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Closures Sweep The Area After Large Winter Storm

Thu 1-19-2023

(Jackson)- A large snowfall in Jackson has seen road and school closures. Jackson received around 6 inches of snow, and there are also business and local entity closures will be documented here. 

For another list of updated closures check out ExploreOkoboji.com, under the weather tab, check out Weather Related Announcements.

NO SCHOOL at the following:

Clay Central-Everly

Emmetsburg

Estherville-Lincoln Central (Includes Emmet County Head Start and Early Head Start today, Thursday, January 19th. This day will be made up at the end of the school year.)

Graettinger-Terril

Harris-Lake Park (also, all activities, including varsity contests, have been cancelled)

Heron Lake-Okabena (The students will be engage in a Virtual/e-learning day.  Students please check in with teachers for attendance and assignments.)  

Jackson County Central

Laurens-Marathon

Martin County West (Also, there will be NO learning day)

Mountain Lake

North Union

Okoboji (Also, no practices or activities)

Round Lake-Brewster

Ruthven-Ayrshire

Sibley-Ocheyedan (a decision on evening activities will be made later today)

Spencer

Spirit Lake

Worthington (learn from home day)

The following schools will be 2 HOURS LATE:

Windom Area (with no morning preschool)

Other announcements:

The Iowa Lakes Community College 3A/4A Jazz Contest will still be held tomorrow, Friday, January 20, 2023.

No Meals on Wheels for Spirit Lake through Milford Thursday.

The Pearson Lakes Art Center is closed today.

No child watch, fitness classes or programs at YMCA facilities today (1/19).  Y Kids locations are open at school sites.


Iowa Lakes Community College is closed today.

The Estherville Airport Commission meeting for today has been postponed to January 26th.

No cardiac rehab today at Lakes Regional Healthcare

Lakes Area Senior Center is closed today and there will be no Dinner Date with no meals being served.

L & C Tire Service of Spirit Lake will be closed today.

Toro of Windom, Minnesota will begin production 2 hours late today due to a power outage.

Lakefield, Brewster, Jackson Senior Dining will be closed today and there will be no home delivery.

Garbage and recycling pick up in Jackson has been re-scheduled for Friday.

The Dickinson County Courthouse will open at 10:00 am.

Rides general public taxi service will begin at 10:00 am on Thursday Jan. 19

Indian Motorcycle/Polaris Inc. will start production three hours late.

Respite Angels for Thursday at Calvary Methodist Church is cancelled.

The Milford Food Pantry at the Downtown Church on Thursday has been postponed to January 26.