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Mower County Fair still on … for now

The Mower County Free Fair is still scheduled to be held Aug. 11-16 at the Mower County Fairgrounds, though there is uncertainty going forward. According ... Read more

7 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Former Commissioner Tucker files for County Board

Former Mower County District 2 Commissioner Ray Tucker filed to run for his former seat on Tuesday. “I ran before and I feel that I ... Read more

7 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Damage reported after Tuesday evening storm

A Tuesday evening storm that produced heavy rain, high winds, and possible tornado activity wreaked havoc throughout Mower County. According to Mower County Sheriff Steve ... Read more

7 hours ago by Daily Herald.

12 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mower County

The Minnesota Department of Health on Wednesday reported 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s total to 366 confirmed cases since ... Read more

7 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Rose Creek Days cancelled

The Rose Creek City Council voted to cancel Rose Creek Days 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic during its meeting Monday evening. “The City ... Read more

7 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Newspaper: Charges for 3 officers involved in Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The three other officers on the scene when a member of the Minneapolis police force pressed his knee on George Floyd’s neck ... Read more

8 hours ago by Associated Press.

Virtual Workout: YMCA moving classes online to keep people in shape

The YMCA may have temporarily closed its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the instructors who teach classes are still giving people the motivation ... Read more

16 hours ago by Rocky Hulne.

Grace Baptist to host the outdoor showing of ‘Woodlawn’

Grace Baptist Church will be hosting an outdoor showing of the movie “Woodlawn,” a true story of how racism was replaced with unity in Birmingham, ... Read more

16 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Man charged with allegedly shooting individual in the face with a flare gun

David Michael Mattson-Fuller, 22, of Austin was charged with felony first-degree assault – great bodily harm, felony possess ammo/any firearm – conviction of adjudicated delinquent ... Read more

16 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

County Board declares peacetime emergency to address the potential for civil unrest

The Mower County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted to declare a peacetime emergency to help law enforcement in the event of civil unrest in ... Read more

16 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Photos: Lyle celebrates its graduates with a parade

This past Sunday, the community of Lyle celebrated their graduating seniors in style with a parade through town. Photos were provided by Janelle Achenbach. Read more

16 hours ago by Daily Herald.

County set to start road work on County roads 4 and 7 later this month

Road work on a project along Mower County Roads 4 and 7 will soon be under way after the contract for the job was awarded ... Read more

16 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Law enforcement warning of email scam after Mower resident victimized

Law enforcement is warning residents to be on the lookout for unsolicited emails after a Brownsdale resident fell victim to an email scam. According to ... Read more

16 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Library announces winners of ‘COVID and Me’ essay contest

The Austin Public Library has announced the winners for their “COVID and Me” essay contest. Winners were chosen in three categories: adult, teen and children. ... Read more

16 hours ago by Daily Herald.

China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus. It repeatedly thanked the Chinese ... Read more

16 hours ago by Associated Press.

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