Region Nine Development Commission strives to promote the development of the region

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Region Nine Development Commission strives to promote the development of the region through intergovernmental cooperation, community and human development, long-range planning and technical assistance.

About the Region

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Blue Earth

Blue Earth County Region Nine Commissioners:

  • Brad Ahrenstorff, Chairman, Cities Under 10,000
  • Eric Anderson, City of Mankato
  • Drew Campbell, County Commissioner
  • Lyle Femrite, Township Board
Quick Facts Blue Earth County Minnesota
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 747.84 79,626.74
Population, 2010 64,013 5,303,925
Average Persons per square mile, 2010 85.6 66.6
Number of Cities 11 853
Number of Townships 23 1,782

Brown

Brown County Region Nine Commissioners:

  • Tony Berg, County Commissioner
  • Gary Richter, Cities Under 10,000
  • Robert Goblirsch, Township Board
  • Charles Schmitz, City of New Ulm
  • Brian Gramentz, MN Valley Council of Governments
Quick Facts Brown County Minnesota
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 611.09 79,626.74
Population, 2010 25,893 5,303,925
Average Persons per square mile, 2010 42.4 66.6
Number of Cities 7 853
Number of Townships 16 1,782

Faribault

Faribault County Region Nine Commissioners:

  • Tom Loveall, County Commissioner
  • Steve Holmseth, Township Board
  • Doug Trytten, Cities Under 10,000
Quick Facts Faribault County Minnesota
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 712.48 79,626.74
Population, 2010 14,553 5,303,925
Average Persons per square mile, 2010 20.4 66.6
Number of Cities 11 853
Number of Townships 20 1,782

Le Sueur

Le Sueur County Region Nine Commissioners:

  • Richard Peterson, Township Board
  • Steve Rohlfing, County Commissioner
  • Chuck Nickolay, Cities Under 10,000
Quick Facts Le Sueur County Minnesota
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 448.76 79,626.74
Population, 2010 27,703 5,303,925
Average Persons per square mile, 2010 61.7 66.6
Number of Cities 10 853
Number of Townships 14 1,782

Martin

Martin County Region Nine Commissioners:

  • Elliot Belgard, County Commissioner
  • Ruth Cyphers, City of Fairmont
  • Phil Schafer, Township Board
  • Jeff Ross, Cities Under 10,000
Quick Facts Martin County Minnesota
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 712.35 79,626.74
Population, 2010 20,840 5,303,925
Average Persons per square mile, 2010 29.3 66.6
Number of Cities 9 853
Number of Townships 20 1,782

Nicollet

Nicollet County Region Nine Commissioners:

  • Marie Dranttel, County Commissioner
  • Terry Genelin, Township Board
  • Pam Rodewald, Cities Under 10,000
  • Jim Whitlock, City of North Mankato
  • Chuck Zieman, City of St. Peter
Quick Facts Nicollet County Minnesota
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 448.49 79,626.74
Population, 2010 32,727 5,303,925
Average Persons per square mile, 2010 73 66.6
Number of Cities 5 853
Number of Townships 13 1,782

Sibley

Sibley County Region Nine Commissioners:

  • Doug Munsch, Cities Under 10,000
  • Jim Swanson, County Commissioner
  • John Pioske, Township Board
Quick Facts Sibley County Minnesota
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 588.78 79,626.74
Population, 2010 15,226 5,303,925
Average Persons per square mile, 2010 25.9 66.6
Number of Cities 7 853
Number of Townships 17 1,782

Waseca

Waseca County Region Nine Commissioners:

  • Daren Arndt, Cities Under 10,000
  • Blair Nelson, County Commissioner
  • Laurel Remund, Township Board
Quick Facts Waseca County Minnesota
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 423.36 79,626.74
Population, 2010 19,136 5,303,925
Average Persons per square mile, 2010 45.2 66.6
Number of Cities 4 853
Number of Townships 12 1,782

Watonwan

Watonwan County Region Nine Commissioners:

  • Ray Gustafson, County Commissioner
  • Gary Sturm, Cities Under 10,000
  • Steve Cooling, Township Board
Quick Facts Watonwan County Minnesota
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 434.95 79,626.74
Population, 2010 11,211 5,303,925
Average Persons per square mile, 2010 25.8 66.6
Number of Cities 8 853
Number of Townships 12 1,782

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