The Hormel Institute is planning a $27 million expansion that will double its size and staff in Austin.
Austin police have arrested a 14-year-old boy who allegedly smeared hand sanitizer on his 7-year-old cousin’s back and lit him on fire.
A send-off is set in Austin Thursday for 159 Minnesota National Guard soldiers.
A young boy from southern Minnesota is being treated for burns after being set on fire by a family member.
A rare hand-written replica of the Saint John’s Bible has been donated to the Austin Public Library.
Authorities have identified the man who died after his kayak capsized in Lake Superior while on a trip with his brother and two college friends.
Hormel Foods Corp.’s fiscal second-quarter profit climbed 41 percent despite facing rising food costs, helped by strong performance from refrigerated foods like deli meats and Jennie-O Turkey.
A 31-year-old woman is dead after colliding into a school bus head-on.
A 20-year-old Austin man has been arrested on a warrant for deserting the U.S. Marine Corps.
A group of friends wonders whether a cougar was responsible for injuries suffered by some horses in rural Austin.
Thirty-five-year-old Oralia Alejandra Kalinchuk-Perez of Austin pleaded guilty this week in Mower County Court. In exchange, a second count of child endangerment was dismissed.
Sheriff’s deputies in Mower County in southern Minnesota are looking for the burglar who stole $3,000 in collectible coins and bills from a woman in Austin Township over the weekend.
A Minnesota-made canned meat is now going to feed malnourished kids across the world.
St. Paul-based Red House Records will showcase some of its artists at this month’s South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.
A 27-year-old Austin woman faces charges after authorities say a meth pipe was found in her bra last August.
The streets in Austin, Minn., are clear of snow after a record winter, but now area conservationists worry the plowing has created a new problem.
A high school senior has died in a truck-train crash near Austin in southern Minnesota.
Hormel Foods Corp., which makes Spam and other prepared foods, said Tuesday its shareholders have approved a two-for-one stock split.
Austin’s Main Street has reopened after part of the street was shut down because of a potential gas leak.
A 6-year-old girl in southern Minnesota sought help for her mother who was found dead in her apartment.
No foul play is suspected in the death of a 1-month-old baby found not breathing by its parents in an Austin apartment.
The holidays just got a little merrier for some 19,500 employees of Hormel Foods Corp.
Hormel Foods Corp. has distributed a record $16.3 million in profit-sharing to its plant employees, including workers at its Austin plant.
The re-count is over in the Austin mayoral race. And, the result is the same. Incumbent Mayor Tom Stiehm keeps his job.
A 16 year old Austin, Minnesota boy is dead after jumping from a moving vehicle being driven by his mother.