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austin public schools

Board to discuss amended budget

The Austin Public Schools Board is scheduled to vote to approve an amended 2015-16 budget at its regularly scheduled meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Sunday, April 10, 2016 12:01 pm

Business

ArtWorks underway, set for Aug. 27 and 28

The gears are moving for the fifth annual Austin ArtWorks Festival. The festival, which will take place Aug. 27 and 28, will feature more than ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Friday, April 8, 2016 10:29 am

Best Bets

Best Bets: Treasures, shows and meals to fill up your weekend

Get ready to find some treasures this weekend. With an annual CRC rummage sale, dinner and comedy, poetry and great food, this weekend is one ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Thursday, April 7, 2016 10:15 am

Education

Off Broadway; Annual Austinaires show scheduled for weekend

The Austin High School Choir Department will present its annual Austinaires Show, “Footlights” on April 7, 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. in AHS’s Christgau ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Wednesday, April 6, 2016 10:31 am

Education

A thanks to volunteers; Mayor helps recognize seniors on National Service Day

Volunteers at Banfield Elementary School were honored Tuesday morning when Mayor Tom Stiehm issued a proclamation recognizing Tuesday as National Service Recognition Day. Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Wednesday, April 6, 2016 10:17 am

Education

MCT to take on fairytales; Reading event leads into upcoming ‘Story Stew’ performance

Matchbox Children’s Theatre is taking on fairytales this weekend with “Story Stew: A Fairy Tale Revue.” The show will take place at 7 p.m. April ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Monday, April 4, 2016 11:27 am

Business

Workin’ for the summer Workforce Dev. to host job fair

Area youth will get to scour options for work this summer at a summer youth job fair Wednesday. The job fair will be held from ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Monday, April 4, 2016 11:21 am

News

Overture for Austin

Opera will be accessible in Austin this April, as two special guests join the Austin Symphony Orchestra for an operatic performance. The Austin Symphony Orchestra ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Monday, April 4, 2016 6:01 am

Education

GM superintendent to retire this June

After about six years as the Grand Meadow and Glenville-Emmons superintendent, Jerry Reshetar will retire. “I’ve been in the education business for 47 years,” he ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Sunday, April 3, 2016 5:01 pm

Best Bets

Best Bets: Get your talent on

Get ready for a talent-packed weekend. With the Austin High School talent show, a great pancake breakfast showcasing robotic skills and some theater, there’s something ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Thursday, March 31, 2016 10:47 am

Brownsdale School

Board votes to close Brownsdale school; Vote is unanimous

‘Not an easy decision’; Brownsdale school will close at end of 2015-16 Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Thursday, March 31, 2016 10:45 am

Education

No on calendar changes; Board to discuss issue again April 25

A committee exploring calendar options and start times told the Austin Public Schools Board Monday that the community likely doesn’t have the support to explore ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 10:54 am

Best Bets

Best Bets: Easter in Austin

Celebrate Easter this weekend with great food and hunting for Easter eggs. With the recent snow, let’s hope the eggs are dyed bright colors to ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Thursday, March 24, 2016 10:16 am

Business

What a sweet setup; Adams maple syrup operation budding with growth

ADAMS — Maple syrup came in full force this year for Kevin Sathre and Josh Loecher, who recently put up a pipeline in a grove ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Wednesday, March 23, 2016 10:58 am

Education

Vote on Brownsdale school’s fate slated for March 30

The Hayfield Community Schools Board will decide the fate of the Brownsdale Elementary School next Wednesday. The board will meet during a special meeting at ... Read more

by Jenae Hackensmith, Wednesday, March 23, 2016 10:38 am

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