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Wells airport needs lights

October 1, 2017 It is difficult to land a plane. It is even more difficult to land a plane in the dark. more »»

She is ‘bubbly’ and has lots of ‘charisma’

October 1, 2017 Of the multitude of trophies nine-year-old Blue Earth native Hannah Cartwright earned at the National American Miss (NAM) pageant in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, a small mirror is Hannah’s most... more »»

Tim Walz team comes to BE to listen

October 1, 2017 They came to listen, and they got an earful. more »»

BE votes for new recycler

September 24, 2017 While the Blue Earth City Council made one major decision – choosing a recycling hauler for the city – they postponed another one – accepting a bid for the new housing developmen. more »»

Mountain lion in BE?

September 24, 2017 Is there really a mountain lion roaming around the area just south of Blue Earth? Yes, says Faribault County Sheriff Mike Gormley. more »»

County levy set at 4.75%

September 24, 2017 Last Tuesday, the Faribault County Board approved a proposed 2018 property tax levy increase of 4.75 percent. more »»

Walmart shelves nearly empty already

September 24, 2017 With residents in Blue Earth still trying to reach the corporate Walmart offices to have them reconsider the closing of the local store, Walmart continues to prepare for its permanent closure on Oc. more »»

MSBA to hold planning meetings at USC

September 24, 2017 Strategic planning was the hot topic at the United South Central School Board meeting last Tuesday, Sept. 19. more »»

Back to square 1 for the 3 Sisters

September 17, 2017 It’s back to square one as far as the Three Sisters buildings in downtown Blue Earth goes. more »»

W’bago prelim levy up 17.84%

September 17, 2017 Budget talks for 2018 highlighted the latest Winnebago City Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12. The council approved a preliminary tax levy increase of 17.84 percent for 2018. more »»

Trying to survive through Hurricane Harvey

September 17, 2017 Jon and Kelly (Rozenboom) Hagedorn grew up in the Blue Earth area, but have been living in Houston, Texas, for the last six years. Recently, Houston was hit by the now-well-known Hurricane Harvey. more »»

Community leaders inducted into EDA’s Hall of Fame

September 17, 2017 On Sunday, Sept. 10, the Winnebago Municipal Center played host to a special ceremony for Wayne “Bing” Crosby and his wife Lila. more »»

BEA sets proposed levy increase at the max

September 17, 2017 The property tax levy amount within the Blue Earth School District was a key point of emphasis at the latest BEA School Board meetin. more »»

Walmart closes Blue Earth store

September 10, 2017 “Through careful and thoughtful consideration, we’ve made the difficult decision to close the Walmart store located at 1210 Giant Drive in Blue Earth. more »»

Commissioners approve separation agreement

September 10, 2017 The Faribault County Commissioners approved a separation agreement with Veterans Services Officer David Hanson during action at their regular meeting last Tuesday mornin. more »»

Blue Earth Chamber has a new administrative assistant

September 10, 2017 Much like that of the Jolly Green Giant that she now watches over with Blue Earth Chamber director, Cindy Lyon, the new chamber assistant, Shellie Poetter, seems to wear a constant smile and brings ... more »»

BEA Buccaneers take a loss against Fairmont Cards

September 10, 2017 The Blue Earth Area Volleyball team played a match in Fairmont against the Cardinals that ended in a defeat for the Buccaneers. more »»

Larry Mair’s memory lives on in golf tournament

September 10, 2017 Twenty-two years ago, a family came together on a golf course to remember their father, husband and friend. more »»

BE City Council tackles subject of recycling...again

September 10, 2017 The Blue Earth City Council discussed two recycling contract proposals during their last meeting on Sept. 5. more »»

First look at new Chamber building

September 3, 2017 While it is just a preliminary architect’s drawing of what the new Blue Earth Chamber of Commerce building could conceivably look like, the Blue Earth City Council was impresse. more »»



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