Nobles County News


01/11/2018 12:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
New Fashion Pork feed mill could la... 

Jackson-based New Fashion Pork is seeking to add a fifth feed mill to its operations, and the latest could be the first within Jackson County limits. Plans for the mill have been in the works for more than a year.


01/03/2018 11:52 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Local Baby Caf set to open next we... 

The Baby Cafe, a free resource for pregnant and breastfeeding moms organized by the Breastfeeding Boosters of Cottonwood, Jackson and Nobles County, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, in the Jackson Center for the Arts in downtown Jackson. Cafe hours are from 9 to 11 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month.


12/23/2017 09:04 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Diversity is rising fastest in the rural Upper Midwest 

This month, the U.S. Census Bureau released data from five years' worth of American Community Survey responses, shedding fresh light on demographic, economic and housing-related trends in counties and other small geographic areas. This is the first of three stories, publishing Sundays, using some of that data.


12/20/2017 02:18 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Three things the latest census data tells us about the Upper Midwest 

Earlier this month, the U.S. Census Bureau released data from five years' worth of American Community Survey responses, shedding fresh light on demographic, economic and housing-related trends in counties and other small geographic areas. We thought we'd pull out data on three topics that demographers pay close attention to -- aging, diversity and poverty -- in counties in Minnesota, and neighboring states: Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.


12/15/2017 09:00 PM  ~~~Source~~~
New text-to-911 service is availabl... 

Minnesota's new statewide text-to-911 service was unveiled last week. The service is designed to provide easier access to emergency services for people who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability.