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Alliant Shutting Off Power in Elmore and Lakota on Saturday (08/20/14)


Alliant Energy has announced that the power will be shut off in Elmore and Lakota on Saturday to allow for upgrades.  The outage is scheduled to begin at about 10pm and may last up to 8...

10 Percent of MN Voters Voted in Primaries (08/20/14)


About 10 percent of Minnesota’s eligible voters cast ballots last week.  The State Canvassing Board says nearly 402,000 people voted in the Democratic, Republican and Independence Party...

Faribault County Posts Another Week With Below Average Rainfall (08/19/14)


Minnesota’s Crops caught some much needed rain over the weekend in an otherwise dry week. The USDA said in its Weekly Crop and Weather Report for Minnesota that six days were rated...

Iowa Crops Ahead of Average After Another Dry Week (08/19/14)


The latest crop and weather report for Iowa indicated that there were 5.6 days rated suitable for fieldwork in Iowa last week and below average precipitation helped to drop soil moisture...

Minor Injuries Suffered in Tuesday Morning Accident (08/19/14)


On Tuesday Morning the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle accident on 377th Avenue, approximately ½ mile south of County Road 6, south of Blue Earth...

Car Destroyed After Fire at Green Giant Park (08/18/14)


The Blue Earth Fire Department responded to a car fire at Green Giant Statue Park on Sunday Afternoon around 1pm. The car belonged to a couple from Minneapolis and was...

Polaris To Expand Indian Motorcycle Production at Spirit Lake Plant (08/18/14)


Sales of Indian Motorcycles are strong enough to support more jobs at the Iowa plant that makes them.  The Des Moines Register reports Polaris Industries expects to hire 300 more...

State Representatie Rayhons Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charge (08/16/14)


An Iowa State Lawmaker has been arrested and charged with felony sexual abuse. The Department of Public Safety says Republican Representative Henry Rayhons of Garner was...
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