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Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Dayton: Shouldn't take long to elect two new legislators
Lawyer: Schoen was warned sexual harassment claims could become public during potential state auditor bid
The race to replace Schoen: Bigham is in, McNamara 'strongly leaning toward' a run
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Wild about turkeys: Hunters thankful for challenges
Girls basketball: Rock Valley tops Sibley-Ocheyedan
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck receives contract extension but no added raise
The Drill (Episode 32: Nov. 22, 2017)
Column: There’s plenty to celebrate on Thanksgiving
Column: Hospice care includes many non-cancer diagnoses
Letter: Let’s be honest about MinnesotaCare expansion costs
Letter: Time to ‘Ring the Bell’ to help in Nobles County
Letter: To respect the flag, stand for it
Douglas Dale Kleve
Barry M. Iwen
Duane R. Klooster
Leatrice (Underwood) Koening
Solts get new fence thanks to help from neighbors, friends
Talking turkey: St. Mary’s youths offer cooking tips
The great canned pumpkin hunt: Fans won't let Festal go
My honest list of thanks
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
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Olson 80th birthday
Koob 98th birthday
Carlsbeek 50th anniversary
Brock 65th anniversary
Winter 98th birthday
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July 11, 2014
Camping opportunities are plentiful in Jackson County
Editor’s note: This is the first of a series on camping opportunities available in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa. JACKSON — Due...
July 11, 2014 - 10:08pm
June 26, 2014
Group recommends Fifth Judicial candidates to Dayton
ST. PAUL — The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Thursday it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District. The vacancy was created upon the retirement of the Honorable Linda...
June 26, 2014 - 9:39pm
June 5, 2014
Several file for county offices
The deadline for applying for county-level elected office was Wednesday. The following individuals have filed for candidacy: Cottonwood County County Commissioner, District 1: James Schmidt County Commissioner, District 3: Donna Gravely, Tom White County Commissioner, District...
June 5, 2014 - 9:39pm
March 28, 2014
Bensons to be honored as Faces of Hope
BIGELOW — David and Sally Anne Benson of rural Bigelow will be honored as the Faces of Hope during a Southwest Crisis Center banquet April...
March 28, 2014 - 9:58pm
Southwest Crisis Center, partners awarded grant
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Crisis Center, in partnership with New Horizons Crisis Center and the Committee Against Domestic Violence, has been awarded a grant from Minnesota Department of Health to develop a program to help sexually exploited and sexually trafficked youths. The...
March 28, 2014 - 9:54pm
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.
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