Local News

New Development in Jackson

Thu 4-15-2021

New Scam in the Area

Wed 4-14-2021

Andrea Ruesch 4-H Scholarship Recipients Announced

Tue 4-13-2021

One local student from Jackson County and two from Cottonwood County awarded scholarships.

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One Vehicle Rollover

Mon 4-12-2021

One vehicle rollover still under investigation.

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Kilen Woods clean up scheduled for May 1st

Fri 4-9-2021

Federated Rural Electric employees, customers and the public are invited to Kilen Woods State Park from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Worthington roundabouts among 2021 road projects

Fri 4-9-2021

Other projects include replacing the Highway 91 bridge over I-90 at Adrian.

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Estherville man arrested on multiple charges

Fri 4-9-2021

The investigation into this incident is ongoing and additional charges may be filed.

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Spirit Lake man found guilty of second-degree murder

Fri 4-9-2021

Gregg Winterfeld was found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of 58-year-old Grant Wilson.

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Estherville man killed in motorcycle accident

Fri 4-9-2021

The driver of the motorcycle was identified as Samuel Woolery, age 25, of Estherville.

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Over 3 million vaccine doses administered

Fri 4-9-2021

That represents 34 percent of Minnesotans with at least one dose, and 22 percent have completed the process. 

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MDE preps for busy summer

Fri 4-9-2021

The goal is to help students recover from learning loss this year and transforming the education system for years to come. 

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State officials concerned about nursing home staff vacinnation rates

Thu 4-8-2021

Only 55 percent had received the vaccine as of March 31st and only 47 percent of staff in assisted living facilities. 

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Bipartisan support grows for sexual assault bill

Thu 4-8-2021

The push comes after the state Supreme Court ruled that someone raped while they're intoxicated is not considered "mentally incapacitated".

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Deer farm has positive CWD test

Thu 4-8-2021

Officials say this 77-head herd was quarantined in October 2020 as part of an investigation.

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Five County Administrator finalists named

Wed 4-7-2021

The five finalists for the newly created Jackson County Administrator position were released this morning.

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City of Jackson remains in strong financial shape

Wed 4-7-2021

Layne Kockelman of Abdo, Eick and Meyers presented the audit report virtually at last night's Jackson City Council meeting.

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Lake Park man pleads not guilty in ATV death

Wed 4-7-2021

48-year-old Christopher Bosma was charged in the death of 34-year-old Kelsie Sturm in the incident that took place near Harris.

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Southern MN man rescued from grain bin

Wed 4-7-2021

Walnut Grove firefighters and first responders found a person trapped under the grain and was able to extricate the victim in about an hour.

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Fire officials remind drone operators to not operate near wildfires

Wed 4-7-2021

Drones pose a dangerous risk to aircraft dropping water and retardants.

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Food service workers next vaccine target

Wed 4-7-2021

Governor Tim Walz kicks off a statewide campaign to get employees in critical industries vaccinated against COVID-19.  

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Commissioners approve County Administrator finalists

Tue 4-6-2021

The identity of the five finalists was not revealed during the process.  A press release is expected sometime Wednesday morning.

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