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UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Felon accused of counterfeiting scheme, Hastings police say
Mystic Lake Casino planning Super Bowl acts
Frogs in Minnesota, across U.S. dying from disease
Susie Island transferred to Grand Portage Band
College volleyball: Improved Lady Jays are energized
Prep football preview: Windom hopes to step up against arch-rival JCC
The Drill: Andrew Huber is at the head of the pack
Prep volleyball: RRC beats Worthington in five sets
Girls soccer: Trojans have chances, lose to Tea, S.D.
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
Patience is a virtue, especially in gardening
Abused adult children may not be suited for caregiver role
Terrie L. Roede
Randy R. Roede
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
Disheveled Theologian: Updates and encouragement
Column: There is White House shadow across swath of our local region
out and about
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
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
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