Chief: Austin Woman Killed In Christmas Day House FireAuthorities are investigating a Christmas Day house fire in Austin that left one person dead. Austin Fire Chief Jim McCoy says the fire was reported just after 3 p.m. Friday. The victim was found dead inside.
Man Acquitted Of Killing Austin Man During Philadelphia iPod TheftA man already serving a life sentence has been acquitted of murder in the shooting death of an aspiring teacher during an iPod robbery in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the jury found Marcellus Jones not guilty of all charges Wednesday, including murder and conspiracy to commit robbery, in the death of 23-year-old Beau Zabel.
Full-Court Buzzer-Beater Launches Austin To WinIt was another Hail Mary pass to give the Packers the win. Only this time the winners are the Austin boys basketball team with a stunning, full-court shot as time expired. The winning players and fans erupted in jubilation as Austin walked away with an unbelievable 57-56 buzzer-beating win Tuesday night over Northfield.
Defendent In MN Man's Philadelphia Death Takes The StandA man accused of gunning down an aspiring teacher from Minnesota for his iPod on a Philadelphia street says he didn't do it and witnesses lied. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Marcellus Jones took the stand Tuesday during his trial in the death of Beau Zabel.
Man Killed In Austin Garage Fire ID'dAuthorities have identified an Austin man who died in a garage fire on Thanksgiving morning. Austin Fire Chief Jim McCoy says 43-year-old Jorge Abeyta was found dead inside the garage when firefighters arrived around 9 a.m. Thursday.
Hormel Announces 2-For-1 Stock Split Amid Strong 4th Qtr. EarningsHormel is announcing a two-for-one split a day after the company reported a strong fourth quarter and outlook. The company is projecting higher sales from organic meats producer Applegate, which it bought earlier this year.
Thanksgiving 2015 Visitor's Guide To MinnesotaAfter the turkey’s been gobbled, your out-of-town guests may get antsy for some entertainment over the long Thanksgiving weekend. Show them the best of Minnesota with this handy holiday guide.
Best Pumpkin Patches In MinnesotaPick your own pumpkin this year in one of Minnesota's best patches.
Top 10 Things To Do In Austin, TexasVisiting Austin anytime soon? Check out the top 10 things to do once you get there according to Laura Griffin, author of "Shadow Fall."
3 Adults Arrested In Southeast Minnesota High School FightTwo men and a woman are facing charges for a large fight at Austin High School in southeastern Minnesota. Twenty-seven-year-old Odell McCullough pleaded not guilty Thursday to second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and second-degree riot with a dangerous weapon.
Annual Traveling Music Showcase To Kick Off In NorthfieldAn annual Minnesota traveling music showcase is scheduled to kick off in Northfield. The Minnesota Music Coalition says the fifth annual Caravan du Nord will kick off Oct. 3, in partnership with Carleton College.
Minn. Couple Sentenced For Making Child PornOfficials say an Austin couple was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to producing child pornography.