Continuing the mission; Rachel’s Hope hires new director

Continuing the mission; Rachel’s Hope hires new director

Holly Camerer took over as the Rachel’s Hope director on Tuesday and is looking forward to continuing the center’s mission of helping women who are ... Read more | Add your comment

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Gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license; County clerk jailed

MOREHEAD, Ky. — A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk’s office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as ... Read more | Add your comment

Hormel Historic Home leaders call for public votes after being nominated for awards

Hormel Historic Home leaders call for public votes after being nominated for awards

Nomination categories include: Best Venue to Host a Meeting or Event Per Diem, Best Venue for a Formal Affair, Best Venue for Exhibitions & Trade ... Read more | Add your comment

Soccer stadium for St. Paul? Minneapolis isn’t rolling over

A day after St. Paul’s Midway District was identified as the probable home for a new Major League Soccer team and stadium, officials on the ... Read more | Add your comment

MnDOT urges caution over Labor Day weekend; Small number of sites will affect travel

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to be alert and use extra caution while driving through highway work zones over ... Read more | Add your comment

Full Circle: ‘The church is on fire!’

Full Circle: ‘The church is on fire!’

The shrill clangor of a persistent telephone startled me from my sleep. I awakened to pitch darkness, a rare happening, for in my 13 years ... Read more | Add your comment

Judge jails Kentucky clerk for refusing marriage licenses

ASHLAND, Ky. — A defiant county clerk was sent to jail for contempt Thursday after insisting that her “conscience will not allow” her to follow ... Read more | Add your comment

Learning agriculture; Chukwu excited for opportunities leading RCC’s Center for Agriculture and Food Science

Learning agriculture; Chukwu excited for opportunities leading RCC’s Center for Agriculture and Food Science

Center for Agriculture and Food Science Director Dr. Uchenna Chukwu is only in her second month at Riverland Community College, but already she has big ... Read more | Add your comment

Hardees ready to open Tuesday

Hardees ready to open Tuesday

Austin’s Hardees will open starting at 5:30 a.m. Sept. 8 after several months of construction. The restaurant, located at 1406 Fourth St. NW, will employ ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Martin Zellar performing in Owatonna Friday night  | Add your comment
  2. Blooming Prairie gearing up for 15th annual ‘Paint the Town Pink’  | Add your comment
  3. Best Bets: Fall on the horizon  | Add your comment
  4. State Patrol seeks unknown good Samaritan  | Add your comment
  5. Riverland instructor up for national award; Tom Anderson named region’s Postsecondary Teacher of the Year  | Add your comment
  6. Hinchcliffe to give a look at daily life at Institute on ‘On Q’  | Add your comment
  7. College celebrates 75 years; Looking back, forward on anniversary  | Add your comment
  8. Letter: Support clean energy to boost local jobs  | Add your comment
  9. Sweating it out; Vision 2020 still stuck in talks on rec center site  | Add your comment

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Sweating it out; Vision 2020 still stuck in talks on rec center site

Sweating it out; Vision 2020 still stuck in talks on rec center site

Almost six months after unveiling ideas at public forums, Vision 2020 organizers haven’t made much progress on a proposed site for a new community recreation ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hayfield volleyball team sweeps Packers

Hayfield volleyball team sweeps Packers

The Austin volleyball team put up a good effort, but it couldn't close out any of the three games as it lost to Hayfield (2-1 ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Cardinal volleyball team falls to Spring Grove  | Add your comment
  2. Boys soccer: Packer defense leads the way to win over Mankato West  | Add your comment
  3. Blooming Prairie volleyball team swept by WEM  | Add your comment

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Gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license; County clerk jailed

MOREHEAD, Ky. — A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk’s office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Pending Notice: Phillip Melby, 73  | Add your comment
  2. Soccer stadium for St. Paul? Minneapolis isn’t rolling over  | Add your comment
  3. Body found in exploded home identified as missing man  | Add your comment
  4. Judge rejects UCare bid to halt public health program signup  | Add your comment
  5. Defense wants new trial for Minnesota man who killed teens  | Add your comment
  6. Minnesota senior associate AD on leave during investigation  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Third Freedom suspect pleads not guilty

Davion Smith, 20, of Albert Lea was charged with aggravated robbery for his alleged role in the gas station burglary. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Couple accused of cutting child with knife plead not guilty  | Add your comment
  2. State Patrol seeks unknown good Samaritan  | Add your comment

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Full Circle: ‘The church is on fire!’

The shrill clangor of a persistent telephone startled me from my sleep. I awakened to pitch ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hormel Historic Home leaders call for public votes after being nominated for awards

Nomination categories include: Best Venue to Host a Meeting or Event Per Diem, Best Venue for ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

Sweating it out; Vision 2020 still stuck in talks on rec center site

Almost six months after unveiling ideas at public forums, Vision 2020 organizers haven’t made much progress on a proposed site for a new community recreation ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

MnDOT urges caution over Labor Day weekend; Small number of sites will affect travel

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to be alert and use extra caution while driving through highway work zones over ... Read more | Add your comment