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As smoke dissipates in Minnesota, health experts urge people to stay aware of air quality

By Laurel Poole The thick wildfire smoke that choked much of Minnesota earlier in the week has largely dissipated. But while measurements of particulates in ... Read more

3 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Stolen vehicle recovered after police chase

The Austin Police Department is looking for information that could lead to the arrest of three suspects who allegedly stole a vehicle from an Austin ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Pelosi says ‘deadly serious’ Jan. 6 probe to go without GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unfazed by Republican threats of a boycott, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared that a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

Mower County deputy recognized for “hat trick” DWI arrests

Mower County Deputy Sheriff Jamie Meyer was presented on Thursday with a Minnesota Department of Public Safety – Office of Traffic Safety (DPS-OTS) “hat trick” ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Turning up the heat this weekend

Here comes the heat. Already, the week has been heavy and hot, but those temperatures will rise into the 90s this weekend according to the ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Minnesota’s share of opioid settlement could top $300M

Minnesota stands to collect more than $300 million under a $26 billion settlement among states and opioid manufacturers and distributors, Attorney General Keith Ellison said ... Read more

4 days ago by Associated Press.

Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe, GOP may boycott

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

First 50 of the 100 most-traveled days highlight ongoing traffic safety crisis

During the first 50 of the 100 most-traveled days of the year (Memorial Day-Labor Day), preliminary reports show 76 people have died on Minnesota roads, ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Bike MS returning to Austin this weekend

Austin is going to be home to a lot of bicyclists who are hitting the streets for a great cause as Austin will host the ... Read more

6 days ago by Rocky Hulne.

Pacelli shifting to all day preschool

Move hopes to meet a need in the community   Parents in Austin are going to have another option for childcare when Pacelli Catholic Schools ... Read more

6 days ago by Eric Johnson.

2 Austin residents named Outstanding Refugees

Two Austin residents were among 22 individuals from across Minnesota recognized as Outstanding Refugee Award recipients on Monday at the Minnesota History Center in St. ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Outdoor Music Stage adds new variety in 2021

Polka music will be coming to the Austin ArtWorks Festival for the first time in its 10 year history with Richie Yurkovich & Polkarioty. They ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Council awards street bid, approves ArtWorks Festival application

The Austin City Council voted unanimously in favor of awarding a street extension project bid to Ulland Brothers, Inc. during its regular meeting Monday evening. ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Local census effort by KSMQ results in award

After hearing stories about Minnesota possibly losing a seat in the United States Congress due to insufficient Census turnout in 2020, KSMQ reached out to ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program coming to Senior Center

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 24, the Mower County Senior Center will offer the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, a low-impact physical activity program. Each class includes exercises ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

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