WW: 15th anniversary

A headline in the Nov. 9, 1995, Lakefield Standard read, “Being of Simple Mind and Slightly Aging Body, I Take Pen in Hand.” The headline heralded in Wide Write.With today’s Wide Write, I have completed 15 years worth of driveling drivel. That would amount to more than 600 articles, all with the intent of your reading enjoyment or lack thereof.Over […]

Commissioners: Oct. 12 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNTY BOARDOctober 12, 2010The County Board of Jackson County met in regular session in the Courthouse in the City of Jackson on October 12, 2010. The following members were present: Loren Tusa, Roger Ringkob, Rosemary Schultz, David Henkels, William Tusa, Commissioners; County Coordinator, Janice Fransen, and Trish Schulz, Human Resources Technician. Motion was made by Commissioner Schultz […]

SMCJ Board: Oct. 27 minutes

Meeting Name:Advisory Board   Purpose: Communicate and exchange information with Advisory Board and seek feedback and suggestions as it relates to organization strategic plan. MISSION: Dedicated to the work of health and healing VISION: Improving the Human Condition through Exceptional Care, Innovation and Discovery VALUES: Courage, Passion, Resolve, Advancement, Family Date/Time/Location: October 27, 2010 11:30AM SMCJ Conference Room Facilitator: Dennis Finstad Members: […]

Commissioners: Nov. 9 agenda

JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERSTuesday, November 9, 2010 9:00 AM8:30 amDepartment Visit: County Auditor/Treasurer 9:00 amCall to Order1.1Pledge of Allegiance1.2Adoption of Agenda1.3Approval of October 21, 2010 Special Session Board Minutes1.4Approval of October 26, 2010 Board Minutes1.5Approval of October 29, 2010 Special Session Board Minutes 9:05 amPlanning and Environmental Services, Gordon Olson 2.1Final Plat for Fish Lake Estates First Addition9:15 amInformation […]

Collins indicted for murder

A grand jury in Jackson County indicted a local man Friday, charging him with three counts of murder for his alleged involvement in the death of his brother.The indictment, announced Monday by Jackson County Attorney Robert O’Connor and Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, was filed Friday, charging TyRon L. Collins, 38, of Jackson, with three counts of murder for his […]

Football Contest – Week 10

Football Contest Week 10Week 9 winner: Stacey SchullerPlease include name and phone number with entry.Entries can be emailed to danc@livewireprinting.com or call Dan Condon at (507) 847-3771.1. JCC Huskies vs. Luverne Cardinals (Game of the Week)JCC score: Luverne score:2. Minnesota Vikings vs. Arizona Cardinals3. Baltimore Ravens vs. Miami Dolphins4. Houston Texans vs. San Diego Chargers5. Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay […]

FB: Fan bus going to Marshall

The Jackson County Central Booster Club is sponsoring a fan bus to Marshall for the Huskies’ section championship game against Luverne.The bus will leave from the upper south parking lot at the high school at 5 p.m. and will arrive in Marshall in time for the 7:30 kickoff. Cost of the bus ride is $10.For more information, or to sign […]

VB: Huskies face Tigers Thursday

The top-ranked Jackson County Central volleyball team will get its biggest test of the season Thursday when the Huskies face the No. 7 Marshall Tigers for the South Section 3AA championship. The winner will play in Saturday night’s section championship against either BOLD or Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta, the top two teams from the north half of the bracket.The Huskies and Tigers […]

League bowling scores – Oct. 25-OCt. 29

Monday, Oct. 25, Women’sTeam record: Terrifying Trio 14-10, Husky Hussies 13-11, Whatevers 12-12, Bank Midwest 9-15 Individual High Game: Cissa Tusa 173, Kat Hertz 170, Jessica Kitchel 160Individual High Series: Kat Hertz 468, Cissa Tusa 464, Kaylene Willemssen 412Tuesday, Oct. 26, Men’sTeam record: Hage Oil 14-2, Glenn’s Auto 13-7, K & K Design 11-9, Vet’s Oil 5-15, Bowlers Inn 5-15 […]

Husky choir to perform Sunday

After a two-week delay, the Jackson County Central High School Choir will perform Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.The 81-member choir will sing “Joy!” by Beall, “In the Mood!” by Garland, “Shut De Door!” by Hayes (an a cappella spiritual with percussion), “The Whistling Gypsy” by DeCormier (a song that features the men’s section), “Turn the […]