Learning agriculture; Chukwu excited for opportunities leading RCC’s Center for Agriculture and Food Science

Learning agriculture; Chukwu excited for opportunities leading RCC’s Center for Agriculture and Food Science

Center for Agriculture and Food Science Director Dr. Uchenna Chukwu is only in her second month at Riverland Community College, but already she has big ... Read more | Add your comment

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Martin Zellar performing in Owatonna Friday night

Martin Zellar performing in Owatonna Friday night

Summer vacation is over, or nearly, and the Americana Showcase is back to kick off another season of country, folk and bluegrass music. Read more | Add your comment

Best Bets: Fall on the horizon

Enjoy the weather as summer wraps up and fall sports are again underway. Cheer on local teams as they face off, listen to some family-friendly ... Read more | Add your comment

State Patrol seeks unknown good Samaritan

WINDOM — The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for a man following a wreck that left a semi in pieces — and its driver alive ... Read more | Add your comment

Riverland instructor up for national award; Tom Anderson named region’s Postsecondary Teacher of the Year

The Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Education (MnACTE) named Riverland Community College’s Tom Anderson, a farm business management instructor, as the ACTE/Region III Postsecondary ... Read more | Add your comment

Hinchcliffe to give a look at daily life at Institute on ‘On Q’

Friday’s 8 p.m. episode of KSMQ Public Television’s “On Q” will feature Dr. Edward “Ted” Hinchcliffe providing a look at the daily work of a ... Read more | Add your comment

College celebrates 75 years; Looking back, forward on anniversary

We are just days into another academic year at Riverland Community College. This is always an exciting time as we welcome back our excellent faculty ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter: Support clean energy to boost local jobs

Minnesota should embrace the recently-announced Clean Power Plan for the clean energy jobs and economic development that will undoubtedly come to Southern Minnesota. Already, our ... Read more | Add your comment

Sweating it out; Vision 2020 still stuck in talks on rec center site

Sweating it out; Vision 2020 still stuck in talks on rec center site

Almost six months after unveiling ideas at public forums, Vision 2020 organizers haven’t made much progress on a proposed site for a new community recreation ... Read more | Add your comment

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  7. Casey’s robbed at gunpoint; Robber’s attire similar to Ankeny’s burglar  | Add your comment
  8. 2 more burglaries reported  | Add your comment
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A tour of Europe; A visit to reconnect turned into an amazing experience for the Conradt family

A tour of Europe; A visit to reconnect turned into an amazing experience for the Conradt family

Dan Conradt felt humbled by the Mona Lisa. He had seen her before, more than a decade ago at the Louvre in Paris, but this time ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hayfield volleyball team sweeps Packers

Hayfield volleyball team sweeps Packers

The Austin volleyball team put up a good effort, but it couldn't close out any of the three games as it lost to Hayfield (2-1 ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Cardinal volleyball team falls to Spring Grove  | Add your comment
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  3. Blooming Prairie volleyball team swept by WEM  | Add your comment

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Judge jails Kentucky clerk for refusing marriage licenses

ASHLAND, Ky. — A defiant county clerk was sent to jail for contempt Thursday after insisting that her “conscience will not allow” her to follow ... Read more | Add your comment

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Casey’s robbed at gunpoint; Robber’s attire similar to Ankeny’s burglar

Casey’s robbed at gunpoint; Robber’s attire similar to Ankeny’s burglar

Police Chief Brian Krueger said the robber walked into the store, located at 1702 12th St. SW at about 9:34 p.m. Monday with a navy ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 2 more burglaries reported  | Add your comment
  2. Woman pleads guilty to sexting victim under 13  | Add your comment

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Best Bets: Fall on the horizon

Enjoy the weather as summer wraps up and fall sports are again underway. Cheer on local ... Read more | Add your comment

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Blooming Prairie gearing up for 15th annual ‘Paint the Town Pink’

Nearly 20 volunteers gathered east of U.S. Highway 218 Sunday evening to kick off the Blooming ... Read more | Add your comment

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Austin MMR scores down from last year

Neveln, Southgate eligible for celebration status; I.J. Holton the only school to see a rise Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Casey’s robbed at gunpoint; Robber’s attire similar to Ankeny’s burglar

Police Chief Brian Krueger said the robber walked into the store, located at 1702 12th St. SW at about 9:34 p.m. Monday with a navy ... Read more | Add your comment