Police: Burglar On Kayak Tries To Flee Officers In AustinPolice had an unusual pursuit in Austin when a burglary suspect tried to flee down the Cedar River in kayak Sunday afternoon. Police say the incident began at around 5 p.m. at the Old Mill Restaurant, which hadn’t opened yet. An employee heard someone in the building and saw two men leaving out the back door.
Jury Sides With Hormel Over Food Lost In '08 FloodA jury has ordered an Iowa warehouse operator to pay Hormel Foods Corp. $4 million for failing to protect its products from floodwaters in 2008.
Austin Snow Pile May Harm The EnvironmentThe streets in Austin, Minn., are clear of snow after a record winter, but now area conservationists worry the plowing has created a new problem.