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Victim Of Kayaking Accident Identified

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.

06/09/2011

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Hormel 2Q Profit Rises, Boosts Full-Year Outlook

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.

05/25/2011

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1 Dead In Vehicle Vs. Bus Accident Near Austin

A 31-year-old woman is dead after colliding into a school bus head-on.

05/22/2011

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Minn. Marine Arrested On Desertion Allegation

A 20-year-old Austin man has been arrested on a warrant for deserting the U.S. Marine Corps.

05/20/2011

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Friends Wonder If Cougar Hurt Horses Near Austin, Minn.

A group of friends wonders whether a cougar was responsible for injuries suffered by some horses in rural Austin.

04/29/2011

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Minn. Mother Pleads Guilty To Neglect

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.

04/28/2011

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$3,000 In Rare Coins And Bills Stolen Near Austin

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.

04/11/2011

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Hormel Product ‘Spammy’ Helps Malnourished Kids

A Minnesota-made canned meat is now going to feed malnourished kids across the world.

04/01/2011

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St. Paul Music Label To Showcase At SXSW

St. Paul-based Red House Records will showcase some of its artists at this month’s South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.

03/07/2011

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Meth Pipe Found In Minn. Woman’s Bra After Crash

A 27-year-old Austin woman faces charges after authorities say a meth pipe was found in her bra last August.

03/03/2011

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Austin Snow Pile May Harm The Environment

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.

02/19/2011

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18-Year-Old Dies In Truck-Train Crash Near Austin

A high school senior has died in a truck-train crash near Austin in southern Minnesota.

02/02/2011

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Hormel Shareholders OK 2-For-1 Stock Split

Hormel Foods Corp., which makes Spam and other prepared foods, said Tuesday its shareholders have approved a two-for-one stock split.

02/01/2011

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Gas Leak Concern Forces Austin Building Evacuation

Austin’s Main Street has reopened after part of the street was shut down because of a potential gas leak.

12/27/2010

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Minn. Girl, 6, Sought Help For Mother Found Dead

A 6-year-old girl in southern Minnesota sought help for her mother who was found dead in her apartment.

12/14/2010

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