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In Your Community: Mower County Senior Center

Monday SAIL- Balance and Strength, 9 a.m.        Blood Pressure Checks, 9 a.m. Ping Pong, 9:30 ...

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Dr. Joey Page: New school year is just around the corner

Hello, and welcome back to Austin Public Schools, where there’s no such thing as a slow time. Over ...

Columnists

Sarah Lysne: The joy of surprises

July was full of fun surprises! The first surprise was that after 200 copies of my book, “Choosing ...

Columnists

Annie Lane: A rocky road for mother and daughter

Dear Annie: I recently read your column in which you gave advice on how to deal with a ...

Editorials

Letter to the Editor: Where has all of the knowledge gone?

I am overwhelmingly discouraged, disappointed, dismayed and flabbergasted at the total lack of awareness and/or intentional refusal to ...

Columnists

Peggy Keener: Super processed, super yummy

The year was 1889. Emil Frey, an immigrant from Switzerland, was having problems—actually two problems—one good and one ...

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Mall of America reopens following shooting and lockdown

BLOOMINGTON — The Mall of America reopened Friday as police search for two people involved in a shooting ...

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Marvin Repinski: The past is always around us

“We want each one of you to show the same diligence so as to realize the full assurance ...

Austin Packers

Gibson named new AHS head boys basketball coach

Jamaal Gibson was already acting like Austin’s head boys basketball coach throughout the summer, and now he’s officially ...

Austin Packers

Totino-Grace sinks Post 1216 in elimination game

The Austin Post 1216 VFW baseball team ended up on the wrong side of the slugfest as its ...

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US employers add 528,000 jobs; unemployment falls to 3.5%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying anxiety about a possible recession and raging inflation, America’s employers added a stunning 528,000 ...

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Police: No victim found in shooting at Mall of America

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Someone fired shots Thursday at the Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis, sending shoppers ...

Health

The Hormel Institute announces $540,000 in cancer research grants

The Hormel Institute is excited to announce over half a million dollars in research funds will be distributed ...

Austin Packers

Staying alive: Cummings’ clutch pitching keeps Post 1216 going at state

There was a lot of drama, but Blake Cummings ultimately had the answer as Austin Post 1216 kept ...

Mower County

Photos: VFW State Tournament opens in Austin

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Post 1216 drops state tournament opener, will play again tonight

The Austin Post 1216 VFW baseball team couldn’t wake up its bats as it lost to Champlin Park ...

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US to declare health emergency over monkeypox outbreak

WASHINGTON  — The U.S. will declare a public health emergency to bolster the federal response to the monkeypoxoutbreak ...

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Simon visits Minneapolis suburb to tout election security

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Secretary of State Steve Simon visited a suburban Minneapolis elections office on Wednesday for ...

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Jorge López gets 1st save with Twins in 4-1 win over Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS — Trade acquisition Jorge López earned his first save with his new team, newcomer Sandy León drove ...

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Vikings’ Cousins using summer tennis for in-season agility

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins was looking for more variety and more fun in his offseason training ...