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W’bago wants levy increase lowered to 3%

November 15, 2015 Last month, Winnebago City Council members approved a proposed tax levy of 11.63 percen. more »»

Do you ever feel like you’re being watched?

November 15, 2015 Big Brother might not be watching, but Blue Earth Area High School principal Rich Schneider sure i. more »»

UHD receives 5-star rating

November 8, 2015 Blue Earth can now boast a five-star place to stay. However, it is not what you might think. more »»

Levy increase impact lower due to larger property base

November 8, 2015 So, how is a nine percent increase in the 2016 Blue Earth property tax levy actually only a three percent increase? That is exactly the question Blue Earth city administrator Tim Ibisch tried to... more »»

County accepts courthouse remodel bids

November 8, 2015 A timeline has been set in motion and Faribault County has been sticking to it so far. more »»

Landivar trades city life in Bolivia for experiences in BE

November 8, 2015 It has been a bit of a culture shock for Andrea Lori Landivar. But, a nice one. The 17-year-old is an exchange student from Bolivia at Blue Earth Area High School. more »»

Still thirsty for a cold brew?

November 2, 2015 John Oswald hopes the people of Blue Earth are still thirsty for a good quality beer. more »»

Funding concern for Wells project

November 2, 2015 “We need sidewalks on Highway 22. Kids are walking on a highway to get to school,” said Wells city administrator Robin Leslie. more »»

Elmore elevator next on demo list

November 2, 2015 Buildings continue to be a topic of discussion for the Faribault County Board. And that doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon. At their meeting held on Tuesday, Oct. more »»

Buc cheerleaders living the American Dream

November 2, 2015 It is always about Buc Pride for a specific group of athletes at Blue Earth Area. But, this year, the Buc Pride is stronger than ever and continuing to grow and improve. more »»

A $2 million project

October 25, 2015 It is a go for sure. The Blue Earth City Council took a big step towards next summer’s Main Street utility replacement and street reconstruction project during their meeting last Monday night. more »»

Wells trimming 42 percent tax levy increase

October 25, 2015 “Forty-two percent just doesn’t sit well in my stomach, though I’m sure that kind of number would make anyone queasy,” said John Herman during the Wells City Council’s special meeting to narrow down... more »»

County wants solar farm ordinance

October 25, 2015 The Faribault County Board was looking at the bright side during their meeting held last Tuesday morning. more »»

Makeovers, motivation and shopping. Oh my!

October 25, 2015 Girls just wanna have fun. And, that’s what the Faribault County Women of Worth want too – a weekend where the girls can have some fun. On Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. more »»

Downtown BE gets a face lift

October 20, 2015 Steve DeLaitsch has been an artist all of his life. Like most people, he started drawing and painting when he was four years old. But unlike most people, he never stoppe. more »»

The new badge in town

October 20, 2015 The city of Wells has welcomed a new Chief of Police back in May, and though his position is new to him, Tim Brennigan is not new to the Wells Police Departmen. more »»

W’bago unsure of policy

October 20, 2015 The Winnebago City Council was not so sure how to handle a request from a Winnebago citizen at their meeting held Tuesday night. more »»

Local fire fighters go beyond their call of duty

October 20, 2015 For many, Fire Prevention Week is not too big of a deal. more »»

Golden Spike Business Park

October 11, 2015 The new industrial/business park in Blue Earth has a new name. Golden Spike Business Park. At first, when the new park was under construction, it was being called the North Industrial Park. more »»

Farmers work on harvesting bumper crop

October 11, 2015 A bumper crop can be defined as a year where the harvest is so plentiful, there may not be space to store the grain. Bumper is defined as something unusually larg. more »»



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