Eric Olson, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Mower County

Man gets five years in prison for gun felonies

A Faribault man has received prison time for a case that dates back to 2018. Edbin Jose Coreas, 27, has been sentenced to five years ... Read more

by Eric Olson, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 6:20 pm

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The Wide Angle: Honestly, I apologize for this column

As I write this week’s column, it’s about 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday night — election night. I’m in the office by myself and I’ve just ... Read more

by Eric Olson, Saturday, November 10, 2018 6:59 am


Photos: A harvest of fun

Lisa Wagner helps her daughter Kahliya Carranza, 3 and a half, move the puck Saturday at Harvest Fest in the parking lot of the Austin ... Read more

by Eric Olson, Monday, September 18, 2017 8:16 am


Olson: Public education offering up smiles

Generally, when out and about one tends to hear plenty of barking about the sorry state of public education. It hasn’t mattered where I’ve lived. ... Read more

by Eric Olson, Friday, February 21, 2014 9:30 am


Olson: To unwind in China, try an hour-long documentary about the Chicago Board of Trade

Back in November I was fortunate to travel to China as a delegate to the 2013 World Emerging Industries Summit. The event was held in ... Read more

by Eric Olson, Friday, January 3, 2014 8:28 am


Olson: A night without faces buried in cell phones was refreshing

There was a nice-sized audience gathered last week at Knowlton Auditorium for the Ellis Middle School winter band concerts. My wife and I like to ... Read more

by Eric Olson, Friday, December 20, 2013 10:25 am