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Mower County

Dornink working to move Minnesota past the pandemic

By David Mayberry Sen. Gene Dornink wants Minnesota to move past the pandemic, and his proposals to the 2021 Legislature reflect his push to find ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, February 27, 2021 7:01 am

Albert Lea

Bennett: There is a need for transparent process

By David Mayberry Better government is the focus of bills authored by Rep. Peggy Bennett, even as she works from a minority position in the ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, February 27, 2021 7:01 am

Columnists

Annie Lane: Trust your instincts, put children first

Dear Annie: My husband and I separated two years ago. Ultimately, we divorced about a year ago due to his rising alcohol and drug abuse, ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:30 am

Editorials

Our opinion: Online journalism plays a vital role

The Herald is in the middle of our first online contest set up to reward readers near and far with the opportunity to win a ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:30 am

Guest Columns

Guest Commentary: Celebrating entrepreneurs

By Tim Penny Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation President/CEO National Entrepreneurship Week takes place each year in late February. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:30 am

Letters to the Editor

Letter: To the tremendous local community supporters

This year’s Austin Area Foundation second annual “For the Love of Austin” event was a huge success because of you! When I say community supporters, ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:30 am

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Attend Township Day on March 9 – you have a direct voice and vote!

For those that live in one of Minnesota’s 1,781 townships, we encourage you to attend your local government’s annual meeting on Township Day, Tuesday, March ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:30 am

Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms

Blooming Prairie boys score a win at USC

The Blooming Prairie boys basketball team bounced back from a 12 points deficit with seven minutes left to beat United South Central (4-5 overall, 4-3 ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, February 26, 2021 10:20 pm

Austin Bruins

Wings score five times in the third to beat Bruins

The Aberdeen Wings scored five goals in an eight-minute spurt in the third period to erase a two-goal hole and beat the Austin Bruins 5-2 ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, February 26, 2021 9:54 pm

RSS General

Southland girls just miss out on upset bid

The Southland girls basketball team took one of the top teams in the SEC down to the wire, but they fell just short of an ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, February 26, 2021 9:25 pm

Health

Cumulative Mower County COVID cases surpasses 4K

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 4,014 cumulative cases in Mower County, including 87 “probable cases,” as of Friday morning. According to Community Health Division ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:57 pm

Mower County

MC Historical Society will hold its annual meeting virtually on March 18

The Mower County Historical Society will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 18, virtually on Zoom. MCHS Presiden, Sue Grove will start the event ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:56 pm

Hayfield Vikings

Get to Know: Ethan Slaathaug

Achieving common goals as a team   Ethan Slaathaug is a senior at Hayfield Q: What sports do you compete in? A: The sports I ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:22 pm

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Pending notice: James Schmid, 80

April 28, 1940-Feb. 23, 2021 WAUKEE, Iowa – James Schmid, 80, Waukee, Iowa, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, in Independence Village. Arrangements by McLaren’s Chapel in ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:15 pm

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Funeral notice: Willard M. Blaser, 95

Sept. 24, 1925-Feb. 25, 2021 AUSTIN, Minn. – Willard M. Blaser, 95, Austin, Minn., died Thursday, Feb. 25, in Austin. Visitation will be from 10-10:30 ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:14 pm

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