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Alwal leads Mississippi State past Bison in women's basketball
Wrestling: Cobras fall 48-14 to Minneota
Girls hockey: Fairmont routs Trojans, Luverne defeats Marshall
Boys basketball: Arrows pierce Luverne, JCC falls to Marshall
Girls basketball: MCC defeats SWU, Adrian beats Ellsworth
Column: Lessons from the auto bailout
Column: A bum year in Washington
Editorial: Other sports are rightly off the hook
Column: Surplus news indicative of proper direction
As others see it: Be safe over the holidays
Religion Briefs: Dec. 19
The Disheveled Theologian: Reveling in the joy of the Christmas story
Looking Back: 1963 - Armour and Company facility is under construction
Column: A tip of the hat to women and their headgear
Crailsheim Christmas customs: Friends, exchange students share seasonal secrets of sister city
Out and About
Ahrens 85th birthday
Obermoller 90th birthday
Broesder 90th birthday
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Gertrude "Gertie" Gerber
February 12, 2013
Letter: Area Red Cross chapter seeks volunteers
Every eight minutes, American Red Cross members respond to a disaster in our nation. If you would like to be part of the Red Cross team, we need volunteers that would like to go to fires, set up shelters when disaster victims are displaced, provide assistance and assess damages after...
opinion / letters
February 12, 2013 - 12:00am
January 15, 2013
Minnesota DWI arrests on the decline
More than 2,500 impaired drivers statewide were arrested in December, according to a recently released DPS report. The DPS enforced a similar DWI crackdown in 2011 and made a total of 2,600 DWI arrests in Minnesota. "Our goal with these campaigns is to educate about the importance...
news / crime
January 15, 2013 - 9:25pm
November 22, 2012
Mobile meth lab found in region
JACKSON -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office discovered a mobile meth lab last week while investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle on a vacant farm site. Deputies responded to the report on Nov. 15 at the farm site in Section 4 of Ewington Township. Zachariah Swanson, 35,...
news / crime
November 22, 2012 - 10:17pm
October 2, 2012
Jackson County DFL event Thursday
LAKEFIELD -- The Jackson County DFL will host a meet the candidates forum from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the VFW in Lakefield. Candidates scheduled to be in attendance include House District 22B candidate Cheryl Avenel-Navara of Worthington, Senate District 22 candidate Alan Oberloh...
October 2, 2012 - 9:19pm
August 10, 2012
On the Ballot 2012: William Tusa
Name: William Tusa Occupation: Farmer What prompted you to run for county commissioner? I have served on the Jackson County Board of Commissioners since being elected in 2008. I feel the people of our county need someone who is willing to respond to their needs and problems. I feel...
August 10, 2012 - 9:46pm
On the Ballot 2012: Mike Handzus
Name: Mike Handzus Occupation: Farming What prompted you to run for county commissioner? After studying the discrepancies that exist between the way county government deals with issues, versus the views of the majority of the individuals that they are elected to represent, I felt...
August 10, 2012 - 9:44pm
On the Ballot 2012: Richard Erickson
Name: Richard Erickson Occupation: I am a farmer in Minneota Township. I milked cows for 30 years, and now I have beef cattle with my son. What prompted you to run for county commissioner? I have had the interest in it for awhile. I feel I'm at the point in my life I can dedicate...
August 10, 2012 - 9:42pm
Minnesota Department of Human Services commissioner pays visit to Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Counties from across the state, and particularly those in southwest Minnesota, can share horror stories about clients on publicly...
August 10, 2012 - 9:38pm
August 3, 2012
Data: August 3, 2012
Accidents LAKEFIELD -- The Minnesota State Patrol, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Lakefield Fire Department and Lakefield Ambulance responded to a one-vehicle crash at 2:59 p.m. Thursday on Minnesota 86, five miles north of Lakefield. Eugene Sunderman, 69, of Windom was driving...
data / crime
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Citations: Aug. 3, 2012
The following charges have been filed in area district courts: Cottonwood County July 16: Vincent Warren Pederson, St.
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 30, 2012
Two Windom men arrested for theft in Jackson County
JACKSON -- A report of stolen items last week led to the arrest of two Windom men after a stolen vehicle was found partially submerged in Lake Independence. According to a report from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, an investigation started July 24 regarding the theft of items...
news / crime
July 30, 2012 - 9:14pm
June 21, 2012
Two Windom residents held in Jackson County for meth use
JACKSON -- Two Windom residents are in the Jackson County Jail after allegedly smoking methamphetamine before babysitting in Heron Lake. Zachary James Leckey, 24, and Jenny Carlstrom, 30, were arrested last week in the 1400 block of Third Avenue, where they were babysitting three...
news / crime
June 21, 2012 - 8:13pm
June 5, 2012
Minnesota candidate filings completed
WORTHINGTON -- Tuesday marked the last day of political filings for federal, state and county offices and other offices in municipalities and school districts that have primaries. The candidate withdrawal period ends Thursday at 5 p.m. Because of the redistricting across the nation...
news / politics
June 5, 2012 - 10:22pm
May 29, 2012
Minneota Township crash results in fatality
JACKSON -- Michelle Engelkes, 38, of Sheldon, Iowa, died Monday in a Sioux Falls, S.D. hospital after being injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday night east of Little Spirit Lake in Minneota Township. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, a report of a one-vehicle motorcycle...
May 29, 2012 - 1:17pm
May 4, 2012
Storms roar through region, triggering tornado sirens and delivering rain, hail
WORTHINGTON -- Tornado sirens, funnel cloud sightings, hail, strong winds and pelting rains struck southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa Friday afternoon, creating lakes in farm fields, swiftly running currents in road ditches and flooded city streets. It also caused power outages...
May 4, 2012 - 11:46pm