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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Public Input Sought on Proposed Intersection Improvements to Hwy 14/County Road 56 in Eagle Lake

HWY 14 CR 56

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is seeking community feedback on design concepts for the Hwy 14 and Blue Earth County Road (CR) 56 intersection in Eagle Lake. The public is invited to view a video presentation of three design concepts a...

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County News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Blue Earth County Library Introduces Storytime for Grown-ups

Esther Yunkin SM

The Blue Earth County Library has introduced an additional virtual opportunity.  Every month a different guest storyteller shares tales of their life based on a different theme or topic.  Patrons log on from their home computers and list...

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County News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Blue Earth County’s Emergency Assistance Rent/Mortgage Program

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The uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic may have created financial instability for residents.  Blue Earth County has an Emergency Assistance Program to assist with rent/mortgage and utility expenses in these instances to help individuals pro...

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County News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Community Resource Grant Opportunity

Community Resource Grant

Blue Earth County recognizes the important role certain community support organizations play in providing needed services for Blue Earth County residents, particularly in times of economic distress.  Community support organizations that help prov...

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County News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

MN Rural Broadband Coalition Launches Statewide Speed Test Initiative

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COVID-19 has shown us how important access to broadband is for every Minnesotan now that we’re being asked to work, learn, or receive essential services from home.  Broadband is no different than any other basic utility that people need...

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County News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

COVID-19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant Available to Minnesota Veterans

Covid 19 Distance Learning Support Grant (003)

Minnesota Veterans may be eligible for a one-time grant in the amount of $3,000 in order to mitigate negative financial impact of their school district implementing a distance or hybrid learning plan. The purpose of the COVID-19 K-12 Distance Learning Sup...

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County News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Blue Earth County Encourages Flu Vaccine as a Way to Stay Healthy During Pandemic

FLU 2020 - FIGHT THE FLU

Blue Earth County Public Health encourages residents to get the flu vaccine as the best way to avoid contracting influenza, especially since flu symptoms are similar to those of COVID-19.

 

The seasonal flu is a contagious respiratory illness cause...

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County News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Season Ending Soon for Household Hazardous Waste Facility and Product Reuse Center

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The Blue Earth County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility and Product Reuse Center are closing for the regular season at the end of October. Remaining hours are all Tuesdays from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm, all Wednesday & Thursdays from 12:00 pm to 4:0...

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County News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

October is Library Card Sign-up Month

Library Card Sign Up Month

October is Library Card Sign-up Month at the Blue Earth County Library.  The Blue Earth County Library is joining with the American Library Association (ALA) to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the fi...

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County News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Additional Early Voting Options for Blue Earth County Voters

Booth Opening Soon

With over 17,000 ballots already requested for the Statewide General Election to be held November 3, many Blue Earth County residents are voting early. 

Voters should wait for their ballot to arrive, and then determine how to vote and return it. B...

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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

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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