Austin Area Foundation gives record $19K

Austin Area Foundation gives record $19K

In its first year with an executive director, the Austin Area Foundation divvied out a record $19,000 to local nonprofits. The foundation announced Friday that ... Read more | Add your comment

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AHS to hold open house

Austin High School is getting ready to show off what its students are made of — or at least, what they’re making. The Career and ... Read more | Add your comment

Carbon monoxide blamed for fish house death

Waseca sheriff IDs victim as William Blom Read more | Add your comment

Futuristic throwdown; Sixth-grade robotics team heading to state

Futuristic throwdown; Sixth-grade robotics team heading to state

The I.J. Holton Engineers sixth-grade robotics teams will take on high school and college students at the State Championship this weekend. “I’m nervous but I’m ... Read more | Add your comment

Alleged infant abuser pleads not guilty to pressuring victims

An Austin man accused of fracturing an infant’s rib pleaded not guilty to allegedly trying to pressure his victims to help get him out of ... Read more | Add your comment

Austin man pleads not guilty to child porn charges

An Austin man facing multiple gun-related charges pleaded not guilty Thursday for child pornography-related crimes. Thavinh Kullavongsa, 32, was charged this month with two counts ... Read more | Add your comment

HHH wedding showcase to give couples a test run

HHH wedding showcase to give couples a test run

Area couples are about to get a chance to sample the food, hear the music and see the formal attire for their big day. Read more | Add your comment

Senate backs state flood relief package; House voting next

ST. PAUL — A flood aid package meant to assist more than half of Minnesota’s counties — including Mower County — rebound from severe flooding ... Read more | Add your comment

Full Circle:  A storehouse of Austin memories

Full Circle: A storehouse of Austin memories

Editor’s note: This is the first edition of “Full Circle,” a column by author Peggy Keener on her experiences in early Austin. Keener grew up ... Read more | Add your comment

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Deputies get bears for kids

Deputies get bears for kids

Mower County Sheriff’s deputies are getting help from some furry buddies. The sheriff’s department recently got 10 stuffed bears from the Royal Neighbors of America, ... Read more | Add your comment

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ADAMS — The Southland girls basketball team picked up its second major win against a subsection opponent this season when it upended Lyle-Pacelli 62-52 in ... Read more | Add your comment

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Mower leads Minnesota in wind tax revenue

Mower County has earned more revenue from the state’s wind energy production tax than anywhere else in Minnesota over the past 10 years. Data from ... Read more | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Austin man pleads not guilty to child porn charges

An Austin man facing multiple gun-related charges pleaded not guilty Thursday for child pornography-related crimes. Thavinh Kullavongsa, 32, was charged this month with two counts ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ellendale man gets prison for arson, insurance fraud  | Add your comment
  2. Wife receives probation for check kiting  | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

POLL: What do you think of accusations the Patriots cheated by deflating footballs?

Brady, Belichick offer no explanation for deflated footballs Associated Press    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The two ... Read more | Add your comment

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Pacelli announces Hall of Honor recipients

Pacelli Catholic Schools will again recognize graduates for their accomplishments since leaving. Pacelli High School announced ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Work turns toward funding Utilities building

The Austin City Council has taken the first steps to help the Austin Utilities build a new central administrative facility. Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Alleged infant abuser pleads not guilty to pressuring victims

An Austin man accused of fracturing an infant’s rib pleaded not guilty to allegedly trying to pressure his victims to help get him out of ... Read more | Add your comment