Category Archives: Local News

Just a Reminder, Things to do to Prepare For Winter Weather

Much of Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa woke up to snow on Monday morning, the first snowfall of the season for many.  As a reminder, her is a brief list of things to help prepare you and your family for the incoming cold and snowy weather. Winterize your home, using weather stripping and insulating windows…read more »

Center for Specialty Care to Open Location in Armstrong Later in November

A new medical clinic will open in Armstrong later this month. Dr. Corey Welchlin of the Center for Specialty Care in Fairmont and his staff will begin seeing patients on November 21st.  The clinic will be located in the former Mayo Health Systems Clinic building that was purchased by Dr. Greg Oleson. Dr. Oleson operates…read more »

USDA Releases Crop Production Report for MN & Iowa

Minnesota corn production is forecast at 1.44 billion bushels according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistic Service – Crop Production report. Based on conditions as of November 1st, yields are expected to average 191.0 bushels per acre, up 1.0 bushels per acre from the October 1st forecast and up 14.0 bushels per acre from…read more »

UHD Announces New Providers

United Hospital District in Blue Earth announced the addition of three new providers to their medical staff. In a press release, UHD says that Jia-Shyuan Su, MD has joined the Family Medicine department in the Blue Earth Clinic. Newly relocated from the Twin Cities area, Dr. Su is a Minnesota native and 2021 graduate of…read more »

26th Annual You Can Make a Difference Campout Kicks off on December 1st

The 26th Annual KBEW/Darling International You Can Make A Difference Campout starts in three weeks. The campers will be in Juba’s parking lot in downtown Blue Earth starting on December 1st at 8am and will stay there until noon on Saturday December 3rd accepting donations for the Faribault County Food Shelf and new toys for…read more »