Local News

No injuries at NFP Estherville fire

Tue 11-12-2019

The Estherville and Gruver Fire Departments were called a little after 10:00 am.

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Jackson KOA receives National Awards

Tue 11-12-2019

Kampgrounds of America announced the Jackson KOA Journey Campground has earned the 2020 KOA President’s Award and KOA Founder’s Award.

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Record breaking cold hits parts of MN

Tue 11-12-2019

An arctic air mass that started in Siberia has moved through the Midwest and East Coast.

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Weather halts sugar beet harvest

Tue 11-12-2019

American Crystal Sugar has already ended its fall sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley.

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Man burned in NW Iowa fire dies

Tue 11-12-2019

38-year-old Jorge Orozco died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Burn Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Rep. Gunther receives MGA recognition

Mon 11-11-2019

The Minnesota Grocers Association announced Representative Bob Gunther as a 2019 Hero of the Food Industry.

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Jackson Area Young Professionals group starts strong

Mon 11-11-2019

The Jackson Area Young Professionals was started by the Jackson Economic Development Office in coordination with area employers.

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Holidays are prime time for scams

Mon 11-11-2019

The holiday season provides ample opportunities for con artists to prowl for unsuspecting victims.

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No injuries in Spirit Lake fire

Mon 11-11-2019

Firefighters were called to 710 22nd Street after getting a report of smoke in a residence there, possibly from a chimney fire. 

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Estherville Fire Department has planned burn today

Sat 11-9-2019

City officials say the exercise is scheduled to start at 6:00 am, and that it's contingent upon favorable weather.

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Estherville woman injured in accident

Sat 11-9-2019

A two-vehicle collision Wednesday in the 2800 mile of County Road N-14 just south of the Clay-Dickinson county line sent two people to the hospital.

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St. James man convicted in shooting

Sat 11-9-2019

Jurors deliberated about four hours and returned guilty verdicts.

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Zebra mussel larvae found in Lake of the Woods

Sat 11-9-2019

The Department of Natural Resources says samples from one of three sites contained a substantial number of larvae.

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Gov. Walz in Fergus Falls for Deer Opener

Fri 11-8-2019

This will be Walz's first Governor's Deer Hunting Opener.

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HealthPartners to close pharmacies

Fri 11-8-2019

The nonprofit health insurer says about 300 jobs will be eliminated, including about 100 pharmacists.

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Snow makes for busy day

Thu 11-7-2019

Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted with a number of minor accidents Wednesday.

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Winter Home and Fire Safety

Thu 11-7-2019

This week is Winter Hazard awareness week in Minnesota and todays topic is Winter Home and Fire Safety.

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Minnesota job vacancies at all time high

Thu 11-7-2019

Employers across the state reported 146,513 job vacancies, and the job vacancy rate was 5.3 percent.

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DNR to collect deer spleen

Thu 11-7-2019

Researchers are hoping to harvest the organs for a study that examines the effects of neonicotinoids.

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Search shows widespread law violations at DHS

Thu 11-7-2019

Public records show that the Minnesota Department of Human Services violated state law more than 200 times over the past year.

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JCC Voters approve $35.4 referendum

Wed 11-6-2019

Of the 1,814 votes cast, 1,116, just over 61%, were in support of the referendum. 

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Jackson woman injured in I-90 accident

Wed 11-6-2019

A Jackson woman was injured in a one vehicle rollover accident near Blue Earth Tuesday night.

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