Grasshopper Plague, 1873-1877

Julie Schrader
Issue Date: 
August 1987

Recounts the sometimes futile efforts to control the insect infestation that devastated Blue Earth County for four long years. As the plague continued, much of Minnesota was affected; measures to control the plague included a state-wide day of prayer proclaimed by the governor.

Key Word Search Terms: 
Courthouse, Pillsbury, Blue Earth County Heritage