News

Minneapolis cop charged in chase that killed innocent driver

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis police officer has been charged with manslaughter and vehicular homicide for a crash in ...

News

US budget deficit hits $2.77T in 2021, 2nd highest

WASHINGTON — The U.S. budget deficit totaled $2.77 trillion for 2021, the second highest on record but an ...

Education

Teachers ask for virus protocols after student, staff deaths

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Members of Minnesota’s teachers union are calling on school leaders to do more ...

News

US unemployment claims fall to new pandemic low of 290,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to a new low ...

News

Area to remain chilly into the weekend

Temperatures are expected to continue trending chilly heading into the weekend. Following a freeze warning issued by the ...

Mower County

Back in the the saddle again

While some people like to go boating, hiking or attend a concert on the weekend, Rodney Friedrich of ...

News

Unvaccinated Minnesotans 30x more likely to die from COVID

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Unvaccinated Minnesotans are 15 times more likely to require hospitalization for COVID-19 and 30 times ...

Education

Standing Together

Pacelli Catholic Schools take part in Unity Day   This Wednesday is Unity Day, a national initiative that ...

Lyle

Preserved for posterity

Lyle history book added to Library of Congress collection When Mitch Helle-Morrisey set out to write a book ...

Local Government

Council approves Baudler Property rezoning request

Stormwater utility rates to increase by $1.50 per month The Austin City Council voted unanimously in favor of ...

Mower County

HI scientist receives $1.3 million NIH grant

Dr. Wioletta Czaja, PhD, Assistant Professor and head of the DNA Repair and Genome Stability lab at The ...

Blooming Prairie

Local schools among the recipients of COVID-19 School Testing Program Grant

ROSEVILLE – The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has received applications for COVID-19 school testing program grant funds ...

Mower County

Overnight I-90 detour moved to Oct. 21 at 28th St. NE bridge project in Austin

Motorists on Interstate 90 in Austin will be detoured up and down the highway ramps at the 28th ...

Education

In Your Community: Study of engineering

Last week, students in Austin’s Pi Academy (Southgate) were using the engineering design process to develop model houses ...

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Shed damaged in Friday afternoon fire

A rural Austin shed was damaged after catching fire Friday afternoon. According to Mower County Sheriff Steve Sandvik, ...

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