ericjohnson, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Business

The road so far: KSMQ begins construction on Broadcast Center

When KSMQ broke ground on its new Broadcast Center earlier in October, it was a big step in realizing a project that has been in ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:22 pm

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Weekend fire damages oven, smoke damage to home

A home in the southwest of Austin was damaged over the weekend by fire. According to an Austin Police report, at around 7:30 a.m. Sunday ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 5:47 pm

RSS General

Photos: RCC men’s soccer hosts Lake Superior College

The Riverland Community College men’s soccer team hosted Lake Superior College Friday night at Wescott Athletic Complex. Results were not available by press time. Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 22, 2021 8:56 pm

Agriculture

Diversity in agriculture

Local farm continues growth through hemp   For a number of years now, local farmer Tom Cotter has been on the forefront of sustainable farming ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 22, 2021 8:21 pm

Business

Union members vote to merge Local 663 and Local 9

It was announced Friday, that UFCW Local 9 in Austin will be merging with United Food & Commercial Workers Local 663 following a union members ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 22, 2021 8:16 pm

Columnists

The Wide Angle: Of course I tried turning it off and on again

I’m a sidekick. That’s about all that I’ve ever been. I’m the kind of guy that runs beside you on the way to a mission ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 22, 2021 7:59 pm

Education

Standing Together

Pacelli Catholic Schools take part in Unity Day   This Wednesday is Unity Day, a national initiative that preaches inclusion, understanding and kindness to combat ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 6:08 pm

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

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