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BE EDA had a very busy year in 2016

March 5, 2017 The year 2016 was a pretty big one for the Blue Earth Economic Development Authority (EDA), says Tim Clawson of the Faribault County Development Corporation (FCDC). more »»

Wet year caused USC water issues

March 5, 2017 With a wet harvest season in the fall and late snow this February, the United South Central School, like any new building, has seen what weather can do. more »»

Changes coming for staff at BE City Hall

March 5, 2017 There are a lot of smiling, friendly faces at the Blue Earth City Hall. Some have been there for many years, and for one, it has only been a couple of months. more »»

Planning a major restoration

February 26, 2017 An expansive restoration project involving the exterior of the Faribault County Courthouse is on the horizon, and a three-week bidding period to pinpoint a contractor for the work was opened with... more »»

Not everyone happy with USC Flex Plan

February 26, 2017 Though the United South Central School Board felt they had a positive work session last week on Feb. more »»

Ballfield needs somewhere fans can ‘go’

February 26, 2017 Bathrooms once again were a big topic at the work session before the regular meeting of the Blue Earth City Council last Tuesday night. more »»

Elmore welcomes a pair of restaurant overhauls

February 26, 2017 If the most recent estimates are correct, there are about 650 people – give or take a few – in Elmore. What do four of them have in common? They are the new faces of rejuvenated restaurants in town. more »»

Clinic update

February 19, 2017 United Hospital District CEO Rick Ash attended the Wells City Council meeting with the intention of bringing reassurance about the Wells UHD Clinic during the public comment portion of the meeting. more »»

USC tries out Flex Plan for its snow days

February 19, 2017 Around 30 teachers, parents and United South Central School Board members packed into a room at the Wells-based school to discuss the intricacies of their first Flex Learning Day after a snow day... more »»

W’bago restaurant gets backing

February 19, 2017 “Guy’s Big Boy Burger,” an influx of barbeque and a proposed Winnebago restaurant got another green light on Tuesday. more »»

W’bago restaurant gets backing

February 19, 2017 “Guy’s Big Boy Burger,” an influx of barbeque and a proposed Winnebago restaurant got another green light on Tuesday. more »»

Freshly Cut Media: Zac Huntley brings a fresh perspective

February 12, 2017 Zac Huntley is a fairly familiar face in the area, especially since he recently finished his campaign to run for state representative. more »»

Fixing all the county highways

February 10, 2017 By 2021, the Faribault County Board of Commissioners wants the percentage of paved county miles in “good” condition to have doubled. more »»

April auction for items at Three Sisters

February 10, 2017 It is official. All of the items inside the “Three Sisters” buildings on Blue Earth’s Main Street will be up for auction on Saturday, April 22, at 10 a.m. more »»

BE council asks ‘where, when, how’

February 10, 2017 How to solve an apparent housing shortage issue in Blue Earth was once again the big topic at the City Council’s work session last Monday night. more »»

BE's Liberian connection

February 10, 2017 There is a five-bedroom compound that rests in Sinkor, a piece of Liberia’s capital city along the West African coast. Like many housing options in the area, it comprises its own gated community. more »»

ELM Homes adding 2 more

February 5, 2017 The city of Blue Earth will soon be the site of two new residential homes to house persons with developmental disabilities, according to information released last week. more »»

‘Bago EDA helps fund restaurant

February 5, 2017 With aspirations of drawing in Guy Fieri and the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” crew, a brisket-heavy menu ready for cooking and a business plan meant to revitalize Main Street shoppin... more »»

BE Walmart cat finds new home in Wisconsin

February 5, 2017 The icy, stormy mix of winter weather that hit Blue Earth in mid-January was not unusual for Southern Minnesota, even after a balmy holiday season. more »»



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