Welcome to our web site

Our mission is to strengthen communities by providing local news and editorial, and we hope you enjoy our online content. Some of the features of our website are:

  • For subscribers only: the ability to read up-to-date articles about the county and surrounding communities
  • For subscribers only: an extensive gallery of pictures from local events
  • For subscribers only: an archived section of printed newspapers

Subscription Rates:

Subscriptions to the web site are offered at a reduced rate to our paper subscribers.

Our current rates for Print subscriptions are:

$48.00 for residents of Blue Earth County and Minnesota Lake,
$58.00 for in-state residents,
$68.00 for everyone else

Add online access to a print subscription for only:

Our current rates for Online only subscriptions are:
$35.00 per year



Maple River Messenger
Mailing Address:
PO Box 425
Mapleton, MN 56065

Physical Address:
309 Main St. NE
Mapleton, MN 56065

(507) 524-3212