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Insurance rates may climb 25 percent; more reports due later
Fastest turkey in the Midwest
Fire at Okabena Towers; eight tenants displaced
Local family organizes Oct. 7 benefit
Minnesota GOP hires security experts to protect events from protesters
College volleyball: Jays fight hard, fall to powerful Rochester
Cross country: Windom Area's Irwin sharp in Mountain Lake
Prep football: Trojans hope to make their own breaks this year
Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
Area prep volleyball roundup
Column: Will Putin spring an October surprise?
Letter: Memorable exchange student experience wrapping up
Column: Trump and 'the blacks'
Letter: Kiwanis projects are making an impact
Column: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
Donna Mae Johnson
Joan E. Mork
Kenneth Linn Gaiser
Fern Rosezella Clauson
Column: "Dusting" off the memories
Looking Back: 1991 -- New group home opening in Jackson County
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Out and About
Yungmann 80th birthday
Ringkob 45th anniversary
Bullerman 60th anniversary
Froderman 65th anniversary
Rutzen 65th anniversary
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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
May 24, 2013
County officials have mixed feelings on Minnesota's legislative session
WORTHINGTON -- It has been days since the Minnesota Legislature adjourned for the year, and yet county officials are still trying to figure out how the decisions of political leaders will impact local governments. From setting a 3 percent levy limit for 2014 to wiping out sales tax...
May 24, 2013 - 9:53pm
May 17, 2013
Funnel clouds spotted in Jackson County
JACKSON -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office received multiple reports of funnel cloud sightings during a storm that moved through the county Friday night. A citizen reported seeing one of the funnel clouds touch down, but no trained tornado spotters made similar reports. The...
May 17, 2013 - 11:30pm
May 3, 2013
Southwest Minnesota receives disaster declaration
WORTHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday signed a presidential disaster declaration for Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Cottonwood counties...
May 3, 2013 - 9:47pm
April 30, 2013
Editorial: Need for disaster declaration is clear
While we've known for more than two weeks that damage from April's ice storm and subsequent snowstorm was significant, it has now been officially...
April 30, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Region works to recover
WORTHINGTON -- Area counties are hard at work cleaning up fallen limbs and trees following this week's ice storm and snowstorm, and power companies...
April 12, 2013 - 9:57pm
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...
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...
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...
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,...
November 22, 2012 - 10:17pm