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amandalillie, Author at Austin Daily Herald

akkerman

Tunnels to the future

Pulling up to the Akkerman campus on Mower County Road 2 outside of Brownsdale, one likely wouldn’t assume the family-owned company is world-class. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Thursday, March 29, 2012 10:58 am

Education

21st Century school house

No, that isn’t an igloo complex you see as you drive through Grand Meadow — that’s Grand Meadow Public Schools. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Tuesday, March 13, 2012 11:24 am

catholic

Two languages, one faith

At Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin, the clergy has been reaching out to the local Hispanic community for years. But some say outreach ... Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Tuesday, March 6, 2012 9:58 am

FEATURE SPOT -- NEIGHBORS

Momentum of health

A year and a half ago, Cindy Bowe was not the person she is today. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Friday, March 2, 2012 12:42 pm

akkerman

Gallery sneak peek: Tunnels to the future

Pulling up to the Akkerman campus on Mower County Road 2 outside of Brownsdale, one likely wouldn’t assume the family-owned company is world-class. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Wednesday, February 22, 2012 1:42 pm

Austin

Council looks at funding a sober-ride bus

Austin City Council members will discuss Monday night whether to fund a red bus for sober rides from Austin bars. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Saturday, February 4, 2012 4:40 pm

Austin City Council

Local Republican chair urges participation in Tuesday caucuses

Mower County Republican chair Dennis Schminke is hoping for a solid turnout at Tuesday night’s statewide caucus. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Friday, February 3, 2012 10:31 am

Assault

Teen will be charged for hitting mom in face

An Austin teen was arrested Wednesday morning after allegedly hitting his mother in the face. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Thursday, February 2, 2012 10:54 am

caucus

Independence Party to hold caucus Feb. 7

The Independence Party of Minnesota will hold an area caucus in Rochester on Feb. 7. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Wednesday, February 1, 2012 11:32 am

armed robbery

Local man pleads guilty to attempted murder, could face 17 years in prison

A plea agreement was reached Friday in the trial of a man charged with attempted murder. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Tuesday, January 31, 2012 11:07 am

arrested

Meth dealer pleads guilty

A 20-year-old Austin man who sold methamphetamine to a confidential informant pleaded guilty to one criminal charge Thursday. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Tuesday, January 31, 2012 10:15 am

Amazi

Austin man pleads not guilty to selling Oxycontin to informant

An undercover officer accompanied the informant on two of the transactions. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Tuesday, January 31, 2012 10:03 am

Courts and Crime

Mom pleads guilty to picking up son drunk

A 40-year-old Austin mother has pleaded guilty to driving drunk to pick up her son from school. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Monday, January 30, 2012 12:01 pm

burglary

Boyfriend pleads not guilty to assault, property damage charges

A rural Austin man pleaded not guilty last week to criminal charges after he allegedly kicked in the door to a woman’s house. Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Monday, January 30, 2012 11:59 am

burglary

Burglars take $2K worth of belongings in LeRoy

A LeRoy couple came home Saturday to find their house was broken into and more than $2,000 worth of belongings were taken, according to Mower ... Read more

by Amanda Lillie, Monday, January 30, 2012 11:49 am

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