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Area under heat advisory

The National Weather Service in La Crosse, Wisconsin, has issued a heat advisory for Mower County effective from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday.  ... Read more

44 mins ago by Daily Herald.

CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was expected to backpedal Tuesday on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors ... Read more

5 hours ago by Associated Press.

Mayo Clinic joins others in requiring worker vaccinations

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Mayo Clinic says it will require employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus by mid-September, becoming one of the latest health ... Read more

8 hours ago by Associated Press.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) — A committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection opened its first hearing Tuesday with a focus on the law enforcement officers who ... Read more

8 hours ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota adopts ‘clean car’ rules to foster electric shift

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota officially adopted regulations championed by Gov. Tim Walz on Monday to encourage the switchover to electric vehicles. The “clean car” rules ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

1 taken to hospital after Friday domestic shooting

One individual was injured during a Friday night shooting at a southeast Austin residence. According to Austin Police Chief David McKichan, police responded to a ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike Stoll.

Just Like Family

Doreen Nelson is the new executive director of the Mower County Senior Center   June 1 was a big day for Doreen Nelson. Not only ... Read more

4 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Photos: Biking for a cause

Over 300 riders took part in the Ride MS: Ride Across Minnesota, which returned to Austin for the first time since 2011, when it was ... Read more

4 days ago by Eric Johnson.

‘It’s been quite a ride’

Rep. Patricia Mueller  reflects on her first session in the State Legislature Being elected to the Minnesota State Legislature involves a degree of on the ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Woman charged as accessory to shooting in southeast Austin

An Austin woman arrested after allegedly fleeing police in a vehicle used to pick up a shooting suspect made her first appearance in Mower County ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Convictions: July 11-17

—Daniel Paul Clark, 34, of Grand Meadow was sentenced to five years of probation for felony fifth-degree drug possession. He must follow several conditions. Failure ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Austin man charged with narcotic sales

An Austin man who allegedly sold heroin and methamphetamine to a police informant made his first appearance on Friday in Mower County District Court. Terry ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike Stoll.

A. Lea man sentenced to 11 years in federal prison

An Albert Lea man was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison Friday for his role in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy with another man from ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

EAB Found in Freeborn County

Emergency quarantine on wood movement put in place The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed emerald ash borer (EAB) in Freeborn County for the ... Read more

4 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

In Your Community: Hoeper honored for 20 years with KSMQ

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4 days ago by Eric Johnson.

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