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Everyone safe in Wells fire

August 13, 2017 An early morning fire caused extensive damage to the Wellington Estates Apartments in Wells on Saturday, Aug. 5. more »»

Water issues arise in W’bago

August 13, 2017 As the Winnebago City Council convened on Tuesday, Aug. more »»

A new tax for BE city?

August 13, 2017 Blue Earth shoppers may some day be seeing a tiny increase in the amount they have to pay for items – if an idea at last Monday night’s City Council meeting comes to fruition. more »»

A 500 mile spiritual journey across Spain

August 13, 2017 The old saying goes, “where there’s a will, there’s a way.” And for Ellie Callahan, 41, of Blue Earth, there was a deep determination to see her solo trip to Spain all the way through. more »»

Promoting Blue Earth

August 6, 2017 “The earth so rich the city grows.” That is Blue Earth’s well-known motto, and it seems like this little catch phrase is working and will be working harder in the future. more »»

County Board hears stop sign concerns

August 6, 2017 Farmer Kip Herrmann of Delavan gave the County Board a piece of his mind during the Aug. 1 meeting at the Faribault County Courthous. more »»

Is it adios for Taco Express at the fair?

August 6, 2017 The rumors started circulating around the Faribault County Fairgrounds almost before the fair opened up. more »»

BE Library is one-stop information shop

August 6, 2017 The Blue Earth Community Library has books. Lots and lots of books. But, they have much, much more. more »»

Dollar General set to open in W’bago

July 30, 2017 Since its inception in 1993, Dollar General has prided itself on satisfying the various needs of their customers. more »»

Wells council planning ahead

July 30, 2017 Planning ahead. That was the name of the game for the Wells City Council during their regular meeting last Tuesday evening. more »»

New Super 8 owner happy to be in BE

July 30, 2017 While both travelers and local Blue Earth residents alike may not notice anything different, there have been a few changes going on at the two Blue Earth motels recently. more »»

Snakes alive! The Zoo Man wows the crowds

July 30, 2017 The crowd pleasing showman Brent Mielke had children giggling with laughter and excitement this past week in several Faribault County citie. more »»

BE completing smaller summer projects

July 30, 2017 The city of Blue Earth is planning a handful of high-budget projects in the next year or two, but that does not mean they are not working on some smaller, lower cost improvements to the city as wel. more »»

Lost boys found safe

July 23, 2017 Three brothers from Winnebago were reported missing last Wednesday evening, during a thunderstorm that was hitting the area hard. Fortunately, all three were found safe and unharmed. more »»

BE City Council adds $62,500 one-block sidewalk to SRTS

July 23, 2017 Lots of projects and lots of decisions to make about those projects. more »»

Railroad says no crossing

July 23, 2017 Unfortunately, reconstruction plans on the Third Street SE railroad crossing along County State Aid Highway 32 in Wells have hit a roadblock of sorts. more »»

Hittin’ the books: Elmore Public Library has a new face

July 23, 2017 In the small town of Elmore is a small library with a small staff. However, that small library has had big things happening and now, they have big news to share. They have a new librarian. more »»

City of W’bago sells duplexes

July 16, 2017 Winnebago citizens like Julie Danks of 239 Fifth Street SW waited on pins and needles during a closed session discussion that took place at the last Winnebago City Council meeting on July 11. more »»

Who drew that? Juba’s chalkboard artist revealed

July 16, 2017 If you shop at Juba’s Super Valu in Blue Earth, the abundance of artwork is hard to miss. more »»

Wells council in 45 minute closed session

July 16, 2017 Wells’ regularly scheduled City Council meeting started by immediately going into closed session for 45 minutes last Monday. more »»

Ann Marie’s Kitchen closes its doors

July 16, 2017 The business of barbecue can be pretty sticky. It could be in part to the amount of molasses or brown sugar in a lot of barbecue sauces. more »»



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January 17, 2017 This current week’s issue of the Faribault County Register (Jan. 16, 2017) is one you should not miss. more »

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