• 48°

Opinion

Al Batt: Throwing a wrench into the mental game

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I’m not sure. I can’t believe you don’t know how old you are. I used to know, but I ... Read more

1 week ago by Al Batt.

Carolyn Bogott: Kari Hall a welcoming face

Any time you enter Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Austin, your visit or stay is enhanced by the greeters at the door, the information desk volunteers, and ... Read more

1 week ago by Carolyn Bogott.

Ask A Trooper: Putting light on tint

By Sgt. Troy Christianson Question: If a person has a medical exception to a specified window tint level (per medical prescription by medical provider), do ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Jena DeMoss: Move more in May with your Hy-Vee registered dietitians

Hy-Vee wants to make fitness a part of your daily routine with our “Move More” wellness challenge. During the month of May, customers can register ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Annie Lane: Being kind shouldn’t cost you

Dear Annie: Please help me convince my 72-year-old husband to stop engaging in conversations with telephone solicitors. He gets several calls a day on his ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

The Wide Angle: Refinishing wood floors with a woodshop idiot (and cats)

Do you realize that I’ve willingly damaged my house in order to make it better and that I’m writing this before said project supposedly succeeded? ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Eric Johnson.

Lysne: The joy of finding common ground

By Sarah Lysne My family and I were invited to my nephew’s wedding in Austin, Texas. I had not flown since being diagnosed with ALS. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Rocky Hulne.

The Art and Travel Club fulfilled a need

By Wendy Larson Hormel Historic Home Guest Columnist In the late 1800s, it was expected that the educated women of Austin—especially teachers — put aside ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Our opinion: REACH an educational asset

Education is more than a blanket effort these days. As it has advanced, education methods have changed in order to match the student. Austin’s REACH ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Our opinion: Bring your best

Each year the Austin Daily Herald has provided a Best of Mower County Award contest. Year after year, this continues to be an opportunity for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Rocky Hulne.

Letter: We must strengthen our Foreign Service

As a retired member of the U.S. Foreign Service, I was proud to represent America in seven countries over my 21 years of service. I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Marvin Repinski: We’re waiting for things to ripen

An idea kept brewing — possibly an essay — about finding a paragraph in a book I didn’t realize I had until I was unpacking ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Marv Repinski.

Al Batt: Finding the pro-nun-see-a-shun of words

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club My son has a Burmese python that’s very long. How many feet? None, it’s a snake. Driving by Bruce’s drive ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Al Batt.

Our opinion: Pacelli’s fast action an example of good caution

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the recurring concerns is getting kids back in school. It’s been a nagging question throughout last year and into ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Our opinion: AU makes good on its word

With the knowledge of incoming price hike, Austin Utilities makes moves to reduce impact   Earlier this week, Austin Utilities announced it had a plan ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

< Newer | Older >