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Zonta International commemorated World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

On July 30, Zonta International encouraged its members throughout the world to promote activities to recognize the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, which was ... Read more

1 hour ago by Daily Herald.

‘Karl’s Tourney’ is on with an online fundraiser

Cancer research will be moving forward with the 23rd annual Karl’s Tourney, going forward in a new format so pediatric cancer research can continue 3rd ... Read more

2 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Weekend sees 17 COVID-19 case increase in Mower County

The Minnesota Department of Health on Monday reported a weekend increase of 17 cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing the county’s cumulative total to ... Read more

4 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Virus relief bill remains up in air as negotiations resume

WASHINGTON (AP) — Slow, grinding negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill are set to resume Monday afternoon, but the path forward promises to be ... Read more

5 hours ago by Associated Press.

As US milk sales rise amid pandemic, “Got milk?” ads return

The dairy industry has a familiar question for you: “Got milk?” Six years after the popular tagline was retired, “Got milk?” ads are back. A ... Read more

7 hours ago by Associated Press.

Winona man injured in Friday afternoon accident

A Winona man was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries after being involved in a two car accident Friday afternoon. According to the ... Read more

7 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

Latest on COVID-19 in MN: Positive test rate creeps up

MPR News Staff The percentage of positive COVID-19 tests once again crept above 5 percent over the weekend as cases and hospitalizations continued trending upward. ... Read more

9 hours ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Putting your child on the bus for the first day of school is always a leap of faith for a parent. ... Read more

9 hours ago by Associated Press.

Deer hunt properties, grant requests on council agenda

Austin Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Nelson will discuss the possible addition of new land parcels to the city-wide deer hunt during the Austin City ... Read more

1 day ago by Mike Stoll.

DNR to survey Dobbins Creek for mussels

With hundreds more added Thursday, Austin’s East Side Lake now hosts about 7,100 native mussels growing in the backwaters created by the dam on Dobbins ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

Political campaign signs not permitted on state highway rights of way

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding people that placement of campaign and other advertising signage on any highway rights of way is not allowed ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

Time to step away: Long time owner of Hanson Tire Service heads into retirement

For three decades, Hanson Tire Service owner Bruce Turner has been behind the counter helping people with their tire needs and answering phones in Austin. ... Read more

2 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Part of a bigger family

Earlier this year, Riverland Community College chemistry instructor Catherine Haslag and criminal justice instructor Richard Watkins were honored when they were named recipients of the ... Read more

2 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Candidate Q&A: House District 27B

Author’s note: This is a continuation of the Herald’s candidate Q&A features and the second such feature with State Rep. Jeanne Poppe (DFL-27B) and challenger ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Man charged with assault after allegedly trying to stab woman with screwdriver

Christopher David Mitchell, 36, of Austin has been charged with felony second-degree assault – dangerous weapon, felony threats of violence, felony domestic assault, and felony ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike Stoll.

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