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Minnesota counties to get federal disaster aid

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Governor Mark Dayton says a federal disaster declaration has been issued for nine counties.

Following a request from Dayton, President Obama authorized federal assistance for Fillmore, Freeborn, Blue Earth, Goodhue, Houston, Le Sueur, Rice, Steele and Waseca counties to help them recover from heavy rainstorms and flooding on September 21 and 22. 156 more words

Local News

The Last Dance of the Season

On the last leg(dance) of our trip, we met the real Jolly Green Giant at almost 56 feet tall.  He resides in Blue Earth, Minnesota.  Who wouldn’t want to live in a town named “Blue Earth?”  There is a great story about how he was created as a marketing scheme.   312 more words

Wisconsin

Railroad crossing accident in southern Minnesota

BLUE EARTH, Minn. – One person was hurt after a railroad crossing collision in southern Minnesota.

The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office says 24-year-old Justin Elzenga of rural Blue Earth was driving an SUV north on 400th Avenue Wednesday morning when he failed to stop for a railroad crossing stop sign just southeast of Blue Earth and crashed into a railroad maintenance machine. 60 more words

Minnesota

The Jolly Green Giant

Every year I travel the 626 miles from my home to my grandparents’ home. I’ve been told that’s a long drive. However, I don’t think it’s so bad. 333 more words

Travel

Missing home...

I gotta say, I’ve loved my time here in New York City, but I am definitely feeling the urge to get back home. Everything just moves so fast here. 337 more words

Embrace the Possibilities

It was only by chance that we came to Blue Earth, Minnesota. Exhausted after a long day’s drive, we pulled into the small charming town in search of the park listed on:  1,151 more words

Life

A Trip to the Faribault County Courthouse

I was recently able to stop at the Faribault County Courthouse in Blue Earth, Minnesota to look up records for John and Mali Almlie.  Man, that courthouse is gorgeous… 261 more words