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The Examiner
Raytown man charged in sexual assault casein connection with an alleged sexual assault and robbery Wednesday afternoon in
Raytown man charged in sexual assault case
The Examiner / Posted an hour ago
in connection with an alleged sexual assault and robbery Wednesday afternoon in Raytown.Michael Page, 36, faces charges in Jackson County Circuit Court of first-degree sodomy or attempted sodomy, second-degree robbery and misdemeanor third-degree... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Bomb threats called in to 3 North Carolina courthousesin Western North Carolina have received bomb threats. The Asheville Citizen-Ti
Bomb threats called in to 3 North Carolina courthouses
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
in Western North Carolina have received bomb threats. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1UCmowS) that Jackson County received a 911 call Thursday from an unknown caller who said there was a bomb located at either the Jackson... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Bomb threats called in to 3 North Carolina courthousesin Western North Carolina have received bomb threats. The Asheville Citizen-Ti
Bomb threats called in to 3 North Carolina courthouses
WBTV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
in Western North Carolina have received bomb threats. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1UCmowS) that Jackson County received a 911 call Thursday from an unknown caller who said there was a bomb located at either the Jackson... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Bomb threats called in to 3 North Carolina courthousesin Western North Carolina have received bomb threats. The Asheville Citizen-Ti
Bomb threats called in to 3 North Carolina courthouses
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted an hour ago
in Western North Carolina have received bomb threats. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1UCmowS) that Jackson County received a 911 call Thursday from an unknown caller who said there was a bomb located at either the Jackson... Read more
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Boston Globe
In one week, 4 toddlers accidentally shoot, kill selvesended up taking their own lives. “You can’t call this a tragic accident,” said
In one week, 4 toddlers accidentally shoot, kill selves
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
ended up taking their own lives. “You can’t call this a tragic accident,” said Jean Peters Baker, the prosecutor of Jackson County, Mo., who is overseeing the criminal case in Sha’Quille’s death. Her office charged Block, 24, with... Read more
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Lee's Summit Journal
Certification hearing today for teen murder suspectsif they should stand trial as adults. A certification hearing for the older of
Certification hearing today for teen murder suspects
Lee's Summit Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
if they should stand trial as adults. A certification hearing for the older of the two is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. at the Jackson County Juvenile Justice Center in Kansas City. The younger suspect’s hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. in the same... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Suspect in Meigs County murder takes own lifethe statement says. Miller's blue 1999 Ford Ranger pickup truck had been taken
Suspect in Meigs County murder takes own life
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
the statement says. Miller's blue 1999 Ford Ranger pickup truck had been taken from his residence and was discovered by Jackson County Sheriff's deputies at the Quality Inn, the statement says. Meigs County officers met with their Jackson County... Read more
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The News & Observer
Toddler curiosity leads to brutal stretch of gun deathsended up taking their own lives. “You can’t call this a tragic accident,” said
Toddler curiosity leads to brutal stretch of gun deaths
The News & Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
ended up taking their own lives. “You can’t call this a tragic accident,” said Jean Peters Baker, the prosecutor of Jackson County, Mo., who is overseeing the criminal case in Sha’Quille’s death. Her office charged Block, 24, with... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164The Pipestone Area golf teams suffered home course losses to the visiting Jacks
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 6 hours ago
The Pipestone Area golf teams suffered home course losses to the visiting Jackson County Central Huskies Thursday afternoon at the Pipestone Country Club in Pipestone. The Arrows boys dropped a 166-178 decision, while the Arrow girls fell... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Gov. Nixon signs budget making historic investments in mental health servicesGov. Jay Nixon joined advocates and caregivers at Developmental Disability Serv
Gov. Nixon signs budget making historic investments in mental health services
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 6 hours ago
Gov. Jay Nixon joined advocates and caregivers at Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County – eitas (empowering individuals through advocacy and support) today to sign House Bill 2010, the Fiscal Year 2017 budget for the Missouri Department... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Branch Injures Person Cutting Tree in PhoenixPHOENIX, Ore. – A person was taken to a hospital after a branch fell on them.
Branch Injures Person Cutting Tree in Phoenix
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 7 hours ago
PHOENIX, Ore. – A person was taken to a hospital after a branch fell on them. Jackson County Fire District 5 says that the person was cutting branches when a 10 to 12 inch branch broke loose and fell on the person. Crews administered emergency... Read more
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Al.com
TVA makes final decision on Bellefonte Nuclear Plantthe idea of selling Bellefonte in February. The plant, located just outside Sc
TVA makes final decision on Bellefonte Nuclear Plant
Al.com / Posted 8 hours ago
the idea of selling Bellefonte in February. The plant, located just outside Scottsboro along the Tennessee River in Jackson County, has been preserved for potential future use. But TVA said Thursday that projections indicate the plant won't... Read more
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The Commerce News
Bigger Daisy Festival set Friday, Saturdayby the Commerce School of Dance, two cakewalks, and an auction, all on Saturday
Bigger Daisy Festival set Friday, Saturday
The Commerce News / Posted 9 hours ago
by the Commerce School of Dance, two cakewalks, and an auction, all on Saturday at the amphitheater. Meanwhile, the Jackson County Recreation Department will hold a softball tournament on Saturday in the adjacent county park. 4 p.m. Gary... Read more
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MLive.com
Coliform bacteria found in elementary school's drinking wateruntil the problem is corrected. Nearly 1½ months after first detecting the pro
Coliform bacteria found in elementary school's drinking water
MLive.com / Posted 11 hours ago
until the problem is corrected. Nearly 1½ months after first detecting the problem, East Jackson Community Schools, Jackson County Health Department and a third-party plumbing contractor haven't isolated the cause of the recurring bacteria,... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilotconnects and listens to those whose stories and voices need to be heard,” she s
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 11 hours ago
connects and listens to those whose stories and voices need to be heard,” she said. Mitchell, a 16-year employee of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, said working with the SWCC is an important part of his job. He said he shares SWCC contact... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Jackson County Justice Court Celebrates Grand OpeningCENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- The Jackson County Justice Court building is officially
Jackson County Justice Court Celebrates Grand Opening
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 12 hours ago
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- The Jackson County Justice Court building is officially open. Officials held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new building. The building came in about $160,000 under budget, and was designed to be... Read more
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The Examiner
Pleasant weather until Saturdayprecipitation for the year, but those measurements are taken at Kansas City Int
Pleasant weather until Saturday
The Examiner / Posted 14 hours ago
precipitation for the year, but those measurements are taken at Kansas City International Airport. Across the metro area, rainfall has varied. Last week, for instance, rain was much heavier north of the river than in Eastern Jackson County.– Jeff... Read more
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MLive.com
School bus driver crashes in attempt to bypass constructioncollision occurred near JoAnn Fabrics. It's unclear how much damage to the bus
School bus driver crashes in attempt to bypass construction
MLive.com / Posted 14 hours ago
collision occurred near JoAnn Fabrics. It's unclear how much damage to the bus or citizen's vehicle will cost to repair. Jackson County Deputy Police Chief Elmer Hitt said, as of Thursday morning, there had been no crash report submitted. "Our... Read more
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MLive.com
Napoleon Township man guilty of molesting underage girlsare punishable by up to life in prison. "We thank the jury for their service a
Napoleon Township man guilty of molesting underage girls
MLive.com / Posted 15 hours ago
are punishable by up to life in prison. "We thank the jury for their service and are pleased with the verdict," Jackson County Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka said in a statement Wednesday. Authorities became aware of the allegations when one... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilotthe amount of money you got from the racetrack, it would be nice to see it goin
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 15 hours ago
the amount of money you got from the racetrack, it would be nice to see it going back into the fairgrounds,” Stade said. Jackson County Attorney Sherry Haley told the board her recommendation is to go ahead and give permission to the association... Read more
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The Examiner
Nixon vetoes cap on school funding goalthey educate,” Nixon said. “It’s a cynical policy which I cannot support.Local
Nixon vetoes cap on school funding goal
The Examiner / Posted 19 hours ago
they educate,” Nixon said. “It’s a cynical policy which I cannot support.Local reactionSome school leaders in Eastern Jackson County said that while the bill would leave funding short of what they would prefer to see, it’s still an increase... Read more
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MLive.com
Jackson Law Enforcement Memorial honors officers killed in line of dutyhim at a state police training exercise at a Richmond, Virginia Greyhound bus s
Jackson Law Enforcement Memorial honors officers killed in line of duty
MLive.com / Posted 19 hours ago
him at a state police training exercise at a Richmond, Virginia Greyhound bus station. The ceremony included speeches from Jackson County Circuit Court referee Allison Bates, former pro football player and Jackson High School athletic director... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
6 blazes suspect; Swifton on alertone of them," Webb said. The first fire occurred early on Jan. 3. Three weeks
6 blazes suspect; Swifton on alert
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
one of them," Webb said. The first fire occurred early on Jan. 3. Three weeks later, a second vacant house burned in the Jackson County town of 780 people. The latest fire was reported on April 24. All of the six fires began between 2 a.m. and 4... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
2016 Relays Scheduleand all relays. Track events will be A followed by AA. DIVISION AA Blue Eart
2016 Relays Schedule
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted yesterday
and all relays. Track events will be A followed by AA. DIVISION AA Blue Earth Area, Fairmont Varsity, Hutchinson, Jackson County Central, Madelia/Truman/ Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Martin Luther, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial/Nicollet,... Read more
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Marshall Independent
SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU signs 11 wrestlers for 2016-17 seasonteam captain. Cameron Henning 133, Lakefield, Minn. / Jackson Country Central
SMSU WRESTLING: SMSU signs 11 wrestlers for 2016-17 season
Marshall Independent / Posted yesterday
team captain. Cameron Henning 133, Lakefield, Minn. / Jackson Country Central / Augsburg College - 2013 graduate of Jackson County Central HS wrestled for coach Randy Baker four-year letterwinner member of the four-time state championship... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Little things push Ringgold Tigers into baseball state quarterfinalsare making just as big a difference in their postseason run. Ringgold (24-6) a
Little things push Ringgold Tigers into baseball state quarterfinals
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
are making just as big a difference in their postseason run. Ringgold (24-6) advances to the quarterfinals against the Jackson County-Appling County winner. Peach County finished the year 18-12 after mustering just four hits in Wednesday's... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
5 things to watch: Girls state track meetwill take nine to the Class A Private meet. Jefferson will take 10 athletes to
5 things to watch: Girls state track meet
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
will take nine to the Class A Private meet. Jefferson will take 10 athletes to the Class AAA meet. The Dragons will be joined by Jackson County (eight athletes), East Jackson (six athletes) and Oconee County (six athletes). — Nicole Saavedra... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County PilotJackson County Central High School seniors marked a turning point in their live
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted yesterday
Jackson County Central High School seniors marked a turning point in their lives Wednesday during a baccalaureate service celebrated in their honor. The service, which took place at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Jackson, featured testimonies of... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Former Talent Police Chief Running for State Representativethe campaign on behalf of Moran, who they say is a community leader. "Mike is
Former Talent Police Chief Running for State Representative
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted yesterday
the campaign on behalf of Moran, who they say is a community leader. "Mike is eminently qualified for this position," says Jackson County Democrats Chair, David Roadman. "We are asking that our fellow Democrats in Medford write-in Mike Moran to be... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Two Presidential Candidates Drop Out, Elections Office Says Every Vote Counts in Primaryfor presidency. Newswatch 12 reached out to the elections office about how thi
Two Presidential Candidates Drop Out, Elections Office Says Every Vote Counts in Primary
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted yesterday
for presidency. Newswatch 12 reached out to the elections office about how this will affect the Oregon Primary. The Jackson County Elections Office says even though Cruz and Kasich dropped from the presidential race, everyone's vote will... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Woman who survived horrific dog attack reunites with crews that saved her lifehis face at what he saw,” Pennington added. “It's a miracle that she's alive,”
Woman who survived horrific dog attack reunites with crews that saved her life
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
his face at what he saw,” Pennington added. “It's a miracle that she's alive,” said Tony Uredi, a deputy sheriff with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, who was one of the first responders. Police put the dog down right then and... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Police chase winds through the metro ending with two arrests at Argosy Casinoover the state line to Kansas City, Kan., ended at the Argosy Casino with two a
Police chase winds through the metro ending with two arrests at Argosy Casino
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
over the state line to Kansas City, Kan., ended at the Argosy Casino with two arrests on Wednesday afternoon just after 5. Jackson County sheriff's deputies were originally in pursuit of a red truck, though it's unknown why the chase began. A FOX 4... Read more
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MLive.com
Voters agree to triple fee paid to Jackson County 911 centerJACKSON, MI -- In a close election, the majority of Jackson County voters suppo
Voters agree to triple fee paid to Jackson County 911 center
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
JACKSON, MI -- In a close election, the majority of Jackson County voters supported tripling the phone-line fees they pay toward operation of the Jackson County 911 dispatch center. Millage increase supporters eked out the opposition by nearly 6.5... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Man convicted of murder dies in Coralville prisondied in the center's Hospice Care Unit. Manning's life sentence began in April
Man convicted of murder dies in Coralville prison
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
died in the center's Hospice Care Unit. Manning's life sentence began in April 1981, after he was convicted of murder in Jackson County for arranging to have another man killed. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Man convicted of murder dies in Coralville prisondied in the center's Hospice Care Unit. Manning's life sentence began in April
Man convicted of murder dies in Coralville prison
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
died in the center's Hospice Care Unit. Manning's life sentence began in April 1981, after he was convicted of murder in Jackson County for arranging to have another man killed. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Jackson County Justice Court Prepares for Grand OpeningCENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- The Jackson County Justice Court building is preparing f
Jackson County Justice Court Prepares for Grand Opening
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted yesterday
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- The Jackson County Justice Court building is preparing for the grand opening ceremony. The building took just over a year to go up, and the judge and employees have been working in it for about three weeks. On Thursday, the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hunter shot with a crossbow after being mistaken for a turkeyin Michigan The victim was transported to Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital for n
Hunter shot with a crossbow after being mistaken for a turkey
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
in Michigan The victim was transported to Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital for non-life threatening but serious injuries, Jackson County Sheriff's Office said. Charges are expected to be filed against the shooter. RELATED ARTICLES 'Knock knock,... Read more
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Lee's Summit Journal
A busy day for LS volunteersthe event when she started with the company seven years ago. Each year, the com
A busy day for LS volunteers
Lee's Summit Journal / Posted yesterday
the event when she started with the company seven years ago. Each year, the company works on a project to help an eastern Jackson County non-profit group within its service area. In the past, Comcast team members have helped food pantries, built... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
GOP delegates say Trump’s voters’ pickthe district were Evan Power, chair of the Leon County GOP, Thelma Rohan, a sta
GOP delegates say Trump’s voters’ pick
The Apalachicola Times / Posted yesterday
the district were Evan Power, chair of the Leon County GOP, Thelma Rohan, a state committeewoman from Bay County, and Jackson County Commissioner Clint Pate.The three alternates elected to attend the convention were William Helmich (Leon... Read more
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The Jackson Herald
Benton closure not on agendaClosing Benton Elementary School won’t be on the Jackson County Board of Educat
Benton closure not on agenda
The Jackson Herald / Posted yesterday
Closing Benton Elementary School won’t be on the Jackson County Board of Education’s agenda this month. A stakeholder meeting will be held later in May to address the issue, according to superintendent April Howard. While it may not be on the BOE’s... Read more
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The Jackson Herald
Body found in lake graduate of JCCHSA body found in Lake Lanier Thursday afternoon has been identified as Jason Bla
Body found in lake graduate of JCCHS
The Jackson Herald / Posted yesterday
A body found in Lake Lanier Thursday afternoon has been identified as Jason Blalock, a graduate of Jackson County Comprehensive High School and a firefighter with the DeKalb County Fire Department. The Hall County Sheriff’s Office received a report... Read more
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FOX News
Hunter mistaken for turkey shot with crossbow; charges expectedMichigan hunter was shot in the arm with a crossbow after a fellow hunter appar
Hunter mistaken for turkey shot with crossbow; charges expected
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Michigan hunter was shot in the arm with a crossbow after a fellow hunter apparently mistook him for a turkey. The Jackson County sheriff’s department says the man was shot early Sunday in the left arm while hunting on private land in... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Neighbors React to Missing Girl Found in RV ParkJACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Officers found a 17-year-old girl reported missing in Ja
Neighbors React to Missing Girl Found in RV Park
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted yesterday
JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Officers found a 17-year-old girl reported missing in January in an RV park off of Rogue River Highway. Eva Andres was missing from Curry County but it wasn't the first time she's gone missing. Andres has ran off with... Read more
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The Examiner
County celebrates purchase of old trackand hikers in the metro area should have a connection to the Katy Trail within
County celebrates purchase of old track
The Examiner / Posted yesterday
and hikers in the metro area should have a connection to the Katy Trail within two years, officials say, now that Jackson County has signed a $52 million deal to buy 17.7 miles of old track that is also seen as the basis of a commuter rail... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Loren P. Ulbrichtfor , 84, of Lakefield, will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran C
Loren P. Ulbricht
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
for , 84, of Lakefield, will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Rost Township, Jackson County, Minn. Burial with a flag presentation will be at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Rost Township. Ulbricht died... Read more
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examiner.com
School millages pass in Washtenaw County while Ann Arbor schools are closed(59.33 percent) to 13,072 no votes (40.67 percent) with ninety-six percent of p
School millages pass in Washtenaw County while Ann Arbor schools are closed
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
(59.33 percent) to 13,072 no votes (40.67 percent) with ninety-six percent of precincts reporting. The measure lost in Jackson County, where it earned 34 yes votes (46.58 percent) to 39 no votes (53.42 percent), a five-vote margin lost in the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Jackson Co. students get lesson on drinking and drivingStudents in Jackson County got a first-hand look at the dangers of drinking and
Jackson Co. students get lesson on drinking and driving
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
Students in Jackson County got a first-hand look at the dangers of drinking and driving without the use of alcohol. It took place Tuesday morning at the tech school in Hollywood Hollywood police used goggles on kids at the school to simulate the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Sex offender left Oregon and disguised name to gain family's trust, abuse daughtertwo years on county supervision and lived in a faith-based group home. A year a
Sex offender left Oregon and disguised name to gain family's trust, abuse daughter
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
two years on county supervision and lived in a faith-based group home. A year after Breedlove completed his sentence, the Jackson County Department of Community Justice distributed a flier about his release from prison. It went only to area law... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County PilotThe Jackson County Central golf teams swept Redwood Valley Tuesday in Jackson,
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 2 days ago
The Jackson County Central golf teams swept Redwood Valley Tuesday in Jackson, with the boys winning 169-172 and the girls scoring 187 against an incomplete Cardinal team. Jack Brinkman shot three-over-par 39 to earn medalist honors in the boys'... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County PilotThe Jackson County Central boys' golf team beat Luverne 172-177 Monday, while t
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 2 days ago
The Jackson County Central boys' golf team beat Luverne 172-177 Monday, while the JCC girls lost 183-185. Jack Brinkman was co-medalist of the boys' meet with 39. JCC also used scores of 41 from Scott Flatebo, 44 from Caleb Kolander and 48s from... Read more
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