Current Conditions
Temperature: 70° F
Weather Awareness
Last Updated
Apr 18 2015
5:55 pm CDT
The amazing First National by Erick Raygor

Erick Raygor

The amazing First National

City at work rain or shine by Terri DeGezelle

Terri DeGezelle

City at work rain or shine

After the storm by Jenna Hiniker

Jenna Hiniker

After the storm

Evening View of Veterans Memorial Bridge by Jason Verly

Jason Verly

Evening View of Veterans Memorial Bridge

Interactive City Maps

Answers and help in one convenient place

Tell us how we’re doing

Complete a customer service survey.

Housing Choice Voucher (section 8) open

Housing Choice Voucher (section 8) open

(Click on photo for larger image)

The Housing Choice Voucher (section 8) waiting list for the city of Mankato and Blue Earth County is open.

To be eligible, applicants must:

meet income guidelines and not have a history of violent behavior or drug involvement;

either live, work full-time (or are hired to work), are adults who attend school full-time in Blue Earth County, (local veterans receive preference).

Applications will not be available until the waiting list opens on Wednesday, April 15. Once open, applications may be submitted online and will be accepted through 4 a.m., Wednesday, April 29. The online application link will be available on the city of Mankato's and Blue Earth County's websites.

Those without Internet access may use computers the city of Mankato, Intergovernmental Center, 10 Civic Center Plaza; or the Blue Earth County Library, 100 East Main Street. A library card is required and is available at the circulation desk at no cost. If online access is unavailable or help is needed to accommodate a disability, contact staff at 311 or 507-387-8600 to make an appointment.

Once the list is closed, 250 applicants will be randomly ranked. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be discarded.

For more information, contact staff at 311 or 507-387-8600.


Street Conditions Twitter feed

  • 4/13/2015 8:55 AM
    Hubbell Ave. closed from Mound Ave. to Hubbell Ct due to repair of sewer service line. Expected to reopen later this afternoon.

  • 4/1/2015 10:47 AM
    S. Division St from Orchard Rd to Glenwood Ave is closed due to repair of a manhole. Expected to reopen later this afternoon

  • 4/1/2015 10:42 AM
    Cheetah Ln from Hosanna Dr to Cougar Dr is closed due to emergency repair of a water service. It is expected to reopen later this afternoon

  • 3/24/2015 8:08 PM
    7 plow/salt trucks out at 8:00 p m hills and major routes #mktosnow