From the local stage to the small screen; Austin resident stars in online commercial

From the local stage to the small screen; Austin resident stars in online commercial

Seventeen-year-old Austin resident Jannel Howard has taken her talents from local stage productions at Riverland Community College and Southland High School and utilized them for ... Read more | Add your comment

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Austin senior was a member of Rochester Royals championsip softball team

One Austin senior got more than her fair share of softball experience this summer when she played in the 50-team USSSA 16B National Tournament in ... Read more | Add your comment

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Loeschen frames cityscapes to the page

Loeschen frames cityscapes to the page

Local artist talks about his montages, walking tours Bruce Loeschen discussed his artwork on Tuesday morning at the Historic Hormel House as part of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Doggie Dip set for Friday

Doggie Dip set for Friday

The annual Doggie Dip is back. The Austin Municipal Pool will host the Doggie Dip from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22. Entrance costs ... Read more | Add your comment

Minnesota retains top spot in ACT college entrance exam

ST. PAUL — Minnesota retains its top spot among states on the ACT college entrance exam. High school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion: Thanks to AFD for filling the boot

The Austin Fire Department deserves kudos after a busy couple of days last week. On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, firefighters raised $18,022 during the annual ... Read more | Add your comment

Al Batt: Bumper stickers give something to not text about

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting: How much is the sweet corn? It’s $6 a dozen. Did you raise it yourself? I did. Yesterday it ... Read more | Add your comment

Ski jumps that launched Olympians torn down

George Hovland will never forget the first time he scaled one the first ski jump at the the Chester Bowl park. At 11, Hovland climbed ... Read more | Add your comment

Local nature photographer shares his adventures

Nature photographer John Duren is set to share his adventures with Austin Thursday. Duren will be showing photographs of his adventures at the Ruby Rupner ... Read more | Add your comment

Mayo welcomes new provider in Austin, Albert Lea

Albert Lea and Austin recently welcomed Hamid Rehman, M.D., Pulmonology, to its Albert Lea and Austin campuses. Dr. Rehman received his medical degree from Rawalpindi ... Read more | Add your comment

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Firefighters raise more than $18K

Firefighters raise more than $18K

Austin’s boots are pretty full again this year. The Austin Fire Department raised $18,022 during the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy ... Read more | Add your comment

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Austin senior was a member of Rochester Royals championsip softball team

Austin senior was a member of Rochester Royals championsip softball team

One Austin senior got more than her fair share of softball experience this summer when she played in the 50-team USSSA 16B National Tournament in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Riege: Pike in the Weeds  | Add your comment
  2. Packer girls tennis team falls to Henry Sibley  | Add your comment
  3. Tennis: Packer girls top AL, fall to Rochester Mayo  | Add your comment

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Minnesota retains top spot in ACT college entrance exam

ST. PAUL — Minnesota retains its top spot among states on the ACT college entrance exam. High school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible ... Read more | Add your comment

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Not what it appears: 1 arrested after false report spurs police action

Not what it appears: 1 arrested after false report spurs police action

A 27-year-old Albert Lea man was arrested Monday for calling in a false police report that led to police blocking off a street near Neveln ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Report of man with gun likely a false alarm  | Add your comment
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Al Batt: Bumper stickers give something to not text about

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting: How much is the sweet corn? It’s $6 a dozen. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Local nature photographer shares his adventures

Nature photographer John Duren is set to share his adventures with Austin Thursday. Duren will be ... Read more | Add your comment

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‘On Q’ talks construction, science-based reading club

On the next episode of “On Q,” host Eric Olson will talk with Mike Dougherty from the Minnesota Department of Transportation about highway construction projects ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Not what it appears: 1 arrested after false report spurs police action

A 27-year-old Albert Lea man was arrested Monday for calling in a false police report that led to police blocking off a street near Neveln ... Read more | Add your comment

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