Wells increases levy by 5 percent
December 15, 2013 The Wells City Council reached their goal of lowering the city’s property tax levy increase from a possible 10 percent to just 5 percent. At the Sept. more »»
BEA lowers levy nearly 2 percent
December 15, 2013 The Blue Earth Area School Board held a Truth in Taxation hearing last Tuesday when they approved the decrease in the 2014 property tax levy. more »»
Ping pong guru brings talent to USC
December 15, 2013 Not many people can say they have been playing competitive table tennis since the age of 10. Tobi Kuschel can, though. “He is crazy good,” host mother Shelly Dahl says. more »»
Fatal car crash north of Frost
December 8, 2013 Early last Thursday morning, area emergency agencies responded to a fatal car crash just north of Frost. The incident was reported around 7 a.m. and the Minnesota State Patrol responded to the ca. more »»
Bulking it up!
December 8, 2013 People’s bodies are not the only things getting buffed out at the Faribault County Fitness Center in Blue Earth. The fitness center itself is receiving an extreme makeover. more »»
Minnetonka man charged
December 8, 2013 A Minnetonka man appeared in Faribault County District Court on Dec. 3 in regards to a person being found dead in a Blue Earth residence he owns. more »»
No more lunch?
December 1, 2013 Every weekday noon hour a group of area residents gather at the Blue Earth Senior Center for a hot meal and some interesting conversation. more »»
Highway 169 all set to reopen to traffic again
November 24, 2013 After more than five months of work, the reconstruction of Highway 169 in Blue Earth is completed to the point that it is able to be opened up to traffic again, according to information from the... more »»
Trading Germany for America
November 24, 2013 Justus Thelen wasted no time diving into American culture. He arrived in Elmore on Aug. 12 and started football practice the next day. Thelen is from Duesseldorf, German. more »»
Has he got a deal for you!
November 17, 2013 Blake Greenfield’s professional career keeps tracking north; this time, he believes that he has found a permanent place to settle. As of No. more »»
Wells will use Mapleton pound
November 17, 2013 Instead of taking lost cats and dogs straight to the impound, residents will go directly to the Wells Police Department now. more »»