Filling in the potholes; Austin, Mower roadwork on schedule

Filling in the potholes; Austin, Mower roadwork on schedule

The summer may soon be over, but area road construction won’t finish for some time. City and county public works projects are in full swing, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Police Reports, August 27-28

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Stringing along the music; First orchestra camp held at I.J. Holton

Stringing along the music; First orchestra camp held at I.J. Holton

Emily Hjelmen, 10, chose to play the violin because her mother played it, and this week she’s gotten a headstart learning the instrument. “I’m in ... Read more | Add your comment

Students close out summer school; Several grades learn through experiences on last day

The beginning of school is fast approaching, but for some students, school just let out. On Thursday, the final day of summer school, teachers created ... Read more | Add your comment

Austin Karen to celebrate their history with Saturday event

Area Karen are inviting the community to celebrate the 65th Memorial Karen National Martyr’s Day this Saturday. The event, which includes a wrist tying ceremony, ... Read more | Add your comment

Starting today: Skip the lines, buy your State Fair tickets online

Starting today: Skip the lines, buy your State Fair tickets online

The Minnesota State Fair is rolling out electronic ticketing today for general admission for the first time ever. The fair is selling full-price adult tickets ... Read more | Add your comment

Farm profits to fall second consecutive year

DES MOINES, Iowa — It will be a less profitable year for farmers as low grain, milk and hog prices cut into income, U.S. Department ... Read more | Add your comment

Crystal clear future; Leaders announced $3.2 million grant for water quality projects

Crystal clear future; Leaders announced $3.2 million grant for water quality projects

The Hormel Foundation and Vision 2020 didn't start the fire when it comes to cleaning two of Austin's biggest waterways, but they've provided resources to ... Read more | Add your comment

CRWD projects aim to slow the flow

With $6.4 million to improve water quality and reduce flooding on the Cedar River and Dobbins Creek, Cedar River Watershed District leaders are getting ready ... Read more | Add your comment

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County board votes down single-sort; Says it will bolster the current recycling program

County board votes down single-sort; Says it will bolster the current recycling program

Commissioners could look at larger bins, education, an advertising campaign and improvements to dropoff sites to improve recycling Read more | Add your comment

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Pack cuts to the turf; Austin celebrates Wescott Athletic Complex field upgrades

Pack cuts to the turf; Austin celebrates Wescott Athletic Complex field upgrades

Austin soccer captains Chloe Summerfield and Sean Baker cut the ribbon for the new artificial turf field Thursday night at Art Hass Stadium before the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Lyle-Pacelli volleyball team tops Houston in five games  | Add your comment
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Police Reports, August 27-28

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Best Bets: Money for causes

Get ready to see pink this weekend as the annual Pink Out the stadium is back. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Stringing along the music; First orchestra camp held at I.J. Holton

Emily Hjelmen, 10, chose to play the violin because her mother played it, and this week ... Read more | Add your comment

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Filling in the potholes; Austin, Mower roadwork on schedule

The summer may soon be over, but area road construction won’t finish for some time. City and county public works projects are in full swing, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Alleged puppy choker pleads not guilty

Christopher Maricle, 25, was charged earlier this month with domestic assault, interfering with a 911 call and animal cruelty. Read more | Add your comment