Parr’s VFW show raises money for vets group; Snow forces cancellation of live album

Parr’s VFW show raises money for vets group; Snow forces cancellation of live album

Wednesday’s snow couldn’t stop Charlie Parr from returning to his hometown for a concert, but it did keep him from recording the show for a ... Read more | Add your comment

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Gobbling up deals; Hundreds shop at Austin Target for last Black Friday

Thousands of area residents were out in force to enjoy shopping deals on Thursday night as major retails opened their stores for Black Friday deals. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Freeborn mulls sales tax to fund road work  | Add your comment
  2. Federated Insurance gives scholarship to Riverland students  | Add your comment
  3. Christmas band to get area in the holiday spirit  | Add your comment
  4. Come out and play; Rochester man opens hobby store in downtown Austin  | Add your comment

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Austin, Texas, police: More than 100 rounds fired; gunman killed

AUSTIN, Texas — A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said. ... Read more | Add your comment

Others’ Opinion; Hoping for healing in Ferguson

The CNN split-screen told the story: While President Obama urged calm from the White House Monday night, fires were already burning on the streets of ... Read more | Add your comment

Others’ Opinion; Help prevent vets’ suicides

Bipartisan bills moving through the U.S. House and Senate to address the suicide epidemic among veterans represent a good start to addressing this issue. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Inclusive Schools Week is Dec. 1-5

Inclusive Schools Week is celebrated annually the first week in December by families, schools and organizations around the world. The week highlights and celebrates the ... Read more | Add your comment

Lyle inducts new NHS members

Lyle Public School new inductees to the National and Junior National Honor Society National Honor Society: —Nicole VanHooser —Noah Jiskra —Bethany Strouf —Danielle Hinz —Caitlin ... Read more | Add your comment

MNsure tops 4,300 private plan sign-ups during first 11 days

MNsure continues to sign up people for commercial health insurance policies this fall at a faster rate than last year. During the first 11 days ... Read more | Add your comment

Lawsuits adding costs to human services; Millions in legal fees trigger belt-tightening

The state agency charged with protecting Minnesota’s most vulnerable populations is imposing across-the-board spending restrictions after incurring millions of dollars in unexpected costs related to ... Read more | Add your comment

Mayo expansion plan needs legislative help

ROCHESTER — The financing plan for a massive expansion of Mayo Clinic needs a small change from state legislators, which is making some lawmakers worried ... Read more | Add your comment

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  4. From Austin to the Hall of Fame  | Add your comment
  5. State patrol: Nearly 400 accidents in Minnesota  | Add your comment
  6. Austin officer put on leave over unknown allegations  | Add your comment
  7. MOA going all out for shoppers  | Add your comment
  8. A holiday thank-you; Hormel Foods shares record $17.4M in profits with workers  | Add your comment
  9. Students send flags to thank soldiers  | Add your comment

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City/county food drive triples from last year

City/county food drive triples from last year

The city once again triumphed over the county in the annual City/County Employee Food Drive. But perhaps more importantly, the drive raised three times the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Too early to call Teddy Bridgewater franchise QB?

By John Shipley, St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS —The honeymoon for Teddy Bridgewater appears to be over; the question now is whether the rookie quarterback and ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. From Austin to the Hall of Fame  | Add your comment
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Austin, Texas, police: More than 100 rounds fired; gunman killed

AUSTIN, Texas — A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Split state power tempers GOP’s health care plans  | Add your comment
  2. Second act of Black Friday in full swing  | Add your comment
  3. Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices  | Add your comment
  4. Student charged with threats  | Add your comment
  5. Teen dies after fleeing police, crashing car  | Add your comment
  6. Tighter smog rules could affect Minn.  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Austin officer put on leave over unknown allegations

An Austin police officer was placed on paid administrative leave Tuesday after a complaint was made against him or her. Trish Wiechmann, the city’s human ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Police: Rochester man who killed daughter, self had schizophrenia  | Add your comment
  2. City, county offices closed during holiday  | Add your comment

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Others’ Opinion; Hoping for healing in Ferguson

The CNN split-screen told the story: While President Obama urged calm from the White House Monday ... Read more | Add your comment

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Parr’s VFW show raises money for vets group; Snow forces cancellation of live album

Wednesday’s snow couldn’t stop Charlie Parr from returning to his hometown for a concert, but it ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Gobbling up deals; Hundreds shop at Austin Target for last Black Friday

Thousands of area residents were out in force to enjoy shopping deals on Thursday night as major retails opened their stores for Black Friday deals. ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police: Rochester man who killed daughter, self had schizophrenia

A divorced father who fatally shot his visiting 9-year-old daughter and then turned the handgun on himself over the weekend in his Rochester home had ... Read more | Add your comment

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