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Ibisch to Start as Blue Earth City Administrator on Monday (10/30/14)


On October 6th the Blue Earth City Council voted to hire Timothy Ibisch as the City’s new Administrator.  Ibisch’s first day on the job will be Monday, November 3rd.  Mayor Rick Scholtes...

Gas Main Rupture in Fairmont Causes Businesses to Be Evacuated (10/29/14)


A contractor for Minnesota Energy Resources is replacing a gas main near the Highway 15 and County Road 26 Intersection in Fairmont.  The four inch natural gas main ruptured Tuesday...

Man Dies in Farm Accident Near Maynard (10/28/14)


A man has died in a farming accident in Southern Minnesota. The Renville County Sheriff’s Department says the man died Monday Afternoon when he was run over by a combine at a farm...

Iowa Farmers Continue to Move Forward with Harvest (10/28/14)


Above average temperatures and mostly dry conditions last week allowed Iowa farmers to move forward with harvest.  According to the USDA there were 5.1 days rated suitable for...

Rapid Harvest Progress Continues Thanks to Dry Weather (10/28/14)


The roar of combines filled the air across much of Minnesota as farmers made rapid progress on the corn harvest.  Thanks to good weather last week, the USDA said that the state’s corn...

7 Fire Departments Respond to Truman Hog Site Fire (10/27/14)


Smoke could be seen billowing in the sky from 50 miles away and 7 different fire departments and other emergency personnel responded to a fire at a pork production facility near Truman on...

Law Changes Making Absentee Voting Easier (10/23/14)


Voters can obtain an absentee ballot to vote early in the November 4th general election either in person or by mail without having to cite a legally recognized excuse as required before a 2013 law change.   Secretary of State Mark Richie said...

Strong Harvest Progress Made Due to Dry Weather (10/21/14)


According to the USDA, dry weather across much of the state allowed Minnesota Farmers to make strong harvest progress last week.  Nicky Miranowski, Director of the Faribault County FSA Office said that most of the soybeans in Faribault County have been harvested but slow progress is being made in harvesting corn due to the high moisture content.
 
Last week there were 6.1 days

2014 Candidate Forum 10/15/14


If you missed the KBEW Candidate Forum Wednesday night, October 15th, you can hear what all the candidates had to say.

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ITC Power Line Project to Get Underway Soon (09/04/14)


The ITC Power line installation project is expected to get underway in the next few weeks in Freeborn and Faribault County.  The project is scheduled to start in Freeborn County and will...
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