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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Blue Earth County Informs the Public of Passport Processing Time

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The US Department of State has announced that current passport processing time is about 18 weeks to receive a passport. All initial applications and renewal applications are sent to the US Department of State for processing. Initial applications are revie...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

County Road 41 Now Open

CR 41 Open

County Road 41 between County Road 183 and County Road 90, in Mankato Township, opened to thru traffic on June 18, 2021. Mankato Township Road T-192 (199th Street) east of County Road 41, previously closed due to a washout, has also reopened. Final seed /...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Blue Earth County Library System Summer Reading Program Brings "Raptor Center" to Mankato

U OF M RAPTOR CENTER

The Blue Earth County Library System (BECLS) is excited to welcome educators from the University of Minnesota’s Raptor Center for a presentation at Sibley Park Shelter #3 on Thursday, June 24 at 10:30 AM. The program will explore different rapto...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

County Road 16 (Stoltzman) Trail Opens

CR 16 Trail Open

The trail along County Road 16 (Stoltzman Road), between Rasmussen Woods Drive and Pleasant Street, is now open. Installation of a permanent fence along the trail near Pleasant Street has been delayed due to materials availability. In the meantime, a temp...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Blue Earth County Library Reopens the Pages Past Bookstore

Pages Past Bookstore Reopens

The Blue Earth County Library System (BECLS) and the Friends of the Deep Valley Libraries are excited to announce that the Pages Past Bookstore, located inside the Blue Earth County Library in Mankato, will reopen on Monday, June 14. The bookstore will be...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Blue Earth County Library System’s “Book BINGO” Returns for the Summer

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The Blue Earth County Library System (BECLS) invites residents to play a game of BINGO with their reading selections this summer! An adult counterpart to the popular BECLS Summer Reading Program for children, Book BINGO is a fun and easy way for patrons t...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Blue Earth County Library Presents “Trails & Tales” Summer Reading Program

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The Blue Earth County Library Systems (BECLS) annual Summer Reading Program will begin on June 1, 2021, kicking off two months of activities designed to keep children’s minds engaged over the summer break. The theme for this year’s pro...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

County Road 27 (Agency Street) Road Closure

CR 27 - Eagle Lake

County Road 27 (Agency Street) between Thomas Drive and County Road 55 (Le Ray Avenue) in Eagle Lake will be closed for reconstruction beginning May 17, 2021.  Drivers should expect this portion of County Road 27 (Agency Street) to be closed unti...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

County Road 82 (Victory Drive) Road Closure

CR 82 Victory Drive

County Road 82 (Victory Drive) between County Road 60 (Stadium Road) and Hoffman Road will be closed for reconstruction beginning May 10, 2021.  Drivers should expect this portion of County Road 82 (Victory Drive) to be closed until early Septemb...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

County Road 57 / N. Riverfront Drive Closure

CR 57 - Riverfront Dr.

County Road 57 / N. Riverfront Drive between Good Counsel Drive and Augusta Drive, in Mankato, will be closed for reconstruction beginning May 3, 2021.  The entrance and exit ramps for the Riverfront Drive interchange with Hwy 14 will also be clo...

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