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Blue Earth County news from the Gazette, the online Mankato newspaper covering news and events in the county.

Blue Earth County | Ponderosa Landfill Recycling and Customer Service Building Now Open for Public Use

Blue Earth County offices announced the opening of the Ponderosa Landfill Customer Service and Recycling Building.

Blue Earth County Absentee Ballots Available

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Blue Earth County announced availability of absentee ballots

MSU and BECHS Host 1000 Peace Crane Project

BEC Historical Society

The Community Engagement Office and the Memorial Library at Minnesota State University plan to host a project in the community called the 1000 Peace Crane Project at the Blue Earth County Historical Society June 29. msu mankato

Tornado Activity Strong in Southern MN

Storm in Blue Earth County, tornado sighting

The Mankato area saw heavy rain from a storm system. Tornados touched down nearby including Waterville, Vernon Center area and Eagle Lake.

Public Open House Scheduled for County Road 14 Reconstruction Project

Blue Earth County Road 14 Map of Project Area

There will be a public open house in Blue Earth County for roadways on County Road 14 Reconstruction Project

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

The county of Blue Earth is advocating Brain Injury Awareness month, designated in March, and encouraging people to be inspired by Advocate for the cause, Jay Walters.

BEC Commissioners Campbell and Stuehrenberg go to NACo Conference

BEC Commissioners in DC

Blue Earth County Commissioners Drew Campbell and Vance Stuehrenberg Participate in NACo’s Legislative Conference: Local Leaders underscore county’s role in serving their residents.

Community and Area Orgs Focus on Stopping Sex Trafficking in MN

It's sex trafficking awareness month and Blue Earth County attorneys met with advocates and other professionals to discuss the topic. Brown and Nicollet County attorneys also convened in Saint Peter to discuss the problems, particularly with underage trafficked runaway girls.

Emergency Test System in Blue Earth County to Test on January 6

Blue Earth County announced a system wide test of their new emergency weather alert system called CodeRED. FULL STORY

Upcoming Holiday Event with Santa at the Library

Santa will be making an appearance at the Blue Earth County Library in Mankato on Sat., Dec. 12 at 10:30 a.m. for a special holiday story time. FULL STORY