Hearing on the Center ends without resolution
JACKSON — The fate of the Jackson County Resource Center remains in doubt after Tuesday’s hearing, which ended with Judge Douglas Richards requesting lawyers for both Jackson County and the Jackson Preservation Alliance to deliver their closing statements to him in writing by 4:30 p.m. Friday.
JACKSON — The Jackson Preservation Alliance will gather evidence that the 1938 portion of the Jackson County Resource Center is of historical significance in hopes of utilizing the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act (MERA) to halt the demolition of the structure, the group’s president said at its meeting Thursday in the Jackson American Legion.
JACKSON — The Jackson Preservation Alliance intends to take legal action to halt the destruction of the 1938 portion of the Jackson County Resource Center, slated to be demolished so a new Jackson County Human Services building can be built in its place.
School resource officers say role often misunderstood
Slouching in their seats, the red and white-uniformed high schoolers look a little wary of the armed police officer standing outside their door. “There’s no need here,” Shanley High School senior Tony Desharnais said as the first day of school recently came to a close. “Nothing really happens here.”
JACKSON — Renovating part of the Jackson County Resource Center would cost about $1.3 million less than building a new resource center with the same square footage, a committee reported to the Jackson County Board Tuesday.
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