Eric Johnson, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Business

Sen. Klobuchar visits Nu-Tek plant

With the plant nearly up and running, Minnesota’s Sen. Amy Klobuchar visted the Nu-Tek BioSciences facility Thursday morning to get a tour of the state-of-art, ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, August 18, 2022 2:19 pm

Mower County

Reunion of Voice

Former beloved choir director returns to Austin for one more performance with past students   We all have that one teacher that stands out from ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 6:52 pm

Mower County

MPCA, CRWD announce $78K grant to prepare for climate change

Austin one of 12 cities to receive a grant from this program   On Tuesday morning, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, along with the Cedar ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 6:39 pm

Local Government

Council moves THC edibles ordinance out of work session

The Austin City Council on Monday advanced a revised ordinance out of its work session that it hopes can meet concerns over the recently passed ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 6:21 pm

Mower County

City Council sets early budget levy target

Members urge for a reduction of 7.05% increase Director of Administrative Services Tom Dankert revealed Monday night that the council will be considering a tax ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 6:14 pm

News

Explosions rock Crimea in suspected Ukrainian attack

KYIV, Ukraine — Explosions and fires ripped through an ammunition depot in Russian-occupied Crimea on Tuesday in the second suspected Ukrainian attack on the peninsula ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, August 16, 2022 6:03 pm

Mower County

Photos: Bull riding charges into first night

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by Eric Johnson, Friday, August 12, 2022 9:19 pm

Mower County

MacPhail to host ode to Sondheim

The MacPhail Center for Music will be hosting a unique show next week centered around the music of Stephen Sondheim. “An Evening of Sondheim Songs,” ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, August 12, 2022 8:37 pm

Mower County

PHOTOS: Thunder on Wheels

The NTPA Tractor Pull roared to life Thursday night at the Grand Stands of the Mower County Fair. Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, August 11, 2022 9:04 pm

Mower County

PHOTOS: Day 3 at the Mower County Fair

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by Eric Johnson, Thursday, August 11, 2022 9:01 pm

Mower County

Ettinger, Finstad move on after 1st Congressional primary wins

Jeff Ettinger has claimed the Democratic nod in the Congressional District 1 primary Tuesday night. Ettinger, who is also running to fill out the seat ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:12 am

Mower County

Oballa, Austin move on for At Large seat

With all six Austin precincts reporting, voters in Austin are sending Oballa Oballa and Jeff Austin forward to November for the Austin City Council At ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 11:06 pm

Mower County

Fair kicks off 2022 year with packed midway under sunny skies

Rae and Alle Hardecopf named Fair Persons of the Year   Prior to Tuesday night’s opening of the Mower County Fair, organizers were expecting a ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 8:06 pm

Mower County

Expression of trust: New mural brightens Siebel Center wall

If you’ve been downtown to mail a letter or send a package you’ve probably noticed the new addition to the Michael H. Siebel Family Visitation ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, August 8, 2022 4:59 pm

Mower County

Photos: Fair readies for opening

Not even a day away and the Mower County Fair is nearly ready to open up its 2022 campaign. Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, August 8, 2022 4:28 pm

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