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Area caucuses remain important to the process, leaders say

Mower County’s GOP and DFL parties will be holding their respective caucuses this coming Tuesday night, starting at ...

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Americans reporting nationwide cellular outages from AT&T, Cricket Wireless and other providers

A number of Americans are dealing with cellular outages on AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Verizon, T-Mobile and other service ...

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APS’s Hovland named Outstanding Educator of SE Minnesota

ROCHESTER — Austin High School teacher Emily Hovland has been named this year’s Outstanding Educator of SE Minnesota ...

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McGruder found guilty on all counts in shooting death of TyEsha Gills

Me’Darian Ledale McGruder, the man accused of the shooting death of 20-year-old TyEsha Gills in 2021, has been ...

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Election officials in the US face daunting challenges in 2024. And Congress isn’t coming to help

WASHINGTON  — With election season already underway, some state election officials are expressing frustration that Congress has yet ...

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City Council votes 5-2 to leave out unwanted sidewalks from southwest Austin road project

Council members express interest in revisiting Complete Streets Policy   From a full council chambers, the Austin City ...

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Martin: Caucuses a chance to get involved

As part of a string of stops Tuesday, State DFL Chairman Ken Martin made a stop in Austin ...

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Austin Aspires launches 4th annual Boys of Tomorrow Club

Austin Aspires has  announced the return of the Boys of Tomorrow (BOT) Club for its fourth consecutive summer. ...

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Institute scientist co-authors paper highlighting flexoelectricity

David Guinovart, PhD, Assistant Professor at The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, has co-authored a paper published in ...

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AAF community foundation announces board changes

Annual meeting recognizes Ron Walth and outgoing board members for volunteer service At its annual meeting on Jan. ...

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MacPhail Austin welcomes Grammy Award winning pianist for second annual festival

MacPhail Center for Music Austin has announced its second annual piano festival and as part of the MacPhail ...

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SMIF offers free paint for community project

Applications due March 28   OWATONNA — Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) is currently accepting applications for free ...

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Review of COVID death stats finds likely undercount in official numbers

By Matt Sepic COVID-19 deaths in the United States were likely undercounted in official statistics during the first ...

Education

Education Briefs

University of Wisconsin 2023 Winter Graduates Austin Maddi Shipler, Bachelor of Science, English Education Major Hayfield Kayla Rehnelt, ...

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Nikki Haley hasn’t yet won a GOP contest. But she’s vowing to keep fighting Donald Trump

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C.  — There are no wins on the horizon for Nikki Haley. Those close to the ...

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