Local News

World's Fair passes on Minnesota

Thu 11-16-2017

Minnesota finished third Wednesday behind the Argentine capital Buenos Aires and the Polish city of Lodz.

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"Third Thursday" tomorrow in Jackson

Wed 11-15-2017

This month, the theme is giving back and participating businesses will be donating a portion of their sales to various local causes. 

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USDA expects stable farm profits

Wed 11-15-2017

Profits are expected to remain steady for Minnesota corn and soybean farmers despite a slight production dip in 2017.

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Highway 9 closed following accident

Tue 11-14-2017

The Dickinson County Sheriff's office says deputies responded to a two vehicle accident in the 3100 block of Highway 9 at about 1:05 Tuesday afternoon.

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Milford fire victim identified

Tue 11-14-2017

He's identified as 53-year-old Francis Petska of Milford.

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Jackson woman injured in Houston Co

Tue 11-14-2017

A Jackson woman sustained minor injuries in a two vehicle accident in Houston County Sunday.

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Hate crimes on the rise in Minnesota

Tue 11-14-2017

The FBI released its 2016 hate crime statistics report Monday.

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Arnolds Park receives Iowa CAT Grant

Mon 11-13-2017

Historic Arnolds Park, Incorporated has been awarded a $935,000 grant through the state's Community Attraction and Tourism, or CAT Grant program.

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MInnesota awaits word on World's Fair

Mon 11-13-2017

Minnesota is hoping to host the first World's Fair on U.S. soil in nearly 40 years.

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Fundraiser Saturday at Jackson Legion

Fri 11-10-2017

The Jackson Class of 1965 will be holding a Pork Chop Dinner fundraiser tonight at the Jackson American Legion. 

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WI to look at hemp farming

Fri 11-10-2017

Wisconsin would join a majority of other states in allowing the farming of industrial hemp under a bill sent to Gov. Scott Walker.

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Jackson County Birdwatchers to meet

Thu 11-9-2017

The group will meet tonight at 6:30pm at the Hi-Lo Club in Lakefield.

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Municipal liquor stores see profit drop

Thu 11-9-2017

A new analysis shows municipally operated liquor stores in Minnesota saw a drop in profits in 2016 despite record sales.

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Body found in Milford storage unit fire

Wed 11-8-2017

One person has died following fire Tuesday evening at a storage facility on the north end of Milford.

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Rollover east of Fairmont injures one

Wed 11-8-2017

One person was injured in a one vehicle rollover accident on Interstate 90 in Martin County Wednesday morning.

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Iowa municipal election results

Wed 11-8-2017

Municipal elections were held yesterday in Iowa.

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Iowa agency delays adding third Medicaid company

Wed 11-8-2017

The agency will hire another company to offer Medicaid coverage in 2019

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Jackson Council names Volunteer Award recipients

Tue 11-7-2017

The Jackson City Council met in regular session Monday night at City Hall. 

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Winter Weather Week - Outdoor Winter Safety

Tue 11-7-2017

The sections below provide some basic information and fact sheets about the most common risks and hazards and how to prepare for or avoid them.

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Simpson College takes step toward affordable education

Tue 11-7-2017

Simpson College in Indianola says it will cover tuition costs of Iowa students whose families have an adjusted gross income of $60,000 or less.

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Ruby's Pantry returns to Jackson

Mon 11-6-2017

Ruby’s Pantry returns to Jackson tomorrow (November 7th) from 4:30 to 6pm at the Jackson National Guard Armory. 

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