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Featured News

Red Cross changes worry volunteers

AUSTIN — American Red Cross offices across the state are in for changes that worry many volunteers. The Red Cross is consolidating its 13 Minnesota ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Thursday, October 9, 2014 11:15 am


Hy-Vee store to build at Austin’s Oak Park Mall

AUSTIN — To store manager Todd Hepler, the announcement that Hy-Vee will build a 60,000 to 90,000-square-foot grocery store at Oak Park Mall — the ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Wednesday, October 8, 2014 9:57 am


Blecker Realty closes its business for good

AUSTIN — After two decades, a business common to Mower and Freeborn counties is about to close as its owners ready to move on to ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:15 am

Featured News

Mower County officials call for vigilance to prevent ash borers

AUSTIN — After emerald ash borers were found in a neighboring county, Mower County and state leaders say it’s important for residents to be vigilant ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:26 am

Arts & Culture

Paintball taking off in Austin community

A few months ago, a group of young women held a bachelorette party where they strapped on some armor, loaded markers and took to a ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Saturday, September 6, 2014 9:00 am

Featured News

Austin slated to replace Riverside Arena equipment

By Jason Schoonover, Austin Daily Herald AUSTIN — As the Austin Bruins took to the Riverside Arena ice earlier this week ahead of the team’s ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, September 5, 2014 9:25 am


Austin could get hobby store

AUSTIN — A southern Minnesota business on the verge of expanding to Austin is looking to bring more than just sales to the community. Kevin ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, August 29, 2014 9:47 am

Featured News

Austin officials watching Ebola

AUSTIN — The Ebola outbreak has widened in West Africa and not yet reached the U.S., but state and local health officials are still watching ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:11 am

Featured News

Austin is ready to rev its artistic engine

AUSTIN — Andy Hull can’t fit a car in his garage because it’s filled with a workbench, a full-size chalkboard, a neat row of disembodied ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:50 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Weekend blaze destroys Austin garage, damages home

AUSTIN — An early morning fire destroyed a garage and damaged a home Saturday in northwest Austin. Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Monday, August 18, 2014 9:38 am


Preparing for the new normal: higher minimum wage may hurt Austin businesses

AUSTIN — One business could raise rates, another could reduce its hours of operation and others could be more cautious when it comes to hiring. ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:30 pm


Riverland offers fire science program

AUSTIN — Riverland Community College is fired up to build its latest program. The college received approval from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Saturday, June 7, 2014 3:37 pm

Featured News

Austin VFW discovers flag carried on D-Day

AUSTIN — As members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1216 and the color guard for many years, World War II veterans Truman Moen ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, June 6, 2014 10:21 am


Mayo Clinic, nurses reach agreement

AUSTIN — Minnesota union leaders said a contract reached late last week ensures 145 Austin nurses will have a voice in key decisions and discussions. After ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Wednesday, June 4, 2014 9:53 am


Mower County wind farm work to begin next month

AUSTIN — Construction on Mower County’s latest wind farm is almost underway. Renewable Energy Systems Americas is set to start construction on the Pleasant Valley ... Read more

by Jason Schoonover, Friday, May 30, 2014 9:35 am

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