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University of Minnesota Carlson School of Businesses 2019 Fall Dean’s List Austin: Kaitlyn Marie Schammel Austin grad earns Leadership Award at SCSU Haley Lenway, of ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

Schools turning to distance learning

After Gov. Tim Walz’s announcement Wednesday that he had issued a shelter at home executive order, schools across the state will now have to adapt ... Read more

1 week ago by Eric Johnson.

APS to continue food distribution

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, the decision has been made to expand the suspension of classes through May 4 for schools throughout the ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Pacelli thanks community for help raising $13,555 through Catholic Schools Raffle program

By Jean McDermott Pacelli Superintendent The students, parents, teachers and staff of Pacelli Catholic School extend a message of gratitude to the Austin community for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Scholarship applications now available

Applications for the 2020 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Application are now available from the Zonta Club of Austin. The Zonta Club of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Schools will offer breakfast, lunch

Austin Public Schools has been working with community partners to offer meals to students during the upcoming school closures, according to a news release. Both ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Plan for an unknown future

Schools begin preparing for possible shift to online learning Since Gov. Tim Walz’s announcement Sunday that schools would be closed for an extended period of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

APS announces plans for school closures

In reaction to the announcement by Gov. Tim Walz Sunday to shutter schools across the state in response the COVID-19 virus, Austin Public Schools has ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Governor closing Minnesota schools for COVID-19 planning

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Sunday ordered public schools to temporarily close to give administrators and teachers time to make plans for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

The Eberhart Poetry Contest will be held this coming April

By Edwina Harder Gifted Services for Talent Development Coordinator American poet Richard Eberhart was born in Austin in 1904.   He grew up on a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

RCC to suspend classes, use alternative delivery for rest of semester

Following a trend across the nation in the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Riverland Community College has decided to suspend classes at all three ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

Little ones help fight for pink

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3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Voices of the Strong

History Alive brings the women’s suffrage movement to life A historical reenactment group from Lanesboro gave Austin High School students a window into the early ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

School Board approves principals raise

Principals to receive a 3.41% total package increase this year, 2.42% next year The Austin School Board unanimously approved a two-year, 5.83 percent total package ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Deb Nicklay.

APS proactive in preparation for possible coronavirus

The Austin Public Schools are being proactive in preparing for any potential threat from the coronavirus, according to Mark Raymond, director of human resources for ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Deb Nicklay.

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