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Local Government

Open for business; Oakland Place bridge once again open

A few city and county officials couldn’t pass up the opportunity Thursday morning to be some of the first drivers to cross the new Oakland ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, June 9, 2017 8:08 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Ex-Cheers worker pleads not guilty to stealing lottery tickets

A 28-year-old Austin woman has pleaded not guilty to stealing more than $35,000 in lottery tickets while working at Cheers Liquor in Austin. Cassandra Leanne ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, June 9, 2017 7:47 am

Archive

Oakland place bridge opening today

A few city and county officials couldn’t pass up the opportunity Thursday morning to be some of the first drivers to cross the new Oakland ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Thursday, June 8, 2017 11:34 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Alleged dealer charged with having 28.25 grams of heroin

A 44-year-old Austin man has been charged with possessing 28.25 grams of heroin, $4,437 and other drug-related items during a September 2016 drug bust. Michael ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Thursday, June 8, 2017 8:40 am

Agriculture

County to discuss costs, possible help for Ikes E. coli testing

A group of volunteers planning to test points on the Cedar River in Mower County to trace causes of E. coli could get answers about ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Monday, June 5, 2017 8:40 am

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Thoughts — and charley horse — from a marathon

As a I lept from bed Sunday morning, I performed what I can only hope will be a new dance move: The Charley Horse Shuffle. ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Sunday, June 4, 2017 7:01 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Flugum gets 4 years, 5 months in overdose case

A 21-year-old Austin man charged with selling drugs to a 20-year-old who died from an overdose is headed to prison. Jordan David Flugum was sentenced ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, June 2, 2017 8:39 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Man facing extra charges after shoving probation agent

A 37-year-old Austin man is facing additional charges after allegedly shoving a probation agent and two other people before fleeing the Mower County Jail and ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, June 2, 2017 8:35 am

Jay C. Hormel Nature Center

A new era in nature

On April 22, Austin started a new era by opening its new Jay C. Hormel Nature Center interpretive center. A month later, nature center staff ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 2:18 pm

Jay C. Hormel Nature Center

Exhibits of the land; Nature center visitors get a fresh look at the world around them with new exhibits

Jay C. Hormel Nature Center staff have a challenge for you while touring the center’s new interpretive center: Try to spot all the critters in ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 2:15 pm

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Bombing adds a touch of fear to concert-going

I remember asking my parents at my first concert as a child if Billy Joel would play “Piano Man.” I rediscovered the concert bug in ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Sunday, May 28, 2017 7:01 am

Health

County keeping close eye on measles outbreak

Mower County Community Health officials are hopeful the measles outbreak of the Twin Cities won’t reach Mower County, but they aren’t ruling it out. Community ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, May 26, 2017 8:30 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Cheers worker accused of taking lottery tickets; Cassandra Rodriguez accused of stealing $35K worth of tickets

A 28-year-old woman has been charged for stealing more than $35,000 in lottery tickets while working at Cheers Liquor in Austin. Cassandra Leanne Rodriguez of ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, May 26, 2017 8:28 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

18-year-old charged for sleeping with 14-year-old

An 18-year-old Austin man is facing charges for allegedly sleeping with a 14-year-old this spring. James Eric Bigelow, 18, of Austin pleaded not guilty Thursday ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, May 26, 2017 8:12 am

Business

Hormel sales fall 5 pct. in 2nd quarter

Hormel Foods Corp.’s second quarter sales fell 5 percent after facing industry challenges at Jennie-O Turkey Store and divesting two businesses. But Hormel President and ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Thursday, May 25, 2017 9:18 am

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