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Summerset returns to RCC with ‘Souvenir’

After the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled last season and impacted this year, Summerset Theatre will finally return to the ... Read more | Add your comment

Hustle never stops: Hayfield’s Fritcher commits to the Gophers

Whether he’s playing basketball, baseball or simply watching a game, Easton Fritcher does everything full speed. He’ll eventually ... Read more | Add your comment

Tossing away the summer blues

Nothing says a summer evening in the backyard quite like a game of cornhole. With the sport on ... Read more | Add your comment

Bollingberg leads Post 91 to Sub State crown

A nearly complete game from pitcher Zach Bollingberg helped guide Austin Post No. 91 to a Sub State ... Read more | Add your comment

Mower County

Summerset returns to RCC with ‘Souvenir’

After the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled last season and impacted this year, Summerset Theatre will finally return to the Frank W. Bridges Theatre at Riverland Community ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mike Stoll.

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Tossing away the summer blues

Nothing says a summer evening in the backyard quite like a game of cornhole. With the sport on the rise, one Austin man has done ... Read more | Add your comment

by Rocky Hulne.

Mower County

Mower, Dodge, Steele placed in thunderstorm watch

Mower County has been placed into a severe thunderstorm watch through 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. Mower joins 13 southeast and southern Minnesota counties that also ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 8:26 pm

Health

Regional Crisis Center opens in Rochester

Mower County 1 of 10 counties taking part in the collaborative effort of mental health support   The Southeast Regional Crisis Center in Rochester will ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 7:05 pm

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

1 arrested in vehicle theft case

Identified thanks to restaurant receipt An Austin teen has been arrested in connection to a July 22 vehicle theft from Austin Ford. Elias James Wells, ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 7:04 pm

Business

Walz says ‘clean car’ rules haven’t hurt in 14 other states

EDEN PRAIRIE — Minnesota on Monday became the first Midwestern state to adopt a plan for encouraging the switchover to electric vehicles as Gov. Tim ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:59 pm

Business

Best of Mower County 2021 Results are in

Inside the Wednesday Herald, look for the Best of Mower County winners and finalist section. This section is filled with thank yous from our local ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:57 pm

Mower County

Deer hunting regulation books available online

licenses on sale starting Aug. 1 With the release of the online version of the 2021 Minnesota Hunting and Trapping Regulations handbook, hunters can read ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:55 pm

Mower County

County opens damaged bridge back up

On Tuesday, County Engineer Mike Hanson announced that County Road 2, east of Lansing, has reopened at least through the harvest season. However, in a ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:50 pm

News

Violent crime surges across Minnesota with record murders

MINNEAPOLIS — Violent crime surged nearly 17% across Minnesota last year, including a record number of murders, according to data released Tuesday by the state ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:49 pm

News

Authorities say Red Lake Nation officer shot and killed

RED LAKE— A Red Lake Nation police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty Tuesday while responding to a call on the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:47 pm

Mower County

In Your Community: Flamingos flock for the Austin Public Library

If you look out your window and see a flock of flamingos in your front yard, don’t worry — it’s for a good cause. The ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:47 pm

Mower County

Leadership MN visits the HI

The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Minnesota group visited The Hormel Institute on Monday and met with Executive Director Dr. Robert Clarke and Chief of ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:42 pm

Health

HI publishes COVID-19 research to aid virus control

Dr. Bin Liu, Assistant Professor and leader of the Transcription and Gene Regulation lab at The Hormel Institute, published discoveries regarding SARS-CoV-2, the virus that ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:35 pm

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Suspects sought in county burglaries

Law enforcement is looking for information that could lead to arrests after two recent burglaries in Mower County. According to Mower County Chief Deputy Mark ... Read more

by Mike Stoll, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:34 pm

Mower County

Dexter man scammed by false job posting

Law enforcement is advising residents to research companies offering online jobs after a Dexter man was scammed by a fake job posting. According to Mower ... Read more

by Mike Stoll, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:32 pm

Mower County

Red Cross has an emergency need for donors

The Red Cross will be holding several blood drives in August to help meet the emergency need for blood donations. The Red Cross has been ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:29 pm

RSS General

Announcer back at Minnesota racetrack after racist rant

FAIRMONT  — An announcer who was fired by an Iowa racetrack after a racist rant was back behind the microphone in southern Minnesota last weekend, ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:27 pm

Education

Photos: And we’re back

Students waited to enter Sumner Elementary on Monday, the first day back at school for the 45/15 schedule. Both Sumner and Woodson Kindergarten students reported ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:27 pm

Opinion

AP-NORC poll: Many Republicans uneasy about party’s future

WASHINGTON — Most Republicans want former President Donald Trump to have at least some influence over their party’s direction even as many who side with ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:18 pm

News

‘This is how I’m going to die’: Officers tell Jan. 6 stories

WASHINGTON — “This is how I’m going to die, defending this entrance,” Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell recalled thinking, testifying Tuesday at the emotional opening ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:09 pm

News

Minnesota officials urge shots as delta variant surges

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota health officials warned Monday that the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus now accounts for more than 75% of the state’s ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:06 pm

RSS General

Recovering from gunshots, Vikes rookie likely out 1st half

EAGAN — Minnesota Vikings rookie defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman, who has been recovering from four gunshot wounds, likely won’t play in the first half of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:53 pm

RSS General

Photo: U19 claims Minnesota state title!

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by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:52 pm

RSS General

Talks stalled, but Buxton says he wants to stay with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS  — Byron Buxton doesn’t have a new contract yet. He doesn’t have a target return date from his current injury, either. The Minnesota Twins ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:48 pm

Agriculture

Beginning farmers tax break still available

Tax credit available for land, equipment expenses to start farming A tax credit for the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery, and livestock in ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:36 pm

Health

Mayo ranked No. 1 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic has again been ranked the No. 1 “Best Hospital” nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 “Best Hospitals” rankings, for ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:15 pm