Officials Continuing to Monitor Rapidan Dam

Blue Earth County Public Works, Emergency Management and the Sheriff’s Office staff continue to monitor the Rapidan Dam, according to a news release from Blue Earth County.

Blue Earth County Officials say there has been a failure on the west abutment.  The dam is still intact and there are no current plans for a mass evacuation.  A portion of the river flow has diverted around the west side of the dam and water continues to flow.