Paramount Jazz swinging back for fourth time

Paramount Jazz swinging back for fourth time

The Historic Paramount Theatre is jazzing things up this weekend with the fourth annual Paramount Jazz concert. Read more | Add your comment

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Bomgaars store coming to Albert Lea

Bomgaars store coming to Albert Lea

After about 12 1/2 years of sitting vacant, the former Walmart building in western Albert Lea will finally have a new occupant. Read more | Add your comment

Best bets: A loving meal and demolition derby

Get ready to rumble this weekend while smashing cars to fight cancer with the Smashing Cancer Demo Derby that’s sure to appeal to the inner ... Read more | Add your comment

Family brings minions to Austin during PTTP

Family brings minions to Austin during PTTP

The Evenson family brought minions to Austin during Paint the Town Pink. While she was growing up, Liz Evenson would build snow creations with her ... Read more | Add your comment

New county plat book now available

The 2016 Mower County Land Atlas and Plat Book is now available locally from the Mower County Soil and Water Conservation District. This newest edition ... Read more | Add your comment

USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika

The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO ... Read more | Add your comment

Steve’s changes hands; Alex Davis is taking over the Austin business his parents built into a staple

Steve’s changes hands; Alex Davis is taking over the Austin business his parents built into a staple

Alex Davis grew up at Steve’s Pizza watching his parents run the restaurant and make it a community staple. Now he will take on the ... Read more | Add your comment

Water plans push ahead; County seeking to net land near Ramsey Mill Pond

Water plans push ahead; County seeking to net land near Ramsey Mill Pond

The community is continuing to make waves toward developing land around Ramsey Mill Pond and the Cedar River. Read more | Add your comment

Sanitary sewer rate to increase for 2017

Sanitary sewer rates are expected to increase by 2017 due to increasing costs of operations and projects at Austin’s Waste Water Treatment Plant. Public Works ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Cordes elected to leadership post on state association  | Add your comment
  2. Hormel recalls 40 Dinty Moore cases; 450 pounds of beef stew was shipped to Texas, Louisiana  | Add your comment
  3. U of M study finds ‘health care homes’ model pays off  | Add your comment
  4. County stays out of GMO debate  | Add your comment
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  6. Al Batt: A junk drawer is a time capsule  | Add your comment
  7. Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries  | Add your comment
  8. Onward and upward; IJ Holton VEX robotics team receives top honors at state tourney  | Add your comment
  9. State Chamber calls to ease business tax burden  | Add your comment

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Pink rakes in the green; Bruins top record with $35K at cancer fundraiser

Pink rakes in the green; Bruins top record with $35K at cancer fundraiser

The Bruins hosted the team’s sixth annual Paint the Rink Pink game and auction in Riverside Arena and broke the team’s own record by raising ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bringing a scare to state; Austin Packer dance team is ready to compete in state high kick

Bringing a scare to state; Austin Packer dance team is ready to compete in state high kick

Scary, creepy, dancing dolls may not come to mind when you think about the Minnesota Class AA state dance meet. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Blue Devils fall to Fergus Falls  | Add your comment
  2. Hayfield’s Bungum named MCAC Southern Division player of the week  | Add your comment
  3. Boys hockey: Second period woes catch up to Packers  | Add your comment

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Police: School bus driver allegedly fell asleep before crash

ST. PAUL — St. Paul police say a school bus driver apparently fell asleep before crashing into three parked cars and nearly striking a building. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. State briefs: Clark police shooting case goes to prosecutors  | Add your comment
  2. Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban  | Add your comment
  3. USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika  | Add your comment
  4. Feds accuse prison guards of taking bribes, drug trafficking  | Add your comment
  5. N. Korea orders military takeover of factories  | Add your comment
  6. Several states seek to block 2nd trimester abortion method  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Woman charged for car theft

An Austin woman allegedly stole a vehicle this weekend because she didn’t have a ride home from the hospital, but a hospital ID tag left ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man pleads guilty to rioting charge  | Add your comment
  2. Hospital discharge papers lead police to stolen vehicle suspect  | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Al Batt: A junk drawer is a time capsule

Echoes From the Loafers’ Club Meeting You look great. Thanks. What’s your secret? I showered. Driving ... Read more | Add your comment

Spotlight

Steve’s changes hands; Alex Davis is taking over the Austin business his parents built into a staple

Alex Davis grew up at Steve’s Pizza watching his parents run the restaurant and make it ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

City Council joins legal challenge against MCPA, EPA

The Austin City Council will likely join two legal actions to address the way wastewater treatment standards are enforced on the city. Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Hospital discharge papers lead police to stolen vehicle suspect

A 33-year-old woman was arrested after allegedly leaving hospital discharge papers with her name and address in a stolen car. A 2011 Chrysler Town and ... Read more | Add your comment