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Health Updates

Mayo: Think ahead before traveling

As COVID-19 cases slow throughout the nation, people’s thoughts are naturally turning to travel this summer. During a conference call Wednesday, Mayo Clinic doctors laid ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, June 24, 2021 8:53 am

Health Updates

Tying communities together

AUSTIN — In a move symbolizing completion, Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Austin and Albert Lea on Monday signified the official closing of its latest ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:53 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Austin man killed in Saturday shooting

One man is dead Saturday following an early morning shooting in Austin. Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, June 5, 2021 8:46 pm

Education

Students, families celebrate graduation at consortium

Graduation is a milestone most don’t forget, marking simultaneously both an ending and a beginning. On Friday, the Southern Minnesota Education Consortium held its fifth ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, May 28, 2021 9:00 pm

Business

Chance of a lifetime

Local dog groomers part of ABC show ‘Pooch Perfect’ The next time you take your dog into Pet Supplies Plus in Austin, you should know ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, March 27, 2021 9:25 pm

Education

Riverland maneuvers through, learns from COVID

It’s been just over one year since Riverland Community College shut its three campuses in Austin, Albert Lea and Owatonna in the face of a ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, March 22, 2021 6:18 am

News

Cedar Valley Services rides out challenges of the last year

Rich Pavek, executive director of Cedar Valley Services, didn’t mince words as he looked back over the past year of the COVID-19 pandemic and its ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, March 19, 2021 9:00 pm

Health Updates

Mayo estimates next vaccination priority group to take about a month

As rules start to relax along the COVID-19 front, Mayo Clinic, state and local officials have begun to refine how that will look for local ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, March 12, 2021 9:00 pm

Health Updates

‘What we’ve been promising’

It seems like forever, but the new Family Birth Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin is running full steam ahead without any kind ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, March 5, 2021 8:08 pm

News

Lost ring found, returned after years missing

Sometimes things just fall into place the right way in such a way as to feel it’s fate. Recently, Donald “Buster” Dennis was the recipient ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, February 26, 2021 8:55 pm

Health Updates

Mayo is ready to ramp up COVID vaccines

As COVID-19 vaccines continue rolling out, states and hospitals are having to address how slow the rollout has been. Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, January 22, 2021 9:00 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Austin stabbing suspect pleads not guilty

The man charged in the stabbing death of a 15-year-old boy pled not guilty in Mower County District Court on Tuesday. According to court documents, ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, December 28, 2020 2:36 pm

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Health Updates

Mayo Clinic Health System employees share their experiences and stress tied to pandemic

Mayo Clinic Health System employees on Tuesday got the opportunity to give people an idea of what they are going through during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 8:18 pm

Health Updates

Mayo Health System reinstates visitor restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise in southeast Minnesota

As COVID-19 cases in Minnesota continue to rise, officials at Mayo Clinic Health Systems have reinstated visitor restrictions on its southeast Minnesota hospitals. The announcement ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:00 pm

Featured News

Walz announces $7.7M in support of farmers affected by COVID-19

Gov. Tim Walz, along with Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Thom Petersen, made three stops in southeast Minnesota Monday to talk about a new support package ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:10 am

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