Packer baseball team wins first postseason contest since 2009

Packer baseball team wins first postseason contest since 2009

The Austin baseball team did something it hadn't done since 2008 in Dick Seltz Field Thursday, thanks to another big pitching effort from one of ... Read more | Add your comment

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Police Reports, May 19-21

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Man freed from grain bin after being stuck for 2 hours

Man freed from grain bin after being stuck for 2 hours

GENEVA — An Owatonna man was flown to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester Wednesday after he was reportedly stuck in a grain bin for almost ... Read more | Add your comment

Funding for the arts; Austin arts groups get $23K in SEMAC grants

Funding for the arts; Austin arts groups get $23K in SEMAC grants

Three Austin groups are getting some financial help for 2015. The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) awarded 35 grants for a total of $227,945 in funding ... Read more | Add your comment

City to survey residents on how to better services

Want to weigh in on how well the city of Austin is helping residents? Now’s your chance. The city of Austin is conducting a short ... Read more | Add your comment

Research shows Minnesota scores among the best states for women

In the past decade, Minnesota has become a better state for women, according to a new report by the Institute of Women’s Policy Research. Read more | Add your comment

Poppe: Transportation will have to wait until next year

The 2015 regular session of the Minnesota Legislature concluded at midnight, Monday, May 18. The first year of the biennium requires the legislature to set ... Read more | Add your comment

Safety is key on state roads over Memorial Day weekend

The optimal imperative this weekend and beyond may be these two words: Buckle up. In case you hadn’t heard, the Minnesota State Patrol and other law ... Read more | Add your comment

Best Bets: A weekend to honor veterans

A three-day weekend is a good way to relieve stress and take time to visit family and friends. But don’t forget to celebrate Memorial Day ... Read more | Add your comment

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Austin Bruins assistant coach will not be back next season

Austin Bruins assistant coach will not be back next season

Jamie Huffman now looking for USHL jobs, says he'd turned down positions to stay with Bruins Read more | Add your comment

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GMLOKS boys and girls take second at Section 1A-Subsection 2 meet

GMLOKS boys and girls take second at Section 1A-Subsection 2 meet

The GMLOKS boys and girls track and field teams each finished in second place at the six-team Section 1A-Subsection 2 meet in Grand Meadow Thursday. Read more | Add your comment

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Man freed from grain bin after being stuck for 2 hours

Man freed from grain bin after being stuck for 2 hours

GENEVA — An Owatonna man was flown to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester Wednesday after he was reportedly stuck in a grain bin for almost ... Read more | Add your comment

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Poppe: Transportation will have to wait until next year

The 2015 regular session of the Minnesota Legislature concluded at midnight, Monday, May 18. The first ... Read more | Add your comment

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Funding for the arts; Austin arts groups get $23K in SEMAC grants

Three Austin groups are getting some financial help for 2015. The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) awarded ... Read more | Add your comment

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Garage sale sign policy tough to enforce

Though the city-wide garage sale has come and gone, the Austin City Council is still concerned with residents putting up garage sale signs in illegal ... Read more | Add your comment

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Cab driver saves family caught in house fire

If it wasn’t for a passing cab driver, an Austin family might have died in a house fire. Matthew and Odessa Duncan, along with their ... Read more | Add your comment