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DEA warns of scammers impersonating DEA employees

The Drug Enforcement Administration urges its DEA-registered practitioners and members of the public to be cautious of telephone calls by scammers posing as DEA employees ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

Riverland’s Phi Theta Kappa research published in journal

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) has published academic research conducted by students at 16 colleges, including Riverland Community College Zeta Eta’s “Transforming Negative Community ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

College Accolades

Winona State University 2020 Spring Dean’s List Austin Abigail Bollingberg, Bailee Brandt, Emily Each, Brooke Goligowski, Julia Gray, Meghan Haldorson, Summer Linda, Caitlin Lura, Nathan ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

Census Bureau to email households to encourage response to 2020 census

The U.S. Census Bureau announced that it will begin emailing households in low-responding areas to encourage them to respond to the 2020 Census. Millions of ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

Primary election voting reminders

By Scott Felten Mower County Aditor Treasurer The State Primary Election Day on Tuesday, Aug. 11, is approaching and here are some voting reminders. Due ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

Police and Fire Marshal investigating suspicious vehicle fire

The Austin Police Department and State Fire Marshal are investigating a suspicious vehicle fire that occurred Friday morning. According to Austin Police Capt. Todd Clennon, ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Minnesota AG sues rodeo owner for violating COVID-19 order

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Friday filed a complaint against an Itasca County company that organized and promoted a three-day rodeo that ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota’s primary election, pandemic edition: How to vote safely in person

By Jiwon Choi Amid the pandemic, a large number of Minnesotans have already cast their ballots through mail-in voting. To date, more than half a ... Read more

4 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

About 34 active COVID-19 cases remain in Mower as five more cases added

The Minnesota Department of Health on Friday reported five more cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,064.  According to ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

US consumer spending up 5.6%, but virus could stall gains

WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers increased their spending in June by a solid 5.6%, helping regain some of record plunge that occurred after the coronavirus ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

Candidate Q and A: Minnesota House District 27B

Author’s note: As the November election approaches, this is the first of several monthly features in which candidates for various offices will address questions about ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Five new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mower County

The Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday reported five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, raising the county’s cumulative total to 1,059 cases. ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

Fill the Boot fundraiser goes virtual

Due to concerns about in-person fundraising, the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) announced on Wednesday that it would move its annual Fill the Boot ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Decision gives flexibility to schools; MSHSL to deliver options to board Aug. 4

Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Education released what they are calling the Safe Learning Plan to be used by school districts to ... Read more

5 days ago by Eric Johnson.

US economy shrank at record-breaking 33% rate last quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at a dizzying 32.9% annual rate in the April-June quarter — by far the worst quarterly plunge ever ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

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