About Us

Cross-Counties Connect (www.cross-countiesconnect.com) – an internet area news source – was created to share articles of news, current events,  inspiration, achievement, human interest and social issues from the corner of southwest Minnesota that ties together parts of Cottonwood, Watonwan, Jackson, Martin and Brown Counties.

The focus is on the communities of Mountain Lake, Butterfield, Odin, Ormsby, Delft, Bingham Lake, Darfur and Comfrey and points between – but will also expand places beyond that have a connection to the area.

As you can see, there are links to area news +, the local schools, the faith community, life events (engagements, weddings, births and newsmakers) and sports shorts that will feature engaging stories about in individual or team/group athletes involved in any type of sporting activity.

If you know of something you believe would be of interest to readers, please email news@cross-countiesconnect.com or fill out the Contact Us form on our website.

Readers can also be “on the beat” as first-hand news and article reporters by sending in information and/or photos to be shared on the site.

This site can be accessed from your PC, laptop, tablet, and mobile devices. In addition, follow us on Twitter and Facebook to receive breaking news info.

“Make the connection!”