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GOP Chair Ronna McDaniel defeats rival in fierce campaign

DANA POINT, Calif. — Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel won her bid Friday to lead the GOP ...

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NASA marks 20 years since space shuttle Columbia disaster

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — NASA marked the 20th anniversary of the space shuttle Columbia tragedy with somber ceremonies ...

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APD investigating possible shooting

The Austin Police Department is investigating a possible shooting, which took place in the early morning hours of ...

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Gov. Walz proposes $3.3B for infrastructure across Minnesota

ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz proposed a $3.3 billion public infrastructure package Thursday that would use a ...

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Sons of Norway donate kicksleds to Nature Center

The Jay C. Hormel Nature Center unveiled 10 new kicksleds during a ceremony Thursday morning in the Interpretive ...

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Woman charged in overdose cases changes pleas to guilty

The woman charged with murder and manslaughter in two overdose cases last year has changed her plea in ...

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One injured in rollover crash Wednesday night

An Arkansas man was injured Wednesday night in a single vehicle crash in eastern Mower County According to ...

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US economy slowed but still grew at 2.9% rate last quarter

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.9% annual pace from October through December, ending 2022 with ...

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Austin teacher among 131 candidates up for Teacher of the Year

An Austin teacher will be one of 131 candidates in the running for 2023 Minnesota Teacher of the ...

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Three honored at County Commission meeting

Three county employees were honored Tuesday morning during the Mower County Board of Commissioners meeting. Sentence to Serve ...

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US, Germany sending battle tanks to aid Ukraine war effort

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and the United States said Wednesday they will send battle tanks to Ukraine, the ...

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Voting begins for MnDOT’s third annual ‘Name a Snowplow’ contest

Voting is now open for the 2022-23 “Name a Snowplow” contest, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today. ...

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Walz proposes tax credit checks for 2.5M Minnesota families

ST. PAUL — Millions of Minnesota families would get checks totaling as much as $2,600 from the state’s ...

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Dozens to take icy plunge into East Side Lake

A thick layer of ice covers Austin’s East Side Lake now but a small pool will be cut ...

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Riverland economic contribution estimated at $158.1M

Minnesota State, the system of 26 state colleges and seven state universities, released today the results of a ...

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