Voters Pass On Operating Referendum For Austin Public Schools A referendum that would have significantly boosted spending per pupil in a minority-majority southern Minnesota school district has failed.
National Guard Called To Austin Nursing Home To Help With COVID OutbreakWorkers at the Sacred Heart Care Center say they've confirmed 17 cases of COVID on the premises -- 10 of which are residents, and the other seven staffers at the Skilled Nursing Facility.
How Austin's Sumner Elementary Is Reopening With In-Person Learning This School YearSumner Elementary School in Austin is one of the first schools in the state to reopen for the new year.
Austin's Sumner Elementary School To Reopen Next WeekA school in southern Minnesota plans to welcome students back next week.
Mayo Moves Births From Albert Lea To Austin HospitalMayo is closing the labor and delivery unit and moving the services to its hospital in Austin, about 30 minutes away.
Austin To Host Governor's Pheasant OpenerGov. Tim Walz will lead the festivities as the southern Minnesota community of Austin hosts the ninth annual Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener.
Flash Flooding Closes Interstate 90 In AustinA dry spell is much-needed in several Minnesota communities.
2 Injured After Shots Fired Into Crowded Austin, Minn. GaragePolice in Minnesota are investigating who fired at least a dozen shots into a crowded garage where a family was playing dominoes and having a barbecue in Austin.
Austin Bombings Suspect Kills Himself With His Own BombPolice and FBI agents located the suspect’s car at a hotel in Round Rock on Tuesday night.
Police Chief: Austin, Texas Likely Facing 'Serial Bomber'Fear escalated across Austin on Monday after the fourth bombing this month — this time, a blast that was triggered by a tripwire and demonstrated what police said was a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used in the previous attacks.
Son Charged With Murder In Mother's Stabbing DeathAn Austin man is charged with murder after he allegedly fatally stabbed his mother.
Injuries Reported After Semi Truck Crashes Into SchoolFour people were hurt Tuesday morning when a semi-truck crashed into a car and then into a southern Minnesota school.
Minn.-Based Hormel Foods Acquires Deli Meat Co. Columbus For $850MMinnesota-based food company Hormel Foods has made its largest acquisition ever after an agreement to buy Columbus Manufacturing, Inc.
Minnesota Teen Who Collapsed At Football Practice DiesA high school football player in southern Minnesota has died after he collapsed during practice last month.
Austin Police: Meat Filled With Fish Hooks Found In Dog Owner's YardAustin Police's K-9 Unit is warning pet owners after chunks of meat embedded with fish hooks were found in a residential yard Friday.