Blue Earth River

(credit: Minnesota State Fair)

Minn. Has 2 Additions To State Water Trail System

Minnesota has two new additions to its state water trail system — the South Fork of the Crow River west of the Twin Cities and the Blue Earth River, which feeds the Minnesota River at Mankato.


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Fairmont Plant’s Water Plan Draws Criticism

A Fairmont ethanol plant wants to build a pipeline that would discharge half a million gallons of treated water into the Blue Earth River.


Finding Minnesota: The Dam Store

For 100 years now, the Rapidan Dam, southwest of Mankato, has taken the surging water of the Blue Earth River and converted it into energy.