Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Drunk go-kart driver gets probation

The 25-year-old Austin man who drove a child-size go-kart while drunk in April was sentenced to two years’ supervised probation last Friday. Bobby Khaoone pleaded ... Read more | Add your comment

Former candidate back in court for possessing guns as a felon

A former Austin mayoral and city council candidate has run into legal trouble once again. Zeke Thaddeus Dahl, 36, faces two gross misdemeanor charges for ... Read more | Add your comment

Brownsdale teen hurt in crash near BP 


BLOOMING PRAIRIE — A Mower County teenager suffered non-life-threatening injuries when the car he was driving rolled Sunday evening in Steele County. Dylan Arndt, 16, of ... Read more | Add your comment

Austin police looking for suspect who fled traffic stop on Sunday

Austin police are looking for a man who fled during a traffic stop early Sunday morning. Police Chief Brian Krueger said officers pulled over a ... Read more | Add your comment

Driver hurt in I-35 crash:  Ill. man airlifted to Rochester

Driver hurt in I-35 crash: Ill. man airlifted to Rochester

CLARKS GROVE — An East Peoria, Ill., man was seriously injured Saturday when the pickup he was driving while hauling a fishing boat lost control ... Read more | Add your comment

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