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Tyler Jensen, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Mower County

Setting the Stage: From radio to inside the production business, Soderberg works with musicians

Although he has only been in the music production business for nine years, Austin resident Scott Soderberg’s time with musicians goes back  a lot longer. ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:01 am

Mower County

On to Denver: Austin FFA livestock judges earn trip to national competition

Don’t let the title of livestock judges fool you. This Austin FFA team is competing, not officiating, and this past year, they’ve made it big. ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Saturday, February 29, 2020 6:01 am

News

Extending a hand: Veterans Court offers help for veterans in trouble

For veterans who find themselves in legal trouble, there is now an option in Mower County to get help. As part of an effort by ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Friday, February 21, 2020 7:43 am

Tyler Jensen

I still believe in scouting, but the sexual abuse issue needs to be addressed

As an Eagle Scout and former member of the Boy Scouts of America organization, this past Tuesday was a sad day for me. The national ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Friday, February 21, 2020 5:05 am

Agriculture

Promoting Safety: Legislators introduce bill that would provide hundreds of thousands in farm safety grants

State legislators, including Sen. Dan Sparks and Rep. Jeanne Poppe of Austin, have introduced a bill in the Legislature to provide grants for farmers and ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:50 am

News

Art Show at Hormel Nature Center brings attention to Minnesota’s endangered species

An art show coming to the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center Saturday and Sunday is not just giving people a chance to see works produced ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:17 am

Paint the Town Pink

Spectators fill grandstands for Smashing Cancer Demo Derby

Despite the event being pushed back a week due to weather, more than 500 people, one of its biggest crowds ever, and 58 demolition derby ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:50 am

Health

Finding the Link: Mayo study shows link between cholesterol and less risk of diseases

A new study of heart attack and heart failure survivors shows that while high cholesterol can cause heart disease, it can also mean less chance ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Friday, February 14, 2020 6:55 am

Business

Austin Utilities begins taking down NE coal plant

Austin Utilities’ former coal powerplant is coming down this year, after years of being out of commission. Energy Resources and Utility Operations Director Alex Bumgardner ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:00 am

News

Great Backyard Bird Count kicks off around the world

Today is the start of the Audubon Society’s 23rd annual Great Backyard Bird Count. The worldwide event, which runs until Monday, Feb. 17, aims to ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:15 am

Local Government

County Board approves permit for transmission line

A new power transmission line to be built by Dairyland Power along County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 8 from 210th Street to 130th Street, south ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:50 am

Education

School Board approves 2020 Achievement and Integration Plan

At its Monday meeting, the Austin School Board approved the 2020 Achievement and Integration Plan. Due to the demographics of the district, the state gives ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:20 am

News

Lawhead memorial concert raises $4,000 for Austin music programs

A concert in memory of Michael “Blair” Lawhead raised $4,000 for the Austin High School music program, of which he was an alumnus. In 2018, ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Wednesday, February 12, 2020 6:00 am

Business

Pay It Forward names 2020 renovation recipient

Pay It Forward Inc. has selected Henry Mandler to be the recipient of its 2020 remodel project. Mandler, a single father of three children, lives ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Tuesday, February 11, 2020 6:45 am

Education

Lay one on me: Students raise $1,300 to fight cancer (and see their principal kiss a goat)

Students at Woodson Kindergarten Center were rewarded for digging into their piggy banks and raising $1,302.85 for Paint the Town Pink by getting to see ... Read more

by Tyler Jensen, Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:02 am

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