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Nominations open for Distinguished Alumni

Plans are underway for the annual Austin High School Distinguished Alumni Award event sponsored by the Austin High School Alumni and Friends Association. • The ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

USDA approves Minnesota’s revised hemp plan

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved the state of Minnesota’s revised hemp production plan. The plan governs the production and regulation of hemp ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

Prospects of on-time finish for Legislature looking dim

By Brian Bakst One week from Monday, time runs out on the Legislature’s regular session, and hopes of an on-time finish are fading fast. Conversations ... Read more

2 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Anglers should prepare for cold water during fishing opener

Cold water means heightened risk Mother Nature gave Minnesotans extra ice-free days this spring on many of the state’s water bodies, but relatively cool weather ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

Education: Minnesota State Mankato 2021 Spring Commencement

Adams Jacob Anderson, BSSW, Social Work, Cum Laude Colton Mandt, BS, Exercise Science, Magna Cum Laude Grace Mullenbach, BSSW, Social Work, Magna Cum Laude Austin ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

Gas stations report shortages as pipeline shutdown drags on

CHAMBLEE, Ga. — More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast reported running out of fuel, primarily because of what analysts say is unwarranted panic-buying ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Judge denies media requests for cameras at Potter hearing

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota judge on Tuesday denied media requests to allow cameras at an upcoming hearing for a suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Federal rescue dollars to start flowing to Minnesota this week

By Brian Bakst Minnesota will get more money than previously expected from a federal COVID-19 rescue package, and that $2.83 billion is certain to factor ... Read more

4 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Hackensack man killed Friday in crash

A Hackensack, Minnesota man was killed in a one-vehicle crash late Friday afternoon on Interstate 90. According to Minnesota State Patrol reports, the crash occurred ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Minnesota health officials get creative with vaccinations

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota health officials are trying various strategies in an attempt to get people vaccinated and slow the spread of the coronavirus. Volunteer physicians ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota Legislature faces tough budget talks in week ahead

MINNEAPOLIS — As the Minnesota Legislature enters the last full week of its 2021 session, lawmakers face long hours of tough negotiations as they seek ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

Cleared for Festival

Austin ArtWorks Festival announces August dates   It’s starting to feel like summer. Austin Area Arts (AAA) recently announced that after a year that forced ... Read more

6 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Growing a market experience

Impact Austin, City to create permanent farmers market location Advocates for a permanent farmers market location will soon have a reason to celebrate. Starting Friday, ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Austin man gets 203-month prison sentence for attempted murder

Victim had several stab wounds An Austin man found guilty in February of assault and attempted murder received his sentence on Thursday in Mower County ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Crack sealing on southeast Minn. highways begins May 10, watch for crews working

Motorists will encounter minor traffic delays beginning Monday, May 10 on various state highways in several southeast Minnesota counties as crews begin crack sealing work ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

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