Local News

Jackson receives DEED Grant

Mon 10-15-2018

 Just over $2.35 million in grants were awarded for infrastructure projects in the Greater Minnesota area.

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No injuries in Friday am rollover

Mon 10-15-2018

No injuries were reported following a one-vehicle rollover Friday morning north of Alpha.

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New VA clinic to hold ribbon cutting

Mon 10-15-2018

A ribbon cutting ceremony on the new VA outpatient clinic in Spirit Lake is set for Friday, October 19th at 3:00 pm.

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2018 Gov. Pheasant opener a success

Mon 10-15-2018

Hunters reported excellent weather for hunting in the Luverne area during the eighth annual Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunt Saturday.

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Four injured in three-vehicle accident north of Windom

Sat 10-13-2018

A three-vehicle collision Friday evening on Highway 60 near Bingham Lake sent four people to the hospital. 

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Car-Semi accident near Truman injures one

Sat 10-13-2018

A collision Friday involving a car and a semi on Highway 15 in Truman sent one person to the hospital.

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Austin to host 2019 MN Gov. Pheasant Opener

Sat 10-13-2018

Mega Millions jackpots continues to grow

Sat 10-13-2018

No winning lottery ticket was sold for the Mega Millions drawing Friday night, meaning the jackpot climbs to $654 million.

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Emmet County receives disaster proclamation

Fri 10-12-2018

The proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond and assist with recovery efforts.

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Gov. Dayton set for back surgery

Fri 10-12-2018

The procedure is meant to improve his leg strength and stability.

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Two arrested in Martin County

Thu 10-11-2018

Authorities say they've arrested two suspects in connection with a drug overdose death that happened on August 19th of this year.

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CREST to hold volunteer training

Thu 10-11-2018

CREST has volunteer opportunities in friendly visiting, telephone reassurance, home helper, transportation, minor home repair, and respite care.

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No injuries reported in two semi accident near Alpha

Thu 10-11-2018

Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the accident at the intersection of County Roads 34 and 29 around 10:20am.

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Worthington excessive force case settles

Thu 10-11-2018

The 2016 beating of Promvongsa was captured on video.

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Rain continues to hamper harvest

Wed 10-10-2018

There were 2.9 days suitable for fieldwork, with several reports of wet weather hindering harvest activity.

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Jackson native David Ellefson back for honor

Wed 10-10-2018

Mayor Wayne Walter proclaimed October 9th as David Ellefson Day in Jackson. 

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MN Governor candidates meet in Willmar

Wed 10-10-2018

The two major party candidates for governor are debating over who would best represent greater Minnesota communities outside the metro areas.

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UofM announces new Veterinarian fellowship

Tue 10-9-2018

The program instructs vets in basic rehab skills like handling, bandaging, and examining wild animals such as deer, wolves and raccoons.

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Early voting open in Iowa

Mon 10-8-2018

Voting has started for this year's general election in Iowa where voters will choose among candidates in competitive races for governor, five other statewide offices and the state's four congressional seats.

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Palmer amaranth found in Jackson County

Sat 10-6-2018

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is investigating the source of a Palmer amaranth plant found growing in Jackson County.

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SW Minnesota counties receive USDA Disaster Declaration

Sat 10-6-2018

Murray County is a primary disaster area and the counties of Cottonwood, Lyon, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, and Rock have been named contiguous disaster counties. 

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Wet conditions hampering harvest

Sat 10-6-2018

Farmers in southern Minnesota are hoping for some drier weather as they begin the fall harvest.

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