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Worthington Middle School Festival of Music event is Monday evening
Heron Lake-Okabena students gather 'Coins for Kids'
Doubt remains in Daubt; Democrats have concerns about new House speaker
Windom schools say no to winter weather
Education, research and new treatments assisting people with diabetes
Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
Prep boys basketball: Antes sinks nine threes as Windom Area survives JCC
Prep gymnastics: Worthington soars to 140.175
Prep girls basketball: Jackson County Central tops Windom, SWC beats Canby
Prep wrestling: Four from Worthington get into Riot semifinals
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Anita Rose (Ling) Siegmann
Florence "Kip" Gee
Cyril F. Gengler
Teresa Marie Stofferan
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
Out and About
Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
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March 15, 2013
Jackson County hopes to peel away the past
JACKSON -- Peeling paint on the ceiling of the courtroom inside the Jackson County Courthouse will soon be inspected in hopes of revealing what may be original ornamentation and stenciling inside the century-old structure. Janice Fransen, Jackson County Coordinator, said the potential...
March 15, 2013 - 9:39pm
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