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Board now in charge of bus system

October 2, 2016 By Saturday, Oct. 1, the Prairie Lakes Transit will be in county hands. more »»

Coming home to a newly remodeled house

October 2, 2016 With a few tears welling up in her eyes, Maria Louisa Garcia addressed the crowd in her living room. Her living room. At 513 E. 10th St. more »»

Finding a home in Winnebago, a far cry from Thailand

October 2, 2016 Back in Thailand, Worawee Tiewyungyong likes going to the mall. more »»

Wells parking lot raises questions

September 30, 2016 “What’s the deal with the parking lot in back of Musser and True?Value?” That was what Milt Peterson, a concerned citizen of Wells, asked his City Council during their regular meeting earlier this... more »»

A Buccaneer leap!

September 25, 2016 The homecoming royalty candidates at Blue Earth Area High School were jumping for joy when this photo was taken. more »»

Unhappy neighbors

September 25, 2016 Decisions, decisions. The Faribault County Board of Commissioners had plenty of those to make Tuesday, and they had quite an audience to do so. more »»

Deputy case is settled

September 25, 2016 A year-and-a-half investigation into possible misconduct by a Faribault County Sheriff’s deputy, Shane Dulac, his eventual termination from employment, and the subsequent filing of a grievance for... more »»

BE proposes 10.7% tax levy hike

September 25, 2016 The 2017 levy is set. The preliminary one, that is. Blue Earth’s City Council reviewed the tax proposal at Monday’s meeting, agreeing to move forward with a total levy of $1,496,413. more »»

Blue Earth 5-year-old finds owner of lost ring in record time

September 25, 2016 Sept. 4 was a nice, late-summer day when five-year-old Etta Clay and her mother decided to not only go for a little walk, but to play on the Blue Earth Area Elementary School playground. more »»

Look under the hood

September 25, 2016 While vehicles have changed a lot in the past few decades, and become better, they still require some maintenance and it’s a good idea to have them checked out before winter hits. more »»

Wells, winter and windows

September 25, 2016 When it comes to winter, sometimes energy bills can get rather costly. And, you have tried all of the tricks of the trade to cover your windows and doors. more »»

$14-million plan in Wells, W’bago

September 18, 2016 A $14-million acquisition and renovation of assisted-living facilities in Truman, Wells and Winnebago could be just around the corner. more »»

Wells group upset

September 18, 2016 The term “bully” was used more than once at Wells’ City Council meeting during the public comment portion of the meeting, and it was directed at someone in particular. more »»

New pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in BE

September 18, 2016 Not only is Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth preparing to celebrate its 125th anniversary, but they have also welcomed a new pastor into their parish. more »»

New Bucs 4 Hope group wants to help others

September 18, 2016 You may have never heard of something called “Bucs 4 Hope.” But, there is a good reason for that. It is brand new. more »»

Moving full speed ahead

September 11, 2016 Construction on Main Street in Blue Earth is still about three weeks ahead of schedule, Faribault County engineer Mark Daly said at Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners meeting. more »»

W’bago seeks ‘drastic’ fix to downturn in businesses

September 11, 2016 Entangled with impending and prominent changes on the city’s business scene, the Winnebago Economic Development Authority (EDA) had no shortage of challenges to address at Wednesday’s meeting. more »»

Three Sisters on the table for BE Council

September 11, 2016 Nearly two months after the announcement that Faribault County had taken ownership of three downtown Blue Earth buildings, the infamous “Three Sisters” properties were the hot topic of discussion at... more »»

Marlboros to marathons

September 11, 2016 Jim Fellows is a man of the road. Construction work takes up some of his time in the summer, but more regularly, he makes a name for himself as the owner and operator of his own semi-trailer truc. more »»



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