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Sheriff's Department to Hold Medication Collection This Saturday (04/24/14)(


This Saturday, April 26th, the Faribault County Sheriff’s Department will coordinate an effort focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from medicine cabinets by...

Blue Earth Working on Improvements to City Ball Fields (04/24/14)


Monday night the Blue Earth City Council set the abatement hearing for the financing of the Fitness Center expansion, the hearing will be held on June 2nd.  Council members also...

Weather Continues to Slow Iowa Fieldwork (04/23/14)


Rain and cool temperatures early in the week ending April 20th continued to slow fieldwork across Iowa, according to the latest report from the USDA.  Some farmers were able to apply...

Corn Planting Behind Average Across the Country (04/23/14)


Efforts by the nation’s corn growers to get their crops planted in key grain states continue to sputter.  The USDA says just 6 percent of this year’s corn crop is in the ground.   That...

Limited Field Work Progressing in Some Parts of MN (04/22/14)


Snow and cold continue to put field work on ice at farms across Minnesota.  In its weekly crop report for the state, the USDA says it received reports of limited corn planting from...

B.E. City Council Approves Construction Bids (04/22/14)


Monday night the Blue Earth City Council approved the bid for the Second Street Reconstruction project.  The bid went to Holtmeier Construction for $1.6 million, about $95,000 below the...

Mankato Police Trying to Sort Out Details in Early Sunday Shooting (04/21/14)


Mankato Police are trying to determine if there was more than one shooter responsible for the chaotic scene outside a club early Easter morning that left one dead and three others injured...
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