Society news: Aug. 31

Duplicate Bridge

Tournament results for Aug. 20 with four tables played: First place, Dave Ring and Orrion Roisen; second place, Larry Crowe and Ron Peters; third place, Eunice Michaelis and Warren Behrends; fourth place, Bonnie Schultz and Romelle Enderson; fifth place, Marilyn Gesme and Helen Ringham.

Duplicate Bridge is played each Wednesday at noon at the Mower County Senior Center in Austin. All Bridge players are welcome. Call Dave Ring at 507-434-4189.

 National Active and Retired Federal Employees

National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 469 met Aug. 12, 2014, at the Pizza Ranch in Austin, Minnesota. Brigitte Campbell, Executive Director of Freeborn-Mower Habitat for Humanity, explained how Habitat for Humanity works to rehab and build safe, decent and affordable housing in Freeborn and Mower Counties. Committee reports were given and a business meeting conducted. The next meeting will be on Oct. 14, 2014, at the Pizza Ranch in Albert Lea, Minnesota.

Mower County

APS board approves sanctioning boys volleyball

Education

Austin Seniors receive Horatio Alger Scholarships

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Man sentenced to over eight years for criminal sexual conduct with a child

Grand Meadow

2 injured in Saturday afternoon crash

Mower County

Courtney’s bench: Family and friends honor loved one lost in hope to raise awareness for mental illness

Mower County

Summerset Theatre opens Season 56 with the musical ‘Annie’

Adams

Adams Dairy Days celebrating 50th

Mower County

Gabby Weiss passes away, legacy will continue on the baseball diamond

Mower County

New sculpture is giving visitors another destination stop in Austin

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Convictions: May 27-June 3

Mower County

In Your Community: Duplicate Bridge

Mower County

In Your Community: Mower County Senior Center

Education

Education Briefs

Education

Pacelli Honor Roll

News

US hiring and wage growth picked up last month in sign of sustained economic health

News

Many Americans are still shying away from EVs despite Biden’s push, an AP-NORC/EPIC poll finds

News

After 41 years, Pat Sajak makes his final spin as host of ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Mower County

Several file for local offices

Agriculture

Minnesota ID‘s first case of avian influenza in a dairy herd

News

D-Day anniversary haunted by dwindling number of veterans and shadowed by Europe’s new war

Mower County

Shawn Tweten steps up to challenge Finstad in primary

News

Well, hello!: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ opens CST’s seventh year

News

Appeals court halts Trump’s Georgia case during appeal of order allowing Willis to stay on case

Mower County

Institute scientist Hilakivi-Clarke receives grant to study possible benefits of organic, pasture-raised beef