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Mower County Senior Center schedule: Sept. 27 –Oct. 1

Monday, Sept. 27  Blood Pressure Checks 9 a.m.; SAIL- Bone Builders 9 a.m.; Walking Club  9 a.m.; Ping Pong 9:30 a.m.; Lunch  11 a.m. to ... Read more

3 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Our Opinion: Lend a hand to support business

Earlier this month, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced a new opportunity to help Minnesota small business owners in the form of ... Read more

3 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Discussing Climate

BWSR, Mower SWCD discuss flood control, water quality projects during Climate Week   This week marked Climate Week in Minnesota, a time meant to draw ... Read more

15 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Dodge County Wind Project closer to beginning construction of wind farm

A wind farm project in Dodge and Steele counties that stalled a bit in 2019 is back on track. The Dodge County Wind Project (DCWP) ... Read more

15 hours ago by Eric Johnson.

Photo: AHS Homecoming Court announced

Below are the list of special days throughout Austin Public Schools for Homecoming next week.   Homecoming Week 2021 Sunday Kickball at Wescott 6-7:30 p.m., ... Read more

15 hours ago by Eric Johnson.

Minnesota to administer COVID-19 boosters to those eligible

MINNEAPOLIS — COVID-19 booster shots are being made available to Minnesotans who are eligible to receive them under the latest guidance from the U.S. Centers ... Read more

15 hours ago by Associated Press.

Austin teen charged with multiple counts of burglary

Stolen items allegedly found on suspect’s property An Austin teen police believe is responsible for several recent area burglaries made his first appearance on Wednesday ... Read more

15 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Walz proposes $10 million drought relief package for farmers

MINNEAPOLIS — Gov. Tim Walz proposed a $10 million relief package Friday for farmers who suffered losses due to drought across most of Minnesota this ... Read more

15 hours ago by Associated Press.

Raising awareness for Alzheimer’s

Jaclyn Bird knows the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s. Watching her grandfather cope with it has brought her face-to-face with the disease. However, as a financial ... Read more

15 hours ago by Eric Johnson.

Noon Kiwanis gives books to kindergarteners, preschoolers

During the past summer school session, the Austin Noon Kiwanis distributed free books to 58 preschool and kindergarten students. The distribution was coordinated with Kristen ... Read more

15 hours ago by Daily Herald.

In Your Community: Duplicate Bridge

Duplicate Bridge played five tables Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Players came from  Northwood and Mason City, Iowa, Albert Lea, Rose Creek and Austin. Tuesday ... Read more

16 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Companies, activists push to speed zero-emission truck sales

BOSTON — Officials from companies with fleets of trucks are urging governors across the country to embrace a rule meant to speed the adoption of ... Read more

16 hours ago by Associated Press.

US jobless claims tick up from near a pandemic low

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week for a second straight week to 351,000, a sign that the delta ... Read more

16 hours ago by Associated Press.

Several hogs killed in Thursday evening semi accident

About 20 hogs were killed after a semi-trailer transporting them rolled into a ditch on Thursday evening. According to Mower County Sheriff Steve Sandvik, Mower ... Read more

24 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Grant program to funnel money to small businesses

Small business owners have another opportunity to get some help with a new relief grant offered by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development ... Read more

2 days ago by Eric Johnson.

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