Blue Earth County Newswire

Blue Earth County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Blue Earth County, MN.

Results 1 - 20 of 69 in Blue Earth County, MN

  1. Courthouse to see security upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Journal

    ... that there is a tremendous need for improved courthouse security in every corner of Minnesota," said Blue Earth County Commissioner Will Purvis, who chairs the Association of Minnesota Counties Public Safety Policy Committee and served on the grant ...


  2. Vikings 13 mins ago 10:32 a.m.2017 Vikings training camp will be last in MankatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | KARE-TV Minneapolis

    ... the team is endowing an annual scholarship that supports an incoming student of financial need from Blue Earth County. The funds will help assist students in their pursuit of higher education at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Commemorative ...


  3. Sticky Wednesday. Cooler Thursday. Hot WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Star Tribune

    ... PM. There were 2 tornado reports yesterday across southern Minnesota. Bot of the reports were located in Blue Earth county. Thankfully there were no reports of injuries. Here are the reports: There were also several large hail reports as these ...


  4. 1 Dead After Motorcycle, Semi Collide In Blue Earth Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | CBS Local

    ... Semi Collide In Blue Earth Co. One person is dead after a motorcycle and a semi-truck collided in Blue Earth County Wednesday night. Mejia, Kepler Lead Twins Over Red Sox 4-1 Adalberto Mejia pitched 5 2/3 innings in his second straight scoreless ...


  5. Knights of the Forest: How Minnesota's Klan drove out the Ho-ChunkRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 28 | City Pages

    ... their farmer-hunter subsistence. In 1855, some 2,000 Ho-Chunk were relocated yet again, this time to Blue Earth County in southern Minnesota, next to the burgeoning township of Mankato. In all their dealings with the white man, this plot of arable ...


  6. Brown County Browser: The fight against sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Journal

    Since 2015, you may have noticed an increase in law enforcement activity as it pertains to prostitution stings in Brown and surrounding counties. In 2015, Brown, Nicollet and Blue Earth County received a grant from the Women's Foundation of Minnesota to conduct these sting operations.


  7. Man steals police car, leads officers on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    ... e's tires. The driver tried to flee on foot but was captured a short distance away. He's being held in the Blue Earth County Jail.


  8. Man steals police car, leads officers on chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Post-Bulletin

    ... 9m4 ) says the driver tried to flee on foot but was captured a short distance away. He's being held in the Blue Earth County Jail.


  9. Man steals police car, leads officers on chase in southern MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Star Tribune

    ... distance away, said Shelly Schulz, a spokeswoman with the city of Mankato. The man was booked into the Blue Earth County jail where he was being held on the outstanding warrant. He is expected to be charged with theft of motor vehicle and fleeing ...


  10. Man steals police car in Mankato, leads officers on chase Friday, June 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    ... car. Zuehlke jumped out of the car and ran, but officers were able to arrest him. He is being held at the Blue Earth County Jail. A slew of law enforcement agencies assisted in the chase, including the Blue Earth County Sheriff's office, the ...


  11. Police: Preston Man Steals Cop Car, Leads Police on ChaseRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 22 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... y Zuehlke ran from officers, stole a police car and fled the scene, leading Mankato Police, along with the Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota State Patrol and the Waseca County Sheriff's Office, on a high-speed chase.


  12. Trump's base in Blue Earth County stands by himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... as controversy surrounds Trump and polls show his approval rating near historic lows, many voters here in Blue Earth County are unwavering in their support. What drew them to Trump in the first place - and still holds them close - is his blunt, ...


  13. MN: Tri-County Rural Transit Provides More Than 400 Rides in First MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Mass Transit

    ... system when it's complete. VINE already served the senior population by running a transportation system in Blue Earth County using similar buses, so the counties partnered with the non-profit to help get rides to underserved areas. Funding for the ...


  14. Tiny town of Garden City produced tons of talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... of Mankato.. "It's a very, very tiny hamlet - it's not even a town," said Jessica Potter, who directs the Blue Earth County Historical Society. That's why the headline in the Minneapolis Sunday Journal grabbed readers' attention 95 years ago: "Ten ...


  15. Event to offer legal help to veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Sentinel

    ... some time, and they've been doing these clinics around the area," he said. "It just so happens that the Blue Earth County Veterans Services Officer used to be one of the MACV folks, and we network pretty well. The idea came up as to how we could ...


  16. Hennepin County sheriff's son charged with child sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    The son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek has been charged with trying to solicit a 13-year-old for sex and possessing child pornography. Ryan James Stanek, 24, of Maple Grove, was charged with four felony counts Wednesday in Blue Earth County.


  17. Sheriff Stanek steers away from commenting on son's solicitation charges, explains campaign phone useRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... friend for sex. Instead, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) agents arrested Stanek and took him to the Blue Earth County Justice Center, where he told authorities he intended to meet the 13-year-old for sex and knew it was illegal. The next day, ...


  18. Some Cities Force Housing Developers to Include Affordable UnitsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The CPA Technology Advisor

    ... "That's something that's been kicked around," said Patti Ziegler, housing coordinator for the city and for Blue Earth County. "... We haven't done that, but it's an option." For government officials, the attraction is obvious -- desperately needed ...


  19. Tornado reported south of MankatoRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A tornado was reported in Rapidan Township, south of Mankato, Minn., about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, but Blue Earth County sheriff's deputies found no injuries or damage, authorities said. Alexandra Keclik, a meteorologist with the National Weather Services in the Twin Cities, said there were no tornado or severe thunderstorm warnings from Mankato north to the Twin Cities, but she said warned people to "definitely stay weather aware."


  20. MN: Blue Earth County Signs Off on Transit Network AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Mass Transit

    May 02--MANKATO -- Blue Earth County commissioners have signed on the dotted line, formally entering a joint-powers agreement with Nicollet and Le Sueur counties to fund a transit network. Commissioners approved the agreement during a public meeting Tuesday to share costs between the counties to help run South Central Transit, the new tri-county service.