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Red Cross has an emergency need for donors

The Red Cross will be holding several blood drives in August to help meet the emergency need for blood donations. The Red Cross has been ... Read more

4 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Photos: And we’re back

Students waited to enter Sumner Elementary on Monday, the first day back at school for the 45/15 schedule. Both Sumner and Woodson Kindergarten students reported ... Read more

4 hours ago by Daily Herald.

‘This is how I’m going to die’: Officers tell Jan. 6 stories

WASHINGTON — “This is how I’m going to die, defending this entrance,” Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell recalled thinking, testifying Tuesday at the emotional opening ... Read more

5 hours ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota officials urge shots as delta variant surges

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota health officials warned Monday that the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus now accounts for more than 75% of the state’s ... Read more

5 hours ago by Associated Press.

Beginning farmers tax break still available

Tax credit available for land, equipment expenses to start farming A tax credit for the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery, and livestock in ... Read more

5 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Mayo ranked No. 1 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic has again been ranked the No. 1 “Best Hospital” nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 “Best Hospitals” rankings, for ... Read more

5 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Area under heat advisory

The National Weather Service in La Crosse, Wisconsin, has issued a heat advisory for Mower County effective from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday.  ... Read more

6 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Local program to tell of Jerusalem’s place in the world

What’s happened, happening and going to happen in Israel and what does it  have to do with us? At 7 p.m. on Thursday at the ... Read more

7 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Update: CDC changes course on indoor masks in parts of the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in ... Read more

11 hours ago by Associated Press.

Mayo Clinic joins others in requiring worker vaccinations

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Mayo Clinic says it will require employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus by mid-September, becoming one of the latest health ... Read more

13 hours ago by Associated Press.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) — A committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection opened its first hearing Tuesday with a focus on the law enforcement officers who ... Read more

13 hours ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota adopts ‘clean car’ rules to foster electric shift

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota officially adopted regulations championed by Gov. Tim Walz on Monday to encourage the switchover to electric vehicles. The “clean car” rules ... Read more

1 day ago by Daily Herald.

1 taken to hospital after Friday domestic shooting

One individual was injured during a Friday night shooting at a southeast Austin residence. According to Austin Police Chief David McKichan, police responded to a ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Just Like Family

Doreen Nelson is the new executive director of the Mower County Senior Center   June 1 was a big day for Doreen Nelson. Not only ... Read more

4 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Photos: Biking for a cause

Over 300 riders took part in the Ride MS: Ride Across Minnesota, which returned to Austin for the first time since 2011, when it was ... Read more

4 days ago by Eric Johnson.

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