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Is the government prepared for an H1N1 flu pandemic?

August 3, 2009 Just listening to Blue Earth Chamber Executive Director Shelly Greimann’s story about her granddaughter’s battle against the Novel H1N1 virus brought shivers and tears. more »»

Wonders why jail painting not done by local contractor

August 3, 2009 To the Editor; As the groundbreaking draws near for our new jail, the opening continues to be delayed. more »»

You never know what you might find at the county fair

July 27, 2009 This whole open class entry deal at the county fair has puzzled me for years. more »»

He left Blue Earth for the olive, wine country of New Zealand

July 19, 2009 Elsewhere in this issue of the Register you can read the story of former Blue Earth resident Mike Hanson and his efforts to bring New Zealand olive oil to the United States in general, and Minnesota... more »»

How did this red locomotive get on a Blue Earth railroad track?

July 13, 2009 I got a nice surprise last Thursday when I showed up for a free train ride to Fairmont. The Union Pacific Railroad invited many local people to ride along on an Operation Lifesaver trip. more »»

Remembers rink

July 13, 2009 To the Editor: My family lived in Blue Earth from about 1943 until 1945 or so (my memory is not too clear on the date we moved to Fairmont). more »»

Putting an end to the jail

July 6, 2009 For over a year we have reported on the problems with getting a water conditioning system installed into the new Faribault County Law Enforcement Center. more »»

An author among us — columnist publishes first book

June 29, 2009 Readers of the Register may remember a story about Susan Peterson Johnson. Her husband, Stan, has built two wooden cars in his shop in Blue Earth. more »»

Winnebago Council still needs openness lessons

June 29, 2009 The Winnebago City Council has had some open meeting problems in the past. more »»

New jail getting close, but not ready for prisoners yet

June 19, 2009 The Blue Earth Kiwanis Club chose an interesting location for their meeting and lunch last Tuesday noon – the new Faribault County Law Enforcement Center (LEC. more »»

Area proves progress happens even in down economic times

June 14, 2009 A recent piece on KEYC-TV in Mankato focused on all of the various ‘new projects’ happening in Blue Earth and Faribault County. more »»

Enger explains

June 14, 2009 To the Editor: After reading Mr. Timmerman’s letter to the editor taking me to task on how I used the word ‘trash’ in my letter, I can fully understand his feelings. more »»

Updating columns and stories from past Register editions

June 8, 2009 Do you remember a story we had in the Register last August which was about Blue Earth native Marjorie Engesser? She and her husband, Bryan W. more »»

Says jail letter crossed the line

June 8, 2009 To the Editor: I have read Mr. Enger’s previous letters to the editor, sometimes in amusement, sometimes in agreement – but he must be taken to task for his latest pontification. more »»

Minnesota weather makes good conversation, but is it news?

May 22, 2009 I’m sure most people in the area have felt as though they have been on a weather roller coaster this past week. more »»

Two Civil War veterans to be honored at Blue Earth cemetery

May 18, 2009 At the Memorial Day Service in Blue Earth on Monday there will be speeches, bands and salutes. It is a day to remember, and the program promises to do just that at Riverside Cemetery. more »»

Offers support for USC board

May 18, 2009 To the Editor; United South Central is fortunate to have dedicated school board members. They have taken on the unpleasant duty of cutting hundreds of thousands of dollars from our budget. more »»

Sometimes it’s about the money, sometimes it is about the work

May 11, 2009 Sometimes I hear that we are hung up on money. By ‘we,’ I mean newspaper reporters as a whole, and reporters at the Register are included. more »»

USC group wants to keep Schimek

May 11, 2009 To the Editor and to the Voters of the USC School District: As many of you are aware the USC School Board has recently voted to eliminate the position of our Activities... more »»

The name ‘Blue Earth’ shows up in the strangest places

May 4, 2009 One would think Blue Earth is a pretty common name. It really isn’t. Around these parts, it is the name of a town, a county and a river. But elsewhere it is not that common. more »»



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