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All set to be ‘revved’ up

October 22, 2017 Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) announced Blue Earth as one if its five Rural Entrepreneurial Venture (REV) communities at a special luncheon last Tuesday at the SMIF office in... more »»

 
 
 
Schmidtke selected for VSO job

October 22, 2017 After several months of not having one, there is now a new Veterans Service Officer working at the office located at the Ag Center. And, it is a familiar fac. more »»

Concerned parent at BEA board meeting

October 22, 2017 Janel Buseman, mother of Blue Earth Area High School senior Zach Buseman, addressed the BEA School Board at the last board meeting on Oct. 16. more »»

BE chief concerned about ‘vaping’

October 22, 2017 Vaping. It is the most commonly used tobacco product among youth according to the Minnesota Department of Health (MnDOH), and has become an emerging public health threat. more »»

German exchange student lives in Elmore

October 22, 2017 This past August, the city of Elmore welcomed a world traveler to their close-knit community. Julius Holzer, 16, of Stuttgart, Germany, is getting his first taste of rural American life. more »»

USC gets the all-clear from its 2016-17 audit report

October 22, 2017 Good news for USC’s school district as its 2016-17 audit report comes in showing strong numbers for the Wells-based school’s future. more »»

Is she in or is she out?

October 15, 2017 Will Robin Leslie be returning to work as the city administrator just weeks after resigning? In a letter to the Wells City Council postmarked Oc. more »»

Rainbow Food Coop asks for BE EDA help

October 15, 2017 The Rainbow Food Cooperative in downtown Blue Earth is in financial trouble and asked the Blue Earth Economical Development Authority (EDA) for some help. more »»

W’bago votes to buy new ice rink

October 15, 2017 The addition of a temporary ice skating rink was the key talking point of last week’s Winnebago City Council meeting. more »»

Learning a lesson from Blue Earth Fire Fighters

October 15, 2017 On Oct. 10, kindergarten students from Blue Earth Area Elementary School paid a visit to the Blue Earth Public Safety Center as part of the Fire Prevention Week initiative. more »»

Surviving Vegas

October 8, 2017 Everyone in the country was shocked at the nation’s worst-ever mass killing by a gunman, which happened in Las Vegas last weekend. more »»

Housing project passes

October 8, 2017 The Blue Earth City Council voted to proceed with a new housing development near Lampert Lumber on the northeast side of the city. more »»

Courtroom friends call it quits together

October 8, 2017 To some, working next to and with the same person for 22 years may seem like it could cause an issue. But not for this well-known dynamic duo of Faribault County. more »»

BEA Elem. students learn through cleanliness challenge

October 8, 2017 Please and thank you are the magic words. more »»

Board hears from attorney about ditch

October 8, 2017 The Faribault County Board considered an order for obstruction of Faribault County Ditch 24 at their last meeting. more »»

Wells administrator resigns

October 1, 2017 One of the agenda items on the Wells City Council’s list of things to do involved a closed session regarding the city administrator’s performance evaluation. more »»

Recycling concerns brought to board

October 1, 2017 Discussions centered around recycling at the last county board meeting as Billeye Rabbe, director of Prairieland Solid Waste Management in Truman, paid a visit to the County Board on Sept. 19. more »»

Are more wind towers coming?

October 1, 2017 A windpower company wants to invest about $300 million into Faribault County, and erect between 80 and 100 large wind towers in Barber Township. more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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