Heron Lake News

01/24/2018 11:01 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Snowstorm shuts down government 

Jackson County dealt with its own government shutdown Monday. While the federal government was crippled by a divided U.S. Senate, local units of government were likewise barred from performing many of their duties by a sizable snowstorm that dumped around a foot of heavy white stuff across the county.

01/22/2018 10:52 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Blizzard closes down county 

Blizzard-like conditions Monday have shut down county government. Jackson County offices and Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services offices in Jackson are closed Monday.

12/27/2017 10:39 AM  ~~~Source~~~
More townships, cities mull merits ... 

More Jackson County townships - and even some cities - are poised to replace Election Day voting with mail-in balloting. Jackson County Auditor/Treasurer Kevin Nordquist said Belmont and Rost townships, along with the city of Alpha, will join Heron Lake Township in conducting mail-in balloting next November.