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Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Menjivar-Melendez set for contested omnibus hearing
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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April 20, 2016
Red Cross offers area blood drives
JACKSON — Each day, the Red Cross must collect approximately 14,000 blood donations to meet the needs of patients across the country. To make an appointment to give blood, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767. Upcoming blood...
April 20, 2016 - 8:28pm
Harriet Tubman to be featured on U.S. $20 bill
WASHINGTON — Civil rights activist Harriet Tubman will replace slaveholding former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, becoming the first...
April 20, 2016 - 3:56pm
April 10, 2016
Federated members help fund local projects with Operation Round Up
JACKSON — The Federated Rural Electric Trust, Jackson, recently recognized local organizations receiving $17,888 through Operation Round Up. These donations occur due to monthly contributions by participating Federated members. Twenty-five organizations received money and eight...
April 10, 2016 - 8:08pm
April 5, 2016
Escaped inmates were bound for Jackson
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. — Two inmates being transported by private van to southwest Minnesota escaped Monday morning and are at large, a Spencer, Iowa, radio station reported. KICD reported Monday that Florida police were looking for Michael Rottuno, 30, and James Banks, 31, who...
April 5, 2016 - 7:29pm
March 7, 2016
Les Knutson: Jackson County Central draws Caledonia
JACKSON — Section 3AA boys basketball champion Jackson County Central will tangle with the second-seeded Caledonia Warriors, the champions...
March 7, 2016 - 9:50pm
February 29, 2016
Bridge project concerns Jackson businesses
JACKSON — Jackson business owners are worried that a highway project will divert incoming traffic away from their stores. During an open house Monday night, dozens of community members asked the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and city officials about the construction,...
February 29, 2016 - 8:40pm
February 12, 2016
Air Force band to take JCC stage
JACKSON — A five-member band from the U.S. Air Force will perform with instruments ranging from the flute to the bassoon Tuesday in Jackson. The Air Force Band of Mid-America’s Midwest Winds Woodwind Quintet will perform at 7 p.m. at Jackson County Central High School — located...
February 12, 2016 - 10:12pm
February 9, 2016
Sheriff investigates Jackson break-in
JACKSON — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a daytime break-in Tuesday at Asa Auto Plaza that occurred Jan. 31. Entrance to the business was gained through a shop door, and the suspect was scared off by the owner. An undetermined amount of cash was missing,...
February 9, 2016 - 3:24pm
January 28, 2016
Saddling up with the Lord: Jackson sale barn hosts monthly Cowboy Church service
JACKSON — As a young girl, Judy Wiedemeier wanted to grow up to be a cowboy. Today, she still is much enamored of the cowboy way of life. By...
January 28, 2016 - 10:14pm
January 19, 2016
Appointments to HLWD board of managers questioned
JACKSON — Controversy has again arisen in the Heron Lake Watershed District after Jackson County commissioners appointed two individuals to the board of managers during their Tuesday morning meeting. Five candidates had sought appointment to fill two terms — one a full three-year...
January 19, 2016 - 8:39pm
January 13, 2016
State takes carnival owner to court: Magic Midway sued for failure to show at events, including the Jackson County Fair
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans expect carnival rides, games and concessions at a fair, but the attractions have been no-shows at some small fairs....
January 13, 2016 - 9:12pm
January 12, 2016
Jackson County 4-H teams excel at national event in Denver
JACKSON — Two teams of 4-H’ers from Jackson County brought home hardware after competing in the 96th annual Western National Roundup during...
January 12, 2016 - 7:49pm
January 11, 2016
Jackson invests in community library
JACKSON — After years of careful planning and waiting, Jackson County Library Director Tamara Erickson and her staff are in the midst of a...
January 11, 2016 - 8:48pm
December 16, 2015
Insufficient evidence: HLWD administrator will not be charged with wrongdoing
JACKSON — More than three years after complaints were filed against the Heron Lake Watershed District and its administrator, Jan Voit, alleging...
December 16, 2015 - 8:36pm
December 9, 2015
Federated seeks entries for Youth Tour Contest
JACKSON — A local teenager will experience firsthand the pride of being an American by winning a free trip to Washington June 11-16. Federated Rural Electric, Jackson, will select the winner of this trip through its annual Youth Tour Contest. High school freshmen, sophomores, juniors...
December 9, 2015 - 9:00pm