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Our opinion: Small Town Pride

We want to congratulate the Hayfield Vikings boys basketball team for their recent championship at the Minnesota Class A Boys State Basketball Tournament this past ... Read more

6 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Other’s opinion: Beefing up farm conservation programs should draw support

The Free Press, Mankato A renewed focus on conservation programs to convert sensitive farmland to wetlands and grasslands is the best way to provide additional ... Read more

6 hours ago by Tribune News Service.

Poll: 15 percent of Americans worse off a year into pandemic

While most Americans have weathered the pandemic financially, about 38 million say they are worse off now than before the outbreak began in the U.S. ... Read more

6 hours ago by Associated Press.

Annie Lane: Compliment good behavior

Dear Annie: A few months ago, someone wrote to you about how uncomfortable the bad manners of children of a relative made her feel at ... Read more

6 hours ago by Daily Herald.

College Hoops winners announced

The NCAA Tournament has come to an end with it comes our winners in our College Hoops contest. Chris Napton is our first winner, winning ... Read more

6 hours ago by Daily Herald.

Al Batt: A scary good likeness

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I got a newspaper insert saying a big box store was having a 10 percent off everything in the ... Read more

6 hours ago by Al Batt.

Holly Johnson: Enrichment and new paths

This is the 438th article I have submitted to the Austin Daily Herald for publication.  I remember the first one like it was yesterday.  I ... Read more

4 days ago by Holly Johnson.

Jamey Helgeson: Update on the 26th annual Rose Sale deliveries

Due to circumstances beyond our control (COVID-19 related issues where roses are shipped from), we had to postpone our 26th annual Rose Sale Pick-Up and ... Read more

4 days ago by Jamey Helgeson.

Annie Lane: Still a stepmom

Dear Annie: I am a stepmother to a beautiful woman whom I love very much. She has given us three beautiful granddaughters and a handsome ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Evie Mohrfeld: Tip-toe through the tulips

The sun is shining, the birds are singing each morning and the tulips around us are getting anxious to show their color.     Over ... Read more

4 days ago by Evie Mohrfeld.

Other’s opinion: U.S. can do more to share COVID vaccine with the world

The Free Press, Mankato Few would argue with President Joe Biden’s pledge to ensure there are enough COVID-19 vaccine doses available to get the country ... Read more

4 days ago by Tribune News Service.

Our opinion: Change needed sooner than later

A bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers are pressing for swift passage of legislation that updates the state’s criminal conduct code regarding sexual assault that is ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

The Wide Angle: Johnsons are great people

When Holly Johnson gave me the news not long ago that she would be stepping down as executive director of the Hormel Historic Home, I ... Read more

4 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Al Batt: A serious mother-in-law

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Did you fix my car? I couldn’t. There wasn’t anything wrong with it. I wish I’d have known that. ... Read more

1 week ago by Al Batt.

Our opinion: Continued support of Shooting Star welcome

The weather is getting warmer and the area finally looks like it’s getting past the threat of snow — seems like a perfect time to ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

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