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BEA and county agree on SRO role

June 11, 2017 The contract service agreement with the Blue Earth Area School District for the position of school resource officer was authorized by the Faribault County Board at the meeting last Tuesday. more »»

Secretary earns the Eddy

June 11, 2017 At the beginning of every summer, when Blue Earth Area students have started their highly-anticipated summer breaks, BEA teachers gather together to celebrate the achievements they’ve made throughou... more »»

Blue Earth’s Oelke family battles a rare appendix cancer

June 11, 2017 Usually, when an appendix gives someone an issue, it can be easily removed and the world keeps spinning. However, for one Blue Earth family, one appendix has made their world come to a crashing hal. more »»

A Happy 100

June 11, 2017 Just seven years ago, the Faribault County Register reported on a local “everyday hero” by the name of Clara Holmseth. And now that everyday hero has recently turned 100 years ol. more »»

It’s finally a done deal

June 4, 2017 It has been in the planning stages for five years, but last week the new Blue Earth Chamber of Commerce building took what Chamber director Cindy Lyon calls “a Giant leap forward. more »»

Courthouse facelift underway

June 4, 2017 Restoration has begun at the Faribault County Courthouse as the expansive summer project is under way. more »»

Alden motorcyclist hits pavement hard

June 2, 2017 An Alden man was injured in a motorcycle accident in Blue Earth on Friday, June 2. The accident occurred at 8:55 a.m., at the intersection of E. more »»

A lot invested

May 28, 2017 After presenting final costs of Winnebago’s demolition of an old Main Street outlet store to the Faribault County Board of Commissioners, city administrator Chris Ziegler said Winnebago is hoping to... more »»

Rain delay for ELM Homes construction

May 28, 2017 The last two weeks of on- and off- and on-again rain has caused delays in many outdoor activities. That includes the construction of two new ELM Homes residences being built in Blue Earth. more »»

Helping those who really need a helping hand

May 28, 2017 May is Mental Health Awareness Month. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in five adults in the United States struggle with some type of mental illness. more »»

Bruellman catches Buccaneers on camera

May 28, 2017 Blue Earth Area High School is rolling out a new video starring nearly 30 students and featuring just as many extracurricular activities in an attempt to promote the district’s wide range of... more »»

He must have 9 lives

May 21, 2017 Elton Rhoda of Elmore knows he is a pretty lucky man. Lucky to even be alive. “We call him ‘The Cat,’” says his daughter, Kristy Travis. “He seems to have nine lives. more »»

County’s Highway Dept. has issues

May 21, 2017 Differences in union and non-union employee insurance within Faribault County’s Highway Department have county engineer Mark Daly concerned for Public Works’ effectiveness, the group’s shorthanded... more »»

A new Public Works building for BE

May 21, 2017 They have been talking about it for over five years, but last Monday the Blue Earth City Council finally took a first step towards building a new Public Works building. more »»

‘The Dead Relatives Society’ is alive and well

May 21, 2017 They call themselves the “Dead Relatives Society.” It’s not something from the movie titled “Dead Poets Society,” and it is not some secret mafia hitman organization eithe. more »»

Super Bowl police?

May 14, 2017 Police business had the spotlight at Tuesday’s Winnebago City Council meeting, when everything from Super Bowl LII protection to squad-car computer upgrades prompted discussion and support from the... more »»

Auditor’s report contains cautions

May 14, 2017 There are pros and cons to living in any small town. more »»

Sisters go up for sale

May 14, 2017 The Blue Earth Economic Development Authority (EDA) voted Thursday morning to proceed with a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Three Sisters buildings in downtown Blue Earth. more »»

BEA staff looks at ‘13 Reasons Why’

May 14, 2017 Educators nationwide have plotted ways to defuse its potential impact, and the National Association of Psychologists says it may lead “impressionable viewers to romanticize” suicide or “develop... more »»

Rasmussen wedges her way into wrestling history books

May 14, 2017 At the end of April, Kelli Rasmussen took the mat in Las Vegas, ready to vie for national recognition in a Masters competition on behalf of the Minnesota Storm, a wrestling club with Olympic athlete... more »»

 
 

 

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