ericjohnson, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Education

Rising possibilities

APS opens second Pi Academy with eyes to the future   When the Pi Academy was established in 2014, at Southgate Elementary, it was done ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 15, 2021 6:19 pm

Albert Lea

Artists, Iowa Music HOF team up

If you’re looking for a good old rock ’n roll show then you’ll want to plan for Friday night’s Rock ’n Roll Is Here to ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 15, 2021 6:10 pm

Mower County

NextEra gives commissioners update on Dodge County Wind Farm, proposed solar farm

The Mower County Board of Commissioners received an update from NextEra Energy projects in the area, including their wind farm in Dodge and Steele Counties ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 15, 2021 6:05 pm

Education

APS board okay’s a pair of settlement packages

The Austin Public Schools Board on Tuesday voted in favor of a pair of package settlements for the paraprofessionals and custodial staff in the district. ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 15, 2021 5:13 pm

Mower County

Austin couple donates cast of Chief Sleepy Eye

A little bit of history and a little bit of mystery. An Austin couple has donated a cast of Chief Sleepy Eye, that’s been in ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 6:23 pm

Education

Parent voices frustration over APS mask mandate

Frustration over Austin Public Schools’ mask mandate came to Monday night’s school board meeting. Charles Dankworth VI, a parent of a Woodson Kindergarten Center student, ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 6:19 pm

RSS General

Minn. RB Potts done for season with undisclosed injury

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota running back Trey Potts will miss the remainder of the season with an undisclosed injury serious enough to keep him hospitalized for ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 5:20 pm

Business

Cargill looking to the future after acquisition of BP’s Arkema

With the announcement in September that Cargill was acquiring Blooming Prairie’s Arkema, comes a focused eye to the future. The acquisition’s announcement was made on ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 8, 2021 6:12 pm

Columnists

The Wide Angle: Willing to scream for your entertainment

Rich people are going into space. After Rich Man No. 1 and Rich Man No. 2 successfully reached space earlier this year using their own ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 8, 2021 5:52 pm

Education

Photos: Pacelli crowns 2021 Royalty

Pacelli Catholic Schools Wednesday night crowned its 2021 Homecoming king and queen in Javier Rodriguez Cifuentes and Caitlin Drees. Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, October 6, 2021 8:24 pm

Mower County

Hitting the road for fire safety

There was a time, before COVID-19, When Fire Safety Week was a chance for firefighters to get out into the public to interact with people ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:36 pm

Business

Celebrate your public utility at Austin Utilities Electric Vehicle and Touch-A-Truck Expo

This year, Oct 3-9, Austin Utilities (AU) will be celebrating Public Power and Public Natural Gas Week with live and virtual events.  “We are featuring ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, October 4, 2021 1:17 pm

Education

Photos: APS Homecoming parade

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by Eric Johnson, Monday, October 4, 2021 8:12 am

Mower County

Jail looking for answers to space concerns

The Mower County Sheriff’s Office has some tough questions to answer in the near future as it seeks to cope with a rising jail population. ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 1, 2021 6:12 pm

Columnists

The Wide Angle: Homecoming royalty does not fall off a car

With Austin High School’s Homecoming this past week and Lyle-Pacelli’s next week, I thought I would reflect on my own homecoming experiences. It goes back ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 1, 2021 5:26 pm

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