Posted on: February 13, 2017

Master Gardeners Host Upcoming Activities at the Blue Earth County Library

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The local River Valley Extension Master Gardeners will host a variety of special programs, workshops and activities at the Blue Earth County Library February 21-25 as part of Garden Party events gearing patrons up for the spring growing season.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Blue Earth County Working with Minnesota Housing to Provide Affordable First-time Homebuyer Loans

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Minnesota Housing announced that $56.6 million is available to provide affordable mortgages to first-time homebuyers through a collaboration with Minnesota cities and counties, including $1,039,419.99 in allocations for Blue Earth County.

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

New Disability Benefits Proposed for Camp Lejeune Veterans

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The US Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced new benefit eligibility for Camp Lejeune Veterans that is proposed to take effect on March 14, 2017. Disability benefits will be granted for eight diseases for any Active Duty, Reserve or National G...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Caretaker Needed for Duck Lake Park

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CARETAKER WANTED

At Duck Lake Park on Duck Lake

(North of the City of Madison Lake off

County Road 187)

A position is available with the Blue Earth County Park Department for a couple or individual to serve in the capacity of resident caretaker(s) at Duck Lak...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Eligible Voters Can Now Register to Vote When They Electronically File Their Taxes

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With income tax season opening Monday, January 23, Minnesota taxpayers who need to register to vote or update their voter registration can now do so when they file their income taxes electronically, the Minnesota Department of Revenue and Secretary of Sta...

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Apply for the 2017 Blue Earth County Citizens Academy

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Blue Earth County Citizens Academy. The free program offers Blue Earth County residents a unique opportunity to get an inside look at county government operations and services. Throughout the sessions, part...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Get Involved on a Human Services Advisory Committee or Task Force

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Serving on a Blue Earth County committee or task force is a great way get involved and to learn more about county programs and services.

 

Blue Earth County Human Services currently has openings on its Human Services Advisory Committee and both its Soc...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Disaster Relief Grants Available for Blue Earth County Veterans

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As a result of recent fall 2016 flooding, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) is offering Disaster Relief Grants for reimbursable expenses to Veterans in Blue Earth County that are homesteaded residents.

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

MN Disaster Recovery Center

A disaster recovery center is open in Waseca at the Waseca Public Safety Center located at 303 S. State Street to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Minnesota affected by the severe storms and flooding of September 21-24

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

US Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Fact Sheet

If you are located in the declared disaster area, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

FEMA Assistance To Individuals & Households (IHP)

IHP provides financial help or direct services to those who have necessary expenses and serious needs if they are unable to meet the needs through other means.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Minnesota Residents Urged to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

Congressional Advisory urging MN residents affected by flooding to register for federal disaster assistance.

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

ALERT! Multiple reports of Bail or Grandparent Scams in Blue Earth County

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BLUE EARTH COUNTY, MINN. — The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that that there have been multiple reports of Bail or Grandparent Scams going on in the county since September 1, 2016.

In this fraud scheme the caller poses as a law enforc...

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