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Schwan’s Home Delivery Sees Rise In Frozen Food Orders

ESKO, Minn. – Schwan’s Home Delivery has been swamped with orders due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Minnesota-based company has a depot in Esko, and their drivers are seeing a rise in customers wanting frozen foods delivered. Schwan’s management says their employees are even limiting interactions with customers by doing simple drop-offs right at their doors. “And that’s a change…

Father of Jackson Pfister Speaks Out

Jackson's father says his son was a leader who was always looking out for others who struggled

ESKO, Minn.- Last Friday night, a 15-year-old Esko football player collapsed during a game and later died. Fox 21’s Ryan Compeau talked with Jackson Pfister’s father Matt over the phone. “Jackson was a leader who was always looking out for others who struggled and often cared more about classmates than himself”, said Pfister. Jackson died Friday night after collapsing during…

Esko Football Player Dies After Collapsing on Field During Game

Police say investigation is still ongoing.

ESKO, Minn.- An Esko High School Football player has died, after collapsing on the field during the Varsity game on Friday. According to Aitkin Police, 15-year-old Jackson Pfister was transported to Riverwood Healthcare Center with a serious medical condition following his collapse. He passed away a short time later. In a press release the Police Department said: “Our thoughts and…

Tractors Steam Engines and More at Lakehead Harvest Show

58th Annual Show shows off farm machinery of yore.

ESKO, Minn.- If you think tractors are sexy, then you’ll fit right in at the Lakehead Harvest Reunion Steam and Tractor Show in Esko. “You’re not gonna be able to take your 25 ton steam engine and drive it down Superior Street for a car show, y’know,” said Ryan Hansen, President of Lakehead Harvest. For 58 years the show has…

Lake Superior College Rewards Students with Scholarships

Scholarships for the fall were given out Wednesday afternoon

DULUTH, Minn.- More than 80 high school and college students received scholarships from the Lake Superior College Foundation today. Those scholarships that will be applied for the upcoming fall semester and range from $500 to $2500. One Esko student we talked with even got two scholarships this afternoon. Dawson Hoffman, a Senior at Esko said “it definitely helps a lot…