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City of Jackson Utilities

The City of Jackson is supplied natural gas by Minnesota Energy Resources.   The City of Jackson and the Federated Rural Electric Association provide electric service in the area.   The City of Jackson is provided local telephone and internet access by Qwest and Soutwest Minnesota BroadbandSouthwest Minnesota Broadband and the City also provide cable television.  Waste Management provides residential and commercial garbage and recycling service to the City of Jackson.

Please check our website for more information on the City of Jackson Utilities.

80 West Ashley
Jackson , MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-4410
Federated Rural Electric

Federated Rural Electric is a distribution electric utility serving member-owners in Jackson and Martin Counties with some along the bordering counties and in Huntington, Iowa. Federated is headquartered in Jackson with a warehouse in Welcome. Federated serves more than 5,000 members and owns 598 miles of underground lines and 1,588 miles of overhead lines.

As a cooperative, we are owned by the members we serve and are governed by a seven-member Board of Directors who are elected by the membership at the Annual Meeting.

77100 US Highway 71
P. O. Box 36
Jackson , MN 56143
Phone: (507) 847-3520
Minnesota Energy

Minnesota Energy Resources operates in 51 counties and 165 communities throughout Minnesota - including the City of Jackson.   Minnesota Energy Resources is made up of people creating a premier and growing energy company. We want to give customers the best value in energy and related services. And we're guided by clear values — including integrity.

Phone: (800) 889-9508
Qwest/Century Link
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice and wireless services to consumers and businesses in Jackson and across the country.

For Home:       1-800-244-1111
For Business:   1-800-603-6000
Phone: (800) 244-1111
Southwest Minnesota Broadband Services (SMBS)
SMBS has built fiber-to-the-premise infrastructure to eight rural communities throughout Southwestern Minnesota. The network will consist of a 125 mile fiber ring which will connect the eight communities and an FTTP infrastructure within the communities that will support a total of over 3,500 passings.

The SMBS provides telphone, internet and Rolex Explorer Replica television service to the following communities:

  • Bingham Lake
  • Brewster
  • Heron Lake
  • Jackson
  • Lakefield
  • Okabena
  • Round Lake
  • Wilder
P. O. Box 1006
110 South Highway 86
Lakefield , MN 56150
Phone: (877) 655-7627
Waste Management
We partner with our customers and communities to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy. 

Our 45,000 employees are committed to Environmental Performance — our mission to maximize resource value, while minimizing environmental impact so that both our economy and our environment can thrive. Serving over 20 million residential, industrial, municipal and commercial customers, Waste Management posted $12.52 billion of revenues in 2010.