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Wireless hotspot use increases, but a Band-Aid to county’s demand for broadband
WMS hosts its first Multi-Cultural Fair
Swimming with the sharks: S-O students learn negotiation skills
Common concerns: Mental health services available
College softball: Lady Jays lose twice to A-R
Prep baseball: Runs and hits are scarce as Pipestone edges Windom
Prep golf: Paulsen leads H-BC golfers
Prep softball: Trojans fall in solid effort
Track and field: Paulson wins twice at Mountain Lake
Column: Using technology to boost student engagement
Column: If Trump were a woman
Column: The solution for Minnesota's two biggest challenges
Letter: Railroad safety is a bonding bill priority
Letter: Clarifying the Establishment Clause
Kenneth L. Anderson
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Detective work: Dave Hoffman recognized as one of the ‘Faces of Hope’ by Crisis Center
Column: Think we've had rain? Remember this stormy weather?
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
Religion briefs: April 28
Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
Out and About
Balk 80th birthday
Thueson 90th birthday
Zylstra 95th birthday
Thorn 65th anniversary
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April 25, 2016
Two arrested on drug charges in Jackson County
JACKSON — Two people have been charged with drug-related crimes following the execution of a search warrant last week in Jackson County. On Thursday, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office executed the warrant at 710 Grantz St., Jackson. Deputies located approximately 1.3 grams of...
April 25, 2016 - 8:39pm
April 22, 2016
Frekings are MPPA Family of the Year
JACKSON — New Fashion Pork is thriving because of the Freking family’s commitment to old-fashioned values. And although the success of New...
News / agriculture
April 22, 2016 - 10:18pm
April 20, 2016
Red Cross offers area blood drives
JACKSON — Each day, the Red Cross must collect approximately 14,000 blood donations to meet the needs of patients across the country. To make an appointment to give blood, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767. Upcoming blood...
April 20, 2016 - 8:28pm
Harriet Tubman to be featured on U.S. $20 bill
WASHINGTON — Civil rights activist Harriet Tubman will replace slaveholding former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, becoming the first...
April 20, 2016 - 3:56pm
April 10, 2016
Federated members help fund local projects with Operation Round Up
JACKSON — The Federated Rural Electric Trust, Jackson, recently recognized local organizations receiving $17,888 through Operation Round Up. These donations occur due to monthly contributions by participating Federated members. Twenty-five organizations received money and eight...
April 10, 2016 - 8:08pm
April 5, 2016
Escaped inmates were bound for Jackson
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. — Two inmates being transported by private van to southwest Minnesota escaped Monday morning and are at large, a Spencer, Iowa, radio station reported. KICD reported Monday that Florida police were looking for Michael Rottuno, 30, and James Banks, 31, who...
April 5, 2016 - 7:29pm
March 7, 2016
Les Knutson: Jackson County Central draws Caledonia
JACKSON — Section 3AA boys basketball champion Jackson County Central will tangle with the second-seeded Caledonia Warriors, the champions...
sports / prep
March 7, 2016 - 9:50pm
February 29, 2016
Bridge project concerns Jackson businesses
JACKSON — Jackson business owners are worried that a highway project will divert incoming traffic away from their stores. During an open house Monday night, dozens of community members asked the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and city officials about the construction,...
February 29, 2016 - 8:40pm
February 12, 2016
Air Force band to take JCC stage
JACKSON — A five-member band from the U.S. Air Force will perform with instruments ranging from the flute to the bassoon Tuesday in Jackson. The Air Force Band of Mid-America’s Midwest Winds Woodwind Quintet will perform at 7 p.m. at Jackson County Central High School — located...
February 12, 2016 - 10:12pm
February 9, 2016
Sheriff investigates Jackson break-in
JACKSON — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a daytime break-in Tuesday at Asa Auto Plaza that occurred Jan. 31. Entrance to the business was gained through a shop door, and the suspect was scared off by the owner. An undetermined amount of cash was missing,...
February 9, 2016 - 3:24pm
January 28, 2016
Saddling up with the Lord: Jackson sale barn hosts monthly Cowboy Church service
JACKSON — As a young girl, Judy Wiedemeier wanted to grow up to be a cowboy. Today, she still is much enamored of the cowboy way of life. By...
News / agriculture
January 28, 2016 - 10:14pm
January 19, 2016
Appointments to HLWD board of managers questioned
JACKSON — Controversy has again arisen in the Heron Lake Watershed District after Jackson County commissioners appointed two individuals to the board of managers during their Tuesday morning meeting. Five candidates had sought appointment to fill two terms — one a full three-year...
January 19, 2016 - 8:39pm
January 13, 2016
State takes carnival owner to court: Magic Midway sued for failure to show at events, including the Jackson County Fair
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans expect carnival rides, games and concessions at a fair, but the attractions have been no-shows at some small fairs....
January 13, 2016 - 9:12pm
January 12, 2016
Jackson County 4-H teams excel at national event in Denver
JACKSON — Two teams of 4-H’ers from Jackson County brought home hardware after competing in the 96th annual Western National Roundup during...
January 12, 2016 - 7:49pm
January 11, 2016
Jackson invests in community library
JACKSON — After years of careful planning and waiting, Jackson County Library Director Tamara Erickson and her staff are in the midst of a...
January 11, 2016 - 8:48pm