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News

Pair of plaques find new home at Home Guard Park

Two commemorative plaques that honor military service and their families have been relocated to Honor Guard Park. The two plaques — one honoring Civil War ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:46 am

News

Celebrating 50: Gerard Academy reaches half century milestone

There have been many changes at Gerard Academy since Joseph “Doc” and Patricia Endres opened its doors in 1969. But one abiding mission has remained ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Friday, September 6, 2019 9:20 am

Austin Living Magazine

Get out and explore

After a long and cold winter, there is nothing better than to break out the bikes — or kayak, canoe or hiking boots — and ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Saturday, August 3, 2019 6:41 am

Osage

‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ begins today in Osage; Austin’s Gordy Handeland playing Jacob

Residents in the Austin area are well acquainted with Gordy Handeland’s talents as theater director and actor. Now, North Iowa theater knows it as well. Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:09 am

News

‘9 to 5 The Musical’ opens July 18 in Osage

The musical comedy, “9 to 5: The Musical” — based on the hit movie “9 to 5”— may have as much relevance today as it ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 8:22 am

News

Mentorship program has provided nature experiences to scores of youngsters

When Isabel Mattick, 17, helped little Lorelei Gerhart identify some tiny play fish during a summer program at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center last ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:47 am

News

Team up for the Dammen Adventure Race; Supports mentorship at Nature Center

The second annual Dammen Adventure Race at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center will be held on Saturday, July 13 – but those expecting any ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:47 am

Business

Trip to Bountiful: Rose Creek native establishes organic vegetable operation

Scott Roser recalled that over the years he was sometimes asked about his favorite hobbies. “I could never think of anything good,” he said with ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:04 am

News

O’Rourke: Positive change honors other sacrifices

On the eve of July Fourth Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke called for positive changes that honor the sacrifice for those who have gone before, ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:04 am

News

Photo: Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke makes a stop in Mona, Iowa

Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke introduces his wife, Amy, and children to the crowd of about 50 gathered at the rural residence of Kurt and ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:22 am

News

Rain on the Fourth? Well … take an umbrella

It could rain on the Freedom Fest Parade on Thursday morning — or, it might not. In any case, it might be a good idea ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Wednesday, July 3, 2019 6:05 am

News

‘Oklahoma!’ opens Cedar Summerstock season Thursday

The third season of Cedar Summerstock productions will open Thursday, June 20, with the rousing production of “Oklahoma!” the Rodgers and Hammerstein treasure that is ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 6:53 am

Austin Living Magazine

Sisters return to the Paramount; Funds will be donated for expansion

It is more than appropriate that three local theater and music veterans bring their fun — and a fundraiser — to the Historic Paramount Theatre ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Saturday, April 20, 2019 6:24 am

Business

National Volunteer Week: Rotary has been providing ‘Service Above Self’ for almost 100 years

Bob Brinkman joined the Rotary Club of Austin in order to “spread” the hands of volunteerism in his community. Brinkman at that time was a ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:15 am

News

Really? Again? Rain or snow, or something in between, headed our way

Whatever form it takes, this area’s mid-week weather will be — let’s be honest, here — just plain lousy. A slow-moving system is expected to ... Read more

by Deb Nicklay, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:12 am

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