New city administrator named

A longtime Minnesotan with more than a dozen years of experience in community development and city management is Jackson’s new city administrator.Patrick Christopherson, 38, will assume the post of Jackson city administrator March 1. He replaces longtime administrator Dean Albrecht, who is retiring.Christopherson recently served as city administrator for the city of Wanamingo in southeastern Minnesota. His new appointment came […]

Commissioners: Feb. 9 agenda

JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERSTuesday, February 9, 2010 9:00 AM8:30 amDepartment Visit: Library in Board Room 9:00 amCall to Order1.1 Pledge of Allegiance1.2Adoption of Agenda1.3 Approval of January 25, 2009 Board Minutes9:05 amenXco, Kate O’Hair 2.1 Lakefield Wind Project9:30 amEmergency Management, Jeff Johnson3.1Emergency Operations Plan3.2ARMER Use Agreements and Limited Participation Plan9:45 amEnvironmental Services, Ben Crowell4.1Annual Feedlot Report10:30 amContinued Public Hearing […]

Wide Write: Hit with a Nerf bat

Before surgery, I was prepared to tell you that if you ever have the chance to have sinus surgery, do not do it. Now, after the surgery, I can not say that. While my recovery has not been as easy as being a ventriloquist on the radio, it has been less painful than I had expected.I was told that I […]

League bowling scores – Jan. 29

Friday, Jan. 29, MixedTeam record: Smooth Rollers 11-5, Empty Nesters 10-6, Set Em Up 9-7, Split Happens 2-10Men’s Individual High Game: Jerry Svoboda 197, Terry Hansen 191, Dewayne Hage 183Men’s Individual High Series: Dewayne Hage 510, Terry Hansen 486, Jerry Svoboda 481Women’s Individual High Game: Donna Hage 180, Linda Svoboda 178, Vickie Christoffer 158Women’s Individual High Series: Linda Svoboda 473, […]

WR: Huskies third at Swalla Duals

A pair of upsets highlighted a busy week for the Jackson County Central wrestling team. The Huskies beat fourth-ranked Zumbrota-Mazeppa and Class AA No. 3 Plainview-Elgin-Millville while finishing third at Saturday’s Swalla Duals in Kasson, just two days after splitting a triangular.The Huskies are now 13-4 on the season.JCC 40, PEM 36The Huskies went 2-0 in pool action before losing […]

GYM: Huskies eighth at true team

The Jackson County Central gymnastics team got a look at the best teams in the state Saturday as the Huskies finished eighth at the state true team tournament.The tournament includes the 10 teams with the highest scoring average in Class A, regardless of section. That means JCC and section rival Martin County Area were both able to compete, something that […]

BBB: Huskies rally to beat Panthers

A 19-5 run, capped by back-to-back three-pointers by Bryce Christopher, gave the Jackson County Central boys’ basketball team just enough to knock off Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 74-70 last Thursday.The pair of three-pointers were two of four Christopher made in the half as the Huskies came back for the win.Joel Hartzler scored 16 points in the first half, including four three-pointers, as the […]

GBB: Two more wins for Huskies

A pair of double-digit wins in a span of three days moved the Jackson County Central girls’ basketball team’s winning streak to four games and give the Huskies 11 wins in their last 12 trips to the hardwood.The Huskies crushed Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 68-37 last Thursday and knocked off Fulda 76-62 Saturday afternoon.The Huskies are now 15-2 on the season.JCC 76, Fulda […]

Huskies cheer to third

Competing against the best of the best, the Jackson County Central competition cheerleading team finished third at the state tournament Saturday.East Ridge High School won the tournament with a score of 230 and DeLaSalle finished second (196). The Huskies weren’t far behind DeLaSalle, scoring 189. JCC beat New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (167) and Pine City (151).JCC head coach Barb Tvinnereim said she […]

Skow wins GPAC heavyweight title

Joe Skow was “pretty excited” after making history at Saturday’s Great Plains Athletic Conference wrestling championships in Sioux City, Iowa.Skow, a 2008 Jackson County Central graduate, became just the second University of Sioux Falls wrestler to win the conference title after he won three matches at heavyweight.Skow, who has wrestled at 197 pounds and heavyweight in his freshman season, opened […]