Into The (spooky) Cellar we go -- down the damp, slippery stairs, greeting a nation of spiders ...
Reports DebK of Rosemount: "One of my accomplished lady friends -- this one married to Lawnmower Man, a fellow who's very much her equal -- arrived at our door last evening bearing an enormous sampler of her husband's home canning and wine-making. "As I was unpacking the assortment of dilly beans, green and red salsas, pickles , and corn relish -- all begging to be washed down with a glass or two of fine white wine made with locally grown grapes -- I could picture our benefactor as he made his decision about which of his wares to share with us.
Tenth Anniversary of Austin's Worst Flooding in Recorded History
"I remember early morning receiving a phone call from Chief Philipp saying Bonnie, they got twelve inches of rain in Blooming Prairie, and it's heading our way," former Austin Mayor Bonnie Rietz recalled for ABC6 News. "All the flood control projects we're working on are designed based on that 2004 flood," said Austin city engineer Steven Lang.
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Schools Target Snacks In Fight Against Obesity
The Smart Snacks in Schools program requires that all lunches, a la carte options, and vending machines meet nutritional standards to help keep kids healthy. "I think it's super important because we know that there are probably students that get most of their nutrition at school," said Mary Weikum, food service director for the Austin Public School District.
Fillmore County Journal
Craig Bond and Justin Jones, new owners of Preston Service Plus, located in Preston, Minn., are getting settled into owning and running their business since taking over July 14, 2014.
The best Twin Cities concerts this weekend
Mill City Back-to-School Special With J.Plaza, Knox, Lyric Marid, Sieed Brown, Sota-Cold, and more Mill City Nights 18+, $5/$7, 10 PM Botzy's Birthday Bash with Beasthead, Dre Green, Heavy Petting, and DJ White Bronco 7th St. Entry 18+, $5/$10, 9 PM MN Music On-A-Stick Minnesota State Fair Grandstand Bring together Brother Ali and Doomtree -- who ... (more)
Riverland Community College Launches Fire Science Program
The opening day of a new school year at Riverland Community College in Austin means the start of a new program designed with public safety in mind.
Within the crainium
When biodiesel was all the rage a few years ago, it was a running joke that you could get behind a car powered by cooking oil scavenged from the deep fryer at a local fast food joint and get a whiff of French fries.
Farmers market festivals
AUSTIN, Minn. - Right now farmers markets are filled with fresh produce. One local community is looking to attract more folks in a unique way.