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Freedom Fest: Fourth of July schedule and parade lineup

Fourth of July •10:45 a.m. YMCA Annual Mini Piggy Fun Run at the Austin Utilities parking lot •11 a.m. Independence Day Parade •2 to 5 ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Tuesday, July 4, 2017 5:31 am

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Freedom Fest schedule: It’s Family Day at Bandshell Park

Here is a rundown of the events happening at Freedom Fest's Family Day. Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Monday, July 3, 2017 5:28 am

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Catching a small bit of the past

It can be bittersweet to come across our legends. As I stood in a packed Mears Park in downtown St. Paul recently, I heard one ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Saturday, July 1, 2017 10:01 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Preston man involved in Hwy. 56 crash Thursday

A 53-year-old Preston man was involved in a crash Thursday night in Mower County that caused his vehicle to briefly catch fire. The Minnesota State ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, June 30, 2017 9:57 am

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Freedom Fest parade route returns to just Main Street

Route will start near Bremer Bank and run down Main Street to Bandshell Park Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, June 30, 2017 8:53 am

Brownsdale

Brownsdale assisted living facility speeds ahead; Hayfield schools, Brownsdale City Council to discuss tax abatements

Plans to convert the former Brownsdale School into an assisted living facility could be fully cleared to move forward and break ground as soon as ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, June 30, 2017 7:53 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

44-year-old arrested for 2016 drug sale case

A 44-year-old Austin man appeared in Mower County District Court Wednesday on charges of selling heroin in a school zone last year. Charles Marshall Smith ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Thursday, June 29, 2017 8:32 am

Local Government

No perfect road; Rural residents want county to keep half-cent sales tax, but business leaders say it will hurt

Most attending Tuesday’s Mower County board meeting agreed: Mower County’s roads and bridges are in dire need of repairs. The problem comes with how to ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 7:32 am

Business

Brownsdale assisted living facility a step closer; County board agrees to abate 15 years of taxes

Several Brownsdale residents were pleased to see Diedra Burke and her fellow investors with Legacy Health Partners take a big step toward turning the former ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 7:26 am

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Twins take conservative approach to draft

The Minnesota Twins took a swing at their strengths earlier this month. Our home state ball club likely surprised more than a few people when ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Saturday, June 24, 2017 9:52 pm

State, Nation and World

1 dead, 1 arrested in shooting at Minnetonka storage company

MINNETONKA— Police are investigating a shooting at a Public Storage facility in the Minneapolis suburb of Minnetonka that left one man dead. A statement from ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, June 23, 2017 5:23 pm

Mower County Soil and Water Conservation District

Buffer compliance regulation staying local

The push to bring farmland into compliance with the state buffer law is staying local, and leaders are trying to make sure landowners know it ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Thursday, June 15, 2017 9:07 am

News

Diving into summer; Atlantis Swim Federation holds 1st of 3 summer meets in Austin

Austin, we have splashdown. The first of three Atlantic Swim Federation meets was held at Austin Municipal Pool over the weekend, drawing 100 swimmers and ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Monday, June 12, 2017 8:20 am

News

Austin keeps it cool as temps flirt with records; Temps to cool into next week

  The weather fit the bill this weekend as Austin students enjoyed their first days of summer after Austin High School graduation on Friday. Austin ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Monday, June 12, 2017 8:17 am

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Enjoy the simple things, win the small battles

I’m taking a page from Eric Johnson’s playbook this week: I’m offering my advice for our local graduates — or at least their family and ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Monday, June 12, 2017 7:42 am

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