Austin man suffers life-threatening injures in Tuesday morning crash
WINDOM TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A Mower County man was seriously hurt in a Tuesday morning crash. The Minnesota State Patrol says Blaine Warren Edwards, 35 of Austin, was driving east on Interstate 90 when he lost control near mile marker 183. Edwards went off the road and his vehicle rolled just after 5 am.
Austin man seriously injured in one-vehicle accident on I-90 in Mower County Tuesday morning
An Austin man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle, rollover-type accident on Interstate 90 in Mower County early Tuesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a 2003 Ford Ranger pickup being driven by 35-year old Blaine Warren Edwards of Austin was eastbound on Interstate 90 at approximately 5:06 a.m. Tuesday morning when his vehicle left the snow and ice covered roadway and rolled at milepost 183 in Windom Township.
Austin man suffers life threatening injuries from early morning rollover
An Austin man has suffered life threatening injuries following an early morning crash Tuesday on Interstate 90. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Blaine Warren Edwards, 35, was traveling eastbound when the 2003 Ford Ranger he was driving left the road and rolled at milepost 183. He was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System-Austin. The […] The post Austin man suffers life threatening injuries from early morning rollover appeared first on Austin Daily Herald.
Unbelted driver critically injured Mower County rollover
A driver was critically injured in a rollover off I-90 in Mower County Tuesday morning. Blaine Warren Edwards, 35, of Austin, was transported to Mayo Clinic Austin with life-threatening injuries he sustained in the 5 a.m. crash. The Minnesota State Patrol says Edwards was driving a Ford Ranger eastbound on...
Austin man injured in rollover crash stable, per family
(ABC 6 News) – The family of Blaine Warren Edwards confirmed Tuesday evening that the Austin man is stable and recovering well. A Tuesday newscast stated that Edwards was in critical condition. That statement was incorrect, and ABC 6 News apologizes for the error. —–PREVIOUS STORY—– (ABC...
Pet of the Week: Adeline & Ned
Ned is the Paws and Claws Humane Society Pet of the Week!. Ned is a resilient and lovable two-year-old Pitbull with a heart as big as his adorable, floppy ears. This charming canine adventurer began his journey when he was discovered running as a stray. Despite his challenging start, Ned’s...
City Council approves moving final 2024 tax levy forward at Truth and Taxation meeting
During its Truth and Taxation meeting Wednesday night, the Austin City Council approved of moving forward with its 2024 tax levy and budget. The council approved a 5.66% levy increase for the next year totaling $8,752,000, numbers that were set as preliminary at a Sept. 5 City Council meeting. Proposed revenue sources for next year […] The post City Council approves moving final 2024 tax levy forward at Truth and Taxation meeting appeared first on Austin Daily Herald.
Wisconsin man sentenced to jail time, supervised probation on felony violate an order for protection charge in Mower County District Court
A Wisconsin man who pleaded guilty to a felony violate an order for protection charge in Mower County District Court stemming from an incident that occurred in Mower County on February 27th of this year has been sentenced to jail time, supervised probation and time in the sentence to service program.
Man in critical condition after crash in Austin Tuesday
AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) –An Austin man is in critical condition after a crash early Tuesday morning in Mower County. According to Minnesota State Patrol, just after 5 a.m., 35-year-old Blaine Edwards was driving east on on I-90 in the Windom Township just east of Austin. The vehicle went off...
Former Olmsted County deputy re-arrested on child pornography charges, allegations that he saved explicit photos of detention center detainees
Former Olmsted County Sheriff’s Deputy Rearrested. (ABC 6 News) – A former Olmsted County sheriff’s deputy previously accused of attempting to solicit sex from children was re-arrested Wednesday on eight new charges–including possession of child pornography and saving nude photos of women booked into the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Target Area: Dodge; Fillmore; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona. Morning Commute May Be Hazardous Due to Slippery Roads. Light snowfall in far western Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota has led to treacherous road conditions, which are expected to persist into the early morning hours. Although the snow accumulation is minimal, elevated areas like bridges and overpasses may be particularly slick. Commuters are advised to exercise caution and be alert for slippery roads during their morning travel.
In Your Community: Duplicate Bridge
Duplicate Bridge is played on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Mower County Senior Center starting at 11:30 a.m. All bridge players are invited to come play either day. Players are from Albert Lea, Rose Creek, Austin, Northwood and Mason City, Iowa. Tuesday winners were: First place, Norm Blaser and Mike Leidell Second place, Joyce Crowe […] The post In Your Community: Duplicate Bridge appeared first on Austin Daily Herald.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Target Area: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona. Dense fog is expected to persist until mid-morning across northeast Iowa, southeast Minnesota, and from southwest to central Wisconsin, potentially reducing visibility to a quarter mile. Alongside the fog, snow accumulation is anticipated on roads in southwest and central Wisconsin, which may lead to slippery conditions. Early morning drivers are advised to stay vigilant due to poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions.
Jamey Helgeson: Pizza Ranch hosts fundraiser for People First Aktion Club
Pizza Ranch is set to sizzle with purpose as it hosts a Community Impact Fundraising Event to support members of the People First Aktion Club at LIFE Mower County. On Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, indulge in a slice of generosity as patrons enjoy a meal, knowing a portion of the proceeds directly aids this empowering club.
Local Alert: Caution Advised on Hwy 218 North of Austin Due to Controlled Burns
Motorists on Highway 218 north of Austin, Minnesota, are advised to be cautious due to a controlled burn in Mower County. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has warned drivers about potential smoke and asked them to reduce speed near the Lansing burn area. Burn crews will oversee the situation for safety.
Watch for workers conducting prescribed burns on Highway 218 north of Austin
Motorists on Highway 218 north of Austin may see smoke from crews conducting a prescribed burn in Mower County today, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists will encounter signs as they approach the burn area warning of the potential of smoke north of Austin near Lansing. Motorists should be attentive, slow down and […] The post Watch for workers conducting prescribed burns on Highway 218 north of Austin appeared first on Austin Daily Herald.
Christmas in the County to be held Dec. 9
The Mower County Historical Society will be celebrating the holidays with its annual fundraising event, Christmas in the County from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec 9. The Bake Sale will kick the event off in the Administrative Building starting at 11 .m. The main feature will again be Christmas cookies, however, Llefse, […] The post Christmas in the County to be held Dec. 9 appeared first on Austin Daily Herald.