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Commissioners get update on COVID-19

The Mower County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday morning and once again COVID-19 was at the forefront of proceedings, done largely through an online format. ... Read more

2 months ago by Eric Johnson.

County declares state of emergency

County Board passes measures to deal with coronavirus The Mower County Board of Commissioners unanimously declared a peacetime state of emergency in response to the ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Stoll.

City of Austin closing facilities

Essential city services will continue In a letter sent out Wednesday afternoon, Austin Mayor Tom Stiehm announced that City of Austin facilities will close to ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Herald.

City Council approves pandemic plan

2020 street project assessment rates also approved The Austin City Council unanimously approved a plan to help deal with the coronavirus threat during its regular ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Stoll.

Mower County and City of Austin ask for the public’s help to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Mower County has announced it is taking active measures to prevent COVID-19 from entering buildings and protecting both the public and employees. If you have ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Herald.

Street improvement public hearings on council agenda

The Austin City Council will hold public hearings on street improvement assessments during its next regular meeting. 2020 street improvements are planned at the following ... Read more

2 months ago by Mike Stoll.

Turtle Creek 2 sanitary sewer on council agenda

The Austin City Council will be voting on receiving a feasibility report on proposed improvements to the Turtle Creek 2 sanitary sewer during the council’s ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Stoll.

County sets letting date for county roadway projects

Commissioners to draft T21 ordinance The Mower County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 to set the letting date for upcoming roadway projects to 1 p.m. ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Stoll.

MACO names Cordes to Honor Roll

BLOOMINGTON — The Minnesota Association of County Officers (MACO) named Mower County Recorder Jill Cordes to its Honor Roll at the Annual MACO Conference held ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Council approves 2020 street improvements; Assessment hearing scheduled for March 16

After much discussion, the Austin City Council approved resolutions regarding 2020 street improvements during public hearings held on the matter Tuesday evening. The council approved ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Stoll.

Capitol Spotlight: State and local leaders weigh in on 2020 Legislative Session

During the 2020 Legislative Session, now underway in St. Paul, legislators will be working to pass a capital investment bill (bonding bill). State and local ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Street improvement hearings, Turtle Creek 2 sewer project on council agenda

A series of public hearings will be held on upcoming street improvement projects during the Austin City Council’s next regular meeting. Details will be discussed ... Read more

3 months ago by Mike Stoll.

County Board approves permit for transmission line

A new power transmission line to be built by Dairyland Power along County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 8 from 210th Street to 130th Street, south ... Read more

3 months ago by Tyler Jensen.

Council moves ‘dangerous animal’ appeal fee forward; Will vote on amendment at next meeting

The Austin City Council voted unanimously to move forward an amendment to the ordinance dealing with dangerous animal designation appeals to the next council meeting ... Read more

4 months ago by Mike Stoll.

County Board approves 2020 heavy equipment purchases

Although the $434,000 in heavy equipment purchases for the Mower County Public Works Department were already included in the 2020 budget, the County Board got ... Read more

4 months ago by Tyler Jensen.

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