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In Your Community: Duplicate Bridge

The Mower County Senior Center in Austin is teeming with activity since their renovation. Five and a half tables played duplicate bridge on Tuesday. First ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

Convictions: Sept. 5-11

—Ladevin Martaz Hardin, 23, of Austin was sentenced to 50 months in prison for felony first-degree aggravated robbery – possess dangerous weapon. He must pay ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

Two charged with meth sales

Two Austin men who allegedly sold large amounts of methamphetamine to police informants in different cases made their first appearances this week in Mower County ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike Stoll.

DWI arrests drop 31% during extra summer patrols

Officers, deputies and troopers in Minnesota arrested 1,147 drivers for driving impaired during the Labor Day DWI campaign from Aug. 20 through Sept. 6, according ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

Minnesota high court OKs ballot question on Minneapolis PD

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday evening for voters in Minneapolis to decide on the future of policing in the city ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

County sets preliminary 2022 levy at 3.9%

Long term agreement with the city over LEC operations could drive that higher if not resolved   The Mower County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday ... Read more

6 days ago by Eric Johnson.

US unemployment claims rise after hitting pandemic low

WASHINGTON  — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that the spread of ... Read more

6 days ago by Associated Press.

Photos: Walking to welcome

Students from Sumner Elementary School took their welcoming message to the sidewalks once again on Wednesday. Armed with flags and signs from their county of ... Read more

6 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Second suspect charged in June 5 murder

Admitted to being at residence when shooting occurred   A second suspect believed to be involved in a June 5 incident that left an Austin ... Read more

7 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Ex-cop’s murder verdict reversed in Australian woman’s death

MINNEAPOLIS  — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed the third-degree murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman ... Read more

7 days ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota judge rejects attempt to force school mask mandate

A Minnesota judge has rejected a request by concerned parents to force a stateside mask mandate in all schools. Ramsey County District Judge Thomas Gilligan ... Read more

7 days ago by Associated Press.

Photos: Sculpture unveiled at Sunday ceremony

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7 days ago by Daily Herald.

House Democrats oust embattled lawmaker from caucus

ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Democrats voted Tuesday night to expel Rep. John Thompson from their caucus following allegations of domestic violence and questions about ... Read more

7 days ago by Associated Press.

Neighbors helping neighbors

Westminster food pantry free to all   Westminster Presbyterian Church is reaching out to its neighbors in need by establishing a small food pantry outside ... Read more

1 week ago by Eric Johnson.

APS seeing rebound in enrollment

School up 147 students from last year at this time The Austin Public Schools Board on Monday night received some optimistic enrollment numbers. Director of ... Read more

1 week ago by Eric Johnson.

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