Hayfield volleyball team sweeps Medford

Hayfield volleyball team sweeps Medford

HAYFIELD —The Hayfield volleyball team faced a little adversity in its home opener, but it had a response every single time as it swept Medford ... Read more | Add your comment

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State Patrol to step up ‘move over’ enforcement

WINONA — The Minnesota State Patrol says it will step up enforcement of the state’s “move over” law, named for a trooper who was struck ... Read more | Add your comment

Walz says fiscal issues should take priority

MANKATO — The only way Congress is going to avoid a government shutdown in September is by lumping all of the fiscal issues — including ... Read more | Add your comment

Tim Penny: Preserving heritage through retention

Southern Minnesota’s economy is certainly more diverse than it was when Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) was founded nearly 30 years ago. However, agriculture still ... Read more | Add your comment

Mondays with the Mortician: A resource for grieving children

When I was about 9 or 10 years old I attended my very first wake service. It was for my great-great aunt who was a ... Read more | Add your comment

The living soil; Cover crops will promote healthy microorganisms

Living microorganisms are so small that you need a microscope to see them all. However, without microorganisms the soil would be nothing but a massive ... Read more | Add your comment

Funding available for set aside program; Filter strips help keep nutrients, sediments from waterways

Funding available for set aside program; Filter strips help keep nutrients, sediments from waterways

The Mower County Farm Service Agency wants farmers and landowners to know the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has once again become a viable tool for ... Read more | Add your comment

Fairgrounds gets a new foundation; Funds will be used for fair, events, grandstand and more

Fairgrounds gets a new foundation; Funds will be used for fair, events, grandstand and more

The Mower County Agricultural Society is investing in the future of the county fairgrounds. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Get out and enjoy a walk with the Walking Club  | Add your comment
  2. Letter: A pleasure to visit communities of Austin, Albert Lea  | Add your comment
  3. ‘It’s been a wonderful job’ – Bev Norby retires from CRWD after 28 years  | Add your comment
  4. Hanson stepping up as SWCD’s manager  | Add your comment
  5. Hog Roast fundraiser to be held for Wetbugs program  | Add your comment
  6. Teaming up to recognize area volunteers  | Add your comment
  7. Habitat, Riverland break ground on housing project  | Add your comment
  8. Packers dedicate new field turf  | Add your comment
  9. Five injured in Saturday morning I-90 rollover  | Add your comment

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Packers dedicate new field turf

Packers dedicate new field turf

“It’s very exciting for our kids and the community. I think it was a huge effort for everyone and it’s fun to see something come ... Read more | Add your comment

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Austin swimmers get past Mankato East

The Austin girls swimming and diving team picked up a 94-92 win at Mankato East Monday. Read more | Add your comment

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Wisconsin driver helps bald eagle she struck with SUV

ST. PAUL — A bald eagle hit by an SUV in Wisconsin is recovering at a University of Minnesota clinic after being helped by the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Possible Biden bid for White House faces rough road  | Add your comment
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  4. Trump’s idea for mass deportation similar to 1930s removals  | Add your comment
  5. General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts  | Add your comment
  6. Badly beaten toddler removed from life support  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Trio of burglaries reported

Austin police are investigating three burglaries reported over the weekend. Police Chief Brian Krueger said residents should be careful to lock their doors after several ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Five injured in Saturday morning I-90 rollover  | Add your comment
  2. Convictions: Aug. 16-22  | Add your comment

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Funding available for set aside program; Filter strips help keep nutrients, sediments from waterways

The Mower County Farm Service Agency wants farmers and landowners to know the Conservation Reserve Program ... Read more | Add your comment

Spotlight

Bissens are Mower’s Farm Family of the Year

To Dale and Kim Bissen, earning the 2015 Mower County Farm Family of the Year Award ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

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

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Five injured in Saturday morning I-90 rollover

DEXTER — Five people suffered non life-threatening injuries after the 2001 Subaru Forrester rolled on Interstate 90 Saturday morning just past Dexter near the 191 ... Read more | Add your comment