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Powering through the county

June 18, 2017 While work continues on a high-voltage electrical transmission line near Blue Earth and Winnebago, plans are just starting up on another one to be built in the are. more »»

Three Sisters proposal discussed

June 18, 2017 Closer and closer. more »»

Wells resident’s request denied

June 18, 2017 Ask and ye may not receiv. more »»

Swehla company makes way for A4 Septic

June 18, 2017 Being in the septic business is a messy job, but somebody has to do it. And for the past 30 years, it has been Denny and Linda Swehla. But now, there’s a change in the management. more »»

BE has a place to go

June 11, 2017 From Sunday liquor sales to bathrooms for baseball fans, the Blue Earth City Council took action on several items that have been under discussion for some time. more »»

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 »»



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