Local News

Minnesota testing nears 10,000/day

Thu 6-4-2020

The number of Minnesotans in the hospital dropped by 25 to 512.  Those in ICU dropped 10 to 244.

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Damage to Minneapolis estimated to top $55M

Thu 6-4-2020

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey will ask for state and federal aid to help rebuild after the civil unrest.

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Gov. Walz sending National Guard troops to western border

Thu 6-4-2020

Walz’s order did not say how many guard members are being deployed to protect Minnesotans in Clay County.

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Jackson Council moves forward with street projects

Wed 6-3-2020

With estimates higher than expected, the City will move forward after review by the Street Committee.

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Minnesota COVID-19 cases steadying

Wed 6-3-2020

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Minnesota nears 26,000 with 372 new positive cases reported this morning.

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County, State & Federal candidates set

Wed 6-3-2020

There will be a rematch for the US House District 1 seat in Southern Minnesota. 

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State files human rights complaint against Minneapolis PD

Tue 6-2-2020

Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced the filing at a news conference Tuesday.

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USDA Crop Condition Report - June 1

Tue 6-2-2020

Continued dry weather conditions allowed for 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending May 31.

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No injuries reported in IA vehicle fire

Tue 6-2-2020

The Lake Park Fire Department was called to the 1400 mile of 190th Street shortly after 4:30 pm.

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Iowa primary elections are today

Tue 6-2-2020

There are a number of local contests on today's ballot.

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COVID-19 update: June 1

Mon 6-1-2020

549 Minnesotans are hospitalized from COVID-19, that’s down 6 from yesterday.  Total in ICU dropped 4 to 253.

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Midwest economy continues to look up

Mon 6-1-2020

A new survey suggests business leaders are optimistic the economy will start to recover later this year.

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May temps near normal, slightly more rain

Mon 6-1-2020

The average high temperature for the month was 64.6 degrees, slightly lower than the average of 70.7.

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Peaceful protest in Jackson

Mon 6-1-2020

A small group of protestors, reaching around two dozen at times, gathered near the Courthouse in Jackson around 7pm last night. 

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Martin County West hold virtual graduation

Mon 6-1-2020

Students gathered in front of the High School as well.

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MN AG Ellison to take over Floyd case

Mon 6-1-2020

Activists, a civil rights group, and some city leaders have called for the governor to appoint an independent prosecutor. 

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Curfew scheduled for Twin Cities

Fri 5-29-2020

The curfew is from 8pm to 6am tonight (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday)

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COVID deaths in MN near 1,000

Fri 5-29-2020

Hospitalization are down but those in ICU is up.

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Worthington man sues city in Iowa

Fri 5-29-2020

A construction worker who was electrocuted and fell from a building is suing the city of Sibley, Iowa.

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MN testing tops 8,400

Thu 5-28-2020

Hospitalizations up slightly with a drop in ICU beds.

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JCC School Board approves four new teachers

Thu 5-28-2020

Four new teacher hires were approved by the Jackson County Central School board during their meeting last night.

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Rhythm of the River 2020 cancelled

Thu 5-28-2020

The festival was scheduled for July 10 & 11th.

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