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Lakes are Conservation Officer honored on Monday

Tue 1-19-2021

DNR Conservation Officer Steve Reighard is being remembered for his hard work and dedication.

 

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State lays groundwork for second wave of COVID-19 vaccine

Tue 1-19-2021

Appointment scheduling begins tomorrow afternoon at mn.gov/vaccine.

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Quiet weekend in St. Paul

Mon 1-18-2021

Security was beefed up for the weekend after a leaked F-B-I internal memo indicated fears of potential violence at state capitols.

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Gov. Walz to seek additional Capitol security funds

Mon 1-18-2021

Walz contends the state cannot err on the side of having too few security forces.

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Multiple injuries reported in three area accidents

Sun 1-17-2021

The MN State Patrol responded to three injury accidents in Jackson County in a 24-hour period.

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MDA to hold Industrial Hemp forum

Sat 1-16-2021

The two-day virtual event is February 10th and 11th and is free.

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Jackson man arrested following truck-pedestrial accident

Fri 1-15-2021

50 year-old Roy Sutherland of Jackson was arrested and charged with 3rd degree assault as part of the investigation into the incident.

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MnDOT to close roads in SW Minnesota

Thu 1-14-2021

Closures include Interstate 90 from the South Dakota Border to Blue Earth

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MnDOT expects travel issues today in SW Minnesota

Thu 1-14-2021

Motorists are advised that the forecast storm will likely result in road closures or “No Travel Advised” later today.

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Pedestrian injured in Jackson accident

Thu 1-14-2021

Shortly after 4pm Wednesday, the Minnesota State Patrol responded to an incident on Highway 71, south of Belmont Lane.

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Blizzard Warning in effect Thurs to Friday

Thu 1-14-2021

A Blizzard Warning is in effect from 3pm today through 6pm tomorrow. 

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MN House leadership announces 2021 priorities

Thu 1-14-2021

It's a package of bills that aim to assist workers, families and small businesses struggling due to the ongoing pandemic.

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Minnesota GOP calls for peace following Capitol protests

Thu 1-14-2021

G-O-P Chair Jennifer Carnahan says it's time for our country to move forward and work together as Americans. 

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Flags at half staff today

Thu 1-14-2021

Flags are flying at half-staff today Thursday in Minnesota in honor of fallen paramedic Toby Lee Rowan of Fifty Lakes. 

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Gov. Walz extends peacetime emergency

Wed 1-13-2021

With the Legislature in session, the governor no longer needs to call special sessions to give lawmakers a chance to rescind those extensions.

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Gov. Walz to activate MN Guard for inauguration

Wed 1-13-2021

Walz told reporters that troops will be activated for several days.

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Minnesota Power announces carbon-free plan

Wed 1-13-2021

50-percent of Minnesota Power's output is already renewable, with a goal of 70-percent by 2030.

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Jackson Fire Department responds to apt fire

Tue 1-12-2021

They originally responded around 7:45pm Monday night to a structure fire at 113 5th St in Jackson. 

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Authories confirm death in Estherville fire

Tue 1-12-2021

Authorities now say a house fire earlier this month in Estherville claimed a life.

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FBI warns of armed protests at state capitals

Tue 1-12-2021

The F-B-I is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitols and in Washington, D-C prior to the inauguration of Joe Biden. 

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Schwans to build plant in Sioux Falls

Tue 1-12-2021

The facility is expected to employ up to 600 within 5 years.

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Two injured in Fairmont accident

Mon 1-11-2021

Two people were injured in a one vehicle accident this morning on Interstate 90 at Highway 15 in Fairmont.

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