Eric Johnson, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Mower County

PHOTOS: Jumpers brave frigid conditions for Plunging for Pink

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by Eric Johnson, Saturday, January 28, 2023 3:20 pm

Mower County

Cornhole event aims to help Paint the Town Pink, grow sport

Each year Paint the Town Pink will usually have at least one or two new events and this year’s event is hoping to capitalize on ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, January 27, 2023 6:16 pm

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

1 arrested, facing charges for selling fentanyl

An Austin man making his first appearance in Mower County District Court on Friday has been charged with several felony counts of drug sales. Phabayo ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, January 27, 2023 6:09 pm

Mower County

Sons of Norway donate kicksleds to Nature Center

The Jay C. Hormel Nature Center unveiled 10 new kicksleds during a ceremony Thursday morning in the Interpretive Center. The Norwegian sleds were donated by ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, January 26, 2023 4:51 pm

Mower County

Woman charged in overdose cases changes pleas to guilty

The woman charged with murder and manslaughter in two overdose cases last year has changed her plea in both cases. Yashica Shenay Thomas, 43, has ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, January 26, 2023 2:34 pm

Mower County

PHOTOS: Anglers descend on East Side Lake for Fishing for A Cure

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by Eric Johnson, Saturday, January 21, 2023 2:09 pm

RSS General

Photos: A night of hockey

Youth hockey players were treated to a special showing of “Hockeyland,” paid for by Mike and Patti Ankeny at the Paramount Theatre. Photos provided Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, January 20, 2023 5:08 pm

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Last charged in the death of Austin man sentenced

Francisco Javier Lagunes Silva, who was convicted of second degree manslaughter in the death of 75-year-old William Hall, was sentenced to over three years in ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, January 19, 2023 6:33 pm

Mower County

APD investigating attempted dog poisoning

The Austin Police Department is currently investigating a case of a possible attempt to poison dogs. According to a release from APD’s Captain Todd Clennon ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, January 19, 2023 2:48 pm

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Thomas enter’s not guilty pleas in second overdose case

The woman charged in a pair of drug overdose cases has entered pleas of not guilty in the most recent case. Yashica Shenay Thomas, 43, ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, January 19, 2023 2:00 pm

Mower County

One special day

AHS Food and Nutrition employees get surprise visit from Carla Hall,  honored for their work   It doesn’t take long for Chef Carla Hall to ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 5:44 pm

Mower County

Sheriff Sandvik cleared to return to work

Mower County Sheriff Steve Sandvik has been cleared to return to work from his medical leave. Sandvik has been on leave since November when allegations ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 11:26 am

Mower County

Coalition of the willing

Celebrity chef Carla Hall helps highlight local food security project   In a world where food insecurity is becoming more and more of concern among ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, January 17, 2023 8:51 pm

Mower County

In Your Community: BackPack Group receives AAF donation

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by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, January 17, 2023 8:46 pm

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

LeRoy man facing felony charge for domestic assault

Already facing child abuse, domestic assault charges in separate case A man currently in Mower County Jail facing a number of felony and gross misdemeanor ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, January 17, 2023 8:00 pm

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