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Divorcing parents must abide by own list of dos and don’ts

QUESTION: Are there specific things that divorcing parents need “to do and not do” in the best interests of their children? ANSWER: We are taught ... Read more | Add your comment

Ulwelling, Hog Jog results

Dan Ulwelling Bike Race results Editor’s note: About eight racers aren’t included in the bike race results due to issues with the chip timer system.  ... Read more | Add your comment

Volunteer firefighter suspended for flying confederate flag

Volunteer firefighter suspended for flying confederate flag

By Sarah Stultz and the Associated Press ALBERT LEA — A Hartland volunteer firefighter was suspended Sunday for flying a Confederate flag on the back of ... Read more | Add your comment

Damaging history: Vandals caught after spree at historical society

Damaging history: Vandals caught after spree at historical society

History repeated itself at the Mower County Historical Society. In March, someone took the time to take down a plexiglass pane over a window and ... Read more | Add your comment

Another splash: 2nd annual Water Festival is this week at the nature center

Another splash: 2nd annual Water Festival is this week at the nature center

The second annual Water Festival will hit Austin like a wave this week. The Water Festival, organized by the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, is ... Read more | Add your comment

Fire destroys 12th Ave. SE garage

Fire destroys 12th Ave. SE garage

An Independence Day party clean-up turned into a catastrophe for one Austin family. Fire destroyed a garage at 804 12th Ave. SE Sunday afternoon, but ... Read more | Add your comment

UPDATE — Photos: A day at the races

Runners participate in annual Freedom Fest Hog Jog, Dan Ulwelling BIke Race Read more | Add your comment

Hackensmith: Let your worries — and some calories — float away at water aerobics

Summer is a great time to get outdoors and take in as much sunshine and fresh air as possible before winter hits again. My husband, ... Read more | Add your comment

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  3. Mewes: The literary importance of games like ‘Nier’  | Add your comment
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  5. America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades  | Add your comment
  6. Council to discuss Mill pond lights, new signage this week  | Add your comment
  7. Convictions: June 21-27  | Add your comment
  8. Freedom Fest schedule: Sunday, July 5  | Add your comment
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Pedaling ahead; Volunteers starting work on cycling trail

Pedaling ahead; Volunteers starting work on cycling trail

Austin is heading up the mountain to look at biking with a new trail. Plans are moving ahead to construct a mountain biking course this ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hulne: Post 91 baseball team has put itself in a solid position

Hulne: Post 91 baseball team has put itself in a solid position

The Austin Post 91 Legion baseball team may be playing a marathon schedule that has seen them play 22 games in 28 days, but they're ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. LP’s Hart named All-State  | Add your comment
  2. Ulwelling, Hog Jog results  | Add your comment
  3. Austin Post 91 baseball team wins 3 of 4  | Add your comment

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Blanding’s turtle could go on endangered list

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Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Semi driver cited after colliding with van

A few passengers were treated for minor injuries after a semi and a van collided Thursday near Johnsburg. According to Austin Police Capt. Dave McKichan, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Worker charged with stealing jewelry; Rochester man allegedly stole during flooring job  | Add your comment
  2. Resident scares off potential burglar  | Add your comment

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Divorcing parents must abide by own list of dos and don’ts

QUESTION: Are there specific things that divorcing parents need “to do and not do” in the ... Read more | Add your comment

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When Dr. Tim Rietz isn’t at work, chances are a camera is in his hands Read more | Add your comment

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Damaging history: Vandals caught after spree at historical society

History repeated itself at the Mower County Historical Society. In March, someone took the time to take down a plexiglass pane over a window and ... Read more | Add your comment

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

2nd alleged gun burglar pleads not guilty; Trio accused of snagging $100K in firearms

The second of three alleged burglars who stole more than $100,000 in guns from a Pleasant Valley home pleaded not guilty Thursday in Mower County ... Read more | Add your comment