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Mower County

‘Paradigm’ Shift

Austin native releases first CD of trumpet music   For a guy who wasn’t even that excited to ...

Mower County

Revealing the Music

MacPhail, ASO partner in opening up concert experience   It was a busy day on the MacPhail Center ...

Mower County

In Your Community: Duplicate Bridge

On Tuesday, Oct. 26, nine teams played duplicate bridge at the Mower County Senior Center. Winners were: First ...

News

Birth: Timothy Michael Langan

Jamie Crider and Dakota Langan, of Farmington, Missouri, have announced the birth of their son Timothy Michael Langan, ...

News

Engagement: Emily Melchior and Dakota Biwer

Emily Melchior and Dakota Biwer of Rochester, Minnesota, have announced their engagement. Emily is the daughter of Victoria ...

Engagements

Engagement: Emily Goskeson and Anthony Wacholz

Emily Goskeson of Albert Lea, Minnesota, and Anthony Wacholz of New Richland, Minnesota, have announced their engagement. Goskeson ...

Milestones

Birthday: Donald Dennis, 100

Donald Dennis, also known as Buster by most, is having his centurion birthday, 100 years old! Buster was ...

Milestones

Birthday: Virgil Huff, 95

Former Austin resident Virgil Huff will be back in town celebrating his 95th birthday on Friday, Aug. 15, ...

Mower County

Join the Fun for Jammin’ at the Mansion

Jammin’ at the Mansion will present a unique live music opportunity  in the garden of the Hormel Historic ...

RSS General

The Dixie Chicks change name to The Chicks

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Grammy-winning country group The Dixie Chicks have dropped the word Dixie from their name, now ...

Milestones

Opal Heydt, 100th birthday

Opal Heydt is celebrating her 100th birthday on July 7, 2020. Cards are encouraged and can be sent ...

News

Minnesota StarWatch: The giants dominate the skies

By Deane Morrison This month Jupiter and Saturn dominate the evening sky, while Venus climbs into prominence as ...

News

Peacock’s new novel relates Ojibwe history from the mouth of a wolf

By Euan Kerr Ojibwe author Tom Peacock says he started out as a history person. He wrote Native ...

News

‘Chariots of Fire,’ ‘Lord of the Rings’ actor Ian Holm dies

LONDON — Ian Holm, an acclaimed British actor whose long career included roles in “Chariots of Fire” and ...

Birth Announcements

Birth: Halle Evans

Lisa Leidall and Taylor Evans, of Austin, Minnesota, announce the birth of their daughter, Halle Evans, born weighing ...

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