Place:Vernon Center, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States

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NameVernon Center
TypeCity
Coordinates43.95°N 94.167°W
Located inBlue Earth, Minnesota, United States
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Vernon Center is a city in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, along the Blue Earth River. The population was 332 at the 2010 census. It is part of the MankatoNorth Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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On the morning of October 25, 2005, the grain elevator in downtown Vernon Center, filled with some 200,000 bushels (5,000 metric tons) of corn, exploded, injuring six people. Flames from the explosion shot about 200 feet (60 meters) in the air.

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