Jackson News


10/16/2018 06:01 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Agents of Chaos: Trump, the Federal Reserve and Andrew Jackson 

It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes. They are three players, all problematic in their own way.


10/16/2018 01:36 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Local Quick read Jackson Receives Infrastructure Grant The city of... 

The city of Jackson, Minnesota will be receiving a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development . Jackson was awarded $49,328 for assistance with infrastructure improvements that will supply water and water pressure for future expansion of the current industrial park.


10/04/2018 10:22 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Honored With ?David Ellefson Day? In Hometown 

On October 9th, Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson will be honored in his hometown of Jackson, MN, with a declaration of a ceremonial annual holiday in his honor. "DAVID ELLEFSON DAY" will kick off in Jackson on Tuesday, 10/9, with a ceremony at Jackson High School, David's alma mater, where Jackson mayor Wayne Walter will declare October 9th "David Ellefson Day".


10/03/2018 11:31 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Sheriff's Report 10-4-18 

A deputy responded to a report of horses running in the Thomas Hill area in Jackson. The horses were gone when the deputy arrived.


10/03/2018 07:11 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Fines 10-4-18 

Bottin, Shayne J., Odin, traffic regulation - fail to yield right of way to driver on right - controlled intersection $140.00 Carr, Diana V., Jackson, Obstructing legal process $200.00. No mood-altering chemicals, unless prescribed by a physician.


10/01/2018 06:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Two hurt in one-car rolloverFree Access 

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle rollover Friday evening in northern Jackson County. Mackenna K. Drahota, 17, and Mackaiya G. Drahota, 6, both of Jackson, sustained what troopers with the Minnesota State Patrol termed "non-life-threatening" injuries in the rollover, which occurred near milepost 23 on Highway 71 in Christiania Township shortly after 8:20 p.m. According to troopers, Mackenna Drahota was driving a 2003 Suzuki XL7 southbound on Highway 71 when the vehicle left the road and rolled.


10/01/2018 06:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
John E. Eckert, 85Free Access 

John E. Eckert, 85, of Alpha, Minnesota passed away at his home on Saturday September 29, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:30 AM at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church with Father Jonathan Fasnacht officiating.


09/25/2018 09:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Iowa Pork Industry Center Name Chris Rademacher Associate Dir 

IOWA PORK INDUSTRY CENTER NAME CHRIS RADEMACHER ASSOCIATE DIR Sep. 25, 2018 Source: Iowa Pork Industry Center news release Chris Rademacher said the opportunity to develop new conduits of information from Iowa State University to all pork producers drew him to the associate director position at Iowa Pork Industry Center. "I've been able to collaborate with people from IPIC since I started work as the Iowa State swine extension veterinarian in 2014, and I think IPIC is uniquely positioned to be able to rapidly disseminate health and production information to producers with all sizes of operations in Iowa and around the world," he said.


09/21/2018 12:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Storms flood streets, kill powerFree Access 

Storms that rolled through Jackson County Thursday evening dropped heavy rains on already saturated ground and knocked out power to a handful of local townships. The sky let lose at around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, with several inches of rain falling in a matter of minutes, temporarily flooding many streets in Jackson and Lakefield.


09/21/2018 12:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
JCC task force members selectedFree Access 

Nearly two-dozen locals have been selected to serve on a task force charged with discussing and providing feedback to the Jackson County Central Board of Education on the implementation of a grade-alike educational strategy for elementary education at JCC, as well as financial and facilities issues the district is facing. Those selected from the pool of applicants include Christie Anderson, Jill Benson, Pat Costello, Michelle Eckert, Justin Farmer, Brandon Finck, Tawn Hall, Betty Hargan, Chad Janssen, Jacqueline Knips, Eric Kruger, Bethany Lewis, Jason Oye, Nate Peterson, Robert Redman, Nic Rowe, Kari Rubitschung, Andrew Schensted, Ashley Schmit, Troy Schultz, Tricia Voss and Adam Wolff.


09/19/2018 12:14 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Fines 9-20-18 

Bottin, Shayne J., Odin, traffic regulation - fail to yield right of way to driver on right - controlled intersection $140.00 Carr, Diana V., Jackson, Obstructing legal process $200.00. No mood-altering chemicals, unless prescribed by a physician.


09/19/2018 12:14 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Sheriff's Report 9-20-18 

A deputy responded to a report of a person laying on a street in Jackson for an unknown reason. The deputy searched the area but was unable to locate anyone.