Posted: Tuesday, 29 March 2011 10:10PM

Barring Major Rain, Emergency Manager Says County Flood Threat Is Over



MANKATO – Barring a major rain event, Blue Earth County Chief Deputy Mike Mauer believes the flood threat for the county is over.

Mauer also serves at the county’s emergency manager and gave county commissioners a flood update Tuesday morning.

Mauer says the county gave out 16,000 sandbags this spring, leaving another 20,000 in reserve. 

Mauer  says the county is beginning to prepare for tornado season, noting that Tuesday was the 13 year anniversary of the St. Peter tornado.

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Topics : 2011 Flooding
Locations : Blue Earth CountyMankato
People : Mike Mauer