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2015 session ends with wins for rural Minnesota

By Dan Sparks State Senator, District 27 While serving in the Senate, I have been in the majority and minority, worked with Republican and Democrat-controlled ... Read more | Add your comment

Mower Refreshed holding fourth annual Take 5 event

Mower Refreshed will host its fourth annual Take 5 event from 8:30 a.m. to noon June 11 at the Austin Artworks Center 300 Main St. ... Read more | Add your comment

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

CLEVELAND — A white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect’s car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left ... Read more | Add your comment

Dayton takes preschool pitch to Minnesota’s tiniest students

APPLE VALLEY— Gov. Mark Dayton took his pitch for statewide preschool directly to Minnesota’s smallest students on Friday as he gears up to convince legislators ... Read more | Add your comment

Options for the future; Riverland hosts Healthcare Career Exploration Day

Options for the future; Riverland hosts Healthcare Career Exploration Day

Tina Jibi screamed in delight after she extinguished a fire Thursday afternoon at Riverland Community College in the Fire and EMS Center. “It feels great,” ... Read more | Add your comment

Budget impasse puts school districts’ plans on hold

Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of an education funding bill that does not provide money for universal pre-kindergarten did more than just send a strong message ... Read more | Add your comment

Austin Living holding name contest for literary portion

Austin Living holding name contest for literary portion

Today is the submission deadline for the first-ever literary magazine portion of Austin Living, but the magazine is offering area residents another chance to show ... Read more | Add your comment

Suspect pleads not guilty to molesting teen

An Austin man accused of molesting a teenage girl pleaded not guilty to related charges Thursday in Mower County District Court. Robert O’Hara, 39, faces ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Another home burglarized while residents slept  | Add your comment
  2. Traditions of graduation  | Add your comment
  3. Education Gccolades: Graduations  | Add your comment
  4. Students receive Eastern Star scholarships  | Add your comment
  5. Community Scholarship applications now available  | Add your comment
  6. VFW holding Poppy Fund Drive this weekend  | Add your comment
  7. LP baseball playoff game postponed after team’s bus crashes  | Add your comment
  8. Police Reports, May 19-21  | Add your comment
  9. Latest census estimates show population static while area evidence for growth is mounting  | Add your comment

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Austin Bruins assistant coach will not be back next season

Austin Bruins assistant coach will not be back next season

Jamie Huffman now looking for USHL jobs, says he'd turned down positions to stay with Bruins Read more | Add your comment

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Austin baseball team falls short at Northfield

Austin baseball team falls short at Northfield

DUNDAS — The No. 8 seeded Austin baseball team couldn’t come through with any scoring chances as it lost 3-0 at No. 1 Northfield in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hayfield baseball team advances past Medford  | Add your comment
  2. Quandt-um Leap: Austin junior breaks 100-hurdles record as Packer girls take 4th in Big Nine meet  | Add your comment
  3. Softball: Blossoms keep their season alive in win over WEM  | Add your comment

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Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

CLEVELAND — A white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect’s car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Dayton takes preschool pitch to Minnesota’s tiniest students  | Add your comment
  2. Counties try local approach to resolving water runoff fight  | Add your comment
  3. Prosecutors: Men who tried to join IS made threats  | Add your comment
  4. Bird flu hitting Hormel’s Jennie-O  | Add your comment
  5. Bird flu crisis slows across state; Focus shifts to recovery  | Add your comment
  6. Environmental advocates picket at governor’s mansion  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Convictions: May 10-16

–Jason Michael Anderson, 42, of Austin, was convicted of fifth-degree drug possession. Sentenced to five years of supervised probation, $600 in fines. –Christina Aline Brooks-Greenback, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Cab driver saves family caught in house fire  | Add your comment
  2. Man freed from grain bin after being stuck for 2 hours  | Add your comment

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Austin shows off its artistic talent

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Austin shows off its artistic talent

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Options for the future; Riverland hosts Healthcare Career Exploration Day

Tina Jibi screamed in delight after she extinguished a fire Thursday afternoon at Riverland Community College in the Fire and EMS Center. “It feels great,” ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Another home burglarized while residents slept

Officers responded to a burglary report around 5:30 a.m. today at the 300 block of Sixth St. Southwest. According to Police Chief Brian Krueger, someone ... Read more | Add your comment