THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridges 9 and 10: The bridges of Oregon
The state of Oregon has a lot to offer: Lots of hills and mountains covered with luscious green pine trees and other forms of flora, all lined up along the Snake, Wilamette and Columbia Rivers and its... Posted on 9/12/12 at 7:11 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Bergen, Minnesota
After a brief hiatus due to non-column related commitments, we are now back on track to start you on the tour of the German-named villages in Minnesota. We'll start off with the first town on the li... Posted on 1/23/11 at 5:26 AM
REPRINT 1960: Area Backs Nixon-Lodge Against Kennedy
Jackson County was the only county in southwest Minnesota or northwest Iowa that voted for Kennedy in 1960. Everybody else backed Nixon.... Posted on 11/13/10 at 11:00 AM
STAFF BLOG UNDER THE LIGHTS Final football polls released
Minneapolis (AP) The Associated Press 2010 season final state high school football polls, first-place votes in parentheses, record and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports w... Posted on 10/25/10 at 9:50 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Local Musicians to Play in the Area
Nikki and the RueMates will play tonight from 8 p.m. to midnight at the VFW on Main Street in Lakefield as part of Lakefield's awesome annual festival, Summerfest.
They will also play t... Posted on 6/25/10 at 11:53 AM
Federal aid will cover 75 percent of costs incurred
WORTHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday signed a presidential disaster declaration for Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Cottonwood counties after an April 9 ice storm snapped thousands of power poles and thousands more trees.
Ellsworth battling water woes; other communities strive to return to normalcy
WORTHINGTON — Area counties are hard at work cleaning up fallen limbs and trees following this week’s ice storm and snowstorm, and power companies continue reducing the number of residents without electricity.
Grant will be used to investigate ceiling ornamentation in courthouse
JACKSON — Peeling paint on the ceiling of the courtroom inside the Jackson County Courthouse will soon be inspected in hopes of revealing what may be original ornamentation and stenciling inside the century-old structure.
December stats for regional counties below state's average
WORTHINGTON — After a month of enhanced DWI enforcement, the Minnesota Department of Safety (DPS) reported a decrease in the number of arrests in December compared to DWI arrests in the same month of 2011.
Lucinda Jesson urges regional counties to collaborate on health care
WORTHINGTON — Counties from across the state, and particularly those in southwest Minnesota, can share horror stories about clients on publicly funded health care over-using and abusing the system
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