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Making the sale

April 20, 2014 When Dan Owens visited the Arends Sale Yard in Blue Earth for the very first time, he thought it would be “pretty cool” to own it and run it. The problem was, he was only six years old at the time. more »»

 
 
 
W’bago selects new police chief

April 20, 2014 After a long period of operating with a short-staffed, chiefless police department, the Winnebago City Council has finally been able to take the next step. more »»

Parking: No easy solution

April 20, 2014 Keeping diagonal parking on both sides of Blue Earth’s Main Street is not going to be easy, the city’s engineer says. more »»

Safe routes to school

April 20, 2014 If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. more »»

Lorie Line plans a little glam for Blue Earth

April 20, 2014 Blue Earth has offered many opportunities, year round, for entertainment and is now gearing up its small venue for one very big musical act. On Sunday, April 27, at 3 p.m. more »»

Bricelyn mayor, councilman resign

April 13, 2014 After a crowded public meeting which was halted multiple times, the Bricelyn City Council officially accepted mayor Arlen O’Brien’s and council member Mike Henning’s resignations. more »»

Another snag for industrial park plan

April 13, 2014 The city of Blue Earth has run into multiple snags in their plan to build a new industrial park on the north side of Interstate 90. more »»

W’bago down to one for chief job

April 13, 2014 The field has been narrowed. The Winnebago City Council has been searching for a replacement for the police chief position for quite some time now. more »»

Get ready for more road construction

April 13, 2014 It’s road construction season again. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has announced the 300 highway projects planned for 2014 – at an estimated cost of $1. more »»

Child abuse big problem locally

April 13, 2014 Children First, a group in Faribault County, is excited to host a pancake breakfast on April 19. But, what this group does isn’t all fun and games. more »»

Koppala is sentenced

April 6, 2014 Nearly nine months after being arrested for allegedly inappropriately touching a child, Father Leo Charles Koppala, 47, was sentenced in Faribault County District Court last Monday. more »»

Veteran Service drivers request raise after 11 years

April 6, 2014 The Faribault County commissioners approved an increase for Veteran Services van drivers at their regular meeting last Tuesday. more »»

A sign of the times in BE

April 6, 2014 It’s a sign of the times. A large new sign at the entrance to the West Industrial Park in Blue Earth was dedicated last Thursday, complete with a ribbon cutting ceremony and several speakers. more »»

Adventure brought her to Bricelyn

April 6, 2014 K athy Lowery, a three-year-old at the time, wasn’t trying to run away from home when she took off alone with her stroller down south Main Street in Blue Earth. more »»

It’s all part of their plan

April 6, 2014 Some believe in fate, some believe in luck and some believe in something more. As for George and Naomi Paul, they believe in something else. more »»

Council, owner get wild over Wildcats

March 30, 2014 After a heated discussion between the Wells City Council members and Wildcats Bar and Grill owner Ben Musser Jr., the two sides are still not seeing eye to eye. more »»

Here we go ‘round again – BE plans more roundabouts

March 30, 2014 While Blue Earth has now become well known as the city with three roundabouts, it could soon become the city with six mini-traffic circles. more »»

BE boy survives 10-foot fall

March 30, 2014 Last Monday, at approximately 5 p.m., the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from Chelsey Hledi. more »»

Council makes determination in Purvis case

March 30, 2014 After more than a month of meeting behind closed doors, the Blue Earth City Council has finally reached a determination in the case of employee Todd Purvis. more »»

BEA schools, police warn businesses of scammers

March 30, 2014 A recent outbreak of email scams have hit locally in the Blue Earth area. more »»

Fly girl, fly

March 30, 2014 Imagine a daily routine which consisted of sunrises and sunsets – all from a birdseye view. more »»

 
 

 

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A tragic accident

March 3, 2014 The entire Blue Earth area community was stunned when tragedy struck last week and a sophomore at Blue Earth Area High School was killed in a one-vehicle accident on Leland Parkway. more »

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