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Columnists

The Wide Angle: Look where positivity gets you

I was feeling pretty good the other night when I turned on the Twins for the first time in forever. I was home early with ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, July 31, 2021 6:30 am

Business

Farmers Market receives $21K donation

Early Friday evening, the Cedar River Farmers Market was the beneficiary of a donation from the Southeast Minnesota Realtors Association for over $21,000. The donation ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, July 30, 2021 6:49 pm

Business

Poetry in action

Austin grad publishes poetry as a way to help support in college   When Austin graduate Keagan Larson heads to Luther College this fall, he ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, July 30, 2021 6:42 pm

Education

Photos: Flight of Fancy

On Wednesday morning, a troop of IJ Hilton Intermediate School students attending summer school took a field trip to a plot of land west of ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, July 30, 2021 6:40 pm

Health

Regional Crisis Center opens in Rochester

Mower County 1 of 10 counties taking part in the collaborative effort of mental health support   The Southeast Regional Crisis Center in Rochester will ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 7:05 pm

News Main

Bollingberg leads Post 91 to Sub State crown

A nearly complete game from pitcher Zach Bollingberg helped guide Austin Post No. 91 to a Sub State Division championship at Marcusen Park, where they ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, July 24, 2021 4:54 pm

Columnists

Being an adult is weird, unexpected

I’ve often spoken in this avenue of nonsense about the intricacies and pitfalls of being an adult. It’s a balancing act of purchasing those things ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, July 24, 2021 6:30 am

Mower County

Just Like Family

Doreen Nelson is the new executive director of the Mower County Senior Center   June 1 was a big day for Doreen Nelson. Not only ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, July 23, 2021 6:19 pm

Mower County

Photos: Biking for a cause

Over 300 riders took part in the Ride MS: Ride Across Minnesota, which returned to Austin for the first time since 2011, when it was ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, July 23, 2021 6:17 pm

Mower County

In Your Community: Hoeper honored for 20 years with KSMQ

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by Eric Johnson, Friday, July 23, 2021 6:00 pm

News Main

Post 91 mounts comeback, moves on to Sub State semis

The Austin Post 91 baseball team were the very definition of never giving up Wednesday,  as they defeated the No. 2 seed Rochester A’s 13-6 ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 9:08 pm

Education

Pacelli shifting to all day preschool

Move hopes to meet a need in the community   Parents in Austin are going to have another option for childcare when Pacelli Catholic Schools ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:57 pm

News Main

Post 91 collects opening Sub-State win over Albert Lea

Just about a week ago, Albert Lea Post 52 jumped on Austin Post 91 early and often on the way to a 11-4 win. Things ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, July 19, 2021 9:58 pm

Chateau Raceway

Renegade Sprints invade Chateau

By Matthew Grage  The Mid-American Renegade Sprint Non Wing Traditionals made their second of three scheduled appearances at Chateau Speedway in Lansing Friday Night.   The ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, July 19, 2021 1:58 pm

Education

Page introduces entry plan leading up to school year

In the coming days, Dr. Joey Page is doing what he can to ensure not only a smooth transition to his new position as Austin ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, July 16, 2021 5:48 pm

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