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Cotters celebrate new book

Cotters celebrate new book

An Austin storyteller had a rapt audience Friday night as he discussed how it felt to create a good tale. Michael Cotter and his wife, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Volleyball: Vikings sweep Blossoms to get to finals

ROCHESTER — The Hayfield volleyball team was ready to play from the opening serve and they kept that focus throughout the day as they swept Blooming ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. CAB teaches students, parents how to be safe online  | Add your comment
  2. Fifth annual Paint the Town Pink dates set  | Add your comment
  3. Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead  | Add your comment
  4. Former pastor charged with sexually abusing child  | Add your comment

Latest News

Jobless rate at lowest level in eight years

According to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, our statewide seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.1 percent in September, ... Read more | Add your comment

NHS will trick-or-treat for local food shelf, backpack program

Members of Austin High School’s National Honor Society, Youth Leadership and REACH program will be trick-or-treating for food items for the local food shelf and ... Read more | Add your comment

Scholarships help students stay in school through MnSCU

Goal 74 percent ahead of first year of $10 million Read more | Add your comment

Police: 1 dead besides Washington school shooter

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state say one person was killed in a high school shooting in addition to the lone student gunman. ... Read more | Add your comment

The power of print; I.J. Holton sixth-graders use newspapers to build domes

The power of print; I.J. Holton sixth-graders use newspapers to build domes

Sixth-graders at I.J. Holton Intermediate School spent Thursday creating geodesic domes out of newspapers and masking tape. “We’re building domes and the school got a bunch ... Read more | Add your comment

Schindler’s death result of fall

Dr. Richard Schindler died Saturday as a result of a fall he took off of a bridge a few feet from the ground that was ... Read more | Add your comment

Guard unit to be welcomed home in Chisholm

Three Mower County soldiers and their unit are about to be welcomed home. Read more | Add your comment

Austin man pleads not guilty to felony dogfighting charges

An Austin man accused of dogfighting pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of mistreating animals Thursday in Mower County District Court. Douglas Seidel, 26, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Business to help seniors stay in homes  | Add your comment
  2. Mariachi group to visit Austin, to perform with ASO  | Add your comment
  3. I-90 lane to close west of Austin for maintenance  | Add your comment
  4. AL man accused of sexually assaulting boy  | Add your comment
  5. 4-H lets horses join the Halloween fun  | Add your comment
  6. Schools, CAB to promote cyber safety  | Add your comment
  7. Rotary September students of the month  | Add your comment
  8. The First to 40; St. Marks employee first to hit milestone  | Add your comment
  9. Forget Ebola and get a free flu shot  | Add your comment

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Austin remembers community ‘backbone’; Dr. Richard ‘Dick’ Schindler, 1942-2014

Austin remembers community ‘backbone’; Dr. Richard ‘Dick’ Schindler, 1942-2014

To his friends and family, saying Dr. Richard “Dick” Schindler was involved in the Austin community would be an understatement. “He was such an amazing ... Read more | Add your comment

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Volleyball: Vikings sweep Blossoms to get to finals

Volleyball: Vikings sweep Blossoms to get to finals

ROCHESTER — The Hayfield volleyball team was ready to play from the opening serve and they kept that focus throughout the day as they swept Blooming ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead  | Add your comment
  2. Swedish connection lifts Bruins past Bobcats  | Add your comment
  3. Austin girls cross country team clinches first ever trip to state meet  | Add your comment

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State, Nation & World

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

DAKAR, Senegal — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting  | Add your comment
  2. Wheel chairs dot the land in ‘Med City’  | Add your comment
  3. Ebola victim’s widow can’t get death certificate  | Add your comment
  4. After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined  | Add your comment
  5. Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting  | Add your comment
  6. Family of abused boy gets GOP to change attack ad  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Former pastor charged with sexually abusing child

A former Austin pastor is accused of sexually assaulting a child more than 20 years ago. Gordon Larson, 62, faces three charges of first-degree sexual ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. AL man accused of sexually assaulting boy  | Add your comment
  2. Suspect arrested for fleeing police  | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Schools, CAB to promote cyber safety

In today’s technological world, it can be difficult for parents to keep up on strategies for ... Read more | Add your comment

Spotlight

The First to 40; St. Marks employee first to hit milestone

Debra Klouse is the first employee to hit her 40th anniversary at St. Marks Lutheran Home ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

City council candidates talk economy, housing

Though they didn’t differ much on the issues, the candidates for Austin’s city council made their respective cases to voters Wednesday night at the Austin ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Austin man pleads not guilty to felony dogfighting charges

An Austin man accused of dogfighting pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of mistreating animals Thursday in Mower County District Court. Douglas Seidel, 26, ... Read more | Add your comment

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