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Austin police say armed robber has been captured in Lyle

AUSTIN, Minn. – An accused armed robber is in custody after being tracked down by Mower County law enforcement. An off-duty Austin police officer says he saw a dark sedan parked behind a business on 12th Street SW at around 1:50 pm Friday. The vehicle fit the description of one connected to a recent robbery at Cheers Liquor. Police say the driver who the vehicle and headed toward a gas station also match the description of the suspect in the Cheers robbery.
AUSTIN, MN
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Rochester Man Arrested After ‘Shelter in Place’ Advisory in Lyle

Lyle, MN (KROC-AM News) - Mower County authorities say a Rochester man was responsible for a "shelter in place" advisory in Lyle Friday afternoon. Austin Police Chief David McKichan says the situation started with an armed robbery at an Austin convenience store around 1:50 p.m. A news release says an off-duty Austin police officer was driving by the business and noticed a vehicle that was parked nearby matched the description of a car tied to a robbery at a liquor store earlier in the week. The officer informed the Mower County dispatch center about the vehicle at the same time an employee of the convenience store was calling in to report a robbery at knifepoint.
LYLE, MN
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Rochester Man Arrested After ‘Shelter in Place’ Advisory in Lyle

Lyle, MN (KROC-AM News) - Mower County authorities say a Rochester man was responsible for a "shelter in place" advisory in Lyle Friday afternoon. Austin Police Chief David McKichan says the situation started with an armed robbery at an Austin convenience store around 1:50 p.m. A news release says an off-duty Austin police officer was driving by the business and noticed a vehicle that was parked nearby matched the description of a car tied to a robbery at a liquor store earlier in the week. The officer informed the Mower County dispatch center about the vehicle at the same time an employee of the convenience store was calling in to report a robbery at knifepoint.
LYLE, MN
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No Injuries in Two-Vehicle Crash in New Hampton

No injuries were reported, but one child was medically evaluated at the scene of a two-vehicle wreck Wednesday in New Hampton. The collision occurred shortly after noon at the intersection of East Main Street and Water Avenue. New Hampton Police say a car driven by 69-year-old Lynette Hollister was making a left turn when she collided with a vehicle driven by 33-year-old Nina Hoffman.
NEW HAMPTON, IA
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St. Ansgar baseball wallops West Fork 11-1 at home

(ABC 6 News) -- The St. Ansgar Saints know any Friday night is a great night for baseball. And it was on Friday that the West Fork Warhawks visited the Saints, the fans not having to wait long for the bats to bring the heat. St. Ansgar's Carson Sparrow had...
SAINT ANSGAR, IA
Cresco Times

Grube wins Best of Show in TPD Photo Contest

CRESCO - Vickie Grube earned the Champion Best of Show Award for her photo ‘A Mother Nature Moment’ in Mighty Howard County Fair’s Photo Contest, sponosred by the Times Plain Dealer. Grube will receive $50 in Cresco Chamber Dollars for winning the top prize. A total of...
CRESCO, IA
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New totes from Hawkeye Sanitation

HOWARD COUNTY - Julian Merritt and Lucas Merritt of Hawkeye Sanitation addressed Lime Springs City Council about having different totes for garbage and recycling. The cost for the service will go up 10-15% the first year and then 3-4% annually. That adds up to, at max, an extra $2.50 for single garbage and $2.65 for family garbage as well as about 75¢ per household for recycling.
LIME SPRINGS, IA
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Daniel Joseph Angell, 68, Maple Grove, MN

Daniel Joseph Angell of Maple Grove Minnesota, formerly of New Hampton, Iowa died June 20, 2022. The Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2022, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Maple Grove, MN. If unable to attend please join the family on the...
MAPLE GROVE, MN
Cresco Times

CACC trapshooting squads shine at State Meet

CEDAR FALLS - The Cresco Area Clay Crushers trapshooting teams turned in many solid performances at the State Meet, which was held from June 7-11 in Cedar Falls. CACC’s team 5 finished third in the Junior Varsity Division with a score of 941. Shooters included: Kail Schmelzer 195, Cale Knight 191, Ethan Tlusty 189, Kaid Headington 187 and Gatlin Dahlberg 179.
CEDAR FALLS, IA
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