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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Experts: Flu vaccine still helps

Experts: Flu vaccine still helps

A public health message about flu is generating debate about the effectiveness of the vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control warned earlier this month that this ... Read more | Add your comment

Nominate a businesses for Mower Refreshed award

Nominations are now being taken for the 2014 Refreshed Business of the Year (RBY). This year Mower County Statewide Health Improvement Program is joining the ... Read more | Add your comment

Lifestyle expert to share insight into health

OSAGE, Iowa — From 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, Dr. Shawn Talbott, will share his insight about nutrition, biochemical balance, vigor and how to ... Read more | Add your comment

2 killed in shootings on Interstates 94 and 694

SHOREVIEW — Two men were shot to death early Wednesday in separate incidents that led to the closure of Interstate 694 in Shoreview north of ... Read more | Add your comment

Patients, families may pay up to $500 a month for marijuana

ST. PAUL — Minnesota patients seeking medical marijuana come July 1 can expect monthly bills of $100 to $500 for their treatment, according to estimates ... Read more | Add your comment

Al Batt: Mashed are the ice cream of potatoes

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting: Every Christmas, I suspect the same thing. What’s that? That the makers of clamshell packaging and the manufacturers of ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter: Rental ordinance won’t solve Austin’s property problems

As the only local trade associated specifically tasked to protect the rights of property owners, Southeast Minnesota Association of Realtors (representing 850 members in southeast ... Read more | Add your comment

Fire claims hog barn; Hundreds of pigs perish, cause of blaze unknown

Fire claims hog barn; Hundreds of pigs perish, cause of blaze unknown

NEWRY TOWNSHIP — Hundreds of hogs perished in a fire at a rendering barn in Freeborn County’s Newry Township Monday morning. The cause of the ... Read more | Add your comment

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  2. Power outage affects 1,650 in NW Austin  | Add your comment
  3. Council sidetracks sidewalk ordinance; Issue to come before council in January  | Add your comment
  4. City could finish mall deal by year’s end  | Add your comment
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  6. City accepts $475K in foundation grants  | Add your comment
  7. Man shot in groin gets 5 years in prison for felony gun possession  | Add your comment
  8. City approves ‘15 levy hike  | Add your comment
  9. UPDATE: Hundreds of hogs die in Freeborn Co. barn fire  | Add your comment

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The lights will go dark, but the memories will remain at Severson’s light display

The lights will go dark, but the memories will remain at Severson’s light display

A 16-year tradition is coming to a close with a bright finale. The Severson’s light display in Hayfield is seeing it’s final year, but this ... Read more | Add your comment

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Get to Know: Austin senior hockey player Adam Maxfield

Austin senior hockey player Adam Maxfield. Read more | Add your comment

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AP sources: US and Cuba seek to normalize relations

WASHINGTON — The United States and Cuba will start talks on normalizing full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the ... Read more | Add your comment

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  4. Experts: Flu vaccine still helps  | Add your comment
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  6. 2 killed in shootings on Interstates 94 and 694  | Add your comment

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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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Al Batt: Mashed are the ice cream of potatoes

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting: Every Christmas, I suspect the same thing. What’s that? That ... Read more | Add your comment

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Lifestyle expert to share insight into health

OSAGE, Iowa — From 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, Dr. Shawn Talbott, will share his ... Read more | Add your comment

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Committee: School calendar worth researching

Austin Public Schools could continue looking at potential changes to its calendar, but any firm decisions or changes are months — if not years — ... 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