Faribault County Newswire

Faribault County Newswire

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  1. New name, logo, for two-county transit systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Faribault County Register

    ... times. "People might have to adapt to the bus schedule and not the bus schedule adapting to people," said Faribault County commissioner, Bill Grozkreutz. "There's no question we would still have dial-a-rides," said Jeremy Monohan, the ...

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  2. Pirates tally 4 more winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Faribault County Register

    ... Results from that game will be featured in the next issue. The Pirates hosted other teams from around Faribault County to go head to head during 'Bago Fun Fest in the Clash of the County last weekend. The next game pitted the Blue Earth Pirates ...

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  3. A Giant 'extreme makeover'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Faribault County Register

    ... seal coated in a few weeks, after patch work on those streets is completed. Heard an update report from new Faribault County Development Corporation director Tim Clawson that included some background information on himself as well as information on ...

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  4. Classical' school may try W'bagoRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Sentinel

    ... set the school apart is not its core values, or even the fact that it will be the first private school in Faribault County in many years. Rather, the school will employ the classical model of education, a model based on historical precedence. The ...

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  5. A family traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Faribault County Register

    ... the current owners of the Other Place and are excited to be recognized as one of the four Century Farms in Faribault County this year. "It's something you don't see everyday, a farm that stays in the family for 100 years,"?Steve says. Edwin and Emma ...

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  6. Room for improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Faribault County Register

    After considerable time and energy was spent on evaluations of the courthouse and other county buildings, the Faribault County Commissioners are ready to move forward. The County Board passed a resolution at their meeting last Tuesday night, allowing the county to proceed with I&S?Group, Inc., to prepare bid documents for the safety and security projects.

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  7. USC board names student repRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Faribault County Register

    ... percent legislative increase and the settlement from the old school building. Looked at and approved the Faribault County Adult Basic Education Consortium Agreement, which provides for cooperation, coordination, and funding for an adult basic ...

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  8. Faribault County to hire 2 positionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Sentinel

    Faribault County commissioners on Tuesday received notice that Dawn Steele will retire from the Faribault County Extension Office sometime after the fair. She also wanted commissioners' insight on hiring an employee or two to act as manager and inspector at the Soil and Water Conservation District.

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  9. House fire near Elmore turns deadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | The Faribault County Register

    Bryan Kent Krinke, 63, was found deceased inside the home after the fire had been put out, according to a report from the Faribault County Sheriff's Office. The call came in at 4:39 a.m. Sunday morning for the fire at the rural Elmore home located at 2837 380th Avenue, approximately three miles west of the city of Elmore.

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  10. Full house against ordinance repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | The Faribault County Register

    ... hearing that they have been considering abolishing the ordinance since 2013. Their reasons were that a new Faribault County Zoning Ordinance is very similar to theirs, and the county has trained professionals to effectively administer, monitor and ...

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  11. The new guy in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | The Faribault County Register

    ... no stranger to economic development work. His knowledge and enjoyment for the job seem to be a good fit for Faribault County. He is a graduate of Minnesota State University-Mankato and has worked in economic development, both in public and private ...

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  12. Leo William SippelRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Sentinel

    ... was married to Dorelda Wiese on Nov. 26, 1943, in Blue Earth. She passed away on July 7, 1972. He farmed in Faribault County, and later in Rice County near Faribault, for 38 years. After farming, he came to Blue Earth where he was a salesman at ...

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  13. Authorities: 1 dead in rural Elmore fireRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Sentinel

    According to the Faribault County Sheriff's Department:?Bryan Kent Krinke, 63, was lying on the floor of a room at 2837 380th Ave. The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office and the Faribault County Sheriff's Office, which reports there were workings smoke detectors in the home.

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  14. Man found dead after southern Minnesota fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | KIMT

    At 4:39 am, the Faribault County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a fire at 2837 380th Avenue in Elmore. When authorities arrived, the flames were extinguished and the body of 63-year-old Bryan Kent Krinke was discovered on the floor in the northwest corner of the residence.

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  15. No more smoking?Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | The Faribault County Register

    What started out as trying to update their personnel policy turned into a great debate for the Faribault County Board as they tried to decide what to do about the smoking on county grounds. The board approved most of the policy last month; however, the last portion which remained in question has yet to be approved after much discussion during the County Commissioner meeting held last Tuesday.

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  16. State bound trackstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | The Faribault County Register

    A small assemblage of Faribault County tracksters have made it to State after giving their all in the Section 2A Championship on May 30 and will be competing at the State Track meet on June 5 and 6. Blue Earth Area will be competing in the State competition with one individual, Karli Olsen, competing in the girls 400 meter dash, along with two girls relay teams and two boys relay teams. Karli Olsen broke the school record for the 400 meter dash with her time of 58.12, which also gave her second place at the Section 2A Championship.

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  17. Leaders resolve smoking issueRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Sentinel

    Faribault County commissioners on Tuesday heard a report on an updated personnel policy from the director of Central Services, Dawn Fellows. The Clean Indoor Air Act from the Minnesota Department of Health is intended to protect state employees and the general public from the hazards of secondhand smoke.

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  18. Fatal accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Faribault County Register

    ... the bridge abutement before going into the rain-swollen creek. At press time of this issue of the Register, Faribault County Sheriff's authorities were not releasing further details or the name of the victim until all relatives had been notified.

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  19. Building headachesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Faribault County Register

    More and more abandoned buildings are popping up in Faribault County making many wonder what is going to happen to them and who is going to pay to do it? With tax forfeited properties showing up all around Faribault County, the board of commissioners continues to plan ahead on this issue. During their meeting last Tuesday morning the County Board discussed previous demolitions in the county as well as how they may handle similar situations in the future.

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  20. Local students off to Boys and Girls StateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Faribault County Register

    For most students, the beginning of summer means vacation time, but for a select few in Faribault County, it is time to get down to government business. Students from Blue Earth Area High School and United South Central High School have been chosen by the local American Legion posts of Blue Earth, Wells, Easton, Bricelyn and Kiester to represent the area in the American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State programs.

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