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Jordan Gerard, Author at Austin Daily Herald

News

A new side of the law; County’s lead criminal attorney taking new job as public defender

The Mower County Attorney’s Office has big shoes to fill as its lead criminal attorney is taking a new job after 13 years with the ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:48 am

News

‘We all live downstream’

3rd annual Water Festival planned for July 11-15 Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Wednesday, July 6, 2016 5:37 am

News

City may opt out of law allowing temporary dwellings

The Austin City Council is scheduled to discuss opting out of a new state law that allows mobile dwellings for people with mental or physical ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Saturday, July 2, 2016 6:39 pm

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Suspect charged in knife incident

A man accused of cutting his niece was charged with five felonies Friday. Hector Alonzo Estrada, 36, of Austin was charged in Mower County court ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Saturday, July 2, 2016 6:38 pm

News

Saturday: Freedom Fest in photos

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by Jordan Gerard, Saturday, July 2, 2016 6:28 pm

Education

A return to the familiar; Raymond takes over HR for Austin Public Schools

A familiar face is returning to the Austin Public Schools’ district office. Mark Raymond was hired as the new human resources director. He replaces Brad ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Friday, July 1, 2016 11:19 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

2 more plead in heroin ring

Two more people pleaded not guilty Thursday in Mower County court to various drug charges stemming a bust earlier this month. Carolyn Michelle Molhusen, 25, ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Friday, July 1, 2016 11:11 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

2nd person pleads guilty in 2015 Apollo robbery

A second person has changed his plea to guilty in the Apollo Liquors & Superette robbery. David Ansell Dorenzo, 21, of Rochester pleaded guilty to ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Friday, July 1, 2016 11:07 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Austin man gets prison for 2015 cases; Still faces charges for 2016 assault

An Austin man charged for an April domestic assault incident and police search this year was sentenced to more than three years in prison for ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Friday, July 1, 2016 11:06 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Wis. man charged for sexually assaulting girl

A man is charged after he sexually assaulted a girl under the age of 13 last year. Jose Luis Cosme Valdez, 37, of Arcadia, Wisconsin, ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Friday, July 1, 2016 11:02 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Man sentenced to jail, probation for burglary

A second man in the burglary of a vacant farm was sentenced to jail time and probation on Thursday in Mower County court. Geronimo Deluna, ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Friday, July 1, 2016 11:01 am

News

Mexican consul visits Austin

The new Mexican consul visited Austin Wednesday and was impressed by what he saw. Gerardo Guerrero was recently named the new Mexican consul and is stationed ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:10 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Medical marijuana activist in custody for marijuana possession, harassing witness

An outspoken medical marijuana advocate who previously organized Austin’s Hemp Fest has been arrested and charged after a large amount of marijuana was found at ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:22 am

Business

Salvation Army calling on food donations during parade

While red kettle bells don’t sound in the summer, the Salvation Army still needs donations. For the third year, the Salvation Army will push carts ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:21 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

2 cited in Friday crash by Hormel Historic Home

Police cited two drivers after a Friday crash at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Second Street Northwest. A 72-year-old woman driving a 2011 Buick ... Read more

by Jordan Gerard, Monday, June 27, 2016 2:04 pm

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