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Mower, Dodge, Steele placed in thunderstorm watch

Mower County has been placed into a severe thunderstorm watch through 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. Mower joins 13 southeast and southern Minnesota counties that also ... Read more

4 mins ago by Daily Herald.

Summerset returns to RCC with ‘Souvenir’

After the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled last season and impacted this year, Summerset Theatre will finally return to the Frank W. Bridges Theatre at Riverland Community ... Read more

1 hour ago by Mike Stoll.

Regional Crisis Center opens in Rochester

Mower County 1 of 10 counties taking part in the collaborative effort of mental health support   The Southeast Regional Crisis Center in Rochester will ... Read more

1 hour ago by Eric Johnson.

1 arrested in vehicle theft case

Identified thanks to restaurant receipt An Austin teen has been arrested in connection to a July 22 vehicle theft from Austin Ford. Elias James Wells, ... Read more

1 hour ago by Daily Herald.

Walz says ‘clean car’ rules haven’t hurt in 14 other states

EDEN PRAIRIE — Minnesota on Monday became the first Midwestern state to adopt a plan for encouraging the switchover to electric vehicles as Gov. Tim ... Read more

2 hours ago by Associated Press.

Best of Mower County 2021 Results are in

Inside the Wednesday Herald, look for the Best of Mower County winners and finalist section. This section is filled with thank yous from our local ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Deer hunting regulation books available online

licenses on sale starting Aug. 1 With the release of the online version of the 2021 Minnesota Hunting and Trapping Regulations handbook, hunters can read ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Herald.

County opens damaged bridge back up

On Tuesday, County Engineer Mike Hanson announced that County Road 2, east of Lansing, has reopened at least through the harvest season. However, in a ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Violent crime surges across Minnesota with record murders

MINNEAPOLIS — Violent crime surged nearly 17% across Minnesota last year, including a record number of murders, according to data released Tuesday by the state ... Read more

2 hours ago by Associated Press.

Authorities say Red Lake Nation officer shot and killed

RED LAKE— A Red Lake Nation police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty Tuesday while responding to a call on the ... Read more

2 hours ago by Associated Press.

In Your Community: Flamingos flock for the Austin Public Library

If you look out your window and see a flock of flamingos in your front yard, don’t worry — it’s for a good cause. The ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Leadership MN visits the HI

The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Minnesota group visited The Hormel Institute on Monday and met with Executive Director Dr. Robert Clarke and Chief of ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Herald.

HI publishes COVID-19 research to aid virus control

Dr. Bin Liu, Assistant Professor and leader of the Transcription and Gene Regulation lab at The Hormel Institute, published discoveries regarding SARS-CoV-2, the virus that ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Suspects sought in county burglaries

Law enforcement is looking for information that could lead to arrests after two recent burglaries in Mower County. According to Mower County Chief Deputy Mark ... Read more

2 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Dexter man scammed by false job posting

Law enforcement is advising residents to research companies offering online jobs after a Dexter man was scammed by a fake job posting. According to Mower ... Read more

2 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

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