Blue Earth County District 1 Commissioner Colleen Landkamer has been appointed to the USDA Director of Rural Development for the State of Minnesota. Commissioner Landkamer resigned from the County Board effective March 22, 2022.

A public hearing is scheduled for April 19th at the BEC Board of Commissioners meeting at 9:00 AM to receive public comment regarding the qualifications of prospective appointees to fill the vacancy in County Commissioner District 1.