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Birthday: Virgil Huff, 95

Former Austin resident Virgil Huff will be back in town celebrating his 95th birthday on Friday, Aug. 15, at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center. ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Join the Fun for Jammin’ at the Mansion

Jammin’ at the Mansion will present a unique live music opportunity  in the garden of the Hormel Historic Home in Austin. The Ventura Highway house ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

The Dixie Chicks change name to The Chicks

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Grammy-winning country group The Dixie Chicks have dropped the word Dixie from their name, now going by The Chicks. The band’s social ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Opal Heydt, 100th birthday

Opal Heydt is celebrating her 100th birthday on July 7, 2020. Cards are encouraged and can be sent to: 318 2nd St NE, Rm 36, ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Herald.

Minnesota StarWatch: The giants dominate the skies

By Deane Morrison This month Jupiter and Saturn dominate the evening sky, while Venus climbs into prominence as a predawn planet. Venus comes out higher ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Herald.

Peacock’s new novel relates Ojibwe history from the mouth of a wolf

By Euan Kerr Ojibwe author Tom Peacock says he started out as a history person. He wrote Native American history books for school students and ... Read more

2 months ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

‘Chariots of Fire,’ ‘Lord of the Rings’ actor Ian Holm dies

LONDON — Ian Holm, an acclaimed British actor whose long career included roles in “Chariots of Fire” and “The Lord of the Rings” has died. ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Birth: Halle Evans

Lisa Leidall and Taylor Evans, of Austin, Minnesota, announce the birth of their daughter, Halle Evans, born weighing eight pounds, 12 ounces and measuring 21 ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Herald.

Country group Lady Antebellum changes name to Lady A

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Grammy-winning country group Lady Antebellum is changing its name to Lady A, with members saying they are regretful and embarrassed for not ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Anniversary: Bill and Donnis Allen

Bill and Donnis Allen will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 18, 2020. They were married in 1950 at Little Cedar Lutheran Church ... Read more

2 months ago by Daily Herald.

Starwatch: The jewel of Bootes shines bright

By Deane Morrison Venus has just left the evening sky, and now Jupiter and Saturn are moving in. By mid-month both will be up in ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Anniversary: Joe and Irene Schammel

Joe and Irene (Brown) Schammel will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, May 20. They were married in 1950 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Witch word is which: An over complication of the English language

Humanity has come a long way since we lit that first bonfire. We’ve built civilization as we know it, created technological advancements and perfected yelling ... Read more

3 months ago by Eric Johnson.

Anniversary: Daryl and Nada Kilgore 50th wedding anniversary

Daryl and Nada (Goskesen) Kilgore were married on May 8, 1970, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. Daryl has been retired from both ... Read more

3 months ago by Daily Herald.

Keeping art alive: Kits from Austin Area Arts keeping kids active in the arts

Jenna Grabeau is giving it her best shot when it comes to making sure that children do not lose their artistic touch during the COVID-19 ... Read more

3 months ago by Rocky Hulne.

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