WW: Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! It may have been long in coming, but Easter is finally upon us. “Upon” being the key word as Jesus’ being up on the cross is the reason for this season.The Easter Resurrection is Christianity’s greatest celebration. The Easter Bunny’s reappearance must be a close second. For kids, anyway. Actually, for them, the Easter Bunny plays second fiddle […]

League bowling scores – April 21

Monday, March 28, Women’sTeam record: Terrifying Trio 28-20, Whatevers 26-22, Husky Hussies 25-23, Bank Midwest 17-31Individual High Game: Holly Nestegard 183, Shirley Nosbusch 169, Kat Hertz 167Individual High Series: Shirley Nosbusch 485, Kat Hertz 484, Kaylene Willemssen 444Friday, April 8, Friday Night MixedTeam record: Set Em Up 30-18, Empty Nesters 29-19, Smooth Rollers 24-24, Split Happens 13-35Men’s Individual High Game: […]

FWD: Moore steals the show

Last Wednesday was a bit of a disappointment for me as I saw two losses by Minnesota sports teams in the span of a few hours.I watched the Twins lose 10-5 to the Kansas City Royals and then saw the Timberwolves end their season by losing their 15th straight game in a 121-102 loss to the Houston Rockets.The Twins loss […]

Loon Lake meeting is April 27

A ladies’ league meeting at the Loon Lake Golf Course is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 27.Two leagues are scheduled for ladies, with the early league teeing off from 1-4 p.m. and the late league starting between 4 and 6 p.m.For more information, contact Missy (847-4247) or the golf course (847-4036).

Registration open for triathlon

Registration is now open for the 2011 Tri for Health, which is scheduled for July 15 and 16 in Jackson. The adult triathlon is set for July 15, with the kids triathlon the next day.Adults who register at www.triforhealth.com before May 1 will save $5.

Fransen named player of the week

Jackson County Central graduate Traci Fransen had a monster week for the Augustana College softball team and was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference player of the week.Fransen had 11 hits and scored 11 runs to help the Vikings win all six of their games last week. The senior hit .611 during the week and had two home runs and […]

Foundation set for Bank Midwest

Hansen Concrete Co. poured the foundation for downtown Jackson’s new Bank Midwest building Monday afternoon, with walls to rise next.

Commissioners: April 26 agenda

JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERSTuesday, April 26, 2011 9:00 AM8:30 am Department visit: Highway Department in Board Room 9:00 amCall to Order1.1 Pledge of Allegiance1.2Adoption of AgendaConsent Agenda2.1Approve April 12, 2011 Board Minutes2.2Approve Claims2.3Reclassification of Position2.4Caseload Workload and Remote Electronic Alcohol Monitoring Grants for FY 2012-20132.5Broadband Line Installation Agreement for County Buildings2.6Leave of Absence Without Pay2.7Step Increase End of Evaluation2.8Budget […]