The pink ice is back; The event that started it all returns to Riverside Arena

The pink ice is back; The event that started it all returns to Riverside Arena

The Austin Bruins are set for a big weekend with the sixth annual Paint the Rink Pink as they host the Coulee Region Chill at ... Read more | Add your comment

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What did Martin Luther King do for you? Neveln students participate in essay contest

What did Martin Luther King do for you? Neveln students participate in essay contest

Neveln Elementary School fourth-graders got the chance to learn about Martin Luther King Jr. and try to win a pizza party. Students were able to ... Read more | Add your comment

Full Circle: Memories of Nemitz’s

Full Circle: Memories of Nemitz’s

I couldn’t count the times we four kids asked our father, “Could I please have a dime to buy a comic book at Nemitz’s?” But ... Read more | Add your comment

Dayton to tour Madelia to assess fire damage

MADELIA — Gov. Mark Dayton will visit the southern Minnesota city of Madelia after a fire destroyed several businesses in the community’s downtown. Karla Angus ... Read more | Add your comment

State auditor sues over private audits

ST. PAUL — State Auditor Rebecca Otto filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a new state law that diminished her office’s powers, a long-awaited step that ... Read more | Add your comment

Church service offers haven during fire

MADELIA — While the rubble of downtown businesses was still smoldering, several churches gathered for an ecumenical prayer service. Read more | Add your comment

Austin cancels snow emergency

The city of Austin canceled the snow emergency that took effect after Tuesday’s storm. Austin got about 7 inches of snow and blustery winds on ... Read more | Add your comment

Good fun on a bad day; Matchbox readies ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’

Good fun on a bad day; Matchbox readies ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’

Having a bad day is something everyone can relate to, and for Alexander the day just keeps getting worse. Matchbox Children’s Theatre in Austin will ... Read more | Add your comment

Car chase suspect pleads not guilty

The 20-year-old arrested early Monday after fleeing police pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four charges. Ezra Robert Hardy was charged Jan. 26 in Mower County ... Read more | Add your comment

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Going pink for a cause; Hormel’s Fritz dyes hair, mustache as part of $10K fund challenge

Going pink for a cause; Hormel’s Fritz dyes hair, mustache as part of $10K fund challenge

Hormel Food Corps. Plant Manager Tim Fritz sat in a swivel chair Tuesday facing away from a large mirror, repeating one phrase: “It’s all for ... Read more | Add your comment

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LP’s Holtz selected to play in All-Star game

Lyle-Pacelli senior Sarah Holtz has been invited to play in the Minnesota High School girls basketball game in Carleton College in Northfield April 8 and ... Read more | Add your comment

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MnSCU focused on poverty

At age 30, with a family of five to support but unable to continue working construction after an injury, Jacob Bernier enrolled at Century College ... Read more | Add your comment

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2 killed in two-vehicle crash near BP

Two people were killed and a third person was injured in a head-on collision near Blooming Prairie this morning. Read more | Add your comment

  1. One charged in Wednesday shots fired incident  | Add your comment
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Full Circle: Memories of Nemitz’s

I couldn’t count the times we four kids asked our father, “Could I please have a ... Read more | Add your comment

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Registering for the future

With the second semester underway and students settled into their new courses, we have started the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hormel may donate dam to Austin

Hormel Foods Corp. is interested in donating Ramsey Dam to the city of Austin, a move that could come at a good time as the ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

2 killed in two-vehicle crash near BP

Two people were killed and a third person was injured in a head-on collision near Blooming Prairie this morning. Read more | Add your comment