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Convictions: June 21-27

—Dulth Eneres, 23, of Austin was sentenced to one year of probation for gross misdemeanor DWI – operate motor vehicle – alcohol concentration 0.08 within ... Read more

5 days ago by Rocky Hulne.

Roger L. Epley, 75

Roger Leo Epley, age 75 of Austin, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at his residence in rural Austin, Minnesota. Roger was born to ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

‘It’s not business as usual’

Local businesses facing long recovery from pandemic As Minnesota continues to reopen in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, businesses in Austin are facing a ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Austin Public Library reopening Monday on limited basis

The Austin Public Library will take another step toward reopening its doors to the community on Monday, July 6, when the library will be open ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

Funeral Notice: Judith M. (Medgaarden) Laskewitz, 78

Aug. 11, 1941 – April 13, 2020 ROCHESTER, Minn. – Judith M. (Medgaarden) Laskewitz, 78, Austin, Minn., died Monday, April 13, in Mayo Clinic Hospital, ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

Two individuals receive firearm charges

Two individuals on Tuesday made their first appearances in Mower County District Courts on charges in different cases. Darah Souen Darah Souen, 30, of Austin ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike Stoll.

July 31 is last day to see Berenstain Bears collection at Sweet Reads

Since 2016, visitors to Sweet Reads in Austin have been able to see the Berenstain Bears collection of Brad Mariska. Dubbed “the World’s Largest Collection” ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Pending Notice: Russel K. Hamilton, 75

Aug. 23, 1944 – July 1, 2020 AUSTIN, Minn. – Russel K. Hamilton, 75, Austin, Minn., died Wednesday, July 1, in his home. Services are ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Funeral Notice: David Quam, 71

Feb. 18, 1949 – March 18, 2020 OWATONNA, Minn. – David Quam, 71, Owatonna, Minn., died Wednesday, March 18, in Owatonna. Visitation will be from ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Mower County’s cumulative COVID-19 total reaches 932

The Minnesota Department of Health on Thursday reported four new cases of COVID-19 in Mower County, bringing cumulative county totals to 932. Mower County continues ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested by the FBI on Thursday on charges she helped procure underage sex partners for financier Jeffrey Epstein. An indictment ... Read more

6 days ago by Associated Press.

Right time to ‘get stupid again’: Beavis, Butt-Head comeback

LOS ANGELES — Beavis and Butt-Head are coming back to TV in a reimagined version of the animated series about a pair of Gen X ... Read more

6 days ago by Associated Press.

LeRoy man injured in Wednesday evening accident

A LeRoy man was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a Wednesday evening accident in Olmsted County. According to the Minnesota State ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Joyce A. Lerum, 74

Joyce Schmit Lerum, age 74, of Austin, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at her home. Joyce was born October 24, 1945 in Austin, Minnesota to ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Hit and run suspect sentenced to prison

Tori Jersusha-Ann Ward, 21, of Austin was sentenced to 74 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee for felony first-degree assault – great bodily ... Read more

6 days ago by Mike Stoll.

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