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  1. Counties on road to joint transitRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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 ...


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

    Tuesday | 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.


  3. Blue Earth gets look into housingRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | 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 ...


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

    Saturday Nov 15 | 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 ...


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

    Saturday Nov 15 | 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 ...


  6. Prairieland saves on waste disposalRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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.


  8. Section ChampsRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 8 | The Faribault County Register

    ... 8, in a 6 p.m. game played in Burnsville. That game was held after the deadline for this edition of the Faribault County Register. Results and photos will be included in next week's issue of the newspaper and will also be posted on our website and ...


  9. Faribault County, Blue Earth voteRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Sentinel

    In District 4, incumbent Tom Loveall also won another term on the commission, earning 75 percent of the votes. He defeated challenger Rob Nelson by a margin of 742-249.


  10. Blue Earth seeks bidsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | Sentinel

    ... he said. "There will have to be some study done to ensure the wall is sustainable." Scholtes then asked Faribault County Commissioner Greg Young what his thoughts are on dates to set bids for demolition. The county owns the building through tax ...


  11. Still rockin' after 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | The Faribault County Register

    Several extraordinarily talented citizens have come out of Faribault County, whether their talents have been cultivated while living in the county or not, this area will always be considered home. However, only one local name will appear in the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame alongside that of Bob Dylan, Prince and Judy Garland guitar player, singer and songwriter, Steve Murphy, of Mankato.


  12. Decision time on Tuesday Election DayRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 2 | The Faribault County Register

    Voters in Faribault County will have numerous choices to make when they head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. County voters will also help decide who will be the next governor of the state, U.S. Senator, Congressman and state representatives. The voters in Frost will even have a chance to decide if Sunday liquor sales will be allowed in their town.


  13. Businesses brush up on the basicsRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | Sentinel

    Business owners in Faribault County recently received a refresher course on cash flow and financing, thanks to the Faribault County Development Corporation. Development corporation director Linsey Preuss brought in Mike Nolan, professor of MBA classes and director of Small Business Development at Mankato State University, to teach the seminar in Blue Earth.


  14. Cabin Country: Memories of the 'Swine Suite'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Star Tribune

    ... known as the "Swine Suite" came to be. It was located near the Walnut Lake Wildlife Management Area in Faribault County, Minn. My brother and I had hunted deer during the muzzleloader season in the area since 1982. After staying in an old ...


  15. ITC site needs a CUPRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | The Faribault County Register

    Within the past few months, several landowners in Faribault County have expressed their concern and dread over ITC?Midwest's upcoming installation of a large electric transmission line spanning 73 miles of southern Minnesota's prime farmland. Some residents have been able to rest easy knowing that construction will not begin until 2016; however, ITC?Midwest has already begun their move into Faribault County.


  16. Candidates for sheriff square offRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Sentinel

    ... at Fairmont City Hall. They are vying for Martin County Sheriff. Bleess said transporting a prisoner to Faribault County costs about $60 per day or $3,200 per month, and asked at what point it is no longer cost-effective. Markquart said he and ...


  17. CourtsRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Sentinel

    ... jail term in South Dakota and paid by defendant within seven days, if not arranged, will serve term in Faribault County, two years supervised probation, chemical dependency evaluation/treatment, follow recommendations of evaluation, attend MADD ...


  18. W'bago hires police, staffRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Faribault County Register

    ... full-time position contingent on background checks and testing. Swanson currently works full time in the Faribault County Jail and holds part-time positions with the police departments in Wells and Minnesota Lake. "Those who work in a jail have that ...


  19. Body in shed is a rare "John Doe" in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... Blue Earth to exhume the remains of an unknown woman, 34 years after she was slain and left in a ditch in A Faribault County. The push to create a DNA profile for this Jane Doe came as a result of years of pressure from Deborah Anderson, an IT ...


  20. W'bago hires police officersRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Sentinel

    Emily Swanson of Blue Earth was hired as the full-timer. She currently works at the Faribault County Jail and part-time in Wells and Minnesota Lake.