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Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

RIO DE JANEIRO — The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination ... Read more

2 hours ago by Associated Press.

Institute researchers find new cancer driver in cells

Dr. Rendong Yang, head of the Computational Cancer Genomics lab at The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota published breakthrough research on exitron splicing (EIS) and ... Read more

10 hours ago by Daily Herald.

LeRoy Lines shuts down service

Blow from COVID pandemic too much for charter, commuter service For just about five years, LeRoy Lines has provided a convenient shuttle between southeast Minnesota ... Read more

16 hours ago by Eric Johnson.

Riding to a Dream

9-year-old Heath Johnson spurs a love of riding   A scary experience with a horse at a young age would keep some kids away from ... Read more

1 day ago by Rocky Hulne.

Addressing the county’s day-to-day operations

Mueller discusses hopes for county board term With a Friday certification from the Canvassing Board, John Mueller has been declared the official winner of Tuesday’s ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike Stoll.

County Board OKs seasonal liquor license for Chateau

The Mower County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a seasonal on-sale liquor license for Chateau Raceway in face of hardships brought on by 3.2 ... Read more

1 day ago by Eric Johnson.

PHOTOS: DNR stocks Wolf Creek with trout ahead of season opener

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1 day ago by Eric Johnson.

County COVID cases hit 4,500

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 4,500 cumulative cases in Mower County, including 120 “probable cases,” as of Friday morning. According to Community Health Division ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

Several local WWTPs recognized for excellence by MPCA

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) on Thursday recognized 77 wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) in southeastern Minnesota for outstanding permit compliance. To receive this recognition, ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

Rotary looking for award nominations

The Austin Rotary Club is looking for nominations to honor individuals who make exceptional contributions to the community. Each person honored receives an engraved plaque ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

AFD to conduct hydrant flushing in NE Austin

The Austin Fire Department will begin the process of flushing fire hydrants in the northeast quadrant of Austin on Saturday, May 1, and will continue ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

Minnesota mayor blasts police tactics to control protesters

BROOKLYN CENTER — Elected leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright want officers to scale back their tactics amid ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Nearly 1.5 million fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in MN

ST. PAUL — State health officials say more than 3.4 million coronavirus vaccine doses have been administered in Minnesota and 1.5 million people have been ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Warrant issued for man accused of sexually assaulting child

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of an Austin man accused of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl. Rodolfo Morataya Lopez, also known as ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike Stoll.

Preventable deaths from alcohol increased in 2020

Preliminary data highlights impact of excessive alcohol use in Minnesota   New preliminary data show that nearly a thousand Minnesotans died from alcohol use last ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

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