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Carolyn Bogott, Author at Austin Daily Herald

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Conradt finds success in Austin’s diversity

Carla Conradt enhanced our community for 17 years as a member of the KAAL TV 6 news staff.  Many may remember her fine work there ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:01 am

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Believing in a world of kindness

This petite dynamo of a woman is very self-effacing. She made it clear that the focus of a column about her should be kindness: the ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:01 am

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Plaesay Say strives to help others reach a better life

It is amazing that some people come through extremely difficult circumstances with not only the will to find a better life, but also with a ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 7:01 am

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Davidson guides meaningful jail programs

Mary Davidson, Mower County Jail Program Coordinator, gives lots of credit to the staff with whom she works. “When you see someone who works at ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:01 am

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Notable Women of Austin: Sara Karki working for minorities

Did you know that 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies were started by immigrants or their children?  Two examples you may know are Chobani  Greek Yogurt ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, February 4, 2020 6:06 am

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Notable Women of Austin: Seltz is devoted to teaching

The story goes that there was a sign on the side of a restaurant in northern Minnesota that read, “Welcome Fishermen.”  A small woman was ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, January 7, 2020 5:42 am

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Notable Women of Austin: The encouraging words of Erin Karasek

If you were a middle school aged girl whose life was so troubled that you had been placed in residential care, what would you want ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:26 am

American Association of University Women

Notable Women of Austin: Dream job in history

Jaimie Timm radiates enthusiasm as she describes coming to Austin as the curator of the Mower County Historical Society’s collection. She credits her American Girl ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:48 am

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Notable Women of Austin: Danielle Heiny doing her part to help students

Danielle Heiny has leveraged over $5 million for programs at Riverland Community College by using her outstanding skills as a grant writer. Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:42 am

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Notable Women of Austin: Debra Schmitt hoping to make a difference

Most of us give little thought to Correctional Services and what that work entails. Debra Schmitt certainly does not fit the nebulous image we may have ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, September 10, 2019 6:24 am

Notable Women of Austin

Dunlap: One of Symphony’s strongest supporters

Austin is one of the very few communities of our size to support a symphony orchestra, and we have been doing that for 62 years. Marge ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:20 am

American Association of University Women

Notable Women of Austin: Nature center’s biggest champion

For many, many people who have contacted or visited the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center over the last 32 years, Julie Champlin has been the ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, July 2, 2019 7:35 am

American Association of University Women

Notable Women of Austin: Lia Culbert acts to make a difference

Lia Culbert is a person who acts when something troubles her.  She said in her early 20s, when she worked at the truck stop east of ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 6:45 am

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Notable Women of Austin: Do you want to be inspired?

Who among us would volunteer to purchase and individually bag 2500 items? Heather Johnson did just that in her first year as Holiday Store Coordinator for ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, May 8, 2019 8:32 am

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Notable Women of Austin: Hunerdosse a vibrant addition to Austin

Sometimes it takes someone who is newer to our community to point out all the cultural assets we have in Austin. Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Thursday, April 4, 2019 7:54 am

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