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Al Batt: Money to buy an elephant

Echoes From the Loafers’ Club Meeting I wish I had enough money to buy an elephant. What do ...

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The Wide Angle: Hungry like the wolf?

For the sake of continuing to foster a strong relationship with the woman who agreed (amazingly) to share ...

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Phil Burkhart: Austin Symphony presents world renowned pianist

It is our great pleasure to present to the Austin community one of the greatest living pianists, Jon ...

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APS Column: The progression of technology at Austin Public Schools

By Amy Thuesen APS Director of Technology The technology landscape seems to be changing by the minute. It ...

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Austin Public Library: A world of resources

By Courtney Wyant-Schmitt Editor’s Note: Starting today, the Austin Daily Herald will feature a revolving column once every ...

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Jena DeMoss: Picking apart protein with your Hy-Vee dietitian

Have you ever noticed feeling different throughout the day based on what you ate for breakfast? More specifically, ...

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Jamey Helgeson: Disability Advocacy Day — Uniting voices for change on March 27

Mark your calendars for a day of empowerment and change as Disability Advocacy Day unfolds on March 27, ...

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Ask A Trooper: Steps following theft of a driver’s license

By Sgt. Troy Christianson Question: I was recently the victim of identity theft. My driver’s license was among ...

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Evie Mohrfeld: Travel open house to be held on Feb. 29 at Senior Center

We have been hearing from our travel friends that they are ready to see our schedule for travelers ...

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Peggy Keener: The very first and possibly the very best

Martha Dandridge was a teenager when she accepted a marriage proposal from Daniel Parke Curtis. He was twenty ...

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Thumbs up, Thumbs down

Thumbs up to Paint the Town Pink, which has been off to a hot start with this year’s ...

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Sen. Gene Dornink: New state flag and seal are not reflective of the people of Minnesota

Friends and neighbors, Governor Walz recently appeared on WCCO Sunday Morning to discuss key issues impacting our state ...

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APS Column: Looking back at a busy January

By Dr. Joey Page Austin Public Schools Superintendent As the calendar rolls over into February, Austin Public Schools ...

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Nature Notes: I spy signs of spring

By Sydney Weisinger Teacher/Naturalist The dark, cold nights are coming to an end as February begins. As a ...

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Al Batt: February’s smile like none others

Echoes From the Loafers’ Club Meeting Hi, Allan. It’s Allen. My apologies. I hate mispronouncing someone’s name. Driving ...

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