Woodson Kindergarten celebrates 10 years

Woodson Kindergarten celebrates 10 years

About 200 ninth-grade students got to relive their kindergarten memories Friday. Read more | Add your comment

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Letter: ‘Thank you’ for donations

On behalf of Westminster Presbyterian Church of Austin, I would like to thank Hy-Vee, Shopko, Sterling Main Street, Walgreens and Wal-Mart for the wonderful donations ... Read more | Add your comment

Wind farm coming to eastern Freeborn County

Freeborn County officials have received word of a 200-megawatt wind farm proposed to be constructed in eastern Freeborn County. The proposed project, called the Freeborn ... Read more | Add your comment

Autism walk a success for cause

Last Saturday was a beautiful day for a walk. Every year, as we plan the annual Stepping Out for Autism Walk, the potential weather conditions ... Read more | Add your comment

Taste of Mower County celebrates another success

Thank you to all of the sponsors of the 5th annual Taste of Mower County: Event sponsor
was Holiday Inn Austin Conference Center. Top Chef — ... Read more | Add your comment

Raise money with the Y

Get ready for a good workout with the YMCA through fundraising. Join the YMCA of Austin for the 15th annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May ... Read more | Add your comment

Nepal quake: Nearly 1,400 dead, Everest shaken

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful ... Read more | Add your comment

Volunteers make things happen

Vision 2020’s Community Pride and Spirit committee is teaming up with Bremer Bank of Austin highlight community service in 2015. This month, volunteer Erin McClimon ... Read more | Add your comment

Senate making headway on session

By Dan Sparks State Senator, District 27 This has been a busy week at the state capitol with longer floor sessions as we work on ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Kramer, Thoen earn Ameriprise honors  | Add your comment
  2. Emerald ash borer found in Fillmore  | Add your comment
  3. Honoring past dues; Vets to mark 40th anniversary of Vietnam with documentary event  | Add your comment
  4. Mower stops 78 in distracted driving enforcement  | Add your comment
  5. Dayton declares bird-flu emergency 
 for state  | Add your comment
  6. Four Daughters unveiling new event space on Saturday  | Add your comment
  7. Spring Used Book Sale still accepting donations  | Add your comment
  8. Full Circle: 1930s sparked changes; Brothers’ paths diverged as war approached  | Add your comment
  9. Tech an ever-changing target for students  | Add your comment

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Four Daughters unveiling new event space on Saturday

Four Daughters unveiling new event space on Saturday

Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery will officially open the doors to its newly built event facility on Saturday. To show its new event rooms, Four ... Read more | Add your comment

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Lyle-Pacelli baseball team picks up two wins

The Lyle-Pacelli baseball team beat Alden-Conger 4-2 and it topped Martin Luther 11-5 in Marcusen Park Saturday. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Austin boys tennis team wins one of three  | Add your comment
  2. Bruins start fast in a game two win over Minot  | Add your comment
  3. Softball, kickball registration deadlines near  | Add your comment

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State, Nation & World

Minnesota Museum of American Art to kick off summertime show

What does summertime look like? Long bike rides, lazy afternoons reading on the grass, or sunning on a sandy beach? For works that call to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 10 dead as quake and avalanche sweep Mount Everest region  | Add your comment
  2. Nepal quake: Nearly 1,400 dead, Everest shaken  | Add your comment
  3. Dayton declares bird-flu emergency 
 for state  | Add your comment
  4. Hearing for ex-police officer accused in suitcase deaths  | Add your comment
  5. Senate legalizes silencers for guns  | Add your comment
  6. Drones, officer investigations up for vote in Senate  | Add your comment

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Convictions: April 12-18

—Sasha Elizabeth Alexander, 25, of Austin, was convicted of fifth-degree drug possession and check forgery. Sentenced to five years’ supervised probation, $20 in fines. —Robyn ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Mower stops 78 in distracted driving enforcement  | Add your comment
  2. Area man pleads not guilty to molesting toddler  | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Senate making headway on session

By Dan Sparks State Senator, District 27 This has been a busy week at the state ... Read more | Add your comment

Spotlight

A costume collective; Theaters combine wardrobes in new location

Matchbox Children’s Theatre, Riverland Community College and Summerset Theatre are coming together to store all their ... Read more | Add your comment

Hot Issues

As Austin grows, community finds itself in need of housing

Austin’s population may be growing, but it’s difficult to find homes for all the people moving into the area. Local leaders are trying to encourage ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Mower stops 78 in distracted driving enforcement

Mower County law enforcement stopped 78 drivers during a distracted driving enforcement wave last week. Austin Police Capt. Dave McKichan said the wave, part of ... Read more | Add your comment