Surrounded By History

By |2020-03-16T15:47:35-05:00March 16th, 2020|

https://www.mixcloud.com/KTOE/ep11-womens-suffrage-movement-in-blue-earth-county/ We explore the history of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution and the Women's Suffrage Movement in Blue Earth County with Jessica Potter from the Blue Earth County Historical Society. All the information shared comes from the Archives of the Blue Earth County Historical Society.

Surrounded By History – Ep. 8 Spanish Flu

By |2020-03-04T16:43:44-06:00February 24th, 2020|

https://www.mixcloud.com/KTOE/surrounded-by-history-ep8-spanish-flu/   We explore the history of the local impact of the Spanish Flu in 1918 with Jessica Potter from the Blue Earth County Historical Society. All the information shared comes from the Archives of the Blue Earth County Historical Society.

Surrounded by History – Episode 6

By |2020-02-11T10:16:52-06:00February 11th, 2020|

https://www.mixcloud.com/KTOE/surrounded-by-history-episode-6/ We explore the history of Highland Park with Jessica Potter from the Blue Earth County Historical Society. A city park on a hill, Civil War recruitment center, to a Tourist Camp. All the information shared comes from the Archives of the Blue Earth County Historical Society.

Surrounded by History – Episode 5

By |2020-02-05T10:46:41-06:00February 5th, 2020|

https://www.mixcloud.com/KTOE/surrounded-by-history-episode-5/ We explore the history of Tourtellotte Park with Jessica Potter from the Blue Earth County Historical Society. A city park, a pool, all named after Mankato's first philanthropist. All the information shared comes from the Archives of the Blue Earth County Historical Society.

County attorney urges rideshare users to take precautions after South Carolina student’s murder

By |2019-04-01T14:33:16-05:00April 1st, 2019|

A man is charged with kidnapping and killing a South Carolina college student who police say mistakenly got into his car, and the Blue Earth County Attorney is asking people who use rideshare services to take precautions. Blue Earth County Attorney Pat McDermott. Prosecutor Pat McDermott said, "If it's a licensed rideshare individual, they will know them by name; they should know their license plate number; they should know the vehicle description. It's easy just to make sure that those types of things match so you are getting into the correct vehicle." "They send you a picture of the [...]

Emergency declaration could help Blue Earth County get flood recovery dollars from state, federal governments

By |2019-03-28T15:56:37-05:00March 28th, 2019|

The Blue Earth County Administrator is praising the sheriff's department for its work to rescue people stranded by flooding in Garden City just over a week ago. "It was pretty scary how quickly the river came up in areas that hadn't experienced as much flooding in the past," said Bob Meyer, "So, it really was a unique scenario that developed out there and they were able to rescue some folks via boat." The flooding was caused by ice dams that formed on the Watonwan River. "Other people were able to evacuate their homes with a little less fanfare, but it was [...]

Go to Top