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Round three in the ward debate

October 22, 2010 It is an easy yes or no answer. The problem is, it isn’t an easy yes or no questio. more »»

Will Faribault County have to redistrict for commissioners?

October 16, 2010 On Nov. 2, voters in Blue Earth are going to make a variety of choices as they mark their ballots for many state, county, school district and local candidates. more »»

Fall is a time for many changes

October 9, 2010 Autumn is a season of change. In fact, October could be the one single month that sees the most things change, as opposed to any other month. more »»

He always wanted to dance at a BEAHS homecoming pepfest

October 2, 2010 Every once in a while there is a special moment that happens while I am out covering events. Take the week before last, for instanc. more »»

Always one who followed the different path after graduation

September 25, 2010 I have not been back to any of my high school class reunions. If there have, indeed, actually been any. I have my doubts. Graduating in a class of 550 in Denver, Colo. more »»

Blue Earth and Elmer Knudsen star in ‘Days Before Belvedere’

September 20, 2010 Perhaps you remember a story in the Oct. 14, 2006, Faribault County Register about a film crew in Blue Earth. Maybe you were somehow involved in the production. more »»

Judge candidate has been trying to change the election system

September 11, 2010 There has been one component on general election ballots which has always been a puzzle to me. Maybe it has been something you have noticed as wel. more »»

A prayer for one of our own...

September 4, 2010 I don’t often try and get too personal in this column, but this one may be an exception. more »»

City Council meetings always seem to provide entertainment

August 30, 2010 I have a confession to make. I hate having to go to meetings. But, that is not really the confession. Read on. more »»

Wells couple gets squirrelly after a ‘Stormy’ 2010 summer

August 21, 2010 Not everyone has a 6-foot-2-inch squirrel sitting in their front yard. Maybe not everyone wants one. more »»

Surprising connections with stories from a 1950 newspaper

August 13, 2010 People read a newspaper to learn something. They want to know what their local government is up to now. Which team won the game last week. Who was elected in the last election. more »»

No kidding, an old guy can learn

August 13, 2010 You may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but an old guy like me can learn a thing or two from time to time. more »»

Blue Earth residents will decide question of keeping three wards

August 7, 2010 The rumor mill was running at top speed last week in Blue Earth. more »»

Primary election in August? Will anyone care enough to vote?

August 2, 2010 More than one person has expressed surprise that there is an election next Tuesday. That’s correct. The state’s primary election is next Tuesday, Aug. 10. more »»

Council needs seventh member

July 26, 2010 It is easy to read the frustration on the face of Blue Earth City Councilman Glenn Gaylord. more »»

This ‘kid’ creates spray paint works of art in under 5 minutes

July 24, 2010 One did not have to be at the Faribault County Fair very long before hearing comments about one of the new features at the 150th edition of the county festival. more »»

Everybody loves a parade, especially kids and candidates

July 19, 2010 Our schedules here at the newspaper get a little hectic sometimes. When school is in session, there are a lot of events to cover, of course. more »»

Question of replacing bridge needed a Solomon decision

July 10, 2010 The Faribault County Board of Commissioners had a difficult decision to make last Tuesday. At issue was the replacement of two bridges in the county. more »»

Chasing storms isn’t necessary when they keep chasing you

July 3, 2010 I don’t have to chase storms. They chase me. I have often wondered about those people who take off during a storm and see how close they can get to a tornado. more »»

Noodling or not, it was a big catch

June 26, 2010 Remember the movie ‘Jaws?’ After that Steven Spielberg thriller came out 30 years ago, people stayed out of the ocean for years. more »»



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