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Agriculture

Food to the Field: Feed-A-Farmer program shows gratitude to producers

Each year around harvest time, farmers are often in the fields or on the road for hours and hours at a time, taking food when ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:01 am

Columnists

The Wide Angle: Dropping a camera and having a heart attack

Few things in the world will cause a photographer to have a heart attack faster than the sudden weightlessness caused by a camera leaving the ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, October 24, 2020 6:30 am

Mower County

PHOTOS: Becoming United

Tuesday morning, a small ceremony was held outside of LIFE Mower County to celebrate Unity Day. Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:33 am

Education

Community of Music

MacPhail Center for Music welcomes people with open house On a cold and cloudy evening the mood was joyful and optimistic. A good sized group ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:01 am

Agriculture

Walz announces $7.7M in support of farmers affected by COVID-19

Gov. Tim Walz, along with Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Thom Petersen, made three stops in southeast Minnesota Monday to talk about a new support package ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:09 am

Mower County

4-H haunted house ready to scare up some fun

It’s boo-time. After a good amount of time filled with uncertainty, an Austin Halloween staple will be going forward with a few changes. The Mower ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Sunday, October 18, 2020 7:04 am

Mower County

MnDOT offers funding to develop Safe Routes to School programs

Austin Daily Herald newsroom@austindailyherald.com Minnesota schools and communities wanting to develop safer places for students to walk and bicycle can apply for three different grant ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, October 17, 2020 1:01 pm

Education

Teachers Together: Educators throughout APS honored as Teachers of the Year

Every year at about this time, behavior coach for IJ Holton Intermediate School and Ellis Middle School Dave Brown is preparing to announce the Austin ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:01 am

Columnists

The Wide Angle: Here’s pie in your eye and the floor and the counter

As I sit here, typing from the living room at home as the good folks from G&G install our new air conditioner, my thoughts drift ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, October 17, 2020 6:30 am

Agriculture

A love of animals

Ella Heers wins contest put on by Compeer Financial that allowed kids to show off their hard work when fairs were canceled   For many ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:01 am

Mower County

Felten: Absentee voting process has been smooth so far

Voting in the Nov. 3 election is in full swing in Mower County. Mower County Auditor/Treasurer Scott Felten said people have been making good use ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:50 am

Education

APS board sets levy at 2.35%

It’s not as low as was hoped, but still really good. That’s what Austin School Board administrators are taking away from Monday night’s school board ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:50 am

Brownsdale

Hayfield HS switches to hybrid learning model

Hayfield Public Schools has announced a shift in their learning models in response to an increase in COVID-19 numbers within Dodge County. In a video ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 1:26 pm

News

Sparking fire safety

On Thursday afternoon, one of the Austin Fire Department’s rigs rolled into the Community Recreation Center with a special passenger. Waiting for them were students ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, October 10, 2020 7:01 am

Columnists

The Wide Angle: It’s pudding not pie

Let’s get ahead of the moment, shall we. This weekend, I will be turning off phones and TVs and hitting the kitchen. The end result ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, October 10, 2020 6:30 am

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