United Way gives $820K to area organizations: Campaign nets $1.03M

United Way gives $820K to area organizations: Campaign nets $1.03M

The United Way of Mower County announced Tuesday its annual campaign brought in more than $1 million for the third year in a row. United Way ... Read more | Add your comment

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Cycling team looking to boost interest

After the second of three meetings to discuss a potential coed high school cycling team, the squad was hoping to garner a little more interest. But ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Utilities: Frozen water lines easing across region  | Add your comment
  2. Police cite 4 for texting while driving during state campaign  | Add your comment
  3. Human rights film festival highlights sex trafficking, immigration issues  | Add your comment
  4. No campaign kickoff, but Nature Center leaders celebrate progress on new building  | Add your comment

Latest News

Dayton says he can’t impose frack sand moratorium

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton says he lacks authority to impose a two-year moratorium on silica sand mining in southeastern Minnesota. Mining opponents delivered ... Read more | Add your comment

County to seek input on rural assessor costs

Mower County is exploring whether to hire assessors on its own or continue to let cities and townships deal with assessors on an individual basis. ... Read more | Add your comment

Minnesota House OKs energy bill, including propane provisions

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House passed an omnibus energy bill Tuesday that includes various protections for propane consumers and authorizes a study of converting ... Read more | Add your comment

Al Batt: Around Easter, elders lose fillings eating Peeps

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting: Here’s a photo of the chicken coop I built. Why does your chicken coop have two doors? Because if ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion: City should capitalize on interest in logo

The Austin City Council informally agreed to push back its efforts to find a new city logo. After all the attention this issue has received, ... Read more | Add your comment

Re-tagging for good; Vision 2020, city to start good graffiti volunteer program

Re-tagging for good; Vision 2020, city to start good graffiti volunteer program

Vision 2020 and other local organizations are looking for volunteers to help out various community improvement projects this summer, including a new program to replace ... Read more | Add your comment

Council in no hurry on logo; Discussions, potential contest may be delayed until at least fall

The Austin City Council is letting its city logo issues die off. The council informally decided during its Monday work session to not pursue a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. ‘A fine night’; Austin students share poetry at annual Eberhart finale  | Add your comment
  2. City to hire consultant for help in administrator process  | Add your comment
  3. Couple loses home to fire on Easter  | Add your comment
  4. Council to restructure Ellumilite DCA loan  | Add your comment
  5. Don’t turn a blind eye to signs of climate change  | Add your comment
  6. Area biodesel plant tops 1 billion gallons  | Add your comment
  7. 50 protest in support of suspended USC studen: Teen was expelled for having a pocket knife  | Add your comment
  8. A total workout: New fitness center to open in June  | Add your comment
  9. Open house set for area VA clinic on Friday  | Add your comment

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A total workout: New fitness center to open in June

A total workout: New fitness center to open in June

Jennifer Jenkins is about to offer what she calls the total gym experience. She wants to create a 24-hour gym, complete with machinery, free weights ... Read more | Add your comment

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Packers take second at Mayo girls invite

The Austin girls track and field team finished second in the four-team Rochester Mayo meet Tuesday. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Riverland softball team takes two from Minnesota West  | Add your comment
  2. Blue Devil baseball team splits with Luther JV  | Add your comment
  3. Viking softball team tallies five homers in wins over ZM and Goodhue  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Couple accused of child porn will fight to keep parental rights

Deborah and Anthony Edge will fight to retain parental rights of their four children as the couple faces criminal charges for allegedly producing child pornography. The ... Read more | Add your comment

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Al Batt: Around Easter, elders lose fillings eating Peeps

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting: Here’s a photo of the chicken coop I built. Why ... Read more | Add your comment

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Cycling team looking to boost interest

After the second of three meetings to discuss a potential coed high school cycling team, the ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Our Opinion: City should capitalize on interest in logo

The Austin City Council informally agreed to push back its efforts to find a new city logo. After all the attention this issue has received, ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police cite 4 for texting while driving during state campaign

Austin police and Mower County sheriff’s deputies cited four people for texting while driving during a statewide distracted driving campaign. Those four were among 550 ... Read more | Add your comment

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