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Faribault County receives construction update

BLUE EARTH— Construction, whether it was for the courthouse or on the county highways, was one of the main topics on the agenda when the Faribault County Commissioners met for the first time this month on Tuesday. “We have what is anticipated to be the final payment to Kraus-Anderson for ...

Group asks city for grant help

CEYLON — The Ceylon City Council met Tuesday evening and the Helping Hands of Ceylon group discussed the help from the City for their project of replacing the park equipment. They had pictures of some equipment that is not really safe. They have asked a company from Lake Elmo that did park ...

Softball Tournament July 21-23

TRUMAN — Campfire for youth in grades 7-12 will be held 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, July 14, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Truman. Join them for yard games, campfire, hot dogs, chips, fruit and smores. Contact Ashley with any questions at (507) 829-9741. Truman City Council meets 5:30 p.m. ...

Board tackles organizational items

FAIRMONT— The Fairmont School Board held a brief meeting, followed by a strategic planning session, in the William Budd Room at Fairmont Elementary School on Tuesday. Moving forward all future meetings will be held in the Budd Room, rather than council chambers at Fairmont City ...

BEA Board hears class trip recap

BLUE EARTH— In high school, there are field trips and then there are some extra special field trips. At its meeting on Monday, the Blue Earth Area School Board learned all about one of those extra special ones. BEA science teacher Julie Ackerman gave the board members a report about a ...

Ruby’s Pantry distribution Monday

SHERBURN — This weekend there will be the summer festival in Welcome with a parade beginning 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. There are also city-wide garage sales. The map is available at Casey’s in Welcome. Friday the Welcome Fire Relief Association will have a chicken feed from 5-7:30 p.m. at ...