Okabena News


09/19/2018 12:19 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.


08/16/2018 05:02 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Heavy Rain Soaks Southwest Minnesota 

Parts of Southwest Minnesota received a soaking of heavy rain late Wednesday evening as slow moving thunderstorms rolled through the area. The rain first started fall around 9 p.m. in parts of Nobles County before slowly moving the east-northeast only making it into West Central Jackson County by the end of the hour.


07/26/2018 01:19 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Candidate filing periods to open 

Those interested in serving on the Jackson County Central or Heron Lake-Okabena boards of education or in municipal government in the cities of Lakefield, Okabena, Heron Lake or Wilder have until Aug. 14 to file their candidacy. Filing periods for the various governing boards will open Tuesday morning.


07/25/2018 08:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Pohlman new library assistant 

Heron Lake native Cindy Pohlman has returned home - or at least closer to home - as she has been named the new library assistant at the Lakefield library. The Heron Lake-Okabena High School graduate attended cosmetology school at St. Cloud and worked in the cosmetology field after graduating.