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  1. Heard on the Street: QPP's CEO Wadding to retire in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    After 24 years leading Quality Pork Processors , President and CEO Kelly Wadding is retiring this summer from the company that supplies meat to Hormel Foods Corp. QPP is Austin's second-largest employer, with 1,300 workers. Wadding also leads Albert Lea Select Foods , which has 500 employees.

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  2. Wayne Glenn JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Hayfield Herald

    Wayne Glenn Johnson, 83, of Waltham passed away on January 14, 2017, at St. Mark's Lutheran Home in Austin. Wayne was born on April 30, 1933, the son of Glenn and Rena Johnson in Waltham Township, Mower County.

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  3. Officer, Subject Names Released in Austin Officer Involved ShootingRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The Southern Minnesota Regional Coroner's Office at the Mayo Clinic has identified the deceased subject as Ronald Dean Johnson, Jr. DOB August 19, 1975, of 1010 8th Ave. SW in Austin. Johnson died of a gunshot wound to the head.

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  4. BCA identifies Austin man, officer in fatal shootingRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    The man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting and the officer who was injured during the altercation have been identified Friday by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. The deceased was identified as Ronald Dean Johnson, 41, of Austin.

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  5. An area chapel has a new lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | KIMT

    AUSTIN, Minn.- The historic chapel at the Mower County Historical Society has a new look thanks to a generous donation that they received in 2015. In December of 2014, a man named Delmer Staples died and left a gift of $10,000 to maintain the historic chapel which was built in the early 1950's.

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  6. Around the region: Paint the Town Pink gears upRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. before businesses open. He estimated it would cost the city about $700 per cleanup in overtime pay. AUSTIN - Austin's Paint the Town Pink campaign will be in full gear this weekend, raising money to contribute to cancer research. ...

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  7. Day in History: Rochester's first policewoman hired in 1917Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    Wagner captured the 156-pound championship against Boyd Davis of St. Paul. a The Rochester Eagles girls basketball team scored the 100-point barrier for only the second time in school history steamrolling Austin Pacelli 100-28 in Austin.

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  8. Bellrichard accused of stalking former victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    IAZ008-009-MNZ079-086>088-094-095-WIZ017-029-032>034-042>044- 130900- Including the cities of...Osage...Cresco...Wabasha... Dodge River Falls... Sparta...Tomah...Mauston...Friendship 752 PM CST Thu Jan 12 2017 ...Cold Wind Chills Expected Overnight... Wind chills will drop into the 15 to 25 below zero range at times overnight, continuing into Friday morning, though wind speeds will decrease quickly by sunrise. If you have outdoor plans tonight or Friday morning, be sure to dress appropriately. $$ AUSTIN - An Austin man with a lengthy and bizarre criminal record was back in court Monday, accused of stalking the same person he'd been sent to prison for stalking ... (more)

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  9. Ex-Packer, finalist for UMN board of regents, admits a bad behaviora with woman in 1976Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | TwinCities

    ... published his byline as a University of Minnesota intern. He did a two-year stint on city government and crime in Austin, Minn., and spent seven years in Sioux Falls, S.D. covering crime and education, as well as editing. Josh was good at baseball ...

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  10. Officer fatally shoots man in AustinRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    Police say officers and Mower County sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic disturbance in Austin Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say an officer shot and injured a man during the disturbance.

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  11. Man killed, Austin officer injured after domestic incident callRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Austin on Wednesday. The incident left the officer injured as well.

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  12. Police chief: Meth bust is one of biggest in Austin historyRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    The Austin Police Department made one of its biggest methamphetamine arrests Monday when it seized 3 pounds, 6.5 ounces of meth and made one arrest. Acting on a search warrant, Austin police, assisted by Mower County Sheriff deputies, searched a home in the 600 block of 10th Street Northwest at 1:17 p.m., said Austin Police Chief Brian Krueger.

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  13. Austin is ready to get pinkRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    ... the cause. The Mower County Habitat and Pheasants Forever is conducting a special pheasant hunt on Oct. 8. And the Austin Vision 2020 Waterways committee hosts the annual Plunging for Pink ice plunge scheduled for Feb. 4 at East Side Lake. Of ...

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  14. Day in History: Mother saves sons from burning buildingRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ086-087-094>096-WIZ053>055-061- 101715- /O.EXB.KARX.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170111T0000Z/ RICHLAND-GRANT- INCLUDING THE CITIES CHARLES CITY...NEW HAMPTON...OELWEIN...ELKADER...DODGE CENTER... PRAIRIE DU CHIEN...RICHLAND CENTER...PLATTEVILLE 311 AM CST TUE JAN 10 2017 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LA CROSSE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING. * EXPECT A WINTRY MIX THIS MORNING CHANGING TO ALL SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. * ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2 INCHES AND ICE ... (more)

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  15. Singer and storyteller to present 'The Old Gravel Road'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... shared journey and the call to reach out and build bonds with fellow travelers. "I'm a third-generation farmer from Austin, Minnesota, where the land is flat and the soil is black, and many of those farms have been in the same families for over a ...

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  16. Duluth to Host 2017 NAHL Robertson CupRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | WDIO

    ... formats for the Robertson Cup Tournament over the years. When the Wilderness won it in 2015, it was against the Austin Bruins in Austin, Minnesota. Following the semifinal rounds, the Bruins hosted a best-of-three championship series for the ...

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  17. When did tomatillos start wearing papery jackets?Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    Scientists' new discovery of fossils in 52 million-year-old Patagonian rock shows that the ancestors of many common foods were already around when the Gondwana supercontinent was breaking up. A lone pepper lies in a bin of tomatillos picked from the the La SureA a Cooperative garden in Austin, Minn., Sept.

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  18. Police: Robber paid child support with his takeRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | Post-Bulletin

    A man who authorities believe robbed a gas station in order to pay overdue child support has maintained his innocence in the case. Timothy Gordon Lester, 47, of Austin, has been charged with one count each of simple robbery, a felony, and fifth-degree drug possession, a gross misdemeanor.

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  19. Duluth to Host 2017 NAHL Robertson CupRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | WDIO

    ... formats for the Robertson Cup Tournament over the years. When the Wilderness won it in 2015, it was against the Austin Bruins in Austin, Minnesota. Following the semifinal rounds, the Bruins hosted a best-of-three championship series for the ...

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  20. Cedar River Watershed District has a new projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | KIMT

    AUSTIN, Minn.- The Cedar River Watershed District is hoping to make it a little easier for canoes and kayaks to get in and out of the cedar river. Starting this year kayakers will have an easier and cleaner way to start their paddling adventures here at the Cedar River State Water Trail.

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