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Austin Utilities Board of Commissioners approves 2020 budget with no increases to electric and natural gas costs

The Austin Utilities Board of Commissioners approved the 2020 Austin Utilities budget and related rate adjustments at…

Rural healthcare roundtable discussion held in Albert Lea Wednesday evening

State District 27A Representative Peggy Bennett, a Repblican from Albert Lea and a panel of healthcare experts…

Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee makes stops in Austin and Albert Lea

The Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee stopped in Austin and Albert Lea last week, and committee member…

Austin man facing domestic assault and interference with emergency calls charges in Mower County District Court

An Austin man who allegedly punched a woman in the face several times during a domestic incident…

Salvation Army to start Red Kettle Campaign with “counter kettles” Friday

The Austin Chapter of the Salvation Army will be putting out their “counter kettles” this Friday, November…

Eight Mayo Clinic hospital receive “A” rating for safety

Eight Mayo Clinic hospitals, including the campuses in Austin and Albert Lea scored high marks for safety…

MnDOT announces completion of construction on Oakland Woods rest area

The Minnesota Department of Transportation reported that construction on the westbound Interstate 90 Oakland Woods rest area…

Hormel Foods recognized by Forbes Magazine on its 2019 Best Employers list

Hormel Foods Corporation, a global branded food company, today announced it has been recognized by Forbes on…

Austin’s Annual Merry Tuba Christmas set for Saturday, December 7th

Join in on the fun on Saturday, December 7th at the Historic Paramount Theatre for Austin’s Annual…

Hormel Foods Corporation announces recipients of Hormel Heroes Scholarship Program

Hormel Foods Corporation today announced the recipients of this year’s two $10,000 Hormel Heroes Scholarships. The Hormel Heroes…



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