Chris Baldus, Author at Austin Daily Herald
Spring Home and Garden
Sand wastes little time, its grit sliding through your fingers. Clay, smooth to the touch, resists until it splits into clumps. But, dark, rich, loose ...
by Chris Baldus, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 7:00 am
Austin Living Magazine
The Woodcarver Club, which currently has between eight and a dozen members, will happily welcome more.
by Chris Baldus, Sunday, March 18, 2018 2:02 pm
The ground rules are written in black Sharpie on a large piece of paper taped to the pillar behind them. According to the rules, they ...
by Chris Baldus, Monday, February 12, 2018 8:47 am
When the Traveling Vietnam Wall comes to Austin May 17-20, Mower County plans to bring in a helicopter.
by Chris Baldus, Thursday, February 8, 2018 8:06 am
Paint the Town Pink
Ryan Timm may just have the most pink car in this weekend’s Smashing Cancer Demolition Derby. He certainly should have the car with the most ...
by Chris Baldus, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 8:21 am
Deconstruction of the former Austin Utilities Municipal Power Plant in downtown Austin continues as crews focus on peeling away the siding on the structure atop ...
by Chris Baldus, Tuesday, January 30, 2018 8:44 am
Plunging for Pink 2018
More than 50 blocks of lake ice —some the size of picnic tables others as big as lunch coolers —were piled a couple hundred yards ...
by Chris Baldus, Monday, January 29, 2018 9:06 am
Men with knives meet weekly at the Mower County Senior Center. These are not pocket knives for whittling. These are good blades that stay sharp ...
by Chris Baldus, Friday, January 26, 2018 7:02 am
Surely nobody in the Mower County Senior Center dining room would have ever thought Dagwood — the frenetic husband in the classic comic strip “Blondie” ...
by Chris Baldus, Friday, January 26, 2018 7:01 am
The Austin campus of Riverland Community College would get $1.6 million for electrical system improvements if the Legislature agrees with Gov. Mark Dayton’s public works ...
by Chris Baldus, Wednesday, January 24, 2018 8:58 am
Mower County’s flu season has been pretty average to this point, but there is some reason to be concerned, according to Tuesday morning’s report by ...
by Chris Baldus, Wednesday, January 24, 2018 8:30 am
The winter storm that brought heavy snow and blizzard conditions to parts of Iowa and Minnesota on Monday, Jan. 22, was milder in Mower County than ...
by Chris Baldus, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 8:16 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Give ’em a hand: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl. Brady shook off ...
by Chris Baldus, Sunday, January 21, 2018 5:16 pm
The three high school students injured Tuesday when a semitrailer crashed into Lyle Public School are home and recovering. One even made an appearance at ...
by Chris Baldus, Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:43 am
Noon Lions Club member Tanner Asa flips a pancake Thursday at First United Methodist Church during the 59th annual Lions Pancake Day. Also pictured, from ...
by Chris Baldus, Friday, January 19, 2018 8:25 am