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Agriculture

Where was the support? Lawmakers hear concerns over environment, ag policy

Local Izaak Walton League members weren’t pleased with state legislators after the 2015 legislative session, but Sen. Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin, hope ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Tuesday, September 15, 2015 10:47 am

Agriculture

Big pigs, bigger contest 69th National Barrow Show kicks off

The biggest pig event of all is hogging the spotlight this week. The 69th National Barrow Show began Saturday with a meat judging contest. The ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Monday, September 14, 2015 10:25 am

Education

Woodson celebrates state PBIS award

Woodson Kindergarten Center celebrated its good behavior with a ceremony Friday. Woodson teachers were lauded Friday for their leadership in making Woodson Kindergarten Center one ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Sunday, September 13, 2015 7:02 am

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance

A personal taste for fall releases

Last week, I shared some of the biggest games to look out for this fall. Yet there’s often gems within the huge fall release schedule, ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Sunday, September 13, 2015 7:01 am

9/11

A lasting legacy; Austin rededicates veteran’s memorial

With a prayer, a speech and a 12-bell salute, Austin residents saluted the service of public safety staff and military veterans across the nation during ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Saturday, September 12, 2015 5:15 pm

Agriculture

Dam good proposals; Austin hosts state bonding committee, reviews waterways projects

Austin officials got the chance to sell the city’s upcoming water-related needs to state lawmakers Thursday when the House Capital Investment Committee toured the area ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Friday, September 11, 2015 10:51 am

Local Government

Council approves bike sharing program

The city of Austin is getting its bikes ready. The Austin City Council formally approved a proposed public bike sharing program, dubbed Red Bike after ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Thursday, September 10, 2015 10:14 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police looking for citizen academy recruits

The Austin Police Department still has a few openings for an upcoming citizen academy to educate the public on police work. The academy, which will ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Thursday, September 10, 2015 10:12 am

Business

County OKs Highway dept. building project

Mower County is making some improvements to its highway department. The Mower County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved moving forward with a planned addition ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Thursday, September 10, 2015 9:58 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police: Alleged robber in custody; Suspect believed to have robbed Ankeny’s, Casey’s

Police Chief Brian Krueger said police arrested a 21-year-old on suspicion of robbery last Thursday. Read more

by Trey Mewes, Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:41 am

FEATURE SPOT -- HOT ISSUES

Commissioners still looking into recycling improvements

A few weeks after voting down a switch to single-sort recycling, Mower County is continuing to look into improving its recycling system. County Coordinator Craig ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:35 am

Business

Austin City Council sets levy at $4.9M APD, nature center, parks and rec adding employees

The Austin City Council set its 2016 tax levy at $4.9 million Monday, officially marking its intended $565,000 levy increase for the city of Austin. ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:34 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Inmate faces more charges after fleeing from court

A 21-year-old Austin man will face more charges after he briefly escaped from custody Friday at the Mower County Jail and Justice Center. Dylan Leeper ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Tuesday, September 8, 2015 10:28 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Thief steals purse from unlocked car

Someone broke into an unlocked car in southwest Austin Saturday night and stole a woman’s purse containing money and credit cards. Austin Police Chief Brian ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Tuesday, September 8, 2015 10:17 am

News

City set to approve $4.9M levy

The Austin City Council is set to approve the city’s 2016 tax levy at $4.9 million during a public meeting Tuesday. The levy will increase ... Read more

by Trey Mewes, Monday, September 7, 2015 8:08 am

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