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National college expert Susan Westerholm is partnering with the Belle Plaine School District to offer a class “7 College Planning Tips You Don’t Know About But Should” on Wednesday, Oct. 2

Fear is waiting for you as Valleyfair is transformed into ValleySCARE, the upper Midwest’s largest Halloween event.

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Last week, the Belle Plaine community was shocked by the death of 74-year-old Rodger Slater, of Eagan, who was killed in a farm accident in Faxon Township, six miles south of Belle Plaine, where he’s farmed for many years.

Cole Brewer and Brandon Davis were just two of the 40 bull riders in Arlington trying to hold on for an eight second ride on Friday and Saturday.


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Leo “Sonny” Albrecht, 90, of Belle Plaine, Minnesota, passed away at The Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine on Friday night, September 13, 2019, with his family by his side.

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David Merle Johnson, 69, of Akeley MN and formerly of Belle Plaine, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019.


On Monday September 16 at 6:30 p.m. our Mayor and City Council will vote on two controversial items.

A note of congratulations to the Belle Plaine Fire Department on their 125 years of service. Saturday was a great day to be in attendance.

We are LOST customers to the new beautiful pool you have in town.

I arrived Sunday, August 4th with my three kids and my niece and nephew only to be turned away because we weren’t residents.

1989 Homecoming Royalty candidates were Glen Jeurissen, Jeff Klehr, Mark Mahoney, Kirby McDonald, and Bruce Siegle. Queen candidates were Chris Anderson, Lisa Carlson, Jenny Klehr, Lisa Otto, and Melanie Wolf.

Two field lights at the South Park ballfield were moved last Friday morning to make the right field fence line about 40 feet longer, from 260 feet to about 300 feet.