An honored Twins fan
June 12, 2016 When it comes to being honored, what image comes to mind? Medals, flowers, a crowd of endearing friends? For Harry Werner, a World War II veteran, he was honored by having the opportunity to raise... more »»
Moving on to Main St.
June 10, 2016 There was some good news, and some bad news at last Monday’s Blue Earth City Council meeting when it came to the Sixth and Main streets reconstruction project. more »»
County OKs no-smoking ordinance
June 10, 2016 The Faribault County Tobacco Free Grounds Policy is now in place, as the County Board passed a motion to enact the ordinance at its meeting Tuesday. more »»
Two file for seat
June 5, 2016 Faribault County Commissioner Tom Warmka will be facing a challenger in this fall’s general election – and it is a familiar face. more »»
EDA adds two
June 5, 2016 Two new members were sworn into Winnebago’s Economic Development Authority Wednesday, the same night the board proposed a meeting with the Chamber of Commerce to forward a local business program. more »»
Learning all about writing in code
May 29, 2016 It is not exactly a ‘secret’ code. That is because many of the students at Blue Earth Area Elementary School are learning about coding, in one form or another. And, that is not a secre. more »»
New sign site
May 22, 2016 After a lengthy discussion, the Blue Earth City Council decided on a new location for a proposed ‘Welcome to Blue Earth’ sign. more »»
May 22, 2016 People may remember Ashley Anderson, a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army from Winnebago, from when she competed in the Warrior Games last May. more »»
North Main project planned
May 22, 2016 The Faribault County Board of Commissioners heard from three speakers and entertained questions from two Blue Earth Area sixth-grade classes at its meeting Tuesday. more »»
Should cell phones be used at USC?
May 22, 2016 Ten years ago, cell phones in the classroom were few and far between. But now, cell phones in the classroom, though still a nuisance, are much more common. more »»
Watoto choir returns
May 22, 2016 It’s like a little slice of heaven.” That would be the exuberant African worship of the Watoto Children’s Choir, according to Russ Jacobsen, pastor of Blue Earth’s Hope United Methodist Church. more »»
How many hogs to allow?
May 15, 2016 How many hogs should be allowed to be raised in Verona Township? Once again, many citizens of Verona Township filled the township supervisors meeting room in the former Huntley School building to... more »»