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Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

ALBANY, N.Y. — Carroll Heath didn’t have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn’t around, his mother was a patient in ... Read more | Add your comment

Boat inspections increase to reduce invasive species

MINNEAPOLIS — More boat inspectors are on patrol at Minnesota lakes and rivers to help stop the spread of invasive species, including zebra mussels, and ... Read more | Add your comment

AHS FFA chapter takes on St. Paul

The 86th Minnesota FFA Convention was held April 26-28 at the University of Minnesota — St. Paul Campus. Ten members of the Austin FFA Chapter attended. ... Read more | Add your comment

The search is on for Mrs. Mower County

Start shopping for those evening gowns, ladies, because Mrs. Mower County applications are being accepted. Mrs. Mower County will represent her county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant, ... Read more | Add your comment

BHSU grad, pushes herself to excel, earn outdoor education degree

An Austin native is working with reptiles this summer at the largest reptile zoo in the world. Paige Smith, a Black Hills State University graduate, ... Read more | Add your comment

Bennett: 2015 session results in bipartisan accomplishments

By Peggy Bennett, District 27A State Representative I’ve always been a big believer in putting people before politics. As someone who has worked as an ... Read more | Add your comment

Program on sex trafficking to take place May 28

The Zonta Club of Austin and the Austin Human Rights Commission will host a free screening of a film on human trafficking at 6:30 p.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

Appreciating what the YWCA offered

It is easy to take for granted that which we see every day, isn’t it? I stumbled across an article that made me view the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Get a jazzy kick-off to summer  | Add your comment
  2. Grand Meadow expansion to hold ground breaking Tuesday  | Add your comment
  3. Memorial Day Services  | Add your comment
  4. AHS group promotes robot  | Add your comment
  5. 2015 session ends with wins for rural Minnesota  | Add your comment
  6. Mower Refreshed holding fourth annual Take 5 event  | Add your comment
  7. Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage  | Add your comment
  8. Dayton takes preschool pitch to Minnesota’s tiniest students  | Add your comment
  9. Austin shows off its artistic talent  | Add your comment

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Managerial disagreements led Tok, Bruins to part ways

Managerial disagreements led Tok, Bruins to part ways

Tok: 'I think it was best for both parties to have a separation and move on' Read more | Add your comment

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Baseball: Packers keep season alive, will play another elimination game

Baseball: Packers keep season alive, will play another elimination game

DUNDAS — The No. 8 seeded Austin baseball team had its backs against the wall against No. 4 seeded Farmington (13-10 overall) in a Section ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Think safety when getting outside with others  | Add your comment
  2. Athletics knock off Medford  | Add your comment
  3. Austin baseball team falls short at Northfield  | Add your comment

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Iraq launches operation to drive IS from Anbar

BAGHDAD — Iraq on Tuesday announced the launch of a military operation to drive the Islamic State group out of the western Anbar province, where ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Fire at home for elderly in central China kills 38 people  | Add your comment
  2. Iran begins trial of detained reporter  | Add your comment
  3. Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored  | Add your comment
  4. Boat inspections increase to reduce invasive species  | Add your comment
  5. Endangered piping plovers spotted at Duluth beach  | Add your comment
  6. Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3, forcing evacuations  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Convictions: May 10-16

–Jason Michael Anderson, 42, of Austin, was convicted of fifth-degree drug possession. Sentenced to five years of supervised probation, $600 in fines. –Christina Aline Brooks-Greenback, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Cab driver saves family caught in house fire  | Add your comment
  2. Man freed from grain bin after being stuck for 2 hours  | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Think safety when getting outside with others

As we approach the end of the school year and nice-weather people are out enjoying parks, ... Read more | Add your comment


Austin shows off its artistic talent

Thanks for participating in Austin Living lit mag; there's still a final chance to submit work Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

County board to hold hearing on waste requests

The Mower County board will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Tuesday to discuss suspending solid waste requests and permits while the county researches ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Another home burglarized while residents slept

Officers responded to a burglary report around 5:30 a.m. today at the 300 block of Sixth St. Southwest. According to Police Chief Brian Krueger, someone ... Read more | Add your comment