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BE City selects Jahnke

July 27, 2014 After nearly a year of first being the fill-in director of the Blue Earth Senior Citizens Center and then its interim director, Linda Jahnke was named the actual director during action at last... more »»

 
 
 
Bevcomm offers Ag Center to city

July 27, 2014 Bill Eckles, president and CEO of Bevcomm, had quite a surprise for his fellow Blue Earth Economic Development Authority (EDA) board members at their last meeting. more »»

Passport service returning to county

July 27, 2014 Faribault County is now able to add another service at the courthouse. more »»

Filing time for city councils, school boards in Faribault Co.

July 27, 2014 Interested in running for election to a local public office in Faribault County? The time to do so begins this week. more »»

This county has some outstanding seniors

July 27, 2014 Faribault County certainly has its fair share of outstanding senior citizen. more »»

Susie McEntire brings her talent to Faribault County

July 27, 2014 She is definitely a small town girl who just happens to be able to sing like crazy. more »»

The Fair Person of the Year

July 21, 2014 Yvonne Cory, of rural Easton, carefully lays out an apron dating back to the late 1800s. more »»

Looking to the future

July 20, 2014 Just shortly after an official groundbreaking ceremony at the new North Industrial Park in Blue Earth, dirt-moving equipment began construction in earnest. more »»

Purvis case closed

July 20, 2014 A nearly six month long investigation and employment settlement negotiations between the city of Blue Earth and one of its police officers has come to a close. more »»

Grabbin’ some air

July 20, 2014 Skateboarders will soon have a new hangout to grab some air and do kickflips in Winnebago. The Winnebago City Council approved moving forward with skate park plans at their meeting on July 8. more »»

USC still considering bus garage at cost of $250K

July 20, 2014 The United South Central School Board revisited the idea of adding a bus garage to the new USC school site at a meeting last Tuesday night. However, no decision was mad. more »»

Giving W’bago their all...

July 20, 2014 Jerry and Jane Poole have lived in the Winnebago area all of their lives. Jerry grew up inside the city and Jane grew up just outside of Huntley. more »»

Rising up from the ashes

July 14, 2014 Being a volunteer fire fighter is not easy ­– especially if you are paged at 1:30 a.m. to respond to a fire at your own busines. more »»

Bomb found in Bricelyn

July 14, 2014 A bomb device found in a park restroom in Bricelyn last week was safely detonated by the Bloomington bomb squad. more »»

BE adopts plan for hiring new administrator

July 14, 2014 If a plan they adopted last Monday night works out, the Blue Earth City Council will have a new city administrator on the job on Monday, Nov. 3. more »»

‘Look What I Made’ store is new to Blue Earth

July 14, 2014 Monica Ann Urban does not believe in the word competition when it comes to describing other local Blue Earth businesses. more »»

Happy 35th birthday, big guy!

July 9, 2014 This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Green Giant statue standing proudly over the city of Blue Earth. There will be a party in the Giant’s honor at the Giant Park this Friday night, July 11. more »»

He’s filling in at the Blue Earth City Hall

July 6, 2014 Todd Bodem says he is happy to call Blue Earth home for the next three or four months. Bodem started his job last Monday as the interim city administrator for the Blue Earth community. more »»

BE officer put on suspension

July 6, 2014 A Blue Earth police officer recently served three days suspension from active duty without pay as the result of an investigation into complaints filed against the officer. more »»

Bricelyn review gets out of hand

July 6, 2014 Bricelyn City Council member Rhonda Johnson walked out of a special meeting last Tuesday night due to members of the community not following proper procedures. more »»

No hot beef sandwiches? Say it isn’t so!

July 6, 2014 Something will be missing at this year’s Faribault County Fair. There will not be those special hot beef sandwiches and delicious pies available. more »»

 
 

 

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Beware of the squash

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