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Sisters charged with assaulting each other; Varying witness accounts on use of lamp - Austin Daily Herald

Two sisters arrested for allegedly fighting in the street appeared on Monday in Mower County District Court.Abajado Otor Gilo, 18, of Austin was charged with felony domestic assault.Okony Otor Gilo, 22, of Austin was charged with misdemeanor domestic assault-intentionally inflict/attempt to inflict

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-19 12:28:53

Man wields knife, tells Grand Meadow officer to shoot him; Allegedly pointed knife at officer - Austin Daily Herald

ThielenLeonard Leroy Thielen Jr., 55, of Stewartville was charged on Tuesday in Mower County District Court with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, felony terroristic threats and gross misdemeanor violation of a domestic abuse no contact order.According to court documents, a Grand

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-20 13:30:36

Man allegedly caught with 90 counterfeit $100 bills; Claimed it was a joke - Austin Daily Herald

Ronald Thomas Waller, 52, of Austin was charged on Monday in Mower County District Court with felony counterfeiting currency-utter or possess, felony fifth-degree drug possession, gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI-refuse to submit to chemical test of blood or urine as required by search warrant an

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-19 12:39:24

Medical emergency call leads to DWI arrest; Child was inside the vehicle - Austin Daily Herald

Alicia Yevtte Evans, 31, of Austin was charged on Monday in Mower County District Court with gross misdemeanor DWI-operate motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, misdemeanor driving after revocation of her license, misdemeanor open bottle law, and petty misdemeanor vehicle registration requir

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-19 12:38:19

Austin Aspires: Supporting the sparks of children leads to positivity - Austin Daily Herald

Research has revealed that students who identified their sparks and whose sparks were supported had positive behaviors in the areas of attendance, academics, avoidance of violence, and adaptability. Sparks also help build a foundation for school success as they contribute to resilience and well-bein

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-20 13:22:34

Bikes, air compressors stolen from garage - Austin Daily Herald

Police are looking for an individual or individuals that stole two bikes and two air compressors from a Northeast garage.According to Austin Police Chief Brian Krueger, police were called at 4:58 p.m. on Monday to a residence in the 1200 block of First Avenue Northeast. The victim said someone had e

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-20 13:25:54

Austin Woman Facing Possible DWI, Child Endangerment Charges

June 18, 2018 12:37 PM(ABC 6 News) - An Austin woman is facing several possible charges, including child endangerment, after an incident Saturday afternoon.The Austin Police Department said around 12 p.m. they received a 911 call from a concerned citizen who thought a driver may be experiencing a me


2-car accident in Worth County

The accident happened on Thrush Ave. just north of 340th St. when a vehicle driven by 29-year-old Lacy Clayton, of Osage, was passing a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Jacqueline Dalluge, of Grafton, when she lost control and hit the driver’s side of Dalluge’s vehicle.

KIMT - 2018-06-20 06:46:00

Garage damaged in Saturday fire; Fire likely started in electrical box - Austin Daily Herald

According to Mower County Chief Deputy Mark May, an individual driving north on Highway 218 called at 8:20 p.m. on Saturday after observing smoke coming from the property at 53254 275th St. in Austin. Some individuals stopped at the residence and saw smoke coming from the unattached garage. They che

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-19 12:37:13

Jammin’ outdoors; Austin ArtWorks Center brings open jam session to the Bandshell - Austin Daily Herald

This Friday, for the first time, the ArtRocks Open Jam Sessions will be held at an outdoor concert venue during “Jammin’ at the Bandshell.” The event begins at 7 p.m. at Bandshell Community Park.

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-19 12:41:34

Convictions: June 3-9 - Austin Daily Herald

Elgin Tyrese Green, 24, of Austin was sentenced to 60 months in prison by Judge Kevin Siefken for felony violent felon in possession of a firearm. He must pay $85 in fines.


13U All-Stars take second in Blue Earth - Austin Daily Herald

The 13U Austin All-Stars baseball team finished as a runner-up at the Blue Earth Invite this past weekend. Austin beat Northrop 4-2, it beat Quad Cities 19-1 and it topped Chaska 7-1 in the semifinals. Blaine beat Austin, which is sponsored by Local 9, 7-5 in the title game. Austin will host a tourn

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-19 01:45:43

Photos: Up, up and away - Austin Daily Herald

Justin Hansen leads Samantha Hinz, Sam and Ray Wicks during the Young Eagles Flight event, hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association at the Austin Municipal Airport.


Austin woman pleads guilty to financial exploitation

Bridget Ann Fodness, 40 of Austin, has reached a plea deal with prosecutors where she will plead guilty to one count of financial exploitation while two other counts of the same crime and a charge of theft will be dismissed.


1 transported by Mercy Air Med after north Iowa motorcycle vs. tractor accident

A tractor driven by 29-year-old Isaac Hovey, of Northwood, was traveling eastbound on Highway 105 with its flashers on and attempted to turn into a driveway on the north side of the road when he was struck by a motorcycle driven by 40-year-old Shawn Boyd of Elmore, Minnesota, authorities said.


READERS WRITE: Thank you, from the Harry Wenger Marching Band Festival

What a treat to experience the wonderful marching and music last Saturday for the 9th Annual Harry Wenger Marching Band Festival. The streets were alive with the sound of music! This event is impossible without you! It is hard to believe that it was just a little over 9 years ago that we took a gian

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-06-19 05:00:00

Taking over the track: Chateau has a new owner - Austin Daily Herald

Wytaske, who lives three miles from the track, which opened in 1956, said he first went to Chateau to watch his dad race in 1965. Wytaske himself raced on the track from 1979 until 2016. He was planning on making a comeback to racing this summer when he heard that the track may be closing down.

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-06-19 01:31:12

Meth, child abuse, Northwood stabbing and Thompson shooting: North Iowa crime and courts for June

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Three arrested after drug raid in Austin

Darrin Darrell Downer Jr., 20, Jesse Darell Downer, 28, and Michelle Dawn Downer, 27, all of Austin, were taken into custody after the Austin Police Department, Mower County Sheriff’s Office, and the Southeast Minnesota Violent Crime Enforcement Team searched a home in the 1600 block of 16th Street


Austin PD: 3 Arrests Involving Drugs, Guns and Child Endangerment

June 15, 2018 11:32 AM(ABC 6 News) - Austin Police have arrested three people after conducting a search warrant on the 1600 block of 16th Street SW Wednesday morning.Darrin Downer, Michelle Downer, and Jesse Downer were arrested. Police say all three are being charged with possession of stolen prope