Same beat, new digs; Taste of Nations continues tradition at new venue

Same beat, new digs; Taste of Nations continues tradition at new venue

They were a part of the Mexico Lindo Dance Group. After five years at Oak Park Mall, the event moved to El Parral Ballroom for ... Read more | Add your comment

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Y 5K canceled

The YMCA’s annual 5K is off for this year. The YMCA of Austin announced it won’t be holding its 15th annual 5K Run/Walk, which was ... Read more | Add your comment

Austin police foil early Sunday burglary

An Austin woman recovered most of her belongings after police stopped the men who allegedly broke into her apartment early Sunday morning. Austin Police Capt. ... Read more | Add your comment

Kiwanis student of the month: Sarah Kahle

Kiwanis student of the month: Sarah Kahle

Academic Achievements: My education at Pacelli pushes me to work hard as I am enrolled in engaging as well as thought provoking classes. During high ... Read more | Add your comment

Students learn the power of silence

Students at Ellis Middle School learned the power of silence April 23. On April 16, National Junior Honor Society students participated in a project called ... Read more | Add your comment

Austin accepting nominees for alumni award

Austin High School alumnus have the chance to be honored for all they’ve accomplished after graduation. Plans are underway for the annual Austin High School ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter: ‘Thank you’ for donations

On behalf of Westminster Presbyterian Church of Austin, I would like to thank Hy-Vee, Shopko, Sterling Main Street, Walgreens and Wal-Mart for the wonderful donations ... Read more | Add your comment

Wind farm coming to eastern Freeborn County

Freeborn County officials have received word of a 200-megawatt wind farm proposed to be constructed in eastern Freeborn County. The proposed project, called the Freeborn ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Woodson Kindergarten celebrates 10 years  | Add your comment
  2. As Austin grows, community finds itself in need of housing  | Add your comment
  3. Autism walk a success for cause  | Add your comment
  4. Taste of Mower County celebrates another success  | Add your comment
  5. A costume collective; Theaters combine wardrobes in new location  | Add your comment
  6. Planting for the future; Go Green Club, Spruce up Austin partner to celebrate Arbor Day  | Add your comment
  7. Nepal quake: Nearly 1,400 dead, Everest shaken  | Add your comment
  8. Volunteers make things happen  | Add your comment
  9. Senate making headway on session  | Add your comment

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Four Daughters unveiling new event space on Saturday

Four Daughters unveiling new event space on Saturday

Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery will officially open the doors to its newly built event facility on Saturday. To show its new event rooms, Four ... Read more | Add your comment

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Lyle-Pacelli baseball team picks up two wins

The Lyle-Pacelli baseball team beat Alden-Conger 4-2 and it topped Martin Luther 11-5 in Marcusen Park Saturday. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Austin boys tennis team wins one of three  | Add your comment
  2. Bruins start fast in a game two win over Minot  | Add your comment
  3. Softball, kickball registration deadlines near  | Add your comment

Today's Videos

State, Nation & World

State students to take ACTs on Tuesday

Some 63,000 Minnesota high school juniors will take perhaps the biggest standardized test of their lives Tuesday. Minnesota this year is joining 20 other states that sponsor the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyer urges jury to spare his life  | Add your comment
  2. Men in capsized canoe not wearing life jackets  | Add your comment
  3. Suspect shot by police at airport out of the hospital  | Add your comment
  4. Minnesota National Guard to start bird flu mission  | Add your comment
  5. No injuries in St. Paul duplex fire that displaced 15  | Add your comment
  6. MCA glitches raise concerns for results  | Add your comment

Special Section

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Convictions: April 12-18

—Sasha Elizabeth Alexander, 25, of Austin, was convicted of fifth-degree drug possession and check forgery. Sentenced to five years’ supervised probation, $20 in fines. —Robyn ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Mower stops 78 in distracted driving enforcement  | Add your comment
  2. Area man pleads not guilty to molesting toddler  | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Senate making headway on session

By Dan Sparks State Senator, District 27 This has been a busy week at the state ... Read more | Add your comment


Young players strike a chord; Area pianists compete in annual Harris competition

The annual competition included players age 6 to 18 from several area counties. Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

County could update landfill ordinance

Mower County could be doing its homework to make sure it’s prepared for potential landfill requests from SKB Environmental. At Tuesday’s 8:30 a.m. county board ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Mower stops 78 in distracted driving enforcement

Mower County law enforcement stopped 78 drivers during a distracted driving enforcement wave last week. Austin Police Capt. Dave McKichan said the wave, part of ... Read more | Add your comment