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They’re still biking strong

After sharing a lifetime together, these new neighbors are making their final fresh start in Blue Earth. They invited The Faribault County Register into their home to share coffee, baked goods, stories, and wisdom on Monday, Aug. 16. What are your names?  “David Nelson, but I’ve been ...

Going once, going twice, going 3 times

It is always nice when things go better than expected. That was the case last Tuesday morning when Faribault County conducted an auction sale on the steps of the county courthouse of tax forfeited properties from around the county. “This went a lot better than we had hoped,” Faribault ...

ESCO completes making big move

After having their business located on North Hood Street since 1978, Electric Service Company (ESCO) is relocating to 215 North Main Street in Blue Earth. In fact, they used social media to announce Tuesday, Aug. 10, was the day the move was complete “The time was right. Our location on ...

Bar is closed in city

An ongoing dispute between Johnny M’s Tavern, LLC, located in Delavan, and the city of Delavan has led to both entities taking legal action against each other. Johnny M’s, which lists John Martin as the sole owner, leases the building it operates in from the city. The business has been ...

Your new neighbor hopes to blossom in Blue Earth

This new neighbor is usually found in the great outdoors among her abundant beds of flowers. However, she stopped to have a cup of tea with The Faribault County Register on Monday, Aug. 9. What is your name? “Mona Abdel-Rahman.”  Where are you from? “I am originally from ...

Responders receive Lifesave Awards

Over 18 Responders from Wells and Faribault County were recognized with Lifesave Awards at the Wells City Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 9. The awards were presented by the South Central Minnesota EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Regional System. According to information released by the ...

Wells Swimming Pool will shut its gates Aug. 22

The Wells Swimming Pool will be closing a little earlier than expected this summer, Wells City Council members learned at their meeting on Monday, Aug. 9. “We have moved the closing date to Sunday, Aug. 22,” street foreman Mike Pyzick announced. “Due to kids going back to college and ...

Despite heat, rain; fair a success

Wednesday brought rising temperatures and Friday brought rain, but Faribault County Fair attendees came from near and far to visit this year’s fair, which took place from July 28 through July 31. Wednesday’s smoldering heat and humidity still produced a decent smattering of attendees, ...

County projects underway

People who regularly travel between Blue Earth and Fairmont on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 16 will probably be pleased with Public Works director Mark Daly’s announcement at the Aug. 3 Faribault County Commissioners meeting. “The milling and overlay project began today at the west ...