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You Decide: Vote for the top local sports stories of 2014

It time for you, the readers, to be the judge of local talent. The Austin Daily Herald is letting you pick the top local sports ... Read more | Add your comment

Man arrested in Texas for suspected Hope bank robbery

OWATONNA — A suspect in the armed robbery of First National Bank in Hope was arrested Saturday morning in Texas. Read more | Add your comment

Photo:  Jazz at the VFW Club

Photo: Jazz at the VFW Club

Austin High School Jazz One performs at the Austin VFW as part of its Winter Concert Series Saturday night. The group’s performance included classic big ... Read more | Add your comment

Minneapolis police respond to NYPD officers’ killing

MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau is condemning the killing of two New York City police officers, but overall there has been no change ... Read more | Add your comment

Police brutality protesters rally at Mall of America

BLOOMINGTON — A mass of demonstrators chanting, “Black lives matter,” converged in the Mall of America rotunda Saturday as part of a protest against police ... Read more | Add your comment

Still a chance for a white Christmas; Driving conditions look OK for Christmas Eve, Day

Snow is expected early this week, but the question is whether it’ll stick around long enough for a white Christmas. The Austin area was expected ... Read more | Add your comment

County to finalize ‘15 budget

The county board is getting ready to close out 2014 with a busy meeting. At Tuesday 8:30 a.m. meeting, the board will set its 2015 ... Read more | Add your comment

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  2. Therapy dog lends an ear  | Add your comment
  3. Second ‘Czech it Out’ dinner raises $4K  | Add your comment
  4. Library to get new event room  | Add your comment
  5. NORAD set to track Santa’s flight  | Add your comment
  6. AL woman pleads not guilty to exploitation charges  | Add your comment
  7. Raul Castro: Detente won’t change Cuban system  | Add your comment
  8. N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking  | Add your comment
  9. YMCA will honor local resident with a free one-year membership  | Add your comment

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Church member shares talent for Nativity

Church member shares talent for Nativity

Clayton Petersen refused to let St. John’s Lutheran Church’s Nativity-scene characters be without shelter, so he built them a stable. Read more | Add your comment

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GMLOKS wrestling team goes 3-0

The Grand Meadow-LeRoy-Ostrander-Kingsland-Southland wrestling team went 3-0 in Grand Meadow Saturday. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Bruins’ Dietsch named star of the week  | Add your comment
  2. Austin gymnasts take third in Brainerd  | Add your comment
  3. Austin Packer dance team takes fourth in Holy Angels Invite  | Add your comment

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Minneapolis police respond to NYPD officers’ killing

MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau is condemning the killing of two New York City police officers, but overall there has been no change ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Police brutality protesters rally at Mall of America  | Add your comment
  2. St. Cloud faith leaders support Muslim community  | Add your comment
  3. Bridge project could top $130M  | Add your comment
  4. Rural district wants to keep 4-day week  | Add your comment
  5. Woman dies in crash on icy road  | Add your comment
  6. 1 dead in Duluth apartment fire  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Suspects jump man at Mill Pond Saturday

Police are looking into why a 53-year-old Austin man was jumped by two men early Saturday. Police Chief Brian Krueger said the victim was walking ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 2 charged for NW shooting incident  | Add your comment
  2. AL woman pleads not guilty to exploitation charges  | Add your comment

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You Decide: Vote for the top local sports stories of 2014

It time for you, the readers, to be the judge of local talent. The Austin Daily ... Read more | Add your comment

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District brings health care to staff

Austin schools, Mayo to partner on HealthSpot Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Utilities OKs plan to decommission NE plant

Staff will try to sell power until process starts in ‘16 Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Ex-teacher pleads guilty in sex case

A former Pacelli Catholic Schools teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old student. Mary Gilles, 28, faces six counts of third-degree ... Read more | Add your comment