Schomacker will not make Congressional run

LUVERNE - Fourth Term State Representative Joe Schomacker announced Monday his intention to seek re-election to the Minnesota House. Schomacker, the Chairman of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee had been exploring a run for the open Congressional seat in Minnesota's First District.

Commissioners preparing for preliminary budget

WORTHINGTON - The Nobles County Commissioners got their first look at the preliminary budget for 2018 on Tuesday, which shows a levy increase of just of 6 percent.

Nobles County Finance Director Jerry Vyskocil said the budget is still changing and moving as more information comes in. All of the departments have submitted their budgets, but the committee will continue to meet and hone things, he said. The commissioners will have to decide what kind of levy increase they are willing to approve, and work toward it, making decisions about budget requests, projects for the upcoming year ad salaries.

Hail Clinic to take place in Wilmont

WILMONT - The University of Minnesota Extension will host a Hail Clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at the Wilmont Community Center.

Nobles County Emergency Management Director Joyce Jacobs 8-21-17

Radio Works Jared Rademacher talks with Joyce Jacobs in their monthly check-in