Posted on: March 20, 2017

Special Document Shredding Event Scheduled for April 8: Free for Residents and Small Businesses

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Blue Earth County is hosting a special Document Shredding Event for Blue Earth County residents and small businesses. The event will take place on Sat., April 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Blue Earth County Recycling Center located at 725 Waseca Avenue, ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Blue Earth County Participates in NACo's Legislative Conference & Hill Visits

Blue Earth County Meets with Tim Walz

Blue Earth County Commissioners Drew Campbell, Will Purvis and Vance Stuehrenberg joined more than 1,700 county leaders in Washington, D.C. for the National Association of Counties (NACo) annual Legislative Conference Feb. 24 – March 1.  Attendee...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

County Attorney’s Office and Mayo Clinic Health System Receive Child Advocacy Center Grant

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The Blue Earth County Attorney’s Office and Mayo Clinic Health System, along with a number of additional supporting agencies, have created a partnership that was recently awarded a $165,000 grant from the Minnesota Office of Justice Programs (OJP) in supp...

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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 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: 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: March 21, 2017

Blue Earth County Launches Jail Diversion Project

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The Blue Earth County Yellow Line Project is geared toward helping people with mental illnesses or chemical addictions. "We learned that the pre-booking area of the jail was a ...

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