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Gloria Eichhorn

Funeral Services for Gloria Jean Eichhorn, age 78, of Buffalo Center, will be Tuesday, October 26th, at 10:30am, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Elmore.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Elmore.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Church on Tuesday Morning.  Gloria Eichhorn died Tuesday, October 19th.read more »

Hunter Wright

A Mass of Christian Burial for Hunter Wright, age 21, of New Richland, formerly of Wells, will be Saturday, October 23rd, at 2pm, at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Church on Saturday Afternoon.  Hunter Wright died Friday, October 15th, at his home…read more »

Bill Stokman

A Mass of Christian Burial for William “Bill” Stokman, age 90, of Minnesota Lake, will be Saturday, October 23rd, at 11am, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Minnesota Lake.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Church on Saturday Morning.  Bill Stokman died Tuesday, October 19th, at Mayo…read more »

Fblt County Commissioners Receive 4-H & Road Updates in Their Meeting

At this week’s meeting, the Faribault County Commissioners discussed the need for approving a new contract with the Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative Organization to provide pictometry services for the County.  The 6 year contract will cost the County $33,000 per year. The County Board also received an update from Bonnie Christiansen and Michelle Klinkner on…read more »

Bill Murphy

Funeral Services for William “Bill” Murphy, age 82, of Chaska, will be Friday, October 22nd, at 11am, at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Blue Earth.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Church on Friday Morning.  Bill Murphy died Friday, October 15th.read more »

Cleon Christenson

A Funeral Service for Cleon Christenson, age 96, of Freeborn, will be Friday, October 22nd, at 10:30am, at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells.  Visitation will be Thursday, from 4-7pm, at the Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service on Friday Morning.  Cleon Christenson died Friday, October 15th, at his home in Freeborn.read more »

Forest City Workers Stranded in Bucket Truck After Hydraulic Line Failure

Some workers in Forest City were stranded in a bucket truck for a brief time Tuesday morning after a blown hydraulic hose left their bucket inoperative. City workers who are also Forest City Volunteer Firefighters used the aerial truck’s ladder to get the workers down. The truck was repaired, and work continued on removing dead…read more »

Lapointe Chosen as New Wells City Administrator

The City of Wells has selected on of its initial four finalists to serve as its new City Administrator. After a formal interview process last week, the Wells City Council has chosen Connor Lapointe to serve as the City’s new Administrator. Lapointe has accepted the position and will begin his new duties on November 22nd. …read more »