News Flash

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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County News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Season Ending

Household Hazardous Waste Facility

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 in October from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 12 from 8:00 a...

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County News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Popular Intersection Re-Opens

Haefern Drive and Madison Ave Roundabout Opening Sept. 13

The new roundabout at the intersection of County Road 17 (Madison Ave.) and Haefner Dr. will open to vehicular traffic on the evening of Friday, September 13. The adjacent trails will remain closed to allow the contractor to complete the sodding and turf ...

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County News
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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County News
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Free Shredding Services Now Available

free paper shredding services

Blue Earth County will begin offering free drop-off shredding services at the Ponderosa Landfill beginning Tuesday, September 3.

Services will be available to all county residents and users can bring up to two bankers boxes per day. Users will need to chec...

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County News
Posted on: April 4, 2019

County Road 1 (Old Hwy 66) Road Closure

road closed

County Road 1 (Old Highway 66) between Indian Lake Road and Gwyn Avenue in Mankato will be closed to resume construction beginning Monday, April 8. This 2.4-mile project is the second phase of the Old Highway 66 turnback project from Good Thunder to Manka...

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