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Nagel’s lawyer tells another side of story

December 24, 2017 Dalton Nagel, 18, of Blue Earth, was seen by Faribault County District Court with regards to an altercation at a house party dating back to Octobe. more »»

County Board hikes levy up by 3.9 percent

December 24, 2017 The commissioners of Faribault County approved the 2018 property tax levy at their last board meeting. The levy was set at $10,976,575. This figure represents a $420,404 increase, or 3. more »»

Bullying Task Force meets

December 24, 2017 The newly formed Blue Earth Area School District Bullying Task Force met for the first time on Monday, Dec. 18. more »»

Blue Earth Area Mentors’ new director is a familiar face

December 24, 2017 At the start of December, the Blue Earth Area Mentors received a new coordinator. more »»

USC’s tax levy increased 6.83 percent

December 24, 2017 United South Central’s regular school board meeting started off with their Truth in Taxation hearing. Staci Whiteside, USC’s finance manager, addressed the levy for the 18-19 year. more »»

Buc Bags program gets resurrected

December 17, 2017 Sometimes you just have to step forward and do what you think needs to be done. That is exactly what the Jeremy and Tara Coxworth family thought a couple of weeks ago. more »»

City receives big dose of good news

December 17, 2017 Just about two months after the community of Blue Earth received the bad news that the Walmart store in town was going to close its doors for good, there was some good news. more »»

La Tuna, Wells’ new Mexican restaurant, spices things up

December 17, 2017 On the top of a well known cacti known as a prickly pear sits an oblong, sometimes green, sometimes pink round fruit with its own spikes. Prickly pears are also known as tuna in spanis. more »»

A Trip to Remember: Blue Earth Area students travel abroad

December 17, 2017 Bellisimo. That is one way a group of Blue Earth Area students could have explained their summer overseas trip to Italy. Yes, Italy. more »»

Vera Steinberg: a quiet lamb of God, with the heart of a lion

December 17, 2017 In the far reaches of Barber Township sits an empty house. That house once belonged to a woman by the name of Vera Steinber. more »»

County OKs 2 MET towers

December 10, 2017 Emotions ran high at the most recent County Board meeting on Thursday, Dec. 7. more »»

BE levy hike at 3.5 %

December 10, 2017 The Blue Earth City Council handled getting their 2018 budget finalized and the tax levy set during action at their work session, regular meeting and special Truth In Taxation Hearing – all held las... more »»

Real estate market steady

December 10, 2017 If you are wondering what your home is worth, or if you are looking to buy or rent property, the real estate market in Faribault County is just as stable as ever according to those in the know. more »»

Blue Earth native opens business out of life-long passion

December 10, 2017 Born and raised in Blue Earth, Dale Henke has always been what he calls a “tinkerer.” It started when his father would bring home broken phones from the Blue Earth telephone company. more »»

BE Council discusses new revenue ideas

December 10, 2017 While the 2018 budget and levy dominated discussion at last Monday’s Blue Earth City Council meeting, the council members also discussed a couple of possible new revenue sources. more »»

Residents don’t want wind turbines

December 3, 2017 Despite numerous protests from rural residents of Faribault County, the county’s Planning and Zoning Commission voted in favor of two conditional use permits (CUP) for wind power company EDF... more »»

Wells budget gets worked on

December 3, 2017 The Wells City Council spent an hour prior to their regularly scheduled meeting last Monday, Nov. 27, to go into closed session to continue their discussion on LELS labor negotiations. more »»

Assault incident remains under an investigation

December 3, 2017 While residents of the Blue Earth Area School District have been wondering what is going to be the outcome of the incident involving four football players allegedly assaulting a teammate at a party... more »»

Timmerman is the new judge

December 3, 2017 Last Thursday Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointments of Stephen Ferrazzano and Troy Timmerman as District Court judges in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District. more »»

Well-known local radio personality steps back from the mic

December 3, 2017 When Kevin Benson was a young boy in Winthrop, Minnesota, he wanted to be one of three things when he grew up. An airline pilot, owner of a sports store, or a radio announcer. more »»



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