The Free Press, Mankato, MN

December 11, 2013

Blue Earth County recognized for financial report


The Mankato Free Press

---- — MANKATO — Blue Earth County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement in Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association for its comprehensive annual financial report.

The award is the highest recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. Blue Earth County’s financial staff, led by Finance Director Lisa Malinski, has obtained the award for 26 consecutive years by demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story, according to the association.

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving about 17,500 government finance professionals.