Small town ‘skyscrapers’ a thing of the past
April 27, 2015 With time comes change, and for the city of Wells, the time came last week for a big change. On April 16, demolition began on the Frank Brothers Elevator in Wells. more »»
No decision on BE street projects yet
April 27, 2015 While the bids are in – and are lower than expected – the Blue Earth City Council again postponed a decision to accept one of the three bids for this summer’s street and utility project. more »»
USC’s iLearn program up and running
April 27, 2015 The United South Central School Board met last Tuesday to discuss a number of topics, one of them being the Apple technology-based program for USC called iLearn. more »»
Michelle goes home
April 20, 2015 After being in a grave in Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth for the past 35 years – under a stone with the name Jane Doe on it – the remains of Michelle Busha were taken to her hometown of Bay City... more »»
W’bago Elementary to close
April 20, 2015 The Blue Earth Area School Board made it official last Monday night and voted 5-1 to close the Winnebago Elementary School effective at the end of the current school yea. more »»
Why close W’bago School?
April 12, 2015 After listening to the concerns of Winnebago residents about the possible closing of the Winnebago Elementary School, the Blue Earth Area School Board and administration have come back with an... more »»
Will Little Giants playground have to move?
April 12, 2015 The members of the Blue Earth Economic Development Authority (EDA) found out there might be an additional expense involved in owning the Ag Center complex which they had not figured on. more »»
A change of hands
April 12, 2015 Customers at Blue Earth Tire will not be seeing any major changes in the operation at the business located on South Main Street – except for one thing. The person in charge. more »»
‘Don’t close our school’
April 5, 2015 The residents of Winnebago were given the opportunity to address the Blue Earth Area School Board concerning plans to possibly close the school in Winnebago and move all students to the building in... more »»
Assisted living coming to Elmore
April 5, 2015 The new owner of the former Elmore Academy building was in Elmore last week to explain his plans for the facility and to ask for the city’s blessings to proceed. more »»
Train, train, go away...
March 29, 2015 A group of Blue Earth residents who live along Rice Street are none-too-happy with having engine-idling locomotives and trains containing refrigerator rail cars with running compressors ‘parked’... more »»
Looking like the Minnesota Vikings
February 3, 2015 I have to say, I am pretty darn happy my beloved (or is it my hated?) Minnesota Vikings did not make it into the playoffs or into the Super Bowl. I know, I kno. more »