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Columnists

The Wide Angle: Finding my way in country music

This past Tuesday, country star Hal Ketchum passed away due to complications from dementia. It was a sad end to a long and successful career. ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, November 28, 2020 6:30 am

Mower County

The drive moves forward

The Salvation Army has officially entered its kettle drive season as people are now hearing the jingle of bells at locations around Austin. However, the ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:01 am

Mower County

Special election set for Gabrielson’s seat

The Mower County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a resolution for a special election to fill the seat of the late Tim Gabrielson. Gabrielson ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:50 am

Mower County

Salvation Army in need of bell-ringers

It’s that time of year again when bell ringers for the Salvation Army set out to locations around Austin to raise money for the SA’s ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:01 pm

Business

Winners from annual Chamber meeting humbled

Just a few days after the news was announced, those businesses and individuals who were honored Tuesday night at the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce’s ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, November 21, 2020 7:01 am

Columnists

The Wide Angle: Feeling just a little better about the world

By nature many would be within their rights to consider me a cynical man. I’m not the worst pessimist you’ll come across, certainly, but I ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, November 21, 2020 6:30 am

Mower County

Of learning and fun

For many of us who have ambitions of writing a book, actually getting pen to paper to write even one novel can seem like a ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:01 am

Local Government

County looks to next steps after Gabrielson’s death

After the stunning news last week of the passing of Mower County Commissioner Tim Gabrielson, the county is now looking at how best to move ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:50 am

Education

Back to the drawing board

With the operating levy  defeated, APS is having  to regroup for the future By late Wednesday afternoon of last week, just a day after Election ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:01 am

Mower County

‘There’s no replacing Tim’

For many, Tim Gabrielson was someone who always had time for them, including those in District 1, who Tim served as county commissioner for the ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:01 am

Columnists

The Wide Angle: Yeah, I play video games. What of it?

I had a hard time concentrating when I started to write this week’s dribble. Waiting for me at home was my newest game to my ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, November 14, 2020 6:30 am

Education

Pacelli shifts to distance learning model until after Thanksgiving

Pacelli Catholic Schools has made the decision to transition to distance learning in the wake of COVID-19 infiltrating the school. A total of five cases ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, November 13, 2020 6:39 pm

Mower County

Photos: Beauty in ice

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by Eric Johnson, Thursday, November 12, 2020 8:33 am

Mower County

Photos: Veterans Day observed

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by Eric Johnson, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:47 pm

Columnists

The Wide Angle: 270, or how I became interested in politics

By now, you are more than well aware of my disdain for numbers. “Alright, let’s read what Eric has to say today,” you say from ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, November 7, 2020 6:30 am

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