KC free throw contest is Jan. 10

All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2010 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.The local competition will take place Jan. 10, 2010, in the Good Shepherd school gym in Jackson. Participation is free.Registration begins at noon with the contest beginning at 1:00.Participants must have a parent or […]

County budget vote likely Tuesday

Questions on state aid and state property tax credits provided to Jackson County consumed what little public comment there was from seven residents who attended last Thursday’s county budget hearing.The county board indicated during discussion that the budget would likely face a vote at the next board meeting Tuesday.Auditor-Treasurer Kevin Nordquist summarized the current status of the levy, which totaled […]

BB: Huskies sweep Cardinals

The Jackson County Central basketball teams swept Luverne Friday night, with the girls winning 70-61 and the boys winning 72-50.Brooke Burmeister had 21 points and 13 rebounds to lead the girls. Mollie McClure also had a double-double, scoring 13 points and grabbing 11 boards.Ty Schwarting’s 26 points led the boys, with Bryce Christopher adding 17 points.For more on the games, […]