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Three named to KSMQ Board of Directors

KSMQ Public Television has added three Austin residents to its  Board of Directors. Craig Clark is Austin city administrator, Tom Klapperich is market president of ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

Driver shortage complicates bussing

With the COVID-19 pandemic and hybrid learning on the table, it was sure to be a hectic start to the school year for Austin Public ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Rocky Hulne.

18th Avenue outparcel building aiming for November completion

Despite complications from the COVID-19 pandemic, construction has been progressing on an outparcel building being built on the old Farmer’s Market lot on 18th Avenue ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mike Stoll.

Austin woman given free state of the art hearing aids

Beverly Larson is finally going to be able to hear things a little more clearly. After looking for help over the past few years, Larson ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Rocky Hulne.

Mower County COVID-19 Relief Fund application deadline is Monday

The deadline to apply for grant money from the Mower County COVID-19 Relief Fund is 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31. Grants of up to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Hormel Foods recognized as a best for vets employer for eighth consecutive year

Hormel Foods Corporation has announced it has been ranked No. 43 on Military Times’ Best for Vets: Employers 2020 list.  This is the eighth consecutive ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Hormel Foods to provide free college education to the children of its employees

Hormel Foods announced today that it is making a commitment to provide the opportunity of a college education to the dependent children of its team ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Sterling State Bank promotes McNeilus to chief operating officer

Sterling State Bank is pleased to announce that President Justin McNeilus has been promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) by the Bank’s ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Minnesota’s jobless rate falls to 7.7% but job growth slows

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell to 7.7% in July from 8.6% a month earlier, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development said ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

New Spectrum store now open in Austin

Charter Communications, Inc. has announced the opening of a new Spectrum Store in Austin.  The Spectrum store gives consumers in the Austin area an option ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

City to participate in Small Business Relief Grant program

The Austin City Council unanimously approved a motion to forward a vote on the City participating in the Mower County Small Business Relief Grant program ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Stoll.

Ag certainty program gets local incentive

Mower County farmers doing good things on their land for water quality now have another reason to get certified by the state as conservation leaders. ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

County to provide $1.25 million in COVID-19 relief to small businesses, nonprofits, animal ag grants up to $10K available for eligible applicants

Up to $1.25 million in federal funding is available to assist Mower County small businesses, nonprofits and animal agricultural producers who have suffered financially from ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Dream come true: Dr. Tiffany Davis opens Cedar River Chiropractic in Austin

Austin has gained a new chiropractic business. Dr. Tiffany Davis has just opened up Cedar River Chiropractic starting today with her office located in the ... Read more

1 month ago by Eric Johnson.

Trying to move forward

The Port of Elkton hoping to recover after late June fire Late on the night of June 30, Michael and Kathrynn Dortland received a phone ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Stoll.

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