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BP baseball team blanked by Waseca

The Blooming Prairie baseball team lost to Waseca 13-0 on the road Friday. Jesse Cardenas had the only ...

Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms

Blossoms top Knights to finish the season

The Blooming Prairie softball team closed out its regular season with a 6-3 win at Kenyon-Wanamingo Friday. Haven ...

Lyle/Pacelli Athletics

Lyle-Pacelli drops regular season finale

The Lyle-Pacelli softball team lost its final game of the regular season in an 18-5 loss to GMLOK ...

RSS General

Rebel softball team downed by NRHEG

The Southland softball team wrapped up its regular season with a 6-1 loss to New Richland-HEG in Rose ...

Agriculture

AHS FFAers wrap up successful year

Livestock judging team places first in the state Sometimes it’s not about the competitive journey, but how you ...

Business

DCA holds annual meeting, reflects positive trends in community

The Development Corporation of Austin held its annual meeting on Tuesday at the Hormel Historic Home. During the ...

Mower County

3 honored for induction into AHS Music Hall of Fame

Former AHS students went on to lofty musical careers Three of the latest additions to the Austin High ...

Editorials

Our Opinion: Pizza Ranch news means more than you might think

If you like games, pizza, chicken and family fun, then you were no doubt pleased by the news ...

Columnists

Sen. Gene Dornink: Working through to the end

Friends and neighbors, We are almost to the finish line of the 2022 legislative session. The Minnesota Constitution ...

Columnists

Sarah Lysne: The joy of just being

When I was first diagnosed with ALS, I spent a lot of time trying to stay positive and ...

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Letters to the Editor

Paid Political Letter: Elect Richard Painter for U.S. Congress

Richard Painter supports the issues that affect the lives of individuals and families in Minnesota’s First Congressional District ...

Columnists

Annie Lane: Dad needs to step up

Dear Annie: I have been with my boyfriend “Scott” for almost 11 years. We have been together since ...

Columnists

APS Column: The Mower County CEO Trade Show

By Emily Hovland In the fall of 2018, a select group of juniors and seniors from Austin Public ...

Columnists

Jamey Helgeson: Volunteer opportunities are available at LIFE

Volunteers are vital to the programs and services that we provide – lending support in a variety of ...

Columnists

Ask A Trooper: Keeping passenger safe on the motorcycle

By Sgt. Troy Christianson Question: Can someone with a motorcycle permit have their small dog riding on the ...

News

Minnesota sports betting bill advances as budget items stall

ST. PAUL  — A proposal to legalize sports betting has survived a test amid lawmakers’ efforts to pull ...

Opinion

AP-NORC poll: Biden’s approval dips to lowest of presidency

President Joe Biden’s approval rating dipped to the lowest point of his presidency in May, a new poll ...

Columnists

Marvin Repinski: Self-help books: Wisdom or limits or nonsense?

The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in the garden; it ...

Mower County

Ikes hold fundraising kick-off dinner

The Izaak Walton League will be having a steak cookout fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, ...

News

Minnesota sports betting bill advances as budget items stall

ST. PAUL — A proposal to legalize sports betting survived a test Thursday amid lawmakers’ efforts to pull ...