Austin remembers community ‘backbone’; Dr. Richard ‘Dick’ Schindler, 1942-2014

Austin remembers community ‘backbone’; Dr. Richard ‘Dick’ Schindler, 1942-2014

To his friends and family, saying Dr. Richard “Dick” Schindler was involved in the Austin community would be an understatement. “He was such an amazing ... Read more | Add your comment

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The No. 2 seeded Awesome Blossoms opened the Section 1A football tournament with a 60-13 win over No. 7 seeded Fillmore Central (2-7 overall) in ... Read more | Add your comment

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Silverado stolen in Mower recovered in Albert Lea

ALBERT LEA — A black Chevy Silverado stolen from Mower County was reportedly recovered at 8:43 a.m. Sunday in front of 509 W. College St., ... Read more | Add your comment

Austin man injured after fall from deer stand

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Garage fire does $5K worth of damage: Grinders sustains light smoke damage

Garage fire does $5K worth of damage: Grinders sustains light smoke damage

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Former Pacelli teacher pleads not guilty to sex charges

A former Pacelli Catholic Schools teacher pleaded not guilty Monday to allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old student. Mary Gilles, 28, faces six counts of ... Read more | Add your comment

Help needed at food shelf; Salvation Army still serving high number of families

Help needed at food shelf; Salvation Army still serving high number of families

When the Salvation Army Food Shelf served about 450 families in June, case manager Lori Espe thought it was a one-month spike. Need at the ... Read more | Add your comment

Jennie-O plant resumes operation after mass illness

Operations returned to normal at a Willmar turkey-processing plant Saturday after 24 people fell ill late Friday and one was hospitalized overnight. The cause of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Senior Center celebrates October birthdays

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Help needed at food shelf; Salvation Army still serving high number of families

Help needed at food shelf; Salvation Army still serving high number of families

When the Salvation Army Food Shelf served about 450 families in June, case manager Lori Espe thought it was a one-month spike. Need at the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Families must obey booster seat laws

QUESTION: When can kids sit in the back seat of a car without a booster seat? ... Read more | Add your comment

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Austin remembers community ‘backbone’; Dr. Richard ‘Dick’ Schindler, 1942-2014

To his friends and family, saying Dr. Richard “Dick” Schindler was involved in the Austin community ... Read more | Add your comment

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City approves $750K for mall demolition

The city of Austin is starting the process to turn Oak Park Mall into a new shopping district featuring a new Hy-Vee grocery store. The ... Read more | Add your comment

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Austin man injured after fall from deer stand

A 49-year-old Austin man was airlifted to Mayo Clinic Hospital — St. Marys Campus on Sunday after he fell 10 feet out of a deer ... Read more | Add your comment

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