Matt Peterson

Reporter

Guns recovered; suspect arrested

Two stolen guns are off the streets, and a suspect is in the Mower County jail after Austin police made an arrest Wednesday morning. Officers ... Read more

‘He loved the outdoors’ Former Austin resident, Eric Lindquist, nature enthusiast dies after falling in Minnesota River

As Bruce Lindquist scoured the edges of a river Thursday in Shakopee, he already feared the worst outcome. His 37-year-old son, Eric Lindquist – an ... Read more

New police chief on patrol in Brownsdale

Brownsdale’s newest police chief is settling into his role. Chief Aaron Kjome took Brownsdale’s vacant police position after he was hired during a city council ... Read more

Still not in from the cold: Latest batch of winter weather could bring 2 to 4 inches of snow Thursday

Still not in from the cold: Latest batch of winter weather could bring 2 to 4 inches of snow Thursday

Wind, cold, snow: None of them are giving up in Austin. Tuesday’s forecast calls for breezy conditions, with a high of 2 below 0, according ... Read more