Couple marks 66 Valentine’s Days

Joe and Alberta (Bert) Schreiber will celebrate not only 66 years of marriage next week, but also 66 Valentine's Days spent together just two days before their anniversary.

Joe and Alberta (Bert) Schreiber will celebrate not only 66 years of marriage next week, but also 66 Valentine’s Days spent together just two days before their anniversary.”We wanted to get married on Valentine’s Day,” Bert Schreiber said, “but the polka band we wanted was already booked, so we pushed it back two days.”She remembers the day they got married; […]

Things I have learned: The Class of ’68 really did change the world



Today’s wisdom: “Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.” -Dr. Seuss-I had a profound revelation the other day, as often happens in the oddest places. I was listening to a band play the old Statler Brothers song, “The Class of ’57.” The song describes the writer’s high school classmates, and what they all have done with their lives. […]

Empower parents, improve education



To the editor:Giving kids a great education is one of the things that makes a community like Lakefield, and the surrounding area, great. So what makes for a great education? There are many contributing factors, of course, but I’m convinced none is more important than the active engagement of parents in the educational lives of their kids. And what is […]

Air Force woodwinds quintet to serenade Jackson County

Sounds of flute, clarinet, oboe and bassoon will fill the Jackson County Central Performing Arts Center Tuesday night, when Midwest Winds makes it stop in Jackson as part of its Minnesota tour.

Sounds of flute, clarinet, oboe and bassoon will fill the Jackson County Central Performing Arts Center Tuesday night, when Midwest Winds makes it stop in Jackson as part of its Minnesota tour.The woodwinds quintet made of five members from the U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America is visiting Jackson for the second concert of its five-day tour. Along with Jackson, […]

GYM: Three Huskies to state

Three JCC gymnasts will compete in the individual state tournament and the team narrowly missed a trip to state.

Three Jackson County Central gymnasts will compete in the Class A individual state gymnastics meet after placing in the top four of Saturday’s Section 3A meet in Fairmont.The JCC team just missed a trip to state, scoring 139.15 to finish just behind Worthington’s 139.7.Haley Bass finished second on balance beam (9.125) and fourth on bars (8.6) to advance to state […]