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Three named to KSMQ Board of Directors

KSMQ Public Television has added three Austin residents to its  Board of Directors. Craig Clark is Austin city administrator, Tom Klapperich is market president of ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:50 am

Letters to the Editor

Paid political letter: Fighting for those affected by hunger

One in eight people are currently affected by hunger in Minnesota, and food insecurity is projected to peak this month. Second Harvest Heartland was started ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:30 am

Columnists

Annie Lane: Uncomfortable making a recommendation

Dear Annie: I would like your input on how to handle a tricky situation. Many times, I am asked to write a letter of recommendation ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:30 am

Letters to the Editor

Letter: DFL Pop-Up Shop in Austin on Tuesday Sept. 22

The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted all aspects of our lives including this year’s political campaign.  Out of concern for our community’s health and safety, the ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Our opinion: Do your part to avoid ‘twindemic’

Last week’s push by Mayo Clinic doctors to get your flu shot this year comes at a crossroads for Minnesota and our area and puts ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:30 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Over 1,600 arrested during DWI enforcement period

During the end-of-summer DWI campaign that began Aug.14 and ran through Sept. 7, officers, deputies and troopers around the state arrested 1,649 drivers for driving ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, September 18, 2020 6:36 pm

Mower County

Hwy 251 reopens to traffic, but short delays expected while paving work continues

Highway 251 between Highway 218 and Interstate 35 reopened to traffic Sept. 16 after crews completed a culvert replacement, but motorists should still expect short ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, September 18, 2020 6:25 pm

Mower County

Active Mower COVID cases increase as state sees over 1K new cases

The Minnesota Department of Health on Friday again reported eight new cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to 1,261. Mower ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, September 18, 2020 6:05 pm

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Diane Lothson, 82

Age 82, formerly of North St. Paul, MN. Passed away on September 10, 2020 from Congestive heart failure. Preceded in death by parents, Fred & ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, September 18, 2020 5:52 pm

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Patricia J. Decker, 85

Patricia “Pat” J. Decker, age 85 of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie, surrounded ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, September 18, 2020 5:52 pm

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Charles (Chuck) Prescott, 78

Chuck Prescott (78) passed peacefully from this world following a long illness on September 9, 2020 at his home in Tolleson, AZ in the presence ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, September 18, 2020 5:51 pm

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Lorraine A. Brown, 85

Lorraine A. Brown, age 85 of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie. Lorraine Alice ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, September 18, 2020 5:50 pm

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Dean Alan Attleson, 61

Dean Alan Attleson , age 61 of Austin, Minnesota, passed away suddenly Monday, September 14, 2020, at his home in Austin. Dean was born February ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, September 18, 2020 5:49 pm

News

Absentee and early voting begin in Minnesota

SAINT PAUL — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon announced the start of early voting by absentee ballot for the 2020 General Election. Minnesota is ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, September 18, 2020 9:08 am

Austin Packers

Austin’s Shute takes first, but Spartans sweep Packer cross country teams

The Austin girls lost to Rochester Mayo 20-43 and and the Packer boys lost to the Spartans 20-41 in a cross country dual in Rochester ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:31 pm

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