Spring Sports Preview 2015
JCC speech team takes home second at sub-section meetMembers of Jackson County Central's speech team nabbed second place in team sweepstakes for the second year in a row at sub-sections Monday in Fairmont.
Members of Jackson County Central’s speech team nabbed second place in team sweepstakes for the second year in a row at sub-sections Monday in Fairmont.The sweepstakes trophies are based on the placings of each team member. The higher a member places, the higher the points; points are totaled for each team.Four JCC competitors finished in first place at the meet: […]
JCC historians move on to state competition
All five Jackson County Central students presenting at last week’s Southwest Regional History Day in Marshall will move on to the state competition Saturday, May 2, at the University of Minnesota.Both events are part of National History Day, an interdisciplinary research project for students in grades six through 12.This year’s theme is “Leadership and Legacy in History.” Participating students choose […]
Sewage ponds shelved againA recommendation on the conditional use permit for the city of Lakefield's proposal to construct 62 acres of sewage treatment ponds in Hunter Township was tabled once again after more than an hour of discussion.
There was no seeing eye-to-eye last Wednesday night, as the debate over proposed sewage ponds near Lakefield continued at the latest meeting of the Jackson County Planning and Zoning Commission.A recommendation on the conditional use permit for the city of Lakefield’s proposal to construct 62 acres of sewage treatment ponds in Hunter Township was tabled once again after more than […]
Summerfest schedule solidifiesThe lineup of events and activities that will be part of Lakefield's annual Summerfest celebration in June continues to solidify.
The lineup of events and activities that will be part of Lakefield’s annual Summerfest celebration in June continues to solidify.This year’s Summerfest theme, “Gone Country,” will be carried on throughout the week of June 15 and will be quite apparent from the very first day.On Monday, June 15, Summerfest will kick off with the ever-popular medallion hunt. Locals will be […]
SB: Huskies score 21 in opener
The Jackson County Central softball team beat Mt. Lake Area 21-1 Monday in the season opener for both teams.Blaney Markman was five-for-five and Rachel Johnson was three-for-three. Megan Edlin and Jadin Bezdicek both had four hits and Bezdicek drove in four runs. Kathryn Nasby scored four runs and Johnson and n Edlin both scored three.Kelsey Kannenberg pitched three hitless innings […]
BASE: Big inning leads to win
A year ago, it took the Jackson County Central baseball team 12 games to get its first win.This season, it took just one thanks to a huge fourth inning.The Huskies scored 12 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning Monday to beat Mt. Lake Area 16-6 in the season opener for both teams.The Wolverines scored two runs in each […]
BASE: Big inning leads to win
The Jackson County Central baseball team used a 12-run fourth inning to help turn a 6-0 deficit into a 16-6 win over Mt. Lake Area. All 12 runs in the inning were scored with two outs.Scott Christopher had three hits and scored three runs in the game and Ryan Christopher had two hits and scored twice. Nate Monson drove in […]
SB: Huskies dominate opener
The season started with a blast almost literally for the Jackson County Central softball team Monday as the Huskies beat Mt. Lake Area 21-1 in five innings.Mo Carlson provided the early blast, hitting a two-run home run just three batters into the season for the Huskies. Kathryn Nasby led off the game and season with a single and then scored […]
WW: Happy Easter!
Happy Easter! May your Easter basket be filled with candy, colorful eggs and a year’s worth of happiness, health and good cheer! And very few bunny droppings.And, I suppose, I should add a wish your colorful eggs are colored like the rainbow, not like the dark clouds preceding it. No one wants a black egg; it is the equivalent of […]