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Hawk Creek Lutheran Church members salvage a few pieces from fire-damaged building
Mark Dayton at DNC recalls Senate seat mate Hillary Clinton
Essentia rates 4 stars, Sanford 3 stars in new hospital quality comparison
Baustian siblings take part in 4-H Swine Show at Rock County Fair
Planning Commission approves after-the-fact permit
Ride with mom leads to lessons on bees, porcupine grass
Adrian looks to be Cinderella of state Legion tourney ball
Column: Cubs defense was stellar
YMCA Fun Run a good time for all ages
Amateur baseball: Worthington wins, takes 1-0 series lead over Heron Lake
Column: Night and day
Letter: Many thanks are offered following fire at business
Letter: Hagedorn all about negativity, fear
Letter: TV coverage of GOP convention left much to be desired
Letter: Journey pastor grateful for community support
Eleanor Louise Engebretson
Calen Daniel "Rudy" Ross
Religion briefs: July 28
Column: Face time
Looking Back: 2006 -- City, YMCA approved deal for new Y facility
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
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Davis 85th birthday
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March 27, 2014
Jackson County Historical Society facilities getting long-needed update
LAKEFIELD — Books are piled high on shelves, artifacts are tucked into every nook and cranny and photographs fill the walls of the Jackson...
March 27, 2014 - 5:18pm
March 21, 2014
Nesseth inducted into Minnesota Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame
LAKEFIELD — Longtime 4-H and FFA volunteer livestock judging coach Jim Nesseth was inducted into the Minnesota Livestock Breeders Hall...
March 21, 2014 - 9:55pm
January 31, 2014
Heron Lake man slated for court appearance Monday
HERON LAKE — The Heron Lake man who was arrested last Friday after authorities seized four pounds of methamphetamines and five pounds of marijuana during a home search is expected to make his initial appearance Monday in Jackson County District Court. At 12:30 Jan. 24, the...
January 31, 2014 - 10:14pm
January 30, 2014
Missouri River Basin work targets improved waters
WORTHINGTON — For the first two years of her job as the Missouri River Basin Project Coordinator, Chessa Frahm walked through knee-high grasses and along murky streams as she collected water samples from eight different locations in six counties in the 1,700-square-mile Missouri...
January 30, 2014 - 10:08pm
January 24, 2014
Heron Lake man faces multiple drug charges
HERON LAKE — A 51-year-old Heron Lake faces multiple drug charges after his arrest early Friday. Esteban Chavez-Cruz, 51, is charged with one felony count of controlled substance crime in the first degree, possession of methamphetamine, one felony count of fifth-degree possession...
January 24, 2014 - 9:43pm
January 3, 2014
Cold Wave: Area greeted by blizzard warning while Dayton cancels school for Monday
WORTHINGTON — Oh, the weather outside is frightful, and local area residents aren’t finding it so delightful. After a blizzard warning...
January 3, 2014 - 10:18pm
October 25, 2013
Grave matter: Jackson woman researches history of settler cemetery
JACKSON — In a small plot of land on the south edge of Loon Lake, some of the region’s early residents were laid to rest. But the rest hasn’t...
October 25, 2013 - 1:39pm
October 2, 2013
Column: Remembering Elaine Harder
Upon becoming managing editor of both the Jackson County Pilot and Lakefield Standard in April 2002, I found myself writing almost every kind of news story imaginable. It was a significant shift in my journalism career — I had worked primarily in sports beforehand — and it would...
October 2, 2013 - 2:58pm
September 24, 2013
Help for the homeless coming with new service
SLAYTON — Beginning next Tuesday, the Southwest Minnesota Opportunity Council in Nobles, Rock, Pipestone and Murray counties, as well as Western Community Action in Jackson and Cottonwood counties, will offer a one-stop service for the homeless. The hope is to bring about...
September 24, 2013 - 9:24pm
September 20, 2013
Library sale coming in Jackson
JACKSON — The Jackson County Friends of the Library annual book sale will be Thursday through Sept. 28 at the Jackson American Legion, 411 First St. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 28. A pre-sale for Friends of the...
September 20, 2013 - 10:14pm
Two dead in Jackson County crash
JACKSON — Donna Kanuch, 85, of Jackson, and Norma Kanuch, 64, also of Jackson, both died in a two-vehicle accident reported at 11:10 a.m. Friday at the intersection of U.S. 71 and Jackson County 4. According to the Minnesota State Patrol Report, Donna Kanuch was driving a...
September 20, 2013 - 10:12pm
July 18, 2013
Jackson County participates in new Veterans Court
JACKSON -- A Veterans Court program for the Fifth Judicial District was recently approved by the Minnesota Judicial Council. The program will serve Jackson, Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Martin, Nicollet and Watonwan counties and was formed through partnerships between veterans affairs...
July 18, 2013 - 5:10pm
June 29, 2013
Data: June 29, 2013
Accidents ALPHA -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office investigated an accident reported at 11:53 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Jackson County 29 and the off-ramp for Interstate 90 just north of Alpha. A 2013 Ford Explorer operated by Mark Passer, 32, of San Diego, Calif.,...
June 29, 2013 - 12:00am
June 21, 2013
Counties mull wheelage tax in wake of state levy limits
WORTHINGTON -- When the Minnesota Legislature voted earlier this year to enact levy limits for 2014, limiting the amount of revenue counties...
June 21, 2013 - 9:32pm
June 18, 2013
Letter: Red Cross chapter seeks board members
Join the American Red Cross in its mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. The Southwest Minnesota Chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking board members to represent Nobles,...
June 18, 2013 - 12:00am