Blue Earth County declares state of emergency
(Mankato, MN) – Blue Earth County has declared a state of emergency following last week’s inclement weather.
Torrential rains and severe weekend storms prompted county officials to approve a resolution claiming a “significant amount of public property damage.”
This is the third state of emergency declared in Blue Earth County this year. The first two requests came in spring after multiple late-season winter storms caused damages and flooding around the region.
The declaration by the county is the first step in requesting federal disaster aid.
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