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Hy-Vee makes creative displays

Shoppers are accustomed to seeing oranges on their local grocer’s fruit stand. A snowmobile, however, is another story. “We tied it into a citrus display,” ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Monday, March 4, 2013 3:30 pm

Arts & Culture

Lake Mills infant who had heart defect now an active, healthy boy

Eight years ago, a Mayo Clinic Health System nurse in Albert Lea was giving newborn Kinser Hanson a bath when she realized something was wrong. ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Sunday, March 3, 2013 7:50 am


Big top to return to Glenville

GLENVILLE — Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages: The big top is returning to Glenville. The José Cole Circus, a show ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Thursday, February 28, 2013 11:37 am


Chili for the chilly

Three years ago, Wende Taylor jumped into icy Albert Lea Lake at Frank Hall Park. While there, she took interest in another facet of the ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Tuesday, February 26, 2013 12:15 pm


Education commissioner visits Austin kindergarten class

AUSTIN — Brenda Cassellius stepped into the Sumner Elementary School classroom to introduce herself. Read more

by Kevin Coss, Saturday, February 23, 2013 2:26 pm


Waltham resident to appear on ‘Price is Right’

WALTHAM — “Excited” is an understatement for how Nicole Jax felt when she was called to “come on down” on the set of The Price ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Friday, February 22, 2013 10:01 am


Local legislators say cigarette tax is a ‘regressive’ measure

Jan Heim, owner of Ankeny’s Mini Mart, isn’t losing sleep over a potential statewide hike in cigarette taxes. She expects Austin smokers to continue buying ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Monday, February 18, 2013 9:18 am


Runnings retail likely to occupy vacant Kmart bldg. in Austin

A new home improvement store is likely coming to the north end of town. Craig Hoium, the city’s community development director, confirmed Wednesday that Runnings, ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Friday, February 15, 2013 10:14 am


Lyle schools looking for next super

LYLE — Lyle schools are getting ready to chose the next in command. At a special Lyle School Board meeting Monday, board members will review ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Monday, February 11, 2013 9:57 am


Riverland child care expansion on schedule

About four months after more than a dozen students from the Apple Lane Child Care Center dug their shovels into the ground, Apple Lane’s new ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Saturday, January 12, 2013 9:49 am


House, Senate avoid fiscal cliff

It’s the end of cliff-related metaphors for the U.S. economy as we know it. Read more

by Kevin Coss, Wednesday, January 2, 2013 10:52 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Man dies after crash in Mower County

A 61-year-old Gibbon man is dead and three other people are injured after two cars collided head-on Saturday night on Highway 63 in Mower County. Read more

by Kevin Coss, Monday, December 31, 2012 3:00 pm


Elected leaders cautious about gun laws

In the wake of a recent shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Minnesota legislators speculate the gun control laws could become ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Monday, December 24, 2012 9:39 am


New Austin school gets name

AUSTIN — It’s official: The late I.J. Holton will live on in Austin’s school system. The Austin Public Schools board voted unanimously during a Monday ... Read more

by Kevin Coss, Tuesday, December 11, 2012 11:13 am


Possible norovirus spreads during Le Roy wedding

The bride, groom, and many guests from a Saturday wedding in Le Roy met an unpleasant surprise not long after the happy occasion. Read more

by Kevin Coss, Friday, December 7, 2012 9:59 am

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