Local reps follow DFL-GOP split on health care bill

The Health and Human Services Omnibus bill approved in the House has produced a traditional GOP/DFL divide. Many state Democrats say the measure passed on Wednesday ... Read more | Add your comment

Full Circle:  A family spark inspired by steak

Full Circle: A family spark inspired by steak

Love was in the Austin air in 1935 when my parents met. Actually, they seemed destined for each other in a kind of providential devine-bovine ... Read more | Add your comment

Still backing new businesses; SMIF loans spur growth

National job creation numbers were flat in March and Minnesota’s numbers are tracking similarly. Obviously, job growth follows business growth. Through our various lending and ... Read more | Add your comment

St. Olaf to hold educational day

Get ready to learn and shred documents at a local church. The Senior Ministry Team at St. Olaf Lutheran Church will bring back the annual ... Read more | Add your comment

Xcel Energy salvages North Dakota wind project

MINNEAPOLIS — Xcel Energy continues to add wind power. The utility says it will spend $300 million to purchase and complete a wind farm in ... Read more | Add your comment

Scholarships available for business women

Women pursuing a degree in a business-related field should get their applications ready, as the Zonta Club of Austin is now accepting applications for women ... Read more | Add your comment

Ikes speaker to talk pesticides

Ever wonder if the pesticides used on lawns are harmful to the wrong insects? The Austin Chapter 10 of the Izaak Walton League will host ... Read more | Add your comment

Austin serving up pickleball league

Austin serving up pickleball league

A sport is growing to Austin. The city’s parks and recreation department will soon start a pickleball league after similar leagues have sprung up across ... Read more | Add your comment

More music at the fair; Sebastian, Boice to headline two shows

The grandstand is going to be rocking a bit more than usual at the Mower County Fair this August. The fair, which is Aug. 11-16, ... Read more | Add your comment

Austin HS prom is Saturday

Austin HS prom is Saturday

Girls in pretty dresses, guys in tuxedos, a high school gym and lots of dancing all lead to one thing: prom. Austin Public Schools is ... Read more | Add your comment


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