Austin News


07/15/2018 10:43 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Creek cleanup planned 

AUSTIN, Minn.-June tests revealed high amounts of E. Coli in Dobbins Creek. Iowans and Minnesotans are affected by the water from Dobbins Creek because it runs into the Cedar river.


07/14/2018 09:34 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Project E3 starts conversation about conservation 

From left, William Eiaz, 10, Pranav Jah, 12, and Alex Schmidt, 12, work at one of the chemistry demonstration stations during the E3 Summer Celebration Wednesday. From left, William Eiaz, 10, Pranav Jah, 12, and Alex Schmidt, 12, work at one of the chemistry demonstration stations during the E3 Summer Celebration Wednesday.


07/10/2018 02:08 AM  ~~~Source~~~
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AUSTIN, Minn.- The River Rats Car Club of Austin is making it a lot easier for residents to dispose of used and damaged flags. They created Flag boxes located at the Austin VFW and the Austin American Legion.


07/02/2018 10:50 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Boyd becomes RCTC president 

Jeffrey Boyd became Rochester Community and Technical College's newest president at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, freshly raising the seemingly perennial question: Has stable, long-term leadership finally come to RCTC? That's not to say that RCTC has lacked for solid, competent leaders. It hasn't.


06/28/2018 07:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lawsuit alleges Hormel, other companies inflated pork prices 

The proposed class-action lawsuit was filed Thursday. Defendants included Hormel , based in Austin, Minnesota, and eight other companies, including Tyson Foods , JBS USA and Smithfield Foods .


06/26/2018 08:27 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Mower County is one of the 10 nicest places in America 

The finalists for this year's list were selected to feature all of the different ways that "nice" exists across the country. Senior editor Jeremy Greenfield said Reader's Digest wanted to show that there is good happening all around, especially in a time where the news can be full of negativity.