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Harberts to oversee county’s drainage, ditch systems
Worthington ALC hosts Culture Day
SD cracking down on overweight vehicles
WRHCF helping make second chances possible
Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
College baseball: After 15 road games, Minnesota West slides into home
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Column: WHS ready to begin spring activities season
Column: Thanks Chuck Schumer, you're unifying conservatives
Letter: Expect little from new education secretary
Letter: Take time to learn about holistic, nutritional cures
Letter: District 518 board ‘out of sync’ with most of community
Sylvester "Sy" Lonneman
Benjamin Bruce Raudenbush
Harlan D. Harthun
William J. Wintz
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
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Ostrem 80th birthday
Doppenberg 80th birthday
Wagley 100th birthday
Johnson 90th birthday
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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
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