Greater Mankato Growth hosting Sheriff’s candidate forum
Cpt Paul Barta

Greater Mankato Growth will host a candidate forum for Blue Earth County Sheriff next week.

The election is the first contested since current Sheriff Brad Peterson was elected in 1994.  Peterson announced his retirement earlier this year.

Lt Jeff Wersal

Candidates Cpt Paul Barta and Lt Jeff Wersal will participate in the forum, which is scheduled for Thursday, September 29 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Blue Earth County Library on E Main St.

The forum is free and open to the public.  It will also be recorded and made available online after the event.

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