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Our opinion: Taking public notices for schools out of newspapers would hurt the public

A significant discussion is taking place at the state Legislature in reaction to the recent announcement that eight ...

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Our Opinion: Students should take advantage of the unique opportunities

Earlier this month, eight students from Pacelli Catholic Schools, were able to take part in the 37th annual ...

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Our Opinion: We all must be aware on Minnesota roads

You will rarely find a more dedicated or passionate group of riders on American roads than motorcyclists. Throughout ...

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Thumbs up, Thumbs down: Trout stocking brings opportunity

Thumbs up for more trout. For the fifth year, Wolf Creek in Austin’s Todd Park has been stocked ...

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Other’s Opinion: Make a bigger push to improve grad rates

Minneapolis Star-Tribune March 29 Minnesota’s high schools need to keep working on attendance issues, struggling students. The slight ...

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Our Opinion: Are you prepared for severe weather?

Whether it’s tornadoes, flooding, lightning, extreme heat or anything in-between, Minnesota is no stranger to severe weather. To ...

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Our Opinion: Keep up with spring cleaning of property

We are now officially in spring and the weather is such that many of us will begin looking ...

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Our opinion: Set aside distractions while driving

Things can change in an instant. And when you’re on the road, that could mean the difference between ...

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Thumbs up, Thumbs down

Thumbs up for Austin Online Academy. In February the Austin Online Academy received national recognition during the 2024 ...

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Our Opinion: Final TV listings to print in Saturday edition

On Saturday the Austin Daily Herald will publish its final TV listings in the newspaper. We recognize this ...

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Our Opinion: Bing-OH! Spring starts this Saturday

Our annual Bing-OH! Spring contest is returning for another round complete with cash prizes. Cards are included in ...

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Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to the Boy Scout fundraising efforts. Recently, the Twin Valley Council of Boy Scouts of America, ...

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Our Opinion: Share your good news

We sit in a unique position as a newspaper in a small community and rural area like ours. ...

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Our Opinion: Why do we print court dispositions in the paper?

Every couple of months we receive contact from someone in the public asking us why we print court ...

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Our opinion: Time to get your brackets ready

March Madness is upon us, and while the University of Minnesota will not be in the field, the ...

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