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Mower County

Page Turners event holds City Wide Read’s culminating reception

In the culmination event of the Austin Page Turners’ City Wide Read this year, a reception was held for author Emma Törzs at the Austin ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, May 2, 2024 8:33 pm

Mower County

Austin, Pacelli students honored for academic excellence at Hormel hosted luncheon

Over 80 students from Austin Public Schools and Pacelli Catholic Schools were treated to a special Honor Roll Lunch Thursday to honor their academic achievements. ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, May 2, 2024 6:12 pm

Mower County

Election judges being sought ahead of elections

With the busy part of an election cycle nearly upon us, the call is being put out for people to serve as election judges. According ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, May 2, 2024 6:10 pm

Mower County

NextEra puts a hold on Timberwolf Solar Project

Solar panels would have gone on land just off  the south edge of Taopi A proposed solar project by NextEra Energy, originally scheduled to start ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, April 30, 2024 7:00 pm

Columnists

The Wide Angle: Brewing up more of a hobby — and dashing for ice

This past weekend, I took another expensive step into this whole homebrewing thing, with another possible step coming this spring. As many of you know ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, April 30, 2024 5:00 pm

Mower County

VIDEO: Authorities search for vehicle that plunged into Cedar River

No injuries reported The Austin Fire Department and law enforcement spent the early part of Tuesday morning searching for a vehicle that plunged into the ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, April 30, 2024 9:34 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

1 of 3 accused in 2023 drive-by shooting enters guilty plea

One of the three men charged in the drive-by shooting death of Gumbel Negate Gilo, 25, in June of 2023, has altered his plea in ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, April 29, 2024 3:59 pm

Albert Lea

Man already serving prison time gets first appearance in Mower for 2022 case

A man currently serving time in prison, has made his first appearance in Mower County District Court to face a pair of felony charges related ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, April 29, 2024 2:01 pm

Mower County

Photos: AHS hosts Grand March to the 2024 prom

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by Eric Johnson, Saturday, April 27, 2024 7:51 pm

Mower County

Photos: Scouts off to the races

The Austin Noon Kiwanis held the Pinewood Derby District races Saturday morning at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Noon Kiwanis has been holding the races for ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, April 27, 2024 6:32 pm

Mower County

Walz praises Institute expansion project during Thursday visit

As part of an expanded trip to Austin on Thursday, Gov. Tim Walz visited The Hormel Institute to learn more about recent efforts to expand ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, April 25, 2024 6:56 pm

Mower County

Student exhibit examined food insecurity through art

On Thursday evening, at the SPAM Museum, a special showing was held featuring the art of students at Austin Public Schools. The exhibit, “A Work ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, April 25, 2024 6:41 pm

Mower County

Dignitaries tout bipartisan cooperation at groundbreaking for I-90 bridge project

In September of 2022, Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith were in Austin touting the securement of $25 million in federal dollars for the bridge ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, April 25, 2024 3:44 pm

Education

Pride of Pacelli — Pair of events to showcase educational opportunities

Pacelli Catholic Schools is eager to show off what it can offer and has created a day in which to do it with a pair ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, April 24, 2024 7:00 pm

Columnists

The Wide Angle: All we are is dust in the never-ending wind

As a native Minnesotan, I’ve come to understand, accept and even in some instances appreciate the fickle nature of the state’s, um … nature. In ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, April 23, 2024 7:41 pm

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