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RCC radiography students place at convention

Radiography students at Riverland Community College took their projects to Nevada and came back with first place. Riverland Community College Radiography students received first place ... Read more | Add your comment

A legacy of leather; Long-time Hastings Shoe & Repair store owner passes away

A legacy of leather; Long-time Hastings Shoe & Repair store owner passes away

If a shoe was broken in Austin, Mark Hastings didn’t hesitate to fix it, even if he had to barter for the price. Mark Allen ... Read more | Add your comment

Honor and building awareness; Bill Bloms’ friends organize walk, spread CO awareness

Honor and building awareness; Bill Bloms’ friends organize walk, spread CO awareness

Family and friends hope to spread carbon monoxide poisoning awareness next month to honor the late William “Bill” Blom, who died in January. The Blom ... Read more | Add your comment

Pizza Hut to open Saturday

If you’re in the mood, you can stuff yourself full with some stuffed-crust Pizza Hut pizza this weekend, along with some new menu items. Muy! ... Read more | Add your comment

Woman caught with drugs after almost causing accident; K-9 search turns up marijuana, cocaine

A 22-year-old Austin woman was arrested for drug possession after making an abrupt left turn at a traffic light, cutting off an Austin police officer ... Read more | Add your comment

4-H’ers attend conferences to build leadership skills

Local 4-H students got the chance to learn life skills at recent leadership conferences. Four Mower County 4-H‘ers Hannah Mueller, Brett Miller, Rachel Meany and ... Read more | Add your comment

Judicial commission seeking Judge for Houston county

ST. PAUL — The state is looking for applicants to fill a judge vacancy in southeast Minnesota. The Commission on Judicial Selection announced the vacancy ... Read more | Add your comment

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  3. Bipartisan Medicare plan a win  | Add your comment
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  5. Driver refresher courses offered in March and April  | Add your comment
  6. A feline helping paw; Gerard girls learn through volunteering with shelter cats  | Add your comment
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  8. Riverland alumni return to remember past shows  | Add your comment
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Backyard mapling: Three friends gain a new hobby through sap and burners

Backyard mapling: Three friends gain a new hobby through sap and burners

Tony Rollie leaned over the large burner in his driveway to look at the boiling maple sap he and his two friends, Tony Geannakouri and ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bruins close out the regular season with a win

The Austin Bruins closed out their regular season on a six-game winning streak when they beat Brookings (19-32-9 overall) 7-0 on the road Saturday. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Youth baseball sign-up set for April 1-15 at South Central  | Add your comment
  2. Bruins pound Brookings, 6-1  | Add your comment
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In 5 years, grassroots Little Free Libraries grow

ST. PAUL — Maybe “little” isn’t such an apt description anymore of those book houses people put up in their yards. Five years after Todd ... Read more | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police reports: March 22-24

Click here to read March 22-24 police reports.  Read more | Add your comment

  1. Missing teen boy found in Albert Lea  | Add your comment
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CHAT helps students face challenges

Tanya Rider AHS mental health professional Within an ever-changing world, students face a great deal of ... Read more | Add your comment

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A legacy of leather; Long-time Hastings Shoe & Repair store owner passes away

If a shoe was broken in Austin, Mark Hastings didn’t hesitate to fix it, even if ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Honor and building awareness; Bill Bloms’ friends organize walk, spread CO awareness

Family and friends hope to spread carbon monoxide poisoning awareness next month to honor the late William “Bill” Blom, who died in January. The Blom ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Woman caught with drugs after almost causing accident; K-9 search turns up marijuana, cocaine

A 22-year-old Austin woman was arrested for drug possession after making an abrupt left turn at a traffic light, cutting off an Austin police officer ... Read more | Add your comment