s Faribault County Board meeting after it had been debated at the previous meeting as well. more »»

Wells police first to get new anti-overdose drug

May 8, 2016 The Wells Police Department is the first police department in Faribault County to receive a life-saving tool that can reverse the symptoms of an opiate overdose in just under a minute. more »»

BE accepts $1.7M bid for Main Street

May 8, 2016 It is definitely a go. The Blue Earth City Council accepted the low bid for the construction work on Main and Sixth streets this summer. more »»

Local athletes compete in Special Olympics in St. Peter

May 8, 2016 While the Summer Olympic games in Rio are still 100 days away, another group of local Olympic athletes have already competed and been awarded their medals. more »»

A growing business

May 8, 2016 Some say there are people who have green thumbs. more »»

Wells food plant sold

May 1, 2016 After less than a year of ownership, Wells?Food Processing has switched owner. more »»

Former Buc now a Rebel

May 1, 2016 He was raised a Blue Earth Area Buccaneer, then went to college and became a Gustavus Adolphus Lio. more »»

Solar powered

May 1, 2016 It could be a bright spot for Faribault County, which is why they are working to formulate an ordinance. And that bright spot is solar energy. more »»

Storms cause damage in county

May 1, 2016 A series of strong storms swept through the Faribault County area on Sunday evening, April 24. The first wave came through earlier in the evening, with a second wave later that same night. more »»

End of an era

May 1, 2016 The former Andy’s Oriental Cafe was demolished last week, starting on Monday. The restaurant, located on Main Street in Blue Earth, had been closed for several years. more »»

 
 

 

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January 12, 2016 Holy cow! I never knew I had so much power. Or that I could predict the future so well. In the From the Editor’s Notebook column in last week’s Faribault County Register (Jan. more »

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