County fair wrapped

The Jackson County Fair is over for another year, but the memories live on in this week’s Jackson County Pilot. The Thursday, Aug. 6, edition is the biggest of the year, with complete coverage of all fair activities, grandstand events and youth judging competitions. See this week’s edition for hundreds of photos, and the photo link on this Web site […]

Paula Jane Dykstra, 74

A service of celebration for Paula Jane Dykstra of St. Cloud took place on Thursday afternoon, July 30, at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids. Interment was on Friday at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Paula died on July 27 in St. Cloud.Paula was born to Pearl and Lewis Bradbury on July 6, 1935, at Neilsville, Wis. […]

Harold “Bud” Jesse Allen, 74

A funeral service for Harold “Bud” Jesse Allen took place Saturday afternoon, Aug. 1, at Union State Line Lutheran Church, Petersburg, with Pastor Eugene Petersen officiating. Interment was at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Petersburg Township, Jackson County, with military rites by the Jackson American Legion and VFW posts. Bud died on July 28 at Sanford Jackson Medical Hospital.Casket bearers were […]

Notice of Public Hearing – Property Tax Abatement

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Child hit by car at fair

A local child was taken to the Jackson hospital Sunday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle at the Jackson County Fair.Calvin J. Stumpf, 6, son of Jeff and Allison Stumpf of rural Lakefield, was transported by ambulance to Sanford Jackson Medical Center shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday with what authorities on Monday termed “non-life-threatening” injuries. The Jackson Ambulance Service […]

John J. “Sea Dog” Hass, 53

A funeral service for John J. “Sea Dog” Hass took place on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 4, at Osterberg Funeral Home in Jackson, with Pastor Martin Lucin officiating. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery, Jackson. John died on Aug. 2, after a long battle with cancer, at Sanford Medical Center in Jackson.John Joseph Hass (“Sea Dog”) was born on May 28, 1956, […]

Anna Marie (Wasko) Klima, 94

A funeral service for Anna Marie (Wasko) Klima took place Monday morning, Aug. 3, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, with Pastor Bart Mueller officiating. Interment was at Holy Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Minnesota Township, Jackson County. Anna Marie died at Jackson Good Samaritan Center on July 29.Casket bearers were Tom Elert, Aaron Klima, Brennan Enstad, Nathan Klima, John Barthelemy, John Klima […]

Two hurt in border crash

Two people were injured in a car-vs.-semi collision Monday afternoon just south of the Minnesota border, a crash that shut down Highway 71 for more than a half-hour and prompted a two-state, multi-agency emergency response.The Jackson Ambulance Service and Jackson Fire Department were paged to the scene shortly after 1:50 p.m. Monday. Poor cell phone reception from the scene of […]

City Council: Aug. 4 agenda

C I T Y O F J A C K S O NCITY COUNCIL AGENDA August 4, 20096:30 P.M. 1.Call to Order2.Roll Call/Quorum: All council members present except ____________3.Public Hearings: 4.Bid Lettings:Des Moines River Restoration Project July 30. 2009 5. Open Forum: The Open Forum is a portion of the Council meeting where a maximum of three persons will be […]