Creativity on the page; Reading Corps members host writing workshops during spring break

Creativity on the page; Reading Corps members host writing workshops during spring break

Third-grader Will Lawhead wrote a story in the Austin Public Library Monday morning on the first day of spring break. “[It’s about] a teacher that ... Read more | Add your comment

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Update: Lyle woman died of natural causes

Amazi: No visible signs of foul play Read more | Add your comment

Meowing to the music

Meowing to the music

Sixth-grader’s science fair project finds cats prefer pop Read more | Add your comment

Adams, AL men die in weekend car crashes

Driver dies in crash near Stewartville Read more | Add your comment

Local, state residents about to get a taste of Beethoven; Austin Symphony plans Beethoven Bash as Minnesota Orchestra plans marathon

The Austin Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming Beethoven Bash II won’t be the only upcoming opportunity for classical music-lovers to get a taste of the maestro’s music. ... Read more | Add your comment

All-Herald boys basketball

All-Herald boys basketball

First Team Jordan Hart, Guard, Lyle-Pacelli The 1,000-point scorer, who is a senior, averaged 14.9 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 3.4 steals per game ... Read more | Add your comment

Man arrested twice for DWIs Saturday; 2nd arrest came 14 minutes after police released him to a responsible party

A 48-year-old Austin man was arrested for DWI early Saturday 14 minutes after he was released from the Mower County Jail for a previous DWI ... Read more | Add your comment

Motorcycle group planning annual mall show in AL

A local motorcycle group is looking for more people to hit the road this summer. The Charter R of the Minnesota Gold Wing Road Riders ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Boy Scouts help out; Groups collect 2,590 pounds for local food shelves  | Add your comment
  2. Using diet to combat Alzheimer’s disease  | Add your comment
  3. Battle brewing over tax cuts; After break, tax cut talks await Minnesota Legislature  | Add your comment
  4. New York, New York; Area travelers return from trip to the Big Apple  | Add your comment
  5. A world of difference; Hormel hopes to help solve world hunger with Spammy  | Add your comment
  6. The impact of the arts is more than just economic  | Add your comment
  7. Teaming up to highlight community service  | Add your comment
  8. Bringing science closer to home; Teacher uses NASA experience to launch students’ ambition, curiosity  | Add your comment
  9. Little Free Libraries finding plenty of readers  | Add your comment

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A legacy of leather; Long-time Hastings Shoe & Repair store owner passes away

A legacy of leather; Long-time Hastings Shoe & Repair store owner passes away

If a shoe was broken in Austin, Mark Hastings didn’t hesitate to fix it, even if he had to barter for the price. Mark Allen ... Read more | Add your comment

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Rebel baseball team opens with a win over PEM

The Southland baseball team played an error-free game as it opened its season with a 7-4 win at Plainview-Elgin-Millville (0-1 overall, 0-1 Three Rivers) Monday. Read more | Add your comment

  1. BP’s Hagen and Worke honored  | Add your comment
  2. Southland softball team falls to PEM  | Add your comment
  3. Austin ninth grade boys basketball team wins Regional Pacesetter tournament  | Add your comment

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Amid bird flu outbreak, turkey farmers increase security 


MINNEAPOLIS — Poultry producers in the nation’s top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Minnesota to get some ‘Satisfaction’; Rolling Stones coming to Minneapolis for first time in a decade  | Add your comment
  2. VA among hospitals working to add women’s care  | Add your comment
  3. US Steel to idle part of Minntac; 680 layoffs expected  | Add your comment
  4. 2 people found dead inside Savage home  | Add your comment
  5. Xcel expects electric rates will rise 6 pct.  | Add your comment
  6. Police: Missing U of M student went into river  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Update: Lyle woman died of natural causes

Amazi: No visible signs of foul play Read more | Add your comment

  1. Adams, AL men die in weekend car crashes  | Add your comment
  2. Man arrested twice for DWIs Saturday; 2nd arrest came 14 minutes after police released him to a responsible party  | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Al Batt: With a good book, crammed planes aren’t so bad

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting: You’re eating a hotdog! I am. Who eats a hot ... Read more | Add your comment

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Dairy in all its glory; Mower County Dairy Princess to be Crowned on April 10

Mower County will crown a new dairy princess soon. The 62nd Mower County Dairy Princess will be ... Read more | Add your comment

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Creativity on the page; Reading Corps members host writing workshops during spring break

Third-grader Will Lawhead wrote a story in the Austin Public Library Monday morning on the first day of spring break. “[It’s about] a teacher that ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Man pleads guilty to knocking woman out inside justice center

A 28-year-old Austin man has pleaded guilty to allegedly knocking a woman unconscious last fall inside the Mower County Jail and Justice Center. Jonathan Talamantes ... Read more | Add your comment