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  1. 'Connecting the pieces'Read the original story

    Saturday | Jackson County Pilot

    Exasperated by a lack of skilled labor in the region, Jackson County's largest employer is taking matters into its own hands. AGCO Jackson Operations this week awarded scholarships to five prospective students - two who will enroll in welding classes at the state-of-the-art AGCO Weld Lab at the Jackson campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College, and three who plan to enroll in the new mechatronics program at the college's Worthington campus.

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  2. Birkland finds Lakefield just rightRead the original story

    Saturday | Jackson County Pilot

    ... a lot of Lutheran Bible classes while there," Birkland said. "I also went to vocational technical school, first at Jackson and then in Mankato." She returned to work as a dental assistant in Lakefield until becoming ill and not being able to work ...

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  3. City Council puts some 'teeth' behi...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Jackson County Pilot

    Long frustrated with the cost, staff time and general ineffectiveness associated with nuisance ordinance enforcement, members of the Jackson City Council on Tuesday put into place a plan geared to simplify and standardize the process. "You're basically using the tools already in place, just streamlined," said Brad Anderson, assistant city attorney.

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  4. Packages sent with careRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Jackson County Pilot

    North African refugee students in Greece recently got a little boost of support from folks in Jackson. Residents at the Good Samaritan Society assisted-living facility, The Pines, bundled 48 packages of school supplies to send off to Greece, aiding children whose families are seeking refuge in the country.

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  5. Fungus among usRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Jackson County Pilot

    Among the tables of fruits and vegetables fresh from the fields and gardens of local growers at Jackson's Riverside Farmers Market each Thursday is a not-so-average produce stand featuring mushrooms fresh from the basement of Craig Ewing. Ewing is not your average gardener.

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  6. Frogs, Bulls win playoff openersRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Jackson County Pilot

    The Lakefield Frogs and Jackson Bulls each won game 1 of their respective playoff series Wednesday night. Lakefield rallied to beat Adrian 10-9 in Lakefield.

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  7. Free baseball clinic is Saturday in...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Lakefield Standard

    A free baseball clinic sponsored by the Minnesota Twins will take place Saturday in Jackson, courtesy of Play Ball! Minnesota. The camps will take place at 9 a.m. and 10:30 at Wacker Field in Jackson.

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  8. Ila L. Wenzel, 79 Death NoticeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Jackson County Pilot

    A funeral service for Ila L. Wenzel of Jackson will take place July 23 at 2 p.m., at Salem Lutheran Church in Jackson with Pastor Grant Fischer officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Jackson.

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  9. Storm knocks power outRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Jackson County Pilot

    Portions of Jackson plunged into darkness shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday as a thunderstorm rolled through the area, knocking electricity out and dumping more rain on already saturated ground.

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  10. Rain, storms slow bridge progressRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Jackson County Pilot

    Despite frequent rains and thunderstorms that have slowed progress on the under-construction Highway 71 bridge in north Jackson, work continues. That's the word from Bob Williams, project engineer with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, who said progress on the project is still being made.

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  11. Arvid E. Peterson, Jr., 84Read the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Jackson County Pilot

    A memorial service with military rites for Arvid E. Peterson, Jr., of Zapata, Texas, formerly of Jackson will take place July 31 at 3 p.m., at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Trimont. A time of fellowship will follow at the home of Tim and Dawn Peterson, 81832 570th Ave., Jackson.

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  12. Amelia M. Phillis Death NoticeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Jackson County Pilot

    A Mass of Christian Burial for Amelia M. Phillis of Jackson will take place July 19 at 2 p.m., at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Jackson with Father James Seitz officiating. Burial will be in the Good Shepherd Cemetery, Jackson.

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  13. Authorities find stolen propertyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Jackson County Pilot

    Authorities have located two of the five pieces of property stolen late last month from a trio of local businesses. Jackson County Sheriff Shawn Haken said Monday the EZ-Go golf cart stolen from the Jackson Motorplex was recovered at an unoccupied residence on First Avenue in Jackson on July 6. It did not appear to have any damage to it, Haken said, and was returned to its owner.

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  14. A new beat on Main StreetRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Jackson County Pilot

    Dancers will be shuffling in for practice on Jackson's Main Street again at the end of summer. Local youth will have the opportunity to take classes at the new Extreme Beat Dance Studio, which owner Melissa Nyborg is establishing in downtown Jackson.

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  15. Head Start continues in JacksonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Jackson County Pilot

    Local officials, teachers and families of students associated with Jackson's Head Start program are breathing a sigh of relief this week after months of uncertainty were put to rest with word the federally funded program will continue to have a local presence. Officials with Heartland Community Action - the newly merged entity made up of Heartland Community Action and the former Western Community Action - recently learned it has been awarded a grant with which to continue operating the Head Start facilities in Jackson.

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  16. Legion season ends to WabassoRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Jackson County Pilot

    The season came to an end for the Jackson American Legion Post 130 baseball team Tuesday, one win short of advancing to the district tournament. Jackson opened the sub-district tournament with a 7-1 win over Wabasso Saturday to advance to the finals, where they lost 3-1 to Springfield.

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  17. MPCA finds new pollution evidence in 318 lakes, rivers, streamsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Journal

    ... study the health of all 80 of its major watersheds. The MPCA is proposed to add the Des Moines River from Windom to Jackson to the 2016 impaired waters list due to nutrient levels and their impact to aquatic life. Several parts of the rivers and its ...

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  18. Garbage collection day movesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Jackson County Pilot

    Residential garbage and recycling pickup in the city of Jackson moves from Tuesdays to Thursdays this week. The change, Waste Management's Jay Nieson said, will allow the company to increase efficiencies and reduce the amount of truck traffic in and around Jackson.

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  19. Gladys L. Ratzlaff, 90 Death NoticeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Jackson County Pilot

    A funeral service for Gladys L. Ratzlaff of Jackson took place July 14 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Jackson with Pastor Lance Isaacson officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Jackson.

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  20. Authorities find stolen propertyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Jackson County Pilot

    Authorities have located two of the five pieces of property stolen late last month from a trio of local businesses. Jackson County Sheriff Shawn Haken said Monday the EZ-Go golf cart stolen from the Jackson Motorplex was recovered at an unoccupied residence on First Avenue in Jackson on July 6. It did not appear to have any damage to it, Haken said, and was returned to its owner.

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