Local News

Close Call Thursday When ATV Fell Into Open Water On West Lake Okoboji

Fri 1-14-2022

The riders of the ATV were rescued by local fishermen.

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Dave Schmidt Named New Economic Development Coordinator In Jackson

Fri 1-14-2022

Schmidt has lived in Jackson for 17 years and hopes to help business and business owners in Jackson. 

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Snow Emergency Declared In Jackson

Fri 1-14-2022

Get your vehicles and other items off the roads to help the plows clear them.

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Federal OSHA Vaccine Mandate Overturned By High Court

Fri 1-14-2022

The mandate would have required every business in the US with more than 100 workers to follow a strict vaccine mandate, including state and county employees, and private business.

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Winter Storm Warning In Effect For Jackson, Lakes Area

Thu 1-13-2022

Amounts could be dangerous and cause dangerous travel.

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Windom Schools Out For 10 Days Due To Sickness

Thu 1-13-2022

Windom schools will be out from this Friday until the 21st. 

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Construction Mishap Injures Three Workers

Thu 1-13-2022

None of the workers received life threatening injuries, but two did have major injuries. 

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Round One Of Local Business Challenge Completed

Thu 1-13-2022

Applications for the first round closed in December. 

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"Take A Kid Ice Fishing Weekend" Is Coming Up

Wed 1-12-2022

January 15th through the 17th you'll be able to fish without a license, provided you have someone 15 and younger with you.

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Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association Announces 2022 Hall Of Fame Inductees

Wed 1-12-2022

There is a long list of inductees, who must have been in music for 25 years minimum to be considered.

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January Is Mentoring Month For The Kinship Of Martin County

Wed 1-12-2022

Mentoring is all about getting to know another person and supporting them. 

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Fatal Crash Near Fairmont

Tue 1-11-2022

Tyler Bonin of Fairmont was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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"Battle Of The Chili Pots" Returning To Milford

Tue 1-11-2022

UHD Enters Purchase Agreement With Dulcimer Medical

Tue 1-11-2022

CEO of UHD Rick Ash talked about the purchase and what the future might look like. 

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Temperatures Are Set To Rise Throughout the Week Into The 30s

Mon 1-10-2022

The severe cold will give way to warmer temperatures in the 20s and 30s later this week. 

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Local Fisherman In Fairmont Falls Through Ice, Saved By Fellow Fishermen

Mon 1-10-2022

The man was brought to shore and his ATV was fished out by the Fairmont Fire Department.

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KKOJ Introduces Minor Format Change To Play Country Legends

Mon 1-10-2022

There will be a small change to some times weather is played, plus a lot of new artists will be playing from the 80s and 90s. 

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District 518 In Worthington Is Shutting Down School And Activities Due To Covid-19 Numbers

Fri 1-7-2022

The school is closing due to a number of their staff and students getting Covid-19 in the new wave of omicron cases. 

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Walz: No Intention Of Issuing Statewide Mask Mandate, But Masks Reintroduced In Twin Cities

Fri 1-7-2022

With over 10,000 now dead from the virus in Minnesota and the new very easily spreadable omicron variant, doctors in the cities are glad to have this requirement back.

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Okoboji 100 To Be Held Again This Year On East Lake Okoboji

Fri 1-7-2022

The snowmobile races happen every year and have cash prizes for winners.

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State Representative Rod Hamilton Will Not Seek Re-election

Thu 1-6-2022

Hamilton said that he decided to refocus his life after spending time with his family over the holidays.

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Covid-19 Cases In Minnesota Likely To Rise With CDC Rule Relaxation

Thu 1-6-2022

The rules were relaxed last week when the CDC set new rules about quarantine and mask wearing.

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