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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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago by Mike Stoll.

Hy-Vee stores now accept SNAP/EBT as payment for grocery pick-up orders

Hy-Vee, Inc. has announced that all of its store locations that offer Hy-Vee Aisles Online grocery pick-up now accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Electronic Benefits ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Time to step away: Long time owner of Hanson Tire Service heads into retirement

For three decades, Hanson Tire Service owner Bruce Turner has been behind the counter helping people with their tire needs and answering phones in Austin. ... Read more

3 months ago by Eric Johnson.

‘They’ll look forward to staying here’

Roughly 15 months after breaking ground, Cobblestone Hotel in Austin is officially open for business. Hotel staff and ambassadors of the Austin Area Chamber of ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Stoll.

Masks to be distributed to businesses by Austin Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday

The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce is participating in the state-wide distribution of masks. Mower County businesses can pick up 50 masks between 9 a.m. ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Shopko Optical grows teams with new hire

Shopko Optical has announced that Aimee Violette, O.D., has been hired to its team of optometrists. Violette will serve patients living in or near Austin ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

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