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Vactioning in ‘Vacation Land’

Vactioning in ‘Vacation Land’

Author Sarah Stonich to visit Austin March 23 Read more | Add your comment

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State wrestling: GMLOKS’s Richardson finishes third

Grand Meadow-LeRoy-Ostrander-Kingsland-Southland senior Wyatt Richarson finished third in his weight class at the Minnesota state wrestling meet for the second straight year at the Xcel ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Residents, officials voice concerns on decaying infrastructure  | Add your comment
  2. Sparks, Poppe eye funds for jobs, ed after report  | Add your comment
  3. Passed through Austin and passed on a legacy  | Add your comment
  4. Kestner will pass on her crown  | Add your comment

Latest News

Mower Livestock Hall of Fame seeks nominees

The Mower County Livestock Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for inductees into the Livestock Hall of Fame for 2015 and beyond. Nominees must have exhibited ... Read more | Add your comment

Local women to be honored on March 23

Austin Zonta Club holds Woman of Achievement dinner Read more | Add your comment

City council to discuss e-cig ban once more

The Austin City Council will take a step toward permanently banning e-cigarette smoking in public places. The council will discuss its first reading of an ... Read more | Add your comment

Convictions: Feb. 15-21

—Aaron Duenes, 18, of Austin, was convicted of fifth-degree drug possession. Sentenced to five years’ probation. —Erick Scott Nash, 33, of Mapleview, was convicted of ... Read more | Add your comment

Accentra Credit Union offers members scholarships

Applications are being accepted for Accentra Credit Union’s post-secondary scholarship. To be eligible for the scholarship, which may be used toward the expense of any ... Read more | Add your comment

District health hits the web; Health kiosks for school staff open Monday

District health hits the web; Health kiosks for school staff open Monday

Austin Public Schools workers now have an easier, quicker, less expensive way to visit the doctor. Read more | Add your comment

I.J. Holton recognizes students for fairness

I.J. Holton recognizes students for fairness

Students at I.J. Holton Intermediate School received awards for traits in fairness. Fifth and sixth-grade students from I.J. Holton Intermediate School were recognized at a ... Read more | Add your comment

Scam artist accused of fraud in Austin, Twin Cities

A 57-year-old Prior Lake woman accused of writing bad checks in the Twin Cities area will be cited for allegedly committing similar crimes in Austin. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Others’ Opinion; Mall security improves with knowledge  | Add your comment
  2. Austin classes help acclimate other cultures to school  | Add your comment
  3. Others’ Opinion: State, Congress can do more to help victims of sex trafficking  | Add your comment
  4. Bill seeks to ease troubles of finding teachers for rural areas  | Add your comment
  5. State wants to help foreign-trained doctors  | Add your comment
  6. St. Olaf ready to ring in Austin; College bell choir to perform March 6 at Westminster church  | Add your comment
  7. T ‘N G Plumbing named ’14 Business of the Year  | Add your comment
  8. Hardee’s restaurant coming to Austin  | Add your comment
  9. UPDATE: $50K worth of damage in early morning barn fire  | Add your comment

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County looking to boost recycling volume; Board to switch to single-sort or bolster current program

County looking to boost recycling volume; Board to switch to single-sort or bolster current program

Clarification: Currently, curbside recycling pickup is only available for the residents within the cities of Austin, Mapleview, Adams, Brownsdale, Grand Meadow and LeRoy. There is no ... Read more | Add your comment

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Sports

Austin Bruins beat Aberdeen 3-1

The Austin Bruins continued to stay red hot as they picked up their 11th win in 13 games when they topped Aberdeen (23-26-2 overall) 3-1 ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. State wrestling: GMLOKS’s Richardson finishes third  | Add your comment
  2. Figure skating club to host its 41st annual ice show  | Add your comment
  3. Blossoms knocked off by Wildcats  | Add your comment

Today's Videos

State, Nation & World

Residents, officials voice concerns on decaying infrastructure

ALBERT LEA — Residents and officials from across southern Minnesota on Friday aired concerns about aging infrastructure and a lack of transportation funding, calling on ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Sparks, Poppe eye funds for jobs, ed after report  | Add your comment
  2. Some in GOP say DHS funding lapse not a big deal  | Add your comment
  3. 7 fatally shot, gunman dead in southern Missouri  | Add your comment
  4. GOP scraps vote on teacher layoff bill  | Add your comment
  5. Dayton signs bill retracting commissioner raises for now  | Add your comment
  6. Teen pleads guilty to trying to support terrorism  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Convictions: Feb. 15-21

—Aaron Duenes, 18, of Austin, was convicted of fifth-degree drug possession. Sentenced to five years’ probation. —Erick Scott Nash, 33, of Mapleview, was convicted of ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Austin man pleads guilty to sex with teenager  | Add your comment
  2. Amazi: Good to see child protection bill pass House  | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Others’ Opinion: State, Congress can do more to help victims of sex trafficking

Last week, a 34-year-old self-described pimp was charged with luring a 12-year-old Rochester girl into prostitution. ... Read more | Add your comment

Spotlight

State wants to help foreign-trained doctors

For three years, Abdelsalam Elshaikh has worked as a nursing assistant at Charter House, a Mayo ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

District health hits the web; Health kiosks for school staff open Monday

Austin Public Schools workers now have an easier, quicker, less expensive way to visit the doctor. Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Scam artist accused of fraud in Austin, Twin Cities

A 57-year-old Prior Lake woman accused of writing bad checks in the Twin Cities area will be cited for allegedly committing similar crimes in Austin. ... Read more | Add your comment