Columnists

APS Column: The Mower County CEO Trade Show

By Emily Hovland In the fall of 2018, a select group of juniors and seniors from Austin Public ...

Business

Leo Augusta Children’s Academy to receive $750K grant

The Leo Augusta Children’s Academy in Blooming Prairie recently received a big boost from the Department of Employment ...

Education

She left the U of M to be a single mom in 1980. Now, at 78, she’s graduating

By Sam Stroozas When Kay Lacher got divorced in 1973, she says she had a dime to her ...

Albert Lea

Strength & Resilience

Riverland holds in-person commencement exercises   For the first time since 2019 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Riverland ...

Business

Leo Augusta, Akkerman join forces

Center slated to open early June In just about a months time, the Leo Augusta Children’s Academy, in ...

Education

Noon Kiwanis Student of the Month

Austin Noon Kiwanis has selected Ingrid Dolan Peterson, a senior at Austin High School, as their Student of ...

Education

Education Briefs

Minnesota State University-Mankato Spring 2022 Graduation List Adams Meg Finbraaten, MA, Industrl/Organizatl Psychology Tyler Hanson, BS, Computer Engineering ...

Education

In Your Community: Masons host dinner for scholarship winners

At a May 3 dinner gathering, four students received scholarships from Fidelity Lodge No. 39 and Unity Chapter ...

Education

In Your Community: SMEC, area students get look at careers

Students from several area districts came to the Southern Minnesota Education Consortium for a career expo last Friday.  ...

Education

Pair of Pacelli students take the initiative to help their school and fellow citizens

You don’t have to look too far to find good role models in Austin. That’s what a pair ...

Columnists

APS Column: New beginnings: Reimaging learning in Austin

By Jessica Cabeen Ellis Middle School principal This past year Austin Public Schools opened Austin Online Academy, a ...

Education

APS hires new Banfield Principal

Austin Public Schools has hired Liz Johnson as the new principal at Banfield Elementary School. Johnson has extensive ...

Education

Austin Public Schools hires new AHS assistant principal, Ellis Dean of Students

Austin Public Schools has announced the hiring of Kim Goblirsch as the new assistant principal at Austin High ...

Education

Austin’s More Than Pink program hosting fundraiser

Austin’s More Than Pink program will be holding a fundraiser from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 23 at ...

Education

Celebration this weekend for AHS’ north side

Big events typically start with the singing of the “Star Spangled Banner.” Nearly 100 years ago, however, the ...

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