News

Jackson Accident

Jackson Accident

Photo: clipart.com

Jackson, MN (KICD) — Two people were injured in a single vehicle accident.

Around 2-am Wednesday, the Jackson County Sheriffs Office and Jackson Fire and Ambulance responded to an accident, at the intersection of Petersburg Road and 740th Street, south of Jackson. Upon arrival, it was determined 53-year old Anthony Olson of Wapello was westbound on 740th Street and failed to turn at the T intersection, then crossing Petersburg Road and coming to rest in a pasture, after striking a tree.

.Olson had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported to the Sanford Jackson Medical Center, before being transferred to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls. A passenger, 47 year-old Mark Schlager of Marshall, was treated and released at the Sanford Jackson Medical Center.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department says alcohol may have been a factor in the accident, and charges are pending.

Local Headlines

in Local

Spencer High School Principal Reflects on Graduating Class

Graduation

Principal Elli Wiemers tells KICD News about the legacy of Spencer High School Class of 2015...

in Local

Bicyclist Struck

ambulance2

A Sioux Center man is injured after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bike.

in Local

Avian Influenza Friday

Bird Flu 1240

Another probable case of Avian Influenza is found in northwest Iowa.

in Local

Iowa Egg Production

eggsag

Iowa egg production for April fell 8 percent from the month before and 4 percent from a year ago as the bird flu claimed millions of egg-laying hens.

in Local

Budget Debate

statehouse

Iowa lawmakers say they've made progress in determining how much to spend on the state's overall budget, including K-12 education.