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Candidate Q&A: Austin mayoral candidates talk economic development

Author’s note: This is a continuation of the Herald’s ongoing candidate Q&A features and the fourth involving Austin’s ...

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Tackling the issues:

Author’s note: This is the first article regarding local candidate forums. Two forums, including candidates for Austin Mayor ...

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Candidate Q&A: House District 27B

Author’s note: This is a continuation of the Herald’s candidate Q&A features and the second such feature with ...

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Candidate Q&A: Minnesota’s First Congressional District

Author’s note: This is a continuation of the Herald’s features that will run over the coming months in ...

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MN Senate GOP leader says deal close on bonding, tax bills

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Legislative leaders have agreed on most details of a public construction package and a tax ...

Albert Lea

‘The tensions were running too hot’

Local representatives said they were disappointed in the results of the special session that ended Saturday morning without ...

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Klobuchar staff gather information on caring for senior citizens during COVID-19

Members of Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s office met with area senior advocates, including Mower County Senior Center, AARP and ...

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Councilman Fischer seeking reelection

Third Ward Councilman Paul Fischer is seeking a second term on the Austin City Council, having filed for ...

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Councilman Austin files for mayor

At-Large Councilman Jeff Austin has filed to run for Austin mayor, telling the Herald he believes it is ...

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Oballa running for First Ward Council seat

Current Honorary Council Member Oballa Oballa filed on Wednesday to run for Austin City Council in the First ...

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Postma files for Second Ward Council seat

Mike Postma announced on Wednesday that he has filed to run for Austin City Council in the Second ...

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Council begins in-depth 2021 budget talks

A discussion on the 2021 budget began Monday evening with Mayor Tom Stiehm telling the Austin City Council ...

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Councilman King running for mayor

Three-term Austin City Councilman Steve King filed to run for Austin mayor Tuesday morning. King told the Herald ...

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Session over, lawmakers already preparing to come back

By Tim Pugmire One thing Democrats and Republicans agreed on at the Minnesota Capitol after the legislative session ...

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Sparks endorsed by the state DFL

DFLers in Senate District 27 have endorsed incumbent Sen. Dan Sparks for a sixth term in office. The ...

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