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A special Memorial Day service

May 17, 2015 The Memorial Day 2015 ceremonies by the Easton American Legion Post 569 will be a little different this year. They will be dedicating two military veteran’s headstones at a long-abandoned cemetery. more »»

 
 
 
BEA School Board leases out W’bago school

May 17, 2015 While the Winnebago Elementary School will be closed at the end of this year, and students will be attending school in Blue Earth this fall, the building in Winnebago will not be empty. more »»

Avian flu scare

May 17, 2015 The phrase avian flu has become an everyday topic of discussion, especially in the Midwest. more »»

BE street assessments lowered

May 10, 2015 The residents of the Royal Acres section of Blue Earth are going to get a nice surprise later this yea. more »»

County to help the small towns

May 10, 2015 The Faribault County Board found a way to lend a helping hand to their smaller communities in the form of $350,000. more »»

At UHD, ‘the doctor(s) will see you now’

May 10, 2015 A?couple who works together, stays together. While this may not always be the case, it is for two new doctors at United Hospital District in Blue Earth. more »»

USC expels student

May 10, 2015 The United South Central School Board held a special meeting on May 7 regarding the expulsion of a current student. more »»

A $4.4 million extreme makeover

May 3, 2015 The Faribault County Courthouse is a staple in downtown Blue Earth, and is not only an aesthetic part of the community but also is the home to integral services for all the residents in Faribault... more »»

Wells deals with two staff resignations

May 3, 2015 The Wells City Council met last Monday to discuss how to go about replacing not only a library director, but a chief of police, as well. more »»

They’re off to a fast, fabulous start

May 1, 2015 The Blue Earth Community Foundation has been in existence for one year and they have a lot to celebrate. more »»

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 »»

W’bago group exploring new private school

April 27, 2015 A group in Winnebago is attempting to find out the interest in starting a new private school in the city. 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 »»

Pearson being honored

April 27, 2015 One is always cautious of news received around the first of Apri. 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 »»

Wells wonders how to replace USC cop

April 20, 2015 At the Wells City Council meeting last Monday, Chief of Police Jim Ratelle addressed the council about Rick Herman’s retirement. 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 »»

The Cheese Ball Chick comes to speak at BEA, April 22

April 20, 2015 For the past few years a local group has been bringing inspirational speakers to the Blue Earth Area School Distric. more »»

A big $667,200 chunk of concrete

April 12, 2015 The Blue Earth City Council heard some good news from their city administrator at their meeting last Monday night. more »»

Wells wants county help for demolition

April 12, 2015 The city of Blue Earth and Winnebago have both requested the county’s help and now Wells has done the sam. more »»

 
 

 

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