On the morning of 07-31-22 the Blue Earth County’s Sheriff’s Office was called to the Fairgrounds area of Garden  City for multiple acts of vandalism and theft that occurred overnight.

Unknown individuals stole t-shirts and other small items from vendor booths at the fair that were  closed for the night, tractors and lawn mowers parked as displays were damaged and marked  with graffiti and traffic, political and advertising signs were defaced with spray paint.

The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to contact  the Sheriff’s Office at (507) 304-4863 or through Crimestoppers of MN.