THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Ghost Bridge to come down but not without a fight.
The news of the massive demolition of the historic bridges has raised several eyebrows and are leading to questions as to how to better protect historic bridges from neglect and pointless demolition... Posted on 1/22/13 at 9:30 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Four days in the life of a reporter
More than a few times over the last four days, I had to remind myself to just take a deep breath and exhale slowly everythings gonna be all right.
From Friday afternoon through Monday noon, I logged... Posted on 5/7/12 at 8:01 PM
REPRINT 1940: Hit and Run Victim Dies
J. B. Jackson, a hit and run victim, died in 1940, five weeks after being severely injured.
... Posted on 4/30/11 at 6:00 PM
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
75 new jobs to be created; housing tries to keep up JACKSON — AGCO Operations broke ground Tuesday on a new $42 million expansion project at its manufacturing facility in Jackson, marking a second major expansion in as many years for the manufacturers of Massey Ferguson and Challenger row crop tractors and Challenger track tractors, as well as application equipment.
JACKSON – Federated Rural Electric in Jackson turned on the last residential meter Monday night with line crews done by 7 p.m. with residential outage restoration. At the peak of Federated’s ice storm outages were as high as 2,200 in Jackson County.
9 a.m. press release:
JACKSON – Federated Rural Electric in Jackson is on the home stretch with outages remaining to about 75 members. At the peak of Federated’s ice storm last week it was as high as 2,200 in Jackson County.
8 a.m. Sunday update
JACKSON -- 530 Federated members had power restored Saturday.
“We are down from 800 co-op members without power yesterday to 270 as of 7 a.m. Sunday,” said Joe Marthaler, Federated’s operations manager. “Today’s focus involves crews rebuilding 21 miles of power lines due to downed poles. To give you an idea of how many poles that is, some stretches have 16 out of 20 poles downed per mile of line.”
MANKATO — The public is encouraged to attend an open house on the plans to replace the U.S. 71 bridge over the Des Moines River in Jackson. The open house will run from 5 to 7 p.m., with a brief presentation at 6 p.m., April 25 at Jackson City Hall, 80 W. Ashley St.
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.
Common ground. Let us “set aside our political rhetoric” and “sit down with us (HSUS) and find common ground in support of Minnesota’s family farmers.” How does an industry that is attempting to feed animal protein to America and the Humane Society of the United States, which promotes a vegan agenda, find common ground?
Emily Erickson, Animal Well-Being and Quality Assurance Manager, New Fashion Pork, Jackson
, February 13, 2013
Exhibit includes recent ceramic pieces of Jerry Deuschle
WORTHINGTON — An electrician by trade and artist at heart, Jerry Deuschle has managed to combine his two vocations by teaching in the electrical program and ceramic classes at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Jackson Campus.
JACKSON — The halls of the Jackson County Central Performing Arts center were not quiet this weekend. Instead, they were filled with students and adults practicing barbershop, a style of music not often heard.
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