News Flash

Posted on: September 23, 2020

Stolen Vehicle Incident

Media Release

On Tuesday evening at about 9:15 pm, law enforcement agencies in Blue Earth County were made aware that a 2014 white Ford SUV had been stolen from New Ulm. The SUV had a spotlight and was believed to be a retired police interceptor and a handgun was in th...

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County News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Blue Earth County's Business Assistance Grant Program Eligibility Expanded

Small Business Assistance web

At today’s Blue Earth County Board of Commissioners meeting, the Commissioners voted to expand the eligibility of the Business Assistance Grant Program. The program will now be offered to home based businesses (provided conformance with other cr...

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County News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

General Election: Early Voting Starts September 18

VOTE for website and social media

Friday, September 18, marks the first day of early voting for the Statewide General Election to be held November 3. With the start of early voting, voters should make their elections plan now.

  1. Get ready – voters can check their registration, and ...
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County News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Blue Earth County Library Expands No Contact Pick Up to Branch Libraries

All Locations

In addition to contactless material pick up being offered at the Mankato location of the Blue Earth County Library System, the service will also be offered at the Lake Crystal and Mapleton branches. This service will be effective immediately.

Patrons can r...

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County News
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Library to Resume Preschool Storytimes Virtually


The Blue Earth County Library will be resuming preschool storytimes virtually starting Tuesday, September 8 at 10:30 am. Storytimes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the school year. Children will recognize some familiar faces, but we&...

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County News
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Hazardous Waste Product Reuse Opening


Beginning August 18th, the Blue Earth County HHW Product Reuse will be open Tuesday afternoons by appointment only. Appointments will be 15 minutes in length and will be available from noon to 6 pm on Tuesday afternoons. There will be four appointments pe...

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County News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

County Road 10 Road Closure

County Road 10 Closed

County Road 10 between the Blue Earth River and County Road 1, in Vernon Center and Lyra Townships, will be closed for reconstruction beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Drivers should expect this portion of County Road 10 to be closed until fall. Thru-traff...

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County News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Information


Blue Earth County is working closely with MDH and other local partners to respond to COVID-19. Get information, prevention tips, and links to resources on our COVID-19 information page.

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