A dream come true; Allen Eskens speaks at Page Turners event

A dream come true; Allen Eskens speaks at Page Turners event

Allen Eskens visited the Austin Public Library Thursday to talk about his debut novel, “The Life We Bury,” and to cap off the 15th annual ... Read more | Add your comment

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Man faces gun, drug charges

An 18-year-old arrested for possessing drugs and a weapon without a permit is facing six different charges. Gumdel Nyare Gilo, 18, of Austin was charged ... Read more | Add your comment

Dayton revises budget to fund counselors, pre-K facilities

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton has revised his state budget proposal to increase the number school counselors in Minnesota and help schools pay for ... Read more | Add your comment

A dedication for Dilley; College reading room to honor professor’s legacy

A dedication for Dilley; College reading room to honor professor’s legacy

Riverland Community College dedicated the reading room of the college library to the memory former professor Terrance “Terry” Dilley. A plaque created by Anderson ... Read more | Add your comment

Full Circle: We give S&H green stamps

Full Circle: We give S&H green stamps

How our hearts revved up upon hearing those words. Why, no woman with a half brain in her head would have shopped anywhere else for ... Read more | Add your comment

Volunteers give back through work with students

Volunteers give back through work with students

Kathy and Ron Howards combined their love of giving back to the community with their love for children when they started volunteering with Senior Corps., ... Read more | Add your comment

Help through change; New Mayo Clinic Book Guides Women through menopause with Clinically Proven, Practical Advice

Help through change; New Mayo Clinic Book Guides Women through menopause with Clinically Proven, Practical Advice

ROCHESTER — As preteens, girls often take health classes to teach them about their changing bodies during puberty. For moms-to-be, classes deal with pregnancy and ... Read more | Add your comment

State seeing growing shortage of caregivers

Minnesota communities are continuing to experience a growing shortage of senior care workers due to a fast-growing senior population and competitive local employment markets. Minnesota ... Read more | Add your comment

Local resource helps older job seekers reenter the workforce

Rochester — Experience Works, a local nonprofit, has openings for interested applicants who need assistance getting back into the workforce. Experience Works operates the Senior ... Read more | Add your comment

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MacPhail Children’s Community Chorus to perform in Minneapolis

MacPhail Children’s Community Chorus to perform in Minneapolis

Singer and producer J.D. Steele came to I.J. Holton Intermediate School on Wednesday to teach a song to a MacPhail community choir, but he wasn’t ... Read more | Add your comment

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Raised expectations: Hansen gained confidence with record shot put throw

Raised expectations: Hansen gained confidence with record shot put throw

The day after Austin junior Amber Hansen broke the Austin High School shot put record this week, she went to school like any other day. Read more | Add your comment

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Investigators look at overdose in Prince death

MINNEAPOLIS — Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he ... Read more | Add your comment

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Man faces gun, drug charges

An 18-year-old arrested for possessing drugs and a weapon without a permit is facing six different charges. Gumdel Nyare Gilo, 18, of Austin was charged ... Read more | Add your comment

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Full Circle: We give S&H green stamps

How our hearts revved up upon hearing those words. Why, no woman with a half brain ... Read more | Add your comment

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33rd Habitat for Humanity home completed in Mower County

A family of four has a new place to call home in Austin. Read more | Add your comment

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State’s final budget pieces set stage

ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers were putting the finishing touches on their wildly different plans for a $900 million budget surplus Thursday, pushing the spending ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Austin woman pleads not guilty to swindling $200K from AL church

ALBERT LEA — An Austin woman pleaded not guilty Thursday in Freeborn County District Court to swindling almost $200,000 from St. Theodore Catholic school and ... Read more | Add your comment