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Published 4:12 pm Tuesday, July 13, 2010

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Austin Daily Herald
310 2nd St. NE
Austin, MN 55912

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Staff List

Crystal Miller : Publisher

Crystal Miller

Heather Ryks : Sales and Marketing Manager

Heather Ryks

Sales and Marketing Manager
Eric Johnson : Editor / Photographer

Eric Johnson

Editor / Photographer
Rocky Hulne : Sports Editor

Rocky Hulne

Sports Editor
Mike Stoll : Reporter

Mike Stoll

Brenda Landherr : Marketing Consultant

Brenda Landherr

Marketing Consultant
Heather Biwer : Classifieds

Heather Biwer


Mower County

Walz extends stay-home order to May 4

Local Government

Council approves construction bids, labor agreement


Wall Street’s rally fizzles as oil prices suddenly plunge


State’s stay-at-home order encourages getting outside, but how far away?


Hormel donates an additional 200K meals to COVID-19 hunger-relief efforts

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Cow found shot, partially butchered in rural Racine field


Winfrey chooses ‘Hidden Valley Road’ for book club

Austin Packers

Lighting up the State: Schools turn on the lights to show students they are missed


Walz eyes ‘refined’ stay-home order


Minnesota House passes new protection for front-line workers

Mower County

Blood drive moving forward at Nature Center

Mower County

Walz requesting disaster declaration

Mower County

Change in Direction: On route to making whiskey, local distiller changes to hand sanitizer


Minnesota bracing for possible budget deficit because of COVID-19

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Stolen vehicle recovered in Austin

Albert Lea

Sanitation company encouraging others to clean up community

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Two sentenced to prison for domestic assault


United States ‘wasted’ months before preparing for coronavirus pandemic

Mower County

Minnesota to ensure workers comp to responders with COVID-19


State cases close in on 1K; 17 confirmed in Mower

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Man sentenced to 90 months for sexually abusing child


Democrats elevate health care as virus-era campaign argument

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Man charged after allegedly brandishing a BB gun


Education Briefs