Winnebago County,

Reynolds Meets With Forest City Business Leaders

Governor Kim Reynolds is touring all 99 counties in Iowa to learn exactly what the people have on their minds and what are their needs. What Reynolds learned in her tour through the Boman Fine Arts Center is that there is a need for affordable housing in Winnebago County. Reynolds...
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VIDEO: Cedar River Farmers Marker kicks off

(ABC 6 News) - There is a new farmers market in Austin, and it kicked off Friday. The Cedar River Farmers Market is located just south of the Historic Terp Ballroom. The event runs Fridays from 3 to 7 p.m. beginning June 18 through October 15. ABC 6 News reporter...
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Austin, MNKIMT

$35 million project in Austin is set to break ground

AUSTIN, Minn. – Construction is set to begin on a multi-million dollar bio-science manufacturing facility in Austin,. Nu-Tek BioSciences says it will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for its new 60,000 square foot plant being built in Creekside Business Park. The project is expected to cost $35 to $40 million and create 35 to 40 new jobs in Austin.
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Austin, MNAustin Daily Herald

AU taking bids on NE Power Plant items

Austin Utilities has closed the former Northeast Power Plant and now the remaining equipment, tools, and additional items in the facility will be sold to interested parties during a virtual auction. The 30-megawatt power plant was completed and dedicated in 1971 at an event touting it as the “Power for...
Steele County,

Dairy Days to feature Princess Kay

With the popular Breakfast on the Farm canceled, the Steele County American Dairy Association has come up with a different alternative to promote dairy. The group will host Dairy Days at the Steele County Fairgrounds this weekend. Jon Schmidt, president of the dairy association, said his group had to decide...

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Austin, MNAustin Daily Herald

Cedar River Farmers Market kicking off first season on Friday

The Cedar River Farmers Market will kick off its inaugural first season from 3-7 p.m. on Friday. There will be over a dozen vendors with a variety of homegrown and handmade products, live entertainment from local musicians Jesse Smith (3-5 p.m.) and Lost in Austin (5-7 p.m.) and several food trucks that will include Bummy’s BBQ & B-Lo Zero Sno Cones and Gourmet Minn-E-Donuts).
Worth County, IAGlobe Gazette

Commentary: Worth County overreaches on wind ordinance

In my nearly 50 years of farming in northern Iowa, I have learned not just the importance but the need to diversify and intensify. That’s why my sons and I grow corn, feed cattle, feed pigs, harvest wind and closely monitor the global agricultural commodity market. We are an interconnected world and for farmers like us in Iowa to stay competitive, we have to maximize the value of the land. Wind energy is a great way to do that as it doesn’t take up much land and provides a steady revenue stream for us and supports our community with big tax revenue.