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Breaking: Voters approve operating levy referendum for APS

After two unsuccessful attempts at passing an operating levy referendum, voters on Tuesday approved Austin Public School’s latest ...

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Ettinger throwing his hat into 1st District race

Former Hormel CEO hoping to lend moderate voice to Congress   Jeffrey Ettinger, who served as Hormel Foods ...

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Vaca sentenced to over 31 years in prison for murder

A man charged with the stabbing death of a teenage boy late in 2020 has been sentenced to ...

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AP source: Vikings fire GM Rick Spielman, coach Mike Zimmer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have started fresh, firing general manager Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer ...


UPDATE: Threat at Austin High School unsubstantiated

APD does not believe message was intended as threat   A message discovered on social media Monday morning ...

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Breaking News: Man found dead at his home, 3 detained in connection

An Austin man was found dead at his home earlier this month and three people, including two juveniles, ...


Chauvin guilty on 3 counts

MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd ...

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Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two ...

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Breaking News: Police investigating Austin woman’s death after finding “suspicious” injury

The Austin Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) are investigating the death of a ...

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Free COVID-19 testing to be done this weekend in Austin

Minnesota Commissioner of Health Jan Malcom announced on Wednesday that, due to a significant increase in cases of ...

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Explosions rock Syrian capital as Trump announces strikes

BEIRUT (AP) — Loud explosions rocked Syria’s capital and filled the sky with heavy smoke early Saturday after ...

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Jury finds Easter guilty of 2nd-degree murder, gun violation

A jury found David Michael Easter guilty of second-degree murder Thursday afternoon in the shooting death of a ...

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McIntosh sentenced to 15 years in prison

Susan Madison: 'There are no adequate words to describe our pain, anger and despair'

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Mayor: Rec center talks reach ‘apparent conclusion’

Stiehm: “We wish them well and terribly regret that the promise of a Community Recreation Center has come ...