Boys basketball: Packers get scoring boost from freshman in win over Panthers

Boys basketball: Packers get scoring boost from freshman in win over Panthers

Austin guard Both Gach may only be a freshman, but he's starting to establish himself as a consistent scorer for the Packer boys basketball team. Read more | Add your comment

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

We want your picks, Austin. The Austin Daily Herald is letting you, the reader, pick the top local stories of 2014. What had a major ... Read more | Add your comment

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

2 men arrested for possession in gunshot incident

Two men arrested yesterday morning for shooting guns and fireworks are being held at the Mower County Jail and are awaiting formal charges. According to ... Read more | Add your comment

Planning, communication can ease holiday stress

The holidays are upon us and with the joy and excitement come the potential for stress and anxiety. Handling holiday stress will help families enjoy ... Read more | Add your comment

Flu season hits early

The early influenza surge is continuing across the state, and it’s hitting Austin early this season too. “Even a couple weeks ago it started climbing,” ... Read more | Add your comment

Crane Community Chapel will host program, Christmas Eve service

A Christmas program is just the right event to get everyone in the Christmas spirit only days away from the big day. Crane Community Chapel ... Read more | Add your comment

Training changes coming for Minnesota teen drivers

ST. PAUL — Minnesota is about to require parents to take a bigger hand in their child’s driver training. A new law taking effect Jan. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Fly to the angels; Tracy Schilling fought her cancer with courage and perseverance

Fly to the angels; Tracy Schilling fought her cancer with courage and perseverance

Family and friends distinctly remember how nervous Tracy (Cooling) Schilling was the first time she spoke at the Lyle Area Cancer Auction to pledge money ... Read more | Add your comment

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Blooming Prairie boys basketball team misses upset bid against USC

The Blooming Prairie boys basketball team couldn't hang on against No. 7 ranked United South Central (6-0 overall, 2-0 Gopher) in a 61-57 loss on ... Read more | Add your comment

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  2. Austin Bruins take down Magicians  | Add your comment
  3. Austin girls basketball team edged out by Rochester Century  | Add your comment

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Companies’ date security in question after Sony hack

ATLANTA — Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees ... Read more | Add your comment

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  3. Business lobby targets auto-hikes to minimum wage  | Add your comment
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2 men arrested for possession in gunshot incident

Two men arrested yesterday morning for shooting guns and fireworks are being held at the Mower County Jail and are awaiting formal charges. According to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Austin police respond to gunshots, firecrackers  | Add your comment
  2. Brownsdale man accused of molesting teens for years  | Add your comment

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Planning, communication can ease holiday stress

The holidays are upon us and with the joy and excitement come the potential for stress ... Read more | Add your comment

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United Way tops $900K during current campaign

Quality Pork Processors celebrated giving with giving Thursday. The company pledged $143,362.25 to the United Way and ... Read more | Add your comment

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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

Brownsdale man accused of molesting teens for years

A Brownsdale man is accused of sexually assaulting two teenage girls weekly for the past several years. Joshua Mittelsted, 33, was charged last Thursday with ... Read more | Add your comment

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