Periodic rains put damper on Wescott turf, dome work

Periodic rains put damper on Wescott turf, dome work

Work to install artificial turf and eventually a seasonal dome at the Wescott Field Complex is slightly behind schedule due to rainy weather, but Austin ... Read more | Add your comment

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Drunk leads police on chase through Austin

A 25-year-old Austin man faces serious charges after he allegedly led police on a drunken chase through Austin and nearly got himself seriously injured. Police ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Vets unfurl field of flags  | Add your comment
  2. Mower ropes up livestock response trailer  | Add your comment
  3. 3 houses, $3: Mower sells forfeited properties to Austin  | Add your comment
  4. County to add child protection staff  | Add your comment

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Police Reports, June 30-July 1

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Hormel Institute gets $1.7M grant for rare cancer research

Hormel Institute researchers have received a big grant toward researching rare cancers. Dr. Sergio Gradilone, leader of the Cancer Cell Biology & Translational Research section ... Read more | Add your comment

Accentra Credit Union to hold fundraiser

Accentra Credit Union will hold a fundraiser on their property for the Children’s Miracle Network from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Winds blow forest fires smoke from Canada across Midwest

Winds blow forest fires smoke from Canada across Midwest

A haze blanketed much of the Midwest on Tuesday as strong winds carried smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south, ... Read more | Add your comment

Travelers are urged to use caution in work zones during July Fourth holiday

The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones during the July Fourth holiday. “While we shut ... Read more | Add your comment

Ask a Trooper: Cops accepting electronic proof of insurance

Question: I have a question regarding electronic proof of auto insurance. I no longer receive a paper printout of my proof of auto insurance, is ... Read more | Add your comment

Police Reports, June 28-30

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  1. Teen reports assault at Casey’s; Shadowy men with knives allegedly grabbed 17-year-old  | Add your comment
  2. A course of new options; 22-year-old helps build disc golf course in Blooming Prairie  | Add your comment
  3. Tough times for Big Food; Hormel, companies struggle with ingredient supplies  | Add your comment
  4. 3 receive Rotary awards  | Add your comment
  5. Fireworks damage topped $1.7M in 2014; Sparklers cause most injuries  | Add your comment
  6. Store tied to cable show opening AL location; West End Architectural Salvage coming to National Bank building  | Add your comment
  7. Our opinion: Be careful when using fireworks  | Add your comment
  8. City likely spraying for mosquitos tonight  | Add your comment
  9. A Saturday on the trails  | Add your comment

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Six months later, still no answers on Oak Park Mall

Six months later, still no answers on Oak Park Mall

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Marcusen gets an upgrade; Teams work together to get new practice equipment at park

Marcusen gets an upgrade; Teams work together to get new practice equipment at park

After a little teamwork, Marcusen Park is now a much better practice facility than it was a year ago. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Grand Meadow grad makes National Duals All Team  | Add your comment
  2. Austin 18U softball team swept by Winona  | Add your comment
  3. Austin Post 91 baseball team gets a split at Rochester  | Add your comment

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Winds blow forest fires smoke from Canada across Midwest

Winds blow forest fires smoke from Canada across Midwest

A haze blanketed much of the Midwest on Tuesday as strong winds carried smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Detour planned on Highway 105 during culvert replacements south of Austin  | Add your comment
  2. Travelers are urged to use caution in work zones during July Fourth holiday  | Add your comment
  3. June economic report affirms slow growth ahead in Midwest  | Add your comment
  4. Twin Cities-area health group to cut back on sugary drinks  | Add your comment
  5. Convicted killer thought fellow escapee was slowing him down  | Add your comment
  6. Chris Christie returning to high school to launch 2016 bid  | Add your comment

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Mower ropes up livestock response trailer

Mower County is set to corral disaster for years to come. The Mower County board approved a $10,000 grant from the Minnesota Division of Homeland ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ask a Trooper: Cops accepting electronic proof of insurance  | Add your comment
  2. Teen reports assault at Casey’s; Shadowy men with knives allegedly grabbed 17-year-old  | Add your comment

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Ask a Trooper: Cops accepting electronic proof of insurance

Question: I have a question regarding electronic proof of auto insurance. I no longer receive a ... Read more | Add your comment

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Vets unfurl field of flags

An American flag and a POW/MIA flag hung calmly in the air Tuesday morning after a ... Read more | Add your comment

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3 houses, $3: Mower sells forfeited properties to Austin

The Mower County Board of Commissioners is helping the city of Austin maintain its low income housing options. The county board sold three forfeited properties ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Drunk leads police on chase through Austin

A 25-year-old Austin man faces serious charges after he allegedly led police on a drunken chase through Austin and nearly got himself seriously injured. Police ... Read more | Add your comment