The First to 40; St. Marks employee first to hit milestone

The First to 40; St. Marks employee first to hit milestone

Debra Klouse is the first employee to hit her 40th anniversary at St. Marks Lutheran Home in Austin. “I wouldn’t be here 40 years if I ... Read more | Add your comment

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Drink slingers; The HHH held its third annual bartenders competition

Editor’s note: Jason Schoonover judged the third annual Best Bartender’s competition at the Hormel Historic Home Wednesday night, giving him a unique perspective to tell ... Read more | Add your comment

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Forget Ebola and get a free flu shot

Take a break from worrying about Ebola and get a flu shot this fall. While the Ebola virus has so far affected just four people ... Read more | Add your comment

Ladies donate quilts, kits to Lutheran nonprofit

Ladies donate quilts, kits to Lutheran nonprofit

The ladies of Little Cedar and Marshall Lutheran Churches have created handmade quilts to donate to Lutheran World Relief for more than half a century. Read more | Add your comment

City to create tax district at mall site; Special district would result in higher tax share for city

The city of Austin is hoping to get some of its money back on the upcoming Oak Park Mall demolition through a special tax district ... Read more | Add your comment

Polio survivor to visit Pacelli

Pacelli Catholic Schools is teaching students about polio with the help of a polio survivor. Linda L. Christianson was stricken with polio at 7 months ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion: Schindler left his mark

Like much of Austin this weekend, we at the Austin Daily Herald were grieved when we heard of Dr. Richard “Dick” Schindler’s passing this weekend. ... Read more | Add your comment

Letter: ‘We will miss you, Dick’

It was a sad thing when I heard of the loss of Dr. Richard Schindler. I expressed my sympathy to his brother-in-law, Marv Repinski, and ... Read more | Add your comment

ECFE celebrates 40 years on Saturday

Early Childhood Family Education is 40 years old in the state of Minnesota this year. ECFE is celebrating locally with a birthday bash, which is free ... Read more | Add your comment

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Austin remembers community ‘backbone’; Dr. Richard ‘Dick’ Schindler, 1942-2014

Austin remembers community ‘backbone’; Dr. Richard ‘Dick’ Schindler, 1942-2014

To his friends and family, saying Dr. Richard “Dick” Schindler was involved in the Austin community would be an understatement. “He was such an amazing ... Read more | Add your comment

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Austin girls cross country team clinches first ever trip to state meet

Austin girls cross country team clinches first ever trip to state meet

The Austin girls cross country team had a goal in mind to start this season and they made that goal a reality when they took ... Read more | Add your comment

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Suspect arrested for fleeing police

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Our Opinion: Schindler left his mark

Like much of Austin this weekend, we at the Austin Daily Herald were grieved when we ... Read more | Add your comment

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The First to 40; St. Marks employee first to hit milestone

Debra Klouse is the first employee to hit her 40th anniversary at St. Marks Lutheran Home ... Read more | Add your comment

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Drink slingers; The HHH held its third annual bartenders competition

Editor’s note: Jason Schoonover judged the third annual Best Bartender’s competition at the Hormel Historic Home Wednesday night, giving him a unique perspective to tell ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Former Pacelli teacher pleads not guilty to sex charges

A former Pacelli Catholic Schools teacher pleaded not guilty Monday to allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old student. Mary Gilles, 28, faces six counts of ... Read more | Add your comment

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