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Another suspect charged in December stabbing

Another Austin man has been charged with attempted murder over a Dec. 26 stabbing. Ernesto Angel Salinas, 33, faces one count of second-degree attempted murder, ... Read more | Add your comment

Target closing on Saturday

The Austin Target’s last day is Saturday. Target representatives say the store’s merchandise will be shipped to other stores and the store will close after ... Read more | Add your comment

Following the basepaths; Brothers both have jobs in baseball

Following the basepaths; Brothers both have jobs in baseball

It’s no secret Austin High School grads Duell and Preston Higbe love baseball, and now they’re each trying to make a career that involves the ... Read more | Add your comment

It’s no bull: Herald wins 3 awards at annual newspaper contest

It’s no bull: Herald wins 3 awards at annual newspaper contest

The Austin Daily Herald took home three awards in the Minnesota Newspaper Association contest in 2014. Herald photographer Eric Johnson’s photo of a bull and ... Read more | Add your comment

Mobile and growing; Med City Mobility adapting to new space

Mobile and growing; Med City Mobility adapting to new space

Med City Mobility has room to grow. The Austin store that serves handicapped and older residents has found big benefits to its new location, from ... Read more | Add your comment

Others’ Opinion: State has critical need for school counselors

The list of challenges confronting many Minnesota students is long and getting longer. Academically, they must choose between schools and classes that best suit their ... Read more | Add your comment

Get help with Federal Student Aid

This is an exciting time at Austin High School for the seniors as they make plans for graduation and post-secondary education. We are here to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Full Spam ahead; Port Authority approves plans for new museum  | Add your comment
  2. City: Oak Park Mall deal could come soon  | Add your comment
  3. Family, friends remember state-winning wrestler Richard Loeding  | Add your comment
  4. Best Bets: Plunge, ride to kick off PTTP  | Add your comment
  5. Secretary of State Simon targets voting issues  | Add your comment
  6. Gun rights groups rally, lobby lawmakers  | Add your comment
  7. Farm bureau takes concerns to St. Paul  | Add your comment
  8. Board denies Groh’s insurance request  | Add your comment
  9. Walz appointed ranking member of commodities committee  | Add your comment

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Full Spam ahead; Port Authority approves plans for new museum

Full Spam ahead; Port Authority approves plans for new museum

The Austin Port Authority took one giant leap for Spam Wednesday after port authority members approved the conceptual designs for the upcoming Spam Museum relocation ... Read more | Add your comment

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Sports

PTTP events fill up the week

For details on Paint the Town Pink, visit www.hi.umn.edu and click for pink. This Sunday, come out and enjoy the Dads Belgian Waffles fundraiser at ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Packer boys hockey team falls to Red Wing  | Add your comment
  2. Packer gymnasts gets season best score in trianagular win  | Add your comment
  3. Lyle-Pacelli girls basketball team takes down Lanesboro  | Add your comment

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State, Nation & World

More money for mental health?

Dayton proposes $35 million Read more | Add your comment

  1. Minnesota Zoo asking lawmakers for $1.5M amid budget crisis  | Add your comment
  2. Debate over body camera footage hits Capitol  | Add your comment
  3. 5th-grader arrested for elementary school threat  | Add your comment
  4. Slow enrollment leaves state with bigger MNsure bill  | Add your comment
  5. What red ink? As deficits dip, all sides seek more spending  | Add your comment
  6. Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez goes on trial on murder charges  | Add your comment

Special Section

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Former pastor gets 18 years in child sex abuse case

A former Austin pastor was sentenced to 18 years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting a child 20 years ago. Gordon Larson, 62, was convicted ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Air conditioner sparks fire at Sterling Motel  | Add your comment
  2. Carbon monoxide blamed for fish house death  | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Others’ Opinion: State has critical need for school counselors

The list of challenges confronting many Minnesota students is long and getting longer. Academically, they must ... Read more | Add your comment

Spotlight

Mobile and growing; Med City Mobility adapting to new space

Med City Mobility has room to grow. The Austin store that serves handicapped and older residents ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

A taste of Spanish; Students from three area schools learn language through real-world experience

Area students got a taste of Spanish Thursday as their Spanish classes took a trip to El Mariachi. “[We] came here to order in Spanish, ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Former pastor gets 18 years in child sex abuse case

A former Austin pastor was sentenced to 18 years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting a child 20 years ago. Gordon Larson, 62, was convicted ... Read more | Add your comment