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  1. Officials get pay hikeRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sentinel

    BLUE?EARTH - Faribault County Commissioner Tom Warmka objected to a proposed 2.5 percent pay increase on Tuesday, but his fellow commissioners outvoted him, 4-1. "We are already adequately compensated now," Warmka said of commissioners.

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  2. Martin County approves joint transitRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sentinel

    County Attorney Terry Viesselman updated the board Tuesday on some minor changes to the wording of the agreement, including that the combined transit board will be made up of all 10 commissioners. The two counties have been meeting for nearly a year to study the feasibility of combining transit systems, said Scott Higgins, Martin County coordinator.

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  3. Buccaneers fall to New Ulm Eagles 53-46Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Faribault County Register

    ... Bucs played Friday night in Fairmont and Saturday in Blue Earth. However, those games were played after the Faribault County Register deadline and results will be in the next issue.

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  4. Prairieland cuts its power costsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Sentinel

    Prairieland is looking at becoming energy efficient so it has changed its electrical habits, as plant workers and the city of Truman had expressed concern about high costs. "This month has been particularly outstanding," said Prairieland coordinator Billeye Rabbe.

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  5. Demo of Outlet Store approvedRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Sentinel

    ... concern in trying to stabilize the attached warehouse building while demolishing the Outlet Store. The Faribault County Commissioners board has said it would participate with the city at 50 percent of the cost, a large part of which is an asbestos ...

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  6. County OKs bus agreementRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Faribault County Register

    Central Services director Dawn Fellows was first to appear before the Faribault County Board of Commissioners at last Tuesday's board meeting to introduce a formal vote on whether to establish a joint powers authority with Martin County. During the joint powers work session on Nov. 19, the commissioners from both Faribault and Martin counties informally agreed to establish a JPA that would combine the two county transit services.

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  7. Bucs defeat Rebels, 52-45Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Faribault County Register

    ... uccaneer's first game of the season. The Bucs played against New Ulm on Friday, however, that was after the Faribault County Register's deadline and results will be featured in the next issue.

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  8. Main St. bridge to be replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Faribault County Register

    The Blue Earth City Council already knew the county had plans to reconstruct two blocks of downtown Main Street in 2016. County engineer John McDonald was at the last City Council meeting with the news the Main Street bridge over the Blue Earth River, near the Faribault County Fairgrounds, is also slated to be replaced in 2016, as well.

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  9. Bucs defeat St. JamesRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Faribault County Register

    ... over the past weekend on Friday and Saturday. Those games were after the deadline for this week's Faribault County Register and will be included in the next week's edition. The team is back on the road this week for a conference game against the ...

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  10. Counties to pursue joint transitRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Sentinel

    BLUE?EARTH - Faribault County commissioners on Tuesday approved a joint powers board and moved toward hiring an administrator for a Faribault-Martin County transit system. "Again," Commissioner Tom Loveall stated, "there is a [transit] consolidation grant from the state of Minnesota; we can get in this process that will pay for 85 percent of the cost."

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  11. You can judge a book by its coverRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | The Faribault County Register

    ... Iverson says. There is no doubt that Iverson's collection has the potential to appeal to any reader in Faribault County, no matter what type of books he or she is interested in. Iverson has arranged his books based on their content. Whether a patron ...

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  12. German student will have a hard time saying goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | The Faribault County Register

    Fabian Hahn came to the United States from Dormagen, Germany a suburb 15 minutes from Cologne not knowing exactly which host family he would be living with. Scheduled to stay with one family, his plans fell through while he was in New York City, only one day before his tentative arrival in Faribault County.

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  13. Counties want to combine bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Faribault County Register

    ... a JPA. "We could sit here and try to design an agreement today, but we would be here for a month," said Faribault County Commissioner Tom Loveall. "If we can leave here today on the agreement of going into joint power, we've made progress." The next ...

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  14. Counties on road to joint transitRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Sentinel

    ... made most cost-effective for both counties. One issue: Will they charge customers based on hours or miles? Faribault County travels more distance than Martin County, but both share similar hourly costs. Martin County has seven buses while Faribault ...

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  15. Faribault Co. approves study on safety, securityRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Sentinel

    BLUE?EARTH?- Faribault County commissioners approved a $15,000 outlay Tuesday for a feasibility study on future office space needs; safety and security; and building code requirements at county buildings. Commissioners met Tuesday with Dawn Fellows, coordinator of Central Services, who gave them a proposal from I&S Group, a Mankato architect firm, to complete the study.

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  16. Blue Earth gets look into housingRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Sentinel

    ... being able to afford available housing given their incomes. According to the 2010 census, Blue Earth and Faribault County both experienced household losses from 2000 to 2010. Blue Earth had 1,453 households in 2010. This was a loss of 82 households ...

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  17. Florentine student enjoys small-town livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Faribault County Register

    ... while Michelangelo sculpted the iconic David statue. Now, in 2014, a Florentine student has traveled to Faribault County to study in an American high school Emma Schena, 17, is a senior at the United South Central High School in Wells. Though she ...

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  18. ...W'bago looks for oneRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Faribault County Register

    ... to find a qualified individual to fill the opening. "I checked with several sources including peers, the Faribault County Auditor's office and the League of Minnesota Cities and all confirmed that this would be the proper course of action," Ziegler ...

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  19. Prairieland saves on waste disposalRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Sentinel

    Prairieland board members were a little awed Tuesday over how much Faribault and Martin counties collected and reused in household hazardous waste over the summer. From May through September, Prairieland lets any resident of Faribault or Martin County drop off household hazardous waste items, such as aerosol cans, degreasers, floor care products, window cleaner, and oil or latex paint.

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  20. News, Sports, Jobs, Community InfoRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Sentinel

    Faribault County Sheriff's Office responded to a one-car rollover accident 10:30 a.m. Sunday on County Road 2, just south of County Road 1. The car was driven by Krista Herold, 35, of Elmore. There were three passengers in the vehicle, but no one was injured.

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