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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Applications Being Accepted for Blue Earth County's Business Assistance Grant Program

Small Business Assistance web

At today’s Blue Earth County Board of Commissioners meeting, as part of its investment plans for funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the Blue Earth County Board of Commissioners approved allocating $2 milli...

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County News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Election Results Link

Primary Results

To view local election results for Blue Earth County following the Statewide Primary on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, media and the public can visit the Blue Earth County website at www.blueearthcountymn.gov and click on the “Election Results&rd...

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County News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Time Running Out for Voters to Return Ballots by Mail

VOTE for website and social media

The Blue Earth County Elections Office reminds voters that if they have an absentee or mail ballot, it should be mailed or returned directly to the Elections Office soon. As of August 6, nearly 11,500 ballots have been sent to county voters and over 4,700...

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County News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

Media Release

On Tuesday, August 4th deputies were dispatched to the Sakatah Trail crossing of Blue Earth County Road 189 east of Madison Lake for a personal injury accident involving a bicycle rider. A pickup truck heading south on County Road 189 collided with a bicy...

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County News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Blue Earth County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) Awards Grant

vegitables

Thanks to a Blue Earth County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) grant, staff at Mayo Clinic Health System – Eastridge will soon be able to provide patients with fresh produce harvested from the clinic’s garden and stored ...

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County News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Blue Earth County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) Awards Grant

Playground equipment

Thanks to a Blue Earth County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) grant, students at Mount Olive Lutheran School will have additional options to stay active at recess, during physical education classes and in classrooms.

This project was identi...

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County News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Hazardous Waste Facility Change in Hours

HHW Opening website

The Blue Earth County Household Hazardous Waste Facility will begin new hours of operation beginning Tuesday, July 21st. The facility, located at 651 Summit Avenue, will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesda...

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County News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Blue Earth County Library Extends Appointment Opportunities

BEC library open

Beginning Tuesday, July 14, the Mankato location of the Blue Earth County Library System will be adding additional in-person access to the Library via appointment. Patrons will be able to browse collection, utilize equipment (computers, printer, copier, m...

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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: May 19, 2020

Sherman Street Closure in Good Thunder

Sherman Street Closed

County Road 1 (Sherman St.) between the west city limits and Ewing St. in Good Thunder will be closed for reconstruction beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Drivers should expect this portion of County Road 1 (Sherman St.) to be closed until late August. Cou...

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County News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Summer Reading Program

Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program Logo

The 2020 Summer Reading Program is going virtual! Beginning today, May 18, children and adults can earn prizes for reading and can enjoy online programs through the Blue Earth County Libraries.

Kids ages newborn to 17 are invited to take part in the 2020 &...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Information

COVID19

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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