Travis C. Johnson, 33

Travis C. Johnson of Alpha died at his home on Monday, June 7. A memorial service will take place at First Presbyterian Church in Windom on Friday, June 11, at 10:30 a.m., with Pastor Sarah Butler officiating. Burial will be at a later date.Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Big innings help Bulls win two

A big inning in each game helped the Jackson Bulls win a pair of league games at home over the last week.The first seven batters scored in the first inning of a 15-3 win over Fox Lake last Wednesday and a six-run fourth inning was all the Bulls needed in a 6-2 victory over Windom Sunday night.The Bulls are now […]

Nelson earns postseason honors

Jackson County Central senior Shalee Nelson was named to the all-state softball team after putting up another strong season on the diamond for the Huskies.Pipestone Area had three players honored, as Bailey Bouman was a first team pick, Emily Larson was on the second team and Jesse Gergen was an honorable mention pick.Nelson was also one of two Huskies selected […]

Take a Kid Fishing Day moves

The popular Take a Kid Fishing Day is changing locations this year after previously taking place along the shores of the Des Moines River.The event is scheduled to take place from 9 until 11:15 a.m. Saturday, June 19 at Brown County Park on the southwest corner of Loon Lake in the southern part of Jackson County. Lunch and prizes will […]

Brinkman ace highlights tourney

Joe Brinkman hopes it wasn’t the shot of a lifetime.The seventh-grader got his first career hole-in-one at the Section 3AA golf tournament last Thursday a tournament he barely got into.Brinkman earned the final qualifying spot at the sub-section meet to get into the section tournament and took advantage of his opportunity.After opening the tournament slowly, things turned around on the […]

‘Hometown curse’ over for Heser

Casey Heser finally got the monkey off his back.Or as he calls it, he got rid of the “hometown curse.”Heser won a feature race for the first time in front of the home crowd at the Jackson Speedway Friday night.Heser, behind the wheel of his No. 75c 360 sprint car, took the lead right away after starting on the outside […]

10-063863 – Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale – Carroll

THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:DATE OF MORTGAGE: October 22, 2003ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $72,000.00MORTGAGOR(S): Robert B. Carroll Jr. and Vanessa N. Carroll, husband and […]

Slight changes to South Fork Wind Farm

A proposed new wind generation project just north of Jackson County’s Round Lake much smaller than its developing competitors in the county’s center and northeast has undergone enough small changes to require new approval from the county board.Commissioners on Tuesday granted Geronimo Wind Energy’s permit request to install two more wind turbines than its nine-turbine 2006 permit proposed.The new 11-turbine […]

City Council: June 1 minutes

Jackson, Minnesota June 1, 2010 The Jackson City Council met in regular session on June 1, 2010, at 6:30 P.M. in Council Chambers of City Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor James M. Jasper. On roll call, the following persons were present: Mayor Jasper, Aldermen Bern, Palmer, Temple, Willett and Willink, City Administrator Christopherson, City Attorney Handevidt, […]