Local News

MN Unemployment rate drops

Thu 9-19-2019

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased one-tenth percent to 3.3% in August.

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ILCC Music students to take part in Honor Flight

Thu 9-19-2019

The Brushy Creek Honor Flight program helps fly veterans to visit war memorials and Arlington National Cemetery at no cost to them.

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Health officials urging Minnesotans to get flu shots

Thu 9-19-2019

Only about half of the people eligible get the flu vaccine.

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Jackson sets preliminary tax levy

Wed 9-18-2019

The Jackson City Council last night approved setting the City’s preliminary tax levy for next year at 5.9 percent.

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One injured in semi rollover in Windom

Wed 9-18-2019

A one vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Windom sent one person to the hospital.

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Gov. Walz looks forward to 2020 session

Wed 9-18-2019

With summer winding down, Gov. Tim Walz is already looking ahead toward the 2020 legislative session.

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E coli outbreak linked to MN State Fair

Wed 9-18-2019

Health officials say at least 11 people got sick with E. coli infections after visiting the Minnesota State Fair this summer.

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USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report - Sept.16

Tue 9-17-2019

Wet and cool weather allowed for only 1.6 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending September 15, 2019.

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Two arrested in Emmet County

Tue 9-17-2019

The Emmet County Sheriff's Office has released information into some arrests made back in August.

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Estherville woman arrested

Tue 9-17-2019

Multiple charges have been filed against an Estherville woman as the result of an alleged incident September 9th in Estherville.

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Windom man injured in one vehicle accident

Tue 9-17-2019

A Windom man sustained minor injuries in a one vehicle accident Monday morning on Highway 60 near Mountain Lake.

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DNR expects good waterfowl season

Tue 9-17-2019

Wildlife managers say duck hunting is expected to be good when Minnesota's regular waterfowl season opens Saturday morning.

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Gov. Walz sets up Biofuels Council

Tue 9-17-2019

The council will advise him on how to foster the growth of Minnesota's biofuels industry.

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Jackson Splash pad inching closer to reality

Mon 9-16-2019

The City of Jackson and Jackson County Central Schools have been working on a Joint Powers agreement for management of the Splash Pad. 

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Man sleeping in church arrested for stolen pickup

Mon 9-16-2019

A Fairmont man was arrested following a report of a stolen truck Saturday morning in Jackson County.

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Apprenticeship enrollment on the rise

Mon 9-16-2019

88% of the state’s active apprentices are enrolled in construction programs that are jointly administered by trade unions and their signatory employers.

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MN State High School League facing deficit

Mon 9-16-2019

Officials are considering raising ticket prices and member dues while seeking more sponsors to address an anticipated $407,000 deficit.

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Iowa sports betting starts to pay off

Mon 9-16-2019

Figures release by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission show the state reaped nearly $146,000 in tax revenue from the wagers on sports events.

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MDA accepting grant applications

Sat 9-14-2019

Minnesota-based organizations with agricultural research capabilities may apply for funding.

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One injured in Spirit Lake crash

Sat 9-14-2019

A two-vehicle collision Friday morning at the intersection of 23rd Street and Sunner Avenue in Spirit Lake sent one person to the hospital.

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Gov. Walz calls recent Asia trip productive

Sat 9-14-2019

Walz says the trip reinforced his view that relationships matter.

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Minnesota adult obesity rate increases

Sat 9-14-2019

Minnesota's rate of 30.1% in 2018 is up from 28.4% the previous year and is nearing the national rate of 30.9%.

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