Stories through music: ‘Pete the Cat’ author performs at Ellis Middle School

Stories through music: ‘Pete the Cat’ author performs at Ellis Middle School

Laughs filled the Ellis Middle School Auditorium Wednesday evening as award-winning author and musician Eric Litwin performed one of his songs, requiring parents to hug, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Austin Staples closing in May

Austin’s Staples is closing May 17. A store manager confirmed the store located at 1702 17th St. NW will close, but declined to offer more ... Read more | Add your comment

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Police reports: April 23

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Rabbits to fill the fairgrounds on Saturday

There will be rabbits galore in Austin this weekend. Cedar River Rabbit Club will put on its 21st annual show on April 26, 2014 at ... Read more | Add your comment

5th Black and White Ball set for Friday

The fifth annual Black and White Ball will take place starting at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26 inside the Holiday Inn Ballroom. The annual Relay ... Read more | Add your comment

Adams farmer joins state corn HOF

An Adams farmer was recently recognized for recruiting hundreds of members to a state corn association. Gayle Bergstrom, an Adams farmer and member of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Retired art instructor showcases decades-long career in May

James Wegner, the longtime local art instructor, will present some of his work next month. A retrospective of James Wegner will be the featured exhibition ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion: Added distracted driving penalties help save lives

Driving has become such second nature to many of us that it’s easy to believe permission to multi-task behind the wheel comes with a driver’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter: CTSS rule benefits Minnesotans

I am writing to show my support of Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS). I have been working with children in a variety of capacities ... Read more | Add your comment

United Way gives $820K to area organizations: Campaign nets $1.03M

United Way gives $820K to area organizations: Campaign nets $1.03M

The United Way of Mower County announced Tuesday its annual campaign brought in more than $1 million for the third year in a row. United Way ... Read more | Add your comment

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No campaign kickoff, but Nature Center leaders celebrate progress on new building

Jay C. Hormel Nature Center officials celebrated Earth Day Tuesday night with a little music and discussions about the new visitors center project. The center ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hayfield’s Kruger commits to Upper Iowa

Hayfield’s Kruger commits to Upper Iowa

HAYFIELD — Hayfield senior Cole Kruger is taking a shot at his dream. Read more | Add your comment

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Sparks, Senate pass job aid bill for women

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate passed a cluster of measures Wednesday designed to help women in the workplace that include steps to level pay, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Couple accused of child porn will fight to keep parental rights

Deborah and Anthony Edge will fight to retain parental rights of their four children as the couple faces criminal charges for allegedly producing child pornography. The ... Read more | Add your comment

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Opinion: Added distracted driving penalties help save lives

Driving has become such second nature to many of us that it’s easy to believe permission ... Read more | Add your comment

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Stories through music: ‘Pete the Cat’ author performs at Ellis Middle School

Laughs filled the Ellis Middle School Auditorium Wednesday evening as award-winning author and musician Eric Litwin ... Read more | Add your comment

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Main Street Project to rebuild store fronts

Austin’s Main Street Project is about to embark on several big projects. The downtown historic beautification initiative will help several businesses improve their outer structure ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police cite 4 for texting while driving during state campaign

Austin police and Mower County sheriff’s deputies cited four people for texting while driving during a statewide distracted driving campaign. Those four were among 550 ... Read more | Add your comment

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