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Bruins go unbeaten in NAHL Showcase for second straight year

The Austin Bruins may be young this year, but that didn’t stop them from sweeping the NAHL Showcase and winning it for the second straight ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hitting the right note  | Add your comment
  2. Lyle gas station robber pleads guilty  | Add your comment
  3. Council waits on admin pick, will choose next week  | Add your comment
  4. ALC kicks off shoe drive  | Add your comment

Latest News

School board levy may increase 5 pct.

The Austin Public Schools Board is looking to increase the district’s 2015 tax levy by 5.55 percent. The board will discuss levy certifications during its ... Read more | Add your comment

A new leader for the city?

Council was slated to pick new admin on Saturday Read more | Add your comment

Antique appraisal coming to library

Dust off the antiques and get them ready. Antique appraisals are coming to Austin. Mark Moran, antiques appraiser, is coming to the Austin Public Library ... Read more | Add your comment

Music to flow through Austin

The traditional sounds of barbershop and hymns are coming to Austin. The Augsburg Centennial Singers will appear in concert at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, 306 ... Read more | Add your comment

RE-turn to RE-Fest; Green festival makes its seventh year in Austin

RE-turn to RE-Fest; Green festival makes its seventh year in Austin

Austin is again getting ready to celebrate green living Saturday. RE-Fest returns for its seventh year to bring Austin residents and environmental enthusiasts together to ... Read more | Add your comment

Accused shooter charged with attempted murder; .357 magnum revolver found in Price’s unfinished garage.

Accused shooter charged with attempted murder; .357 magnum revolver found in Price’s unfinished garage.

The Austin man accused of shooting 38-year-old Tyrone Maddox was charged with attempted murder Thursday in Mower County District Court. Tyrone Price, 28, faces second-degree ... Read more | Add your comment

Happy Minds; New program takes proactive approach to mental wellness

Happy Minds; New program takes proactive approach to mental wellness

Woodson Kindergarten Center Principal Jessica Cabeen sat on a rug in teacher Renee Gogolewski’s Red Moose room Thursday to observe and chat with a few ... Read more | Add your comment

Tendermaid Challenge makes 22; Mankato man gobbles up record set by Thomas Herrera

Twenty-five-year-old Ethan Teske set off from Mankato on Thursday afternoon with one thing in mind: to beat the Tendermaid Challenge. “I just always had a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Lyle crowns homecoming court  | Add your comment
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  3. KSMQ earns Emmy for WWII documentary  | Add your comment
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  6. General Mills to close plants, cut 500-plus jobs, in Calif., Mass.  | Add your comment
  7. Twin Cities airport to add parking at main terminal  | Add your comment
  8. Cassel: Tom Brady-less 2008 Patriots should inspire Vikings  | Add your comment
  9. Kelly Nesvold: Pacers helped make 50-mile run a success  | Add your comment

Daily Herald Pick

9th annual Day of Caring set for Sept. 27

9th annual Day of Caring set for Sept. 27

It’s the time of year when volunteers from around Mower County come together for one day to help their neighbors complete projects they are otherwise ... Read more | Add your comment

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Sports

Blooming Prairie volleyball team takes 15th in Class A Showcase

The Blooming Prairie volleyball team finished 15th out of 16 teams at the Class A Showcase Tournament in Burnsville Friday and Saturday. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Packer boys blanked by Lourdes  | Add your comment
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  3. Cross country: Packer girls take second at Milaca  | Add your comment

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State, Nation & World

Ready, set, vote — by absentee

ST. PAUL — Election Day has arrived in Minnesota. Sort of. The state’s early voting window officially opens Friday. People who want to vote absentee ... Read more | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Lyle gas station robber pleads guilty

One of four suspects in a Lyle gas station robbery changed his plea to guilty Friday in Mower County District Court. Elgin Tyrese Green, 20, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Shooting suspect charged with attempted murder  | Add your comment
  2. Shooting victim in critical condition  | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Kelly Nesvold: Pacers helped make 50-mile run a success

Well, we are a couple weeks removed from completing our 50-mile training run that began at ... Read more | Add your comment

Spotlight

Lyle crowns homecoming court

2014 Lyle homecoming court. Lyle-Pacelli will play Randolph tonight for the homecoming game in Lyle. Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

RE-turn to RE-Fest; Green festival makes its seventh year in Austin

Austin is again getting ready to celebrate green living Saturday. RE-Fest returns for its seventh year to bring Austin residents and environmental enthusiasts together to ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Accused shooter charged with attempted murder; .357 magnum revolver found in Price’s unfinished garage.

The Austin man accused of shooting 38-year-old Tyrone Maddox was charged with attempted murder Thursday in Mower County District Court. Tyrone Price, 28, faces second-degree ... Read more | Add your comment

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