Rapidan House has fallen into Blue Earth River

(Mankato, MN) — A house located on the Blue Earth River next to the Rapidan Dam has fallen into the river. Video captured the moment as most the large white house fell into the rushing waters, which had eroded most of the riverbank under the house away. No one was injured. The Dam, south of Mankato is still intact, and county officials expect it will survive the flood that threatens the structure. Blue Earth County Engineer and Public Works Director Ryan Thilges says flooding at the dam is still at a historically high level, but the flow rate has decreased: