LP state qualifying high jumper is a 3 sport standout

LP state qualifying high jumper is a 3 sport standout

Lyle-Pacelli junior Sarah Holtz recently racked up another athletic accomplishment and she's not finished yet. Read more | Add your comment

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I.J. students raise money for Nepal

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LP state qualifying high jumper is a 3 sport standout

LP state qualifying high jumper is a 3 sport standout

Lyle-Pacelli junior Sarah Holtz recently racked up another athletic accomplishment and she's not finished yet. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Track and field: LP’s Holtz and four others earn state berths in Class A  | Add your comment
  2. Track and field: Austin’s Gash earns trip to state in triple jump  | Add your comment
  3. Softball: Vikings clinch first state berth since 1994  | Add your comment

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Lenz becomes 1st female sergeant for Austin PD; Will take over the position vacated by Wollenburg

The Austin Police Department just gained its first female sergeant. Sgt. Kim Lenz started her first day on the job Thursday after she passed a sergeant’s ... Read more | Add your comment

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Full Circle: When Austin was dotted with 64 corner grocery stores

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Riverland celebrating its 75th anniversary this weekend

Riverland Community College is celebrating its 75th anniversary this weekend and inviting everyone to celebrate with ... Read more | Add your comment

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3 suspects in heroin sting plead not guilty

Three people arrested in connection with a joint law enforcement sting against area heroin dealers pleaded not guilty to related charges Thursday. Read more | Add your comment