OKABENA — A one-vehicle rollover early Saturday morning in Jackson County claimed the life of a Heron Lake man. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a one-vehicle rollover at 5:44 a.m. May 11 in Rost Township.
WILDER — A section of Jackson County 17 south of Windom will be closed this morning while a bridge is repaired. The temporary closure is between 910th and 920th streets. It is expected to open again sometime this afternoon. U.S. 71 and Jackson County 39 are detour routes. According to Jackson County Engineer Tim Stahl, the bridge itself is fine — it’s the abutment that requires attention.
Editor’s note : While this isn’t a comprehensive list of every area school district’s snow day make-up plans, it showcases different approaches to making up large amount of snow days. REGIONAL — What appears to be an unusually tough and bitter winter isn’t only wearing on area residents; it has created a headache for many area school districts.
WORTHINGTON — More homes sold in less days on the market is how area realtors summarize what the Worthington-area housing market experienced in 2018 when compared to the year prior.
ORANGE CITY, Iowa — An Ocheyedan, Iowa man has been criminally charged for burning four books belonging to the Orange City Public Library — a scene he posted to his Facebook page in an apparent protest of the city’s gay pride festival and contents of the LGBTQ-themed books.
WORTHINGTON — District 518 Community Education’s newest community classes and activities catalog hit mailboxes of district residents this week, and it includes new classes that organizers hope will take flight soon.
JACKSON — A Lakefield man involved last spring in a five-hour standoff with multiple law enforcement agencies after discharging a firearm inside his home has a chance to have his criminal case dismissed.
WORTHINGTON — Area residents will soon be able to peruse a variety of uniquely decorated Christmas trees in a forest — all from within the comfort and warmth of the great indoors.
WINDOM — Windom is looking to grow its population, but in order to do so, it needs more housing. That’s the word from Windom Economic Development Director Drew Hage, as well a 2014 housing study that found that 130 additional units were needed by the end of the decade. That process hasn’t been cut and dry, but not because there’s no developer in sight, Hage said.
ADRIAN — The Adrian community will celebrate continuous and improved access to rural health care on Saturday, as Sanford Health Adrian Clinic opened its doors for the first time at its new Maine Avenue location. The public is invited to celebrate the new 3,340-square-foot facility at 201 Maine Ave. during a special Saturday open house celebration. Current providers and other Sanford staff will welcome guests from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with cider and cookies served. The clinic officially opens Monday