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Contest celebrates V&M Locker for making best hot dogs in Minnesota
Region celebrating Independence Day with fireworks and more
George marking Freedom Days this weekend
Currie to celebrate Fourth Saturday through Monday
Caller tries to scam county attorney
Legion baseball: Adrian's Loosbrock, Rogers sink Post 5
Scott Rall: For the love of a Lab
Minnesota West football: Linder to break in new players, and new coaches, too
VFW baseball: Slayton nips Worthington 3-2
Prep softball: West Lyon downs Sibley-Ocheyedan
Two years, $7 million, no smoking gun
City should see positive impact Journey building can have
Column: Have a happy Fourth, and give thanks
Column: Double trouble for Trump
Letter: Finally, a good decision from the DNR
Gail J. Smiens
Douglas Lester Roy Engler
Marilyn Jean Dahl
Religion briefs: June 30
Looking Back: 1996 -- Parade, demo derby and much more set for Worthington’s Fourth
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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February 26, 2016
Jasper school saved thanks to fundraising effort
JASPER — The former Jasper High School will soon be under new ownership due to community efforts. The organization Reclaim Community has raised over $30,000 in an effort to buy the building that was once the local high school. The school was closed in 1993, and a group of community...
February 26, 2016 - 10:02pm
January 19, 2016
Letter: Jasper does indeed have a place to buy groceries
By Sandy Moose, Jasper First of all, thank you for the very well done front-page article in your Jan. 14 issue relating to the Jasper school building. However, there is one point made in the write-up that caught me off guard. “There may not be a grocery store now, but ... if plans...
opinion / letters
January 19, 2016 - 6:33pm
January 13, 2016
School house rocks: Group hopes to save historic Jasper building
JASPER — Elicia Kortus had just finished the sixth grade when the Pipestone-Jasper school district voted to close the stately Sioux quartzite...
January 13, 2016 - 9:08pm
November 4, 2015
Data: Nov. 4, 2015
Accidents JASPER — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a one-vehicle accident at 7:28 p.m. Tuesday on Minnesota 269, ¼ mile east of the Minnesota-South Dakota border. Gina L. Wiebe, 47, of Jasper, was driving a 1998 Mercury Sable when it entered the ditch and struck a road...
November 4, 2015 - 9:27pm
October 21, 2015
Data: Oct. 21, 2015
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Sheriff investigated an accident at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday. JASPER — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a semitrailer rig rollover at 8:26 p.m. Tuesday on MInnesota 269 in Pipestone County. James L. Eschen, 61, of Madison, was westbound...
October 21, 2015 - 8:36pm
June 4, 2015
Data: June 4, 2015
Accidents JASPER — The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle rollover at 6:43 a.m. Thursday on Minnesota 23, near milepost 12. Susan Ehrlich, 76, of Pipestone, was driving a 2002 Chrysler Sebring southbound on Minnesota 23 when she lost control and the vehicle rolled,...
June 4, 2015 - 9:29pm
May 12, 2015
Experts examine cause of hog barn fire that killed two women
JASPER — A state fire marshal and insurance company investigators were on the scene Tuesday at the site of fatal fire in a hog barn three miles east of Jasper, while co-workers and family members grieved the loss of two women who were cleaning the facility when the fire broke out. Rock...
May 12, 2015 - 8:36pm
May 11, 2015
Two perish in hog barn fire
JASPER — Two women died Monday as a result of a hog barn fire east of Jasper. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 9:23 a.m. Monday. Jasper Fire and Rescue was dispatched along with the Edgerton, Hardwick, Luverne and Pipestone fire departments for...
May 11, 2015 - 10:36pm
January 28, 2015
Life is grand at Grand A Alpacas
JASPER — Banker by day and farmer by night, David Smith and his wife, Phyllis, have a unique homestead on the outskirts of Jasper. Looking...
January 28, 2015 - 9:01pm
June 4, 2014
Data: June 5, 2014
Accidents JASPER — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a head-on collision at 2:59 p.m. Wednesday at mile marker 16 on Minnesota 23 in Rock County. Michael A. Juhler, 44, of Sioux Falls, S.D., was driving a 1998 Silverado and was attempting to pass another vehicle. Algert M....
data / police
June 4, 2014 - 10:00pm
April 6, 2014
Enjoying 'Spring Loaded'
April 6, 2014 - 8:26pm
August 1, 2013
Jasper to celebrate 125th birthday
JASPER — Founded in 1888, Jasper will celebrate its 125th birthday in conjunction with the annual Quartziter Days this weekend. The three-day celebration will begin today with festivities including the Jasper All-School Reunion, which is coordinated every five years. Jasper City...
August 1, 2013 - 11:02pm
June 20, 2012
Jasper man facing multiple rape charges in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A Jasper man is facing nine counts of first-degree rape, according to court documents filed this week in Minnehaha County, S.D. Charges may also be pending in Minnesota, according to a spokesperson with the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office. Justin Steenstra,...
News / crime
June 20, 2012 - 10:26pm
February 14, 2011
Jasper man charged with meth possession
PIPESTONE -- A Jasper man may have hidden methamphetamine or meth paraphernalia in his truck while his 10-year-old son sat nearby, according to the criminal complaint filed recently in Pipestone County District Court. Chad Aaron Miller, 32, was stopped shortly before 5 p.m. on Feb....
News / crime
February 14, 2011 - 8:29pm
January 26, 2011
Edgerton man allegedly burglarizes parishioners
PIPESTONE -- An Edgerton man allegedly scoped out church attendance before leaving the service early to burglarize the houses of parishioners,...
News / crime
January 26, 2011 - 9:41pm