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Is a Sisters deal getting close?

June 17, 2018 Both the Blue Earth City Council and the Blue Earth Economic Development Authority (EDA) are taking steps towards the possible sale of the Three Sisters buildings in downtown Blue Earth. more »»

W’bago ups storm sewer, water rates

June 17, 2018 At the last Winnebago City Council meeting, a motion was passed to increase the cost of storm sewer and water utilities. These will be the first rate increases of this kind since 2014. more »»

Wells deals with 3 properties

June 17, 2018 There were three major property ownership issues on the agenda at the Wells City Council meeting last Monday night. more »»

W’bago’s Flip-n-Shake now open

June 17, 2018 “You build it, we flip it.” That is the company motto of Winnebago’s new fast food restaurant, Flip-n-Shake. Tuesday, June 5, marked the first day of business for the establishment. more »»

A Diverse Lineage

June 17, 2018 There happens to be a farm in Bricelyn that has been owned by the same family since 1874. That is a lot of farming. more »»

BE votes to sell Three Sisters

June 10, 2018 The Blue Earth City Council made a decision last Monday night that they would agree to sell the buildings in downtown Blue Earth known as the Three Sisters for considerably less than the market valu... more »»

USC beefing up its security

June 10, 2018 The increase in active school shooters across the United States has put many schools on high alert and searching for proactive solutions for student and school safety. more »»

Nagel pleads guilty

June 10, 2018 A plea of guilty has been entered by Dalton Nagel, 18, of Blue Earth, after months of court delineations regarding his involvement in an October 2017 assault which took place at a house party in... more »»

And the EDDY Award goes to...

June 10, 2018 The Performing Arts Center inside Blue Earth Area High School played host to BEA’s annual staff recognition ceremony on Monday, June 4. more »»

County law enforcement aims to protect and serve

June 10, 2018 With a staff of roughly 50 employees, the Faribault County Sheriff’s Department has the responsibility of ensuring the safety of all the county’s citizens. more »»

County Board votes to pass on BWSR plan

June 10, 2018 At last Tuesday’s County Board meeting, Shell Rock River Watershed resource technician Courtney Christensen was in attendance to gauge the county’s interest in participating with BWSR’s (Board of... more »»

Hoping to make a giant splash

June 3, 2018 With the temperatures rising, relief is in sight. Just a handful of days left before the local swimming pools across Faribault County begin to open for their season. more »»

Vandalism at BE cemetery

June 3, 2018 There was a recent case of vandalism which occurred at the Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth. According to Blue Earth Chief of Police Tom Fletcher, the incident took place between May 27 and May 28. more »»

Half a million dollar torching unit

June 3, 2018 Winnebago Manufacturing in Blue Earth just received a new tool which will help to boost their efficiency and overall productivit. more »»

United South Central “craves” a new dance experience

June 3, 2018 There is a unique dance party coming to the school gymnasium of United South Central starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. more »»

City hears Three Sisters update

May 27, 2018 The Blue Earth City Council started their meeting last Monday with a discussion about the Three Sisters buildings in downtown Blue Earth – and they ended their meeting two hours later with another... more »»

Several file for county’s open offices

May 27, 2018 Several people have filed for the open offices in Faribault County, and all of them are the incumbents, so far. more »»

Schools get FCDC funding

May 27, 2018 The Blue Earth Area and United South Central School Districts recently announced they received nearly $150,000 in financial assets from the dissolved Faribault County Development Corporation (FCDC). more »»

Community gardens return to Blue Earth

May 27, 2018 Have you got the spring planting fever? Would you like to have a garden but have nowhere to put it? The city of Blue Earth and its Housing Redevelopment Authority (HRA) have teamed up to bring back... more »»

“No peeking” signs are down, and all are welcome to peek

May 27, 2018 Just a few months ago, Kevin and Sarah Zabel’s new business was warning passersby on Main Street in Blue Earth to not peek in their windows. Something big was coming. Now, it’s finally here. more »»

BE Council authorizes $4 million bond sale

May 27, 2018 The Blue Earth City Council took a big step towards financing several large construction projects in the city at their meeting last Monday night. The council authorized the sale of $4. more »»



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