Jackson to become Fendt hub
AGCO’s Intivity Center in Jackson will undergo a major remodel as it transforms into the North American hub of the entire Fendt brand. Opened in 2012 as the showpiece focal point of a 75,000-square-foot expansion at AGCO Jackson Operations, the Intivity Center will soon become the Fendt Lodge — a 16,000-square-foot customer center that Bill Hurley, vice president of American distribution for AGCO Corp., said will be the premier destination for Fendt North America customer visits, launch events, dealer meetings, factory tours and corporate gatherings.
Passing their torch to the next generation
This holiday season heralds the end of a bittersweet year for Blue Earth’s KBEW/Darling International ‘You Can Make A Difference’ Campout. The outdoor donation drive is always a sweet experience for the hardy campers who make it possible. This year, however, the campers bitterly felt the loss of long-time camper Joe Salisbury, who passed away recently.
Cats in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in estherville, IA?
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near estherville.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Award Announcement, and Vehicle Crash Impact Kossuth County, Iowa
This week in Kossuth County, Iowa, there were three incidents that required attention from law enforcement. These incidents included a shooting incident in Bancroft, an award announcement for a local citizen, and a two-vehicle crash north of Burt.
Public notices for the week of December 3, 2023
Notice is hereby given that the Winnebago City Council will be holding a public hearing for amending the Bicycle Ordinance affecting section 73.01. The public hearing will take place at 7:00 pm., Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at the Winnebago Municipal Center. Proposed Ordinance is available for review at City Hall at 140 S Main Street in Winnebago during normal business hours.
Strong defense as Winona Winhawks beat Fairmont Cardinals
15 goals scored – and a shutout. The Winona Winhawks secured the home victory against the Fairmont Cardinals. The game ended 15-0. The Winhawks scored eight goals in first period an held the lead 8-0 going in to the first break. The second period ended with a 11-0 lead...
Woman injured in rural Mapleton crash
A woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Faribault County when she failed to stop for the sign at a t-intersection. The crash happened Wednesday around 7 p.m. in rural Mapleton. The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office says Rahma Starrett, 57, of Delavan was southbound on 580th Ave when her Ford Fusion drove through the stop sign at the intersection, struck the ditch, and came to a stop about 30 yards into a field.
These students want their peers’ voices to be heard
Today’s high school students seem busier than ever between classes, after-school activities and part-time jobs. Nonetheless, three Faribault County students have added an additional commitment to their hectic schedules: representing their peers on their district’s school board. One such student is Blue Earth Area senior Leah Becker, who...
UHD Announces New Provider at Their Blue Earth Clinic
United Hospital District (UHD) of Blue Earth announces the expansion of their Family Medicine Department with the arrival of new provider Megan Eitzmann, a Family Nurse Practitioner who is seeing patients in UHD’s Blue Earth Clinic. A local from the Blue Earth area, Eitzmann holds a Doctor of Nursing...
Helping students learn about potential careers
Pam Krill says she feels as though she might have found the perfect job for her to do. Krill has become the new Community Workforce coordinator for the Blue Earth Area, United South Central, and now also the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva school districts. The schools actually contract with Community and Economic...
Former Estherville officer sentenced to probation for misconduct
A former Estherville police officer will serve three years on probation after pleading guilty to seven charges of misconduct.
Saturday Night Traffic Stop in Kossuth County Leads to the Arrest of a Swea City Woman and Fairmont Man on Drug Charges
A traffic stop Saturday night in northern Kossuth County led to a pair of drug related arrests. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office, deputies conducted the stop near the intersections of Iowa Highway 9 and US Highway 169, just before 8pm Saturday. While conducting the stop, K9 Deputy Thor alerted as to the presence of narcotics inside the vehicle, giving officers probable cause to conduct a search.
Local Sports Results from Thursday 11/30/23
Martin Co. West 128.775, Jackson Co. Central 122.475.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.94 and $3.07 in Fairmont as of 2023-12-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
The Transformational Impact of Lone Rock Retreat on Educational Leadership
In the heart of Kitsap County, Washington, the Lone Rock Community Club symbolizes the power of local unity, serving as the hub for cultivating community spirit and togetherness. It's a place where the pulse of the town beats strong, with the Congregational Church and Farmers Market being just a few of the many threads in the community's vibrant social fabric. As these local institutions bolster communal ties, the club's influence is a beacon of enduring tradition and collective endeavor.
Bulldogs blow past Fairmont to open season with 14-0 victory
The Minnesota River boys hockey team opened its 2023-24 season by putting on a masterclass show in front of its home crowd Tuesday night. With a goal just 21 seconds into the season from Drew Simonette, who finished the night with one of two hat tricks for the Bulldogs, Minnesota River showed no mercy to the Fairmont Cardinals, cruising to a 14-0 victory. "One of the strengths of our team this year is our skating," said Bulldog head coach Chris Miller. "We used that tonight...
Dense Fog Advisory issued December 04 at 1:28AM CST until December 04 at 10:00AM CST by NWS
..DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING... * WHAT...Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog. * WHERE...McLeod, Meeker, Sibley, Stearns, Todd, Blue Earth, Faribault, and Nicollet Counties. * WHEN...Until 10 AM CST this morning. * IMPACTS...Low visibility could make driving conditions hazardous.
Two Huskies win in opening tournament
A pair of Jackson County Central wrestlers won individual titles and the Huskies finished third in the team standings at the season-opening Don Hall Invitational Saturday in Glencoe. Nolan Ambrose won the 152-pound championship and Michael Hansen was the winner at 285 pounds. Ambrose went 3-0, pinning third-ranked Austin Kiecker...
Fire Destroys Outbuilding South of Estherville
(Estherville)--The Estherville Fire Department Monday night responded to a structure fire south of Estherville. Fire Chief Travis Sheridan says the fire was reported shortly after 11:20pm at 3846 190th St. Sheridan says when firefighters arrived on scene they found an outbuilding that was fully involved in flames. Firefighters were on...
BEA girls open season with two losses
Basketball returned to the floor of the Blue Earth Area gymnasium when the Buccaneer girls played host to the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Panthers on Thursday, Nov. 30. Unfortunately for the Bucs, it was the Panthers who claimed the victory, outscoring the hometown team 60-40. Both teams struggled to put the ball...