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Austin man facing several felony criminal sexual contact charges in Mower County District Court

An Austin man who allegedly sexually abused a 17-year old female when she was 15 has been…

State Fire Marshal’s Office investigating house fire in Austin termed “suspicious”

The Minnesota State Fire Marshal is investigating an early Sunday morning house fire that Austin Fire Chief…

Three people transported to hospital after late Friday evening fire in northeast Austin

Three people were taken to Mayo Clinic Health Systems of Austin after a residence in the 2000…

Dr. Luke Hoeppner of Hormel Institute awarded lung cancer research grant

One of the most prevalent and deadly challenges in cancer treatment is drug resistance – therapies may…

Austin man sentenced to additional prison time in Mower County District Court

An Austin man who has pleaded guilty to crimes in two counties has been sentenced to additional…

Authorities respond to report of shots fired in southeast Austin late Thursday night

Authorities are investigating after receiving a report of shots fired in southeast Austin late Thursday night. Chief…

25-vehicle accident shuts down I-35 North Thursday morning

More than 25 vehicles, including six semis, were involved in an accident on I-35 near Owatonna Thursday…

Employees of QPP of Austin raise $139,000 for United Way of Mower County

Employees of Quality Pork Processors of Austin recently held their annual fundraising drive for the United Way…

Rural Austin man’s death being ruled a suicide

The death of a 41-year-old rural Austin man who died during a domestic situation late Tuesday evening…

Austin man facing felony charges for assault, terroristic threats and domestic assault in Mower County District Court

An Austin man who allegedly strangled an adult woman during a domestic disturbance early Sunday morning at…



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