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Hannah Yang, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Faith

A day of celebration: St. Olaf Lutheran Church celebrate decade-long partnership with Sudanese congregation

Sunday afternoon was a celebration of two different cultural congregations united through the same faith at St. Olaf’s Lutheran Church. For a decade, St. Olaf’s ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Monday, November 25, 2019 3:54 pm

News

Family fun: Library crafting programs drawing people together

At the Austin Public Library, families huddled around tables inside the Programming Room on Tuesday night for some festive crafting. Jingle bells, tinsel and pinecones ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Saturday, November 23, 2019 5:00 am

News

In the spirit of giving, Canadian Pacific Holiday Train set to return to Austin Dec. 6

Early next month, residents from all over Mower County can see and hear the holiday spirit rolling into town. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:40 am

Education

A Learning Legacy: Neveln second grade teacher named 2020 Austin Teacher of the Year

When Maria Mickelson walked into her second grade classroom on Friday morning, her students swarmed her and gathered around to give their teacher a big ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:10 am

Agriculture

The Height of Growing: Grand Meadow agricultural sciences sees green through hydroponics

GRAND MEADOW—Delicately swabbing the inside of a tomato flower, Christina Swanek carefully took a small paintbrush and attempted to gather pollen within the bristles. Slowly, ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Friday, November 15, 2019 6:45 am

Education

Hayfield Community Schools 1 of 17 districts nationwide recognized for kindness initiative

If people were searching for one of the kindest school districts in the country to send their kids, it very well maybe Hayfield Community Schools. ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 6:20 am

Education

Lyle’s Legacy: Stories of love for country, service, sacrifice told by veterans, families

Every now and then, Lyle Middle/High School Principal Jamie Goebel catches himself making smooth, precise strides down the school hallways. Every Veterans Day, his memories ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:45 am

News

‘A dream is a wish your heart makes’: Glenville boy heads off to Disney World thanks to Make-A-Wish

The Broussard Family is headed to the happiest place on Earth this week, and it’s something that 5-year-old Batson Broussard cannot wait for. Arranged by ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:35 am

Education

Lyle School students honor their local veterans through lasting connections

Early Monday morning, Lyle Public School students were busy preparing for a morning to honor their local veterans for Veterans Day.  Breakfast was served in ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Monday, November 11, 2019 2:05 pm

News

Carmen Tribbett shares children’s book addressing Alzheimer’s with the public

What has been happening with Carmen Tribbett since writing a children’s book about Alzheimer’s disease? Well, a lot since last spring. Featured in the May-June ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Friday, November 8, 2019 6:55 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Emotion floods Harberts case after conviction in fatal crash Wednesday

MANTORVILLE—Sept. 7, 2018, will forever be a tragedy to two families as a result of a single choice. Dozens of people came out to the ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Friday, November 8, 2019 6:46 am

Local Government

Mower County approves to renew housing tax-abatement program

For almost four years since the launch of a three-year pilot program addressing Mower County’s housing needs, officials believe that the program’s success warranted the ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:35 am

Education

Love for Lyle’s students passes operating levy

For Lyle Superintendent Bryan Boysen, Election Night sent him to “Cloud 9” as the school district celebrated the voter-approved operating levy. Read more

by Hannah Yang, Wednesday, November 6, 2019 7:31 am

Education

Woodson kindergarteners learn lessons about kindness through ‘Jellybeans’

Tackling the topic of being kind and inclusive, a lesson is being taught to children at Woodson Kindergarten Center about embracing the diversity that makes ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:30 am

Education

Sound of Music production hopes to raise funds for Southland auditorium renovations

The hills will soon come alive with “The Sound of Music” during this upcoming week as three school districts come together to help raise money ... Read more

by Hannah Yang, Tuesday, November 5, 2019 6:45 am

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