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Setting the Stage: From radio to inside the production business, Soderberg works with musicians

Although he has only been in the music production business for nine years, Austin resident Scott Soderberg’s time with musicians goes back  a lot longer. ... Read more

5 months ago by Tyler Jensen.

The Wide Angle: Unfamiliar feelings of Minnesota Twins hope

To understand this column, you are going to have to know a very relevant fact and that is: Jason Baskin is probably smarter than I ... Read more

5 months ago by Eric Johnson.

Birthday: Cles Johnson

Happy 95th birthday Cles Johnson on March 8! Come help Cles celebrate with munchies, music, and merriment. An open house will be held from 2-4 ... Read more

5 months ago by Daily Herald.

Grab some coffee and enjoy the predawn show

By Deane Morrison In March, the action in the predawn sky really picks up. The month opens with Mars, Jupiter and Saturn forming a straight ... Read more

5 months ago by Daily Herald.

James Sewell Ballet coming to Austin in March

Some describe the James Sewell Ballet as “ballet for people who like baseball.” When the James Sewell Ballet’s 30th anniversary retrospective takes the stage at ... Read more

5 months ago by Laura Helle.

A leap of love

When George Hormel and Lillian Gleason planned their wedding for Feb. 24, 1892, I doubt they gave any consideration to the fact that it was ... Read more

5 months ago by Holly Johnson.

Nazi cautionary dramas wade into political, factual disputes

LOS ANGELES  — Hollywood mustered its creative forces in the 1940s when Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany sought to conquer the world, with Humphrey Bogart standing ... Read more

5 months ago by Associated Press.

Living history: IJ Holton students to take in ‘Spamtown, USA’

The Children’s Theatre Company (CTC), based in Minneapolis, is currently in the midst of its “Spamtown, USA” run and Austin students from IJ Holton Intermediate ... Read more

6 months ago by Eric Johnson.

Hormel Historic Home: Hospitality of food

Hospitality is one of the key missions of the Hormel Historic Home today. However, the YWCA in the 1930s also focused on teaching effective ways ... Read more

6 months ago by Holly Johnson.

An overthinker’s guide to homebrewing

Perhaps one of my biggest overall flaws — aside from all the others, so settle down and put your hands down — is that I ... Read more

6 months ago by Eric Johnson.

Society News: Duplicate Bridge

Four tables played duplicate bridge on Feb. 11 First place, Gail and Ray Schmidt; second place (tie) Jim Fisher and Dave Ring and Joyce Crowe ... Read more

6 months ago by Daily Herald.

The nature of art: Art show, interns bring new ideas to nature education

The Jay C. Hormel Nature Center is turning more and more to the art world to expose people to the outdoors. This will once again ... Read more

6 months ago by Eric Johnson.

Hormel Historic Home: History programming for children

The History for Half Pints programming team at the Hormel Historic Home will begin to welcome some of the community’s youngest visitors next week. For ... Read more

6 months ago by Holly Johnson.

The Wide Angle: The rabbits are at the gates

It’s February. Of course I’m going to start thinking about my garden. I found myself drifting that way just the other day by posing a ... Read more

6 months ago by Eric Johnson.

Society News: Duplicate Bridge

Three tables played Jan. 28. First place, Larry Crowe and Bill Momsen; second place, Gail and Ray Schmidt; third place, Joyce Crowe and Millie Siever. ... Read more

6 months ago by Daily Herald.

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