Mower County

MN DNR announces $13.3M funding proposal to address 2021 drought impacts

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday announced $13.3 million in funding proposals in response to the ...

Education

APS board okay’s a pair of settlement packages

The Austin Public Schools Board on Tuesday voted in favor of a pair of package settlements for the ...

News

Walz promises COVID testing expansion, vaccine incentives

DULUTH — Gov. Tim Walz says his administration will soon announce expanded COVID-19 testing options and launch new ...

News

FDA panel endorses lower-dose Moderna COVID shot for booster

U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine should get a half-dose booster ...

News

MnDOT asks motorists, farm equipment operators to safely share the road during harvest season

Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large, slow-moving farm equipment moving to ...

News

Judge won’t block vaccine mandate for Minnesota workers

ST. PAUL— A federal judge won’t block a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for scores of Minnesota health care workers, ...

Mower County

Long-time umpire pair headed to the HOF

Gary Letendre and Jeb Blais umpired softball games together for over four decades, and now they’ll be headed ...

Mower County

SpongeBob comes to RCC

After an 18-month pandemic hiatus, Riverland Community College Theatre is resuming in-person performances tonight at the Frank W. ...

Mower County

Austin couple donates cast of Chief Sleepy Eye

A little bit of history and a little bit of mystery. An Austin couple has donated a cast ...

News

Minnesota COVID-19 positivity rate hits vaccine- era high

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s COVID-19 test positivity rate soared to 8.3% as of Tuesday, the highest mark since ...

Education

Parent voices frustration over APS mask mandate

Frustration over Austin Public Schools’ mask mandate came to Monday night’s school board meeting. Charles Dankworth VI, a ...

News

Man hits two police cars, gets shocked by officer

MANKATO — A Mankato man has been charged with two felonies after he allegedly hit two squad cars ...

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Mapleton woman charged after meth found in vehicle

A Mapleton woman arrested after about 29 grams of methamphetamine was allegedly found in her vehicle made her ...

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

August standoff suspect receives burglary, child porn charges

An Austin man who was arrested in August after a police standoff has received additional criminal charges. Ryan ...

Mower County

Austi-Con returns for year 5

Austi-Con is bringing tabletop gaming back for its fifth year. Michael and Kate Jordal, co-owners of the southeastern ...

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