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Poppe files for reelection in bid for House seat

Seeking her ninth term to the Minnesota House of Representatives, Rep. Jeanne Poppe filed for reelection this week at the Mower County Government Center. First ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

A chance to give: Austin graduate taking different path to celebrating milestone

Like all seniors everywhere, Austin High School senior Katie Lillemon was hoping for special memory with graduation. COVID-19 has put a halt to graduation plans, ... Read more

3 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Photo: Graduates get their names in lights

Austin High School 2020 graduate Paige Meyer poses for pictures in front of the Paramount Theatre Thursday afternoon with her stepmom Mary Stoltzner and Kristina ... Read more

4 days ago by Eric Johnson.

NASA’s newest test pilots are veteran astronauts, friends

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — The two astronauts who will test drive SpaceX’s brand new rocketship are classmates and friends, veteran spacefliers married to veteran spacefliers, ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

UPDATE: Mower sees spike in COVID-19 cases

Cases of COVID-19 in Mower County have taken a jump upwards since March 19 as reflected in the Minnesota Department of Health’s daily update Friday. ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Minnesota State Fair canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials canceled the Minnesota State Fair on Friday after its leader said the COVID-19 pandemic made it impossible for the show to ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

ListenIt was hailed as the ‘Minnesota moonshot’ — but why hasn’t antibody testing taken off?

By Catharine Richert A month ago, Gov. Tim Walz announced a $36 million strategy for coronavirus testing in Minnesota. He described the plan, which harnesses ... Read more

4 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Bullet holes found in residence after Thursday morning shooting

The Austin Police Department is looking for suspects after bullet holes were found in a Southeast Austin residence after a report of gunshots. According to ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike Stoll.

AP-NORC poll: Many in US won’t return to gym or dining out

WASHINGTON — Much of the country remains unlikely to venture out to bars, restaurants, theaters or gyms anytime soon, despite state and local officials across ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

Today in History: May 22, 2020

Today is Friday, May 22, the 143rd day of 2020. There are 223 days left in the year. IN MINNESOTA  HISTORY ON THIS DAY IN ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

Councilman Fischer seeking reelection

Third Ward Councilman Paul Fischer is seeking a second term on the Austin City Council, having filed for office earlier this week. “I’ve enjoyed the ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Comm. Glynn seeking third term in District 2

Mower County Comm. Polly Glynn filed earlier this week to run for a third term as county commissioner for District 2. “I love what I ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Photos: Cedars holds memorial service despite COVID-19

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5 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Minnesota joblessness jumps to 8.1% in 1st month of pandemic

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s unemployment rate for April jumped to 8.1%, a loss of nearly 360,000 jobs in the first full month that the COVID-19 ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

Today in History: May 21, 2020

Today is Thursday, May 21, the 142nd day of 2020. There are 224 days left in the year. IN MINNESOTA  HISTORY ON THIS DAY IN ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

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