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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Ryan Thilges Receives Award

Transportation Alliance Advocacy Award

The Transportation Alliance presented Blue Earth County Public Works Director Ryan Thilges with an Advocacy Award at their Annual Membership Meeting on Monday, November 4 at the Mankato Civic Center. The award is given to members who take the time and eff...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Second Half Taxes Due

Second Half Real Estate Taxes Due in white circle on a yellow background with clocks

The Blue Earth County Property and Environmental Resources Department reminds all manufactured homes and agricultural classed property owners that the second half of property taxes are due Friday, November 15, 2019. There will be penalty if the second hal...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

County to Host Elections Class

Preparing for the Polls

The 2020 presidential election might be over a year away, but preparations for the event that is expected to draw a record-breaking number of voters have already begun. To help residents understand what goes on behind-the-scenes to get ready for the elect...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Waste Wizard Tool Launches

Waste Wizard

Blue Earth County has launched a new web-based tool to assist residents with waste disposal and recycling. Waste Wizard allows residents to search items by name to find out how to properly dispose of them.

The tool, which is specific to Blue Earth County, ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Deceased Person Identified

Media Release from the Sheriff's Office

The deceased person reported by the hunter on October 10th, 2019 has been identified as 23-year-old Shane Zephier of Minneapolis, MN.

On August 27th, 2019 Shane was arrested by the Lake Crystal Police Department for shoplifting at a local convenience store...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Library Launches Maker Mondays

Maker Mondays

The Blue Earth County Library in Mankato is launching a new program designed to get participants’ creativity flowing. Maker Mondays will be held Mondays, September 16 through November 25 with a kick-off week featuring daily events September 16 t...

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