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Austin man sentenced to prison time on felony firearm possession charge in Mower County District Court

An Austin man who recently pleaded guilty to a felony firearm possession charge in Mower County District…

MDH reports a 10th Coronavirus-related death, number of cases in Minnesota climbs near 600

Health officials in Minnesota announced Monday the state has its 10th Coronavirus-death while the number of cases…

MDH reports nine deaths and 503 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health reported Sunday that there are now nine deaths and more than 500…

Mower County EOC establishes phone line and email address for essential needs

The Mower County Emergency Operations Center has established a phone line and email address for Essential Needs…

Austin Schools to provide free meals until May 4th

In response to the upcoming school closures, Austin Public Schools will be providing an opportunity for all…

Mower County Public Works Department announces closings and other changes in procedure due to COVID-19 outbreak

Mower County Public Works, which includes the county’s Highway Department and Recycling and Hazardous waste facility announced…

Minnesota DNR adds 15 counties, including Mower to their burn restriction list

As warmer and drier weather continues to spread throughout the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources…

Number of COVID-19 cases in Minnesota rises to 398, with four coronavirus-related deaths

Health officials in Minnesota reported Friday that there are now nearly 400 cases of COVID-19 in the…

Albert Lea woman killed Friday in rural Freeborn County accident

An Albert Lea woman was killed Friday when her vehicle rolled into a drainage ditch in rural…

Hy-Vee to make $10 million commitment to employees for their work during COVID-19 pandemic

Officials with Hy-Vee reported that the company will be making a $10 million commitment to its employees…



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