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Bus service hits pothole

July 22, 2016 “It won’t fail.” Jeremy Monahan, the director of Prairie Lakes Transit, assured the Faribault and Martin County Transit Board Tuesday that things would be just fine. more »»

 
 
 
A passing of the BEAM torch

July 22, 2016 Shelly Larsen is still adjusting to her new title in town. The responsibilities she has as Blue Earth Area Mentors’ new coordinator, however, are quite familiar. more »»

More BE projects planned

July 22, 2016 The Blue Earth City Council discussed a wide variety of possible projects during both their work session and regular meeting held last Monday night. more »»

Regulating renewable energy in the county

July 22, 2016 An ordinance was passed, a donation was requested and a permit was granted at the Faribault County Courthouse Tuesday, as the county commissioners tackled a busy slate at their latest meeting. more »»

County owns Three Sisters

July 17, 2016 Faribault County recently took over ownership of the three buildings in downtown Blue Earth known locally as the Three Sisters. more »»

BEA buys buses

July 17, 2016 The Blue Earth Area School Board had a very short meeting last Monday night, but in 23 minutes they quickly took care of a wide variety of items. more »»

Wells road bump

July 17, 2016 Road bump ahead. At least that is what is happening with the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Preservation Project that was expected to affect Highway 109 through Wells next yea. more »»

Go, Pokémon Go!

July 17, 2016 These four kids were speeding around Blue Earth on their roller blades last Monday evening with their eyes glued to their cell phones. more »»

Lacey’s Catering celebrates its grand opening in Wells

July 15, 2016 “Delicious.” “Stunning.” “Such creativity and absolute perfection.” Those are just a small sample of the reviews that were heard at the grand opening of the new catering business in Well. more »»

Wells plant has a long and interesting history

July 11, 2016 Wells has been going through a seven-year process of recuperation from a community business investment that went awry. As a matter of fact, this business in Wells has shown a lifetime of struggle. more »»

Blue Earth’s Town and Country Players presents: "Hello, Dolly!"

July 11, 2016 Blue Earth Town and Country Players are celebrating 40 years of summer musicals with the July 14-­17 production of the ever­-popular “Hello, Dolly!” which was first presented on the Coleman Hall... more »»

She took her tornado siren concerns to the BE City Hall

July 11, 2016 She may be just 13 years old, but Blue Earth resident Phoebe Loge just might have a career in politics ahead of her. more »»

County considers camping costs

July 11, 2016 The upgrade of an electric panel in?Wells’ Pihl’s Park will push Faribault County over its parks budget, stirring discussion by the County Board on Tuesday of potential increases to campground fees. more »»

Wells EDA wants to market two new sites

July 3, 2016 When a city wants to sell lots for a new industrial park, how do they go about listing the properties? That is what the Wells Economic Development Authority discussed at their regularly scheduled... more »»

Janesville coach case in Faribault Co. Court

July 3, 2016 A court case involving a former Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton teacher and coach will be heard in Faribault County Court in Blue Earth on July 18, according to court documents released last Monday. more »»

New track, equipment, ballfield

July 3, 2016 While school is now out for the summer at Blue Earth Area, one school official says that last year was very successful in several ways. more »»

Giant Days will have a few giant changes

July 3, 2016 Summer, it’s in the air! We have been planning for a giant-filled summer since right after the 2015 Giant Days was over. Please join us in B.E. more »»

Street Dance to be at fairgrounds

July 3, 2016 Giant Days has always had plenty to offer the city of Blue Earth, and now, there is even more this year. more »»

BE nixes one project, but adds another

June 26, 2016 The Blue Earth City Council decided to scrap one new project – at least for now – but also voted to proceed with another one that had not been on their radar. more »»

USC corrects dirt issue at old school site

June 26, 2016 The old United South Central school site may look complete, but it’s what’s under the dirt that has the USC?School Board worried. Earlier in the year, Superintendent D. more »»

North Main project begins July 5

June 26, 2016 Local construction dominated the conversation at Tuesday’s Faribault County Board meeting, as the commissioners heard updates on various projects, including the North Main Street work slated for thi... more »»

 
 

 

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A billion dollar jackpot

January 12, 2016 Holy cow! I never knew I had so much power. Or that I could predict the future so well. In the From the Editor’s Notebook column in last week’s Faribault County Register (Jan. more »

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