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KSMQ to air Hanson Family concert

On May 17, more than 400 people gathered at Riverland Community College’s Frank W. Bridges Theatre to honor one local family’s musical roots. Now that ... Read more | Add your comment

Convictions Aug. 17-23

—Alex Dale Enright, 20, of Austin, was convicted of introducing contraband into jail. Sentenced to one year of supervised probation. Offense date: July 23, 2014. ... Read more | Add your comment

Preparing for life after high school

Austin Public Schools doing what it can to make sure students are ready when they graduate Read more | Add your comment

A symphonic season

Austin Symphony Orchestra plans innovative collaborations for upcoming concerts Read more | Add your comment

Student Group helps power school through solar panels

Solar panels have been wired into the grid at the Austin High School thanks to four invested students and their club leader. “I hope they ... Read more | Add your comment

Minnesota gas prices down from last year

MINNEAPOLIS — Gas prices in Minnesota are lower than they were during last year’s Labor Day weekend, and analysts say they could fall even more ... Read more | Add your comment

Rochester business bringing hobby store to Austin

A southern Minnesota business on the verge of expanding to Austin is looking to bring more than just sales to the community. Kevin Guy plans ... Read more | Add your comment

Pease visits nature center

Pease visits nature center

The Jay C. Hormel Nature Center’s busy Nature Play program came to an end Thursday. Tom Pease performed for children, parents and senior citizens at ... Read more | Add your comment

80-year-old accused of groping retirement home worker; Accused allegedly passed note and money with a phone number

An 80-year-old Austin man is in trouble after he allegedly groped a retirement home employee. Roger Thomas Jennings pleaded not guilty to fifth-degree criminal sexual ... Read more | Add your comment

Albert Lea residents circulate petition against 45/15 plan

By Hannah Dillon ALBERT LEA — Parents in Albert Lea have responded to the idea of the proposed calendar for the 2015-2016 school year with ... Read more | Add your comment

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