• 72°

Kevin Nelson, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Columnists

Adult softball season draws to a close

Adult softball is drawing to a conclusion for the 2020 season as co-ed play wrapped up this past Tuesday. Men’s league will finish up after ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:30 am

Columnists

Planning for the season ahead

Riverside has ice in place and activities are expanding as we head toward the main season. The Bruins had a scrimmage at Riverside this past ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:30 am

Columnists

Todd Park playground is back open

The northeast playground at Todd Park has re-opened following the installation and curing of a poured-in-place rubber surface beneath it. This type of play surface ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:30 am

Columnists

Be responsible with what your dog leaves behind

If you walk your (or someone else’s) dog in a city park and the dog leaves a “deposit,” please note that it’s your responsibility to ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, August 15, 2020 6:30 am

Columnists

Your help is needed in keeping our parks looking better

Some local residents have said that keeping our local property taxes low is absolutely paramount. As a property owner, getting a tax statement and knowing ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, August 8, 2020 6:30 am

Columnists

City of Austin archery deer hunt upcoming

The season is approaching for which local archers/bow hunters are already honing their skills, ensuring accuracy when they release a bowstring and propelling an arrow ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, July 25, 2020 6:30 am

Columnists

Nelson: City parks for sale? Not so fast

There was some conversation at the most recent park board meeting regarding possible sale of some underused public properties. Admittedly, there was even some mention ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, July 18, 2020 6:50 am

Columnists

Parks restrooms are now open as summer hits its stride

Parks maintenance priorities had been focused primarily on repairs and keeping the grass at or below heights at which residents are expected to keep their ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:01 pm

Columnists

Activities to take you through the summer

No summer ice, no pool, limited organized recreational activities — what are my kids and I to do? Ahh, summer, a time when whimsical thoughts ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:50 am

Columnists

Ice or no ice at Riverside Arena this July and August?

That is a question of concern posed by a number of people this season, including Bruins management, hotel managers/owners, local business owners, and would-be visitors ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, June 13, 2020 6:00 am

Columnists

Austin Municipal Pool to stay closed for the summer

Austin’s City Council followed the recommendation of Austin’s Park and Rec Board on Monday evening, May 18, to not open the municipal pool for the ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, May 23, 2020 3:01 pm

Columnists

City trees: Earth Day and Arbor Day

Both of these days came and went two weeks back, a little more quietly than what is normal, as this is the current “new norm.” ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:01 am

Columnists

Riverside hoping to reopen by the Fourth of July

If physical distancing guidelines are relaxed and businesses which were deemed “non-essential” are allowed to re-open, our intended timeline is to re-open right after the ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Monday, April 27, 2020 1:15 pm

Columnists

Parks crews to go forward with clean-up

We are entering the week which is typically dedicated to recruiting and allowing for groups to perform parks clean up. However, until the governor’s executive ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Monday, April 20, 2020 11:12 am

Columnists

Nature Center is hosting blood drive on Monday

The Jay C. Hormel Nature Center is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross this coming Monday. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or ... Read more

by Kevin Nelson, Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:01 am

< Older