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Faribault Co Sheriff investigating single-vehicle crash

The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a single-vehicle crash that happen Friday morning north of Gukeen. Deputies responded at 7:27 a.m. to the crash near the intersection of 320th Ave and 140th St. where they found a Dodge Durango in the ditch that appeared to be a total loss.
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Central Services director resigns

Faribault County will have to begin searching for a new Central Services director following the announcement by Lexi Scholten at the May 17 County Board meeting that she was resigning effective June 10. “It is with great regret that we accept your resignation,” board chairman Greg Young said after the...
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EDA awards Spotlight to Blue Earth Custom Embroidery

Blue Earth Custom Embroidery was the recipient of the May Business Spotlight Award presented by the Faribault County Economic Development Authority (EDA) when they met on Tuesday, May 17. Amy Beebe purchased the business in 2019 from original owners, Brenda Mensing and her daughter Emily Hanson. Beebe already operated a...
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Memorial Day programs set for the area

Communities around Faribault County are busy preparing for their celebrations of Memorial Day, coming up on Monday, May 30. Following is information on some of the celebrations this year. Blue Earth. The Memorial Day Program in Blue Earth will again be in Memorial Square at Riverside Cemetery, at 10 a.m....
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Incumbents for county offices file for election

All of the incumbents of Faribault County offices, who are up for election, filed for re-election during the first two days of the filing period. No one else filed. Two commissioner districts are open for the election which will be held later this year. In Commissioner District 4, incumbent Tom...
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Public notices for the week of May 22, 2022

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT:. 1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the mortgage dated November 21, 2016, executed by David R Farley and Lori K Farley fka Lori Kathleen Lenn, spouses married to each other, as Mortgagor(s), to Wells Federal Bank, as Mortgagee(s), and filed for record December 2, 2016, in the Office of the County Recorders (the “Recorder”), Faribault County, Minnesota as document number 373202.

Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s Widow, Jennifer Carnahan, Sued By His Family Over Unpaid Medical Debts

BLUE EARTH, Minn. (WCCO) — Jennifer Carnahan, the wife of late Minnesota Congressman Jim Hagedorn, is being sued by his mother, sister and stepfather over claims of unpaid medical-related debts. According to court documents filed in Faribault County on Monday, Hagedorn’s mother and stepfather – Kathleen and Robert Kreklau – and sister Tricia Lucas all claim that the congressman had borrowed money from them to pay for kidney cancer treatments in January at Envita Medical Centers, located in Scottsdale, Arizona. The treatments were not covered by his insurance, and they say Hagedorn had been “told by the Mayo Clinic that it...
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Suspect arrested after pursuit in stolen vehicle

A suspect is behind bars after a pursuit with police in a stolen vehicle Tuesday. Deputies were dispatched at 5:28 a.m. to the 300 block of Fairgrounds St in Garden City, where a resident reported that someone had driven away in his 2000 Chevy S-10 Blazer. The keys had been left inside the vehicle, according to investigators.

County Commissioners Address Liquor License Fees at Board Meeting

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Faribault County Board of Commissioners, the issue of county liquor license fees was addressed. Faribault County only provides permits to 4 liquor serving establishments; the Derby Inn, Golden Bubble, Riverside Town and County Club and MinnIowa Golf Course. It was identified that the current licensing fees do not cover administration costs.

Faribault County Board Approves Union Contracts

The Faribault County Board of Commissioners approved four union contracts during their regular board meeting on Tuesday. All four of the bargaining unit contracts expired on December 31st, 2021. Negotiations between the unions and the Central Services Director and the Personnel Committee began in September of last year and tentative agreements were reached with each unit in February and March.