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Mower County

Mayo Clinic Health System to offer flu vaccine appointments in Southeast Minnesota

Mayo Clinic Health System will offer flu vaccines across its Southeast Minnesota locations to patients 6 months and older starting Monday, Sept. 28. Now more ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Monday, September 21, 2020 4:52 pm

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Pending notice: Sally L. Kolb, 78

Nov. 20, 1941-Sept. 19, 2020 AUSTIN, Minn. – Sally L. Kolb, 78, Austin, Minn., died Saturday, Sept. 19, in Good Samaritan Society – Comforcare. Arrangements ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Monday, September 21, 2020 4:50 pm

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Funeral notice: Benita Manahan Russell

Sept. 28, 1945-Sept. 16, 2020 PENNOCK, Minn. – Benita Manahan Russell, 74, Pennock, Minn., died Wednesday, Sept. 16, in Pennock from cancer. A memorial service ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Monday, September 21, 2020 3:58 pm

Austin Packers

Football and volleyball seasons will now begin Sept. 28

There will be football and volleyball this fall. The Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors approved a motion to return football and volleyball ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Monday, September 21, 2020 12:47 pm

Health

Fifth COVID-19 death reported in Mower County

The Minnesota Department of Health on Monday reported 32 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Monday, September 21, 2020 11:33 am

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John F. “Jack” Dunlop, 82

John F. “Jack” Dunlop, age 82, of Austin, died Saturday, September 19, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family, after battling a rare neurological ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Monday, September 21, 2020 9:40 am

RSS General

Chateau honors a former champ on race night

It was another big night of racing at the Spirit of 83 Guttormson Memorial at the marquee event at Chateau Speedway on Friday. The annual ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Monday, September 21, 2020 8:40 am

Mower County

Busy conservation year in Root River uplands

Water quality in the Root River watershed got a protective boost this year with the construction of more than 4 miles of grassed waterways in ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:01 am

Mower County

Next MCHS Lunchbox History to focus on COVID-19 History Project

The Mower County Historical Society will hold its next “2020 Lunchbox History Series” program at noon on Thursday, Sept. 24. The topic this month is ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Sunday, September 20, 2020 6:50 am

Business

Three named to KSMQ Board of Directors

KSMQ Public Television has added three Austin residents to its  Board of Directors. Craig Clark is Austin city administrator, Tom Klapperich is market president of ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:50 am

Letters to the Editor

Paid political letter: Fighting for those affected by hunger

One in eight people are currently affected by hunger in Minnesota, and food insecurity is projected to peak this month. Second Harvest Heartland was started ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:30 am

Columnists

Annie Lane: Uncomfortable making a recommendation

Dear Annie: I would like your input on how to handle a tricky situation. Many times, I am asked to write a letter of recommendation ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:30 am

Letters to the Editor

Letter: DFL Pop-Up Shop in Austin on Tuesday Sept. 22

The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted all aspects of our lives including this year’s political campaign.  Out of concern for our community’s health and safety, the ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:30 am

Editorials

Our opinion: Do your part to avoid ‘twindemic’

Last week’s push by Mayo Clinic doctors to get your flu shot this year comes at a crossroads for Minnesota and our area and puts ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Saturday, September 19, 2020 6:30 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Over 1,600 arrested during DWI enforcement period

During the end-of-summer DWI campaign that began Aug.14 and ran through Sept. 7, officers, deputies and troopers around the state arrested 1,649 drivers for driving ... Read more

by Daily Herald, Friday, September 18, 2020 6:36 pm

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