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PROGRESS 2021: Making the Best of It

Local businesses spent 2020 adapting to the pandemic   The first confirmed case of coronavirus in Mower County was reported on March 19, 2020, two ... Read more

9 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

PROGRESS 2021: A Cut Above

Ojuoti John answers a calling to open a barber shop in Austin   When Ojuoti John first stepped into barber school, he knew he found ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike Stoll.

PROGRESS 2021: Granting a path to the future

In an ever changing world, businesses are either keeping up or closing shop. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit this past year, Impact Austin stepped up ... Read more

3 days ago by Rocky Hulne.

Kramer Honored As Best-In-State Wealth Advisor by Forbes magazine

Randy Kramer, CFP, ChFC, CLU, APMA, a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Austin was named to the list of “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” published ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Hormel announces executive appointments

Hormel Foods Corporation on Monday announced the appointments of Jeff Frank to vice president of Grocery Products, leading the strategic integration of the Planters and ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Bankers say economy is improving in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. — The economy is slowly improving in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but employment remains below the level it was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Hormel acquires Planters

Deal shows continuation of the company’s evolution   Hormel Foods Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Planters  snack ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Country Club welcomes new culinary team

The Austin Country Club recently welcomed a new culinary team, naming Sean Williamson as executive chef and Matthew Hunt as chef de cuisine. “We are ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

House GOP calls for lifting business restrictions by May 1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota House Republicans laid out a roadmap Monday for lifting the state’s coronavirus restrictions on businesses with a goal of letting them ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

CGMC looking to Legislature to aid in economic recovery

LGA, child care, housing and water infrastructure top priorities ST. PAUL – The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) outlined its top legislative priorities for ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Stoll.

Hormel announces environmental challenge

Hormel Foods Corporation has announced a new set of leading environmental sustainability goals, which are part of the company’s 20 By 30 Challenge. In continuing ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

KSMQ wins award for media campaign

KSMQ Public Television has received a national Public Media Award during the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s 2021 Public Media Thought Leader Forum, held virtually earlier ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Mower County opens Small Business Relief Grant applications

In recent state action, Mower County was awarded $791,868.66 in COVID-19 related relief funds to allocate to local private businesses directly impacted by Executive Order ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Council approves development agreement with Nu-Tek Biosciences

Facility expected to bring 35 full-time equivalent jobs to Austin   Nu-Tek Biosciences, an industrial ingredient provider of plant-based drug fermentation protein (peptones) used in ... Read more

1 month ago by Mike Stoll.

Fighting to hold on in a pandemic

Staple of the Sudanese community turns to GoFundMe in an attempt to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic Gathak Reath loves Austin and he wants ... Read more

1 month ago by Eric Johnson.

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