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Local census effort by KSMQ results in award

After hearing stories about Minnesota possibly losing a seat in the United States Congress due to insufficient Census turnout in 2020, KSMQ reached out to ... Read more

7 days ago by Daily Herald.

Hormel hosts its largest class of summer interns

Hormel Foods has continued its award-winning summer internship program, accommodating a record 83 college students who represent nearly 50 colleges and universities throughout the United ... Read more

7 days ago by Daily Herald.

Survey shows: Growth continues in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. — Rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states are seeing continued economic growth in the region, according to a new monthly survey ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Hormel Foods featured on Selling Power’s ’50 Best Companies to Sell For’

Hormel Foods Corporation recently announced that  it has been ranked No. 17 on the Selling Power’s 50 Best Companies to Sell For list. “Once again, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Sterling drive raises $51K for Alzheimer’s Association

Employees of Sterling Pharmacy came together Wednesday, along with the Alzheimer’s Association, to celebrate a donation of $51,356 raised during a recent fundraising effort by ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

Hormel gives $10K to CVS

Part of plan to reward ‘little acts of substance’   To celebrate the move of the Planters brand to Minnesota after its recent acquisition by ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Stoll.

Photos: Chamber Ribbon Cuttings

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4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Reese elected to CRC’s Board at 28th annual meeting

The results of Cooperative Response Center, Inc.’s (CRC’s) recent board of directors election were announced at its June 13, 2021, annual membership meeting, revealing its ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Longtime Firestone worker is stepping down after 35 years

Doug Meyer is ready for his next life. After 35 years on the job at Firestone in Austin, Meyer worked his last shift on Tuesday. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Rocky Hulne.

Freeborn-Mower Electric Cooperative celebrates new headquarters

Freeborn-Mower Electric Cooperative, community leaders and contractors celebrated the opening of the cooperative’s new headquarters Wednesday afternoon with a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of ... Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Stultz.

Photos: Ribbon cuttings

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1 month ago by Daily Herald.

‘This will be transformational for our community’

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Nu-Tek BioSciences facility   On Tuesday morning, officials from the City of Austin joined officials from Nu-Tek BioSciences,  JCW Development and ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

AU taking bids on NE Power Plant items

Austin Utilities has closed the former Northeast Power Plant and now the remaining equipment, tools, and additional items in the facility will be sold to ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Tying communities together

Mayo Clinic HS-Austin and Albert Lea hold ribbon-tying ceremony   In a move symbolizing completion, Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Austin and Albert Lea on ... Read more

1 month ago by Eric Johnson.

Record rise in US wholesale prices over the past year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wholesale prices, driven by rising food costs, increased 0.8% in May and by a unprecedented amount over the past year as the ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

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