Local News

Jackson lifts Emergency Parking Ordinance

Tue 3-26-2019

Residents may go back to following normal rules pertaining to on-street parking.

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JCC, MCW speech students advance to Section 2A meet

Tue 3-26-2019

Jackson County Central advanced seven students, Martin County west advanced 5.

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Report shows MN farm income hits low

Tue 3-26-2019

University of Minnesota Extension and Minnesota State tracked the past 23 years of data and found Minnesota farms in 2018 earned the lowest median farm income during that period.

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Des Moines River continues slow drop

Tue 3-26-2019

Forecast projections show the river should drop below flood stage, which is 12 ft, sometime this weekend.

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Hands Free bill passes Senate, back to House

Tue 3-26-2019

The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill to require drivers to use hands-free devices when they want to use their cellphones on the road.

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MN House looks for tuition freeze as part of budget

Tue 3-26-2019

Leaders of the Minnesota House Democratic majority have unveiled a budget framework that adds a tuition freeze for students at public colleges and universities.

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Des Moines River starts to decline

Mon 3-25-2019

The river crest at 14.08 ft late yesterday in Jackson and at 23.01 ft in Windom on Saturday.

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President Trump grants Disaster Declaration

Mon 3-25-2019

The declaration makes federal public assistance available in the 56 Iowa counties.including Clay, Dickinson, Emmet and Osceola. 

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Study shows rise in homelessness

Mon 3-25-2019

The St. Paul-based Wilder Foundation released its findings this month from a count of people experiencing homelessness in 2018.

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Beatles tribute to perform at Clay Co Fair

Sat 3-23-2019

The Clay County Fair has announced RAIN - A Tribute to the Beatles will perform at The Grandstand during the 2019 Clay County Fair on Sunday, September 8 at 7:30 pm.

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MN Unemployment edges up again

Sat 3-23-2019

The state Department of Employment and Economic Development says the jobless rate last month was 3.1 percent, inching up from 3 percent in January.

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Gov. Walz tweaks budget proposal

Sat 3-23-2019

Walz told reporters Friday that his administration took a hard look and scaled back some proposals while sparing priority areas like education and health care.

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Area braces for flooding

Fri 3-22-2019

Jackson and Windom have declared a State of Emergency to help prepare in the event of widespread flooding.

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Gov. Walz pushes transportation bill

Fri 3-22-2019

The Minnesota Legislature has begun work in earnest on Gov. Tim Walz's transportation plan.

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Ruby's Pantry to stop Jackson distibution

Thu 3-21-2019

Senior LinkAge Line offers free Medicare classes

Thu 3-21-2019

Classes are held in Slayton on the second and third Monday of the month.

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Flooding continues to hamper area roads

Thu 3-21-2019

The Minnesota Department of Transportation closed Highway 99 Minnesota River Bridge at St. Peter last night.

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Windom bracing for forecasted flooding

Thu 3-21-2019

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has forecast a crest for the Des Moines River in Windom around 23 feet sometime Monday or Tuesday. 

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Barking dog complaint leads to drug arrests

Thu 3-21-2019

The Spirit Lake Police Department says three people were arrested on drug charges following a barking dog complaint.

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MN Guard to help with Nebraska flooding

Thu 3-21-2019

Minnesota sent one CH-47 Chinook helicopter with 10 personnel to support flood response operations in Nebraska.

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Arrests made in Lakes area burglaries

Wed 3-20-2019

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office has released information on the execution of a search warrant which occurred on March 4th, 2019. 

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Pawsitive Performers announced at Pleasantview Elementary

Wed 3-20-2019

Recipients for February and March were announced.

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