Sister Ruth Snyder talks about some residents' fear of change in Austin and her work with the Hispanic Ministries at Queen of Angels Catholic Church.
Austin Police Officer Eric Blust talked about police work and undocumented residents during a ride-along with MPR reporter Elizabeth Baier.
The Hormel meatpacking strike that tore apart Austin in the '80s, eventually transformed the demographics of the southeastern Minnesota town.
New indictments unsealed by the U.S. Justice Department Thursday include charges of two Rochester women with raising money for the Jihadist group, al-Shabaab. Those charges surprised many in the Rochester Somali community.
Austin Mayor Tom Stiehm at the Woodson Kindergarten Center talking about diversity in the town.
Judy Himle, Ken Dalager, Bob Taylor are part of a group former Local P-9 union members who have been meeting since the meatpackers strike in 1985. This was a recording of a conversation during their breakfast meeting on May 18, 2010.
The Minnesota National Guard will take over a program providing support for the state's military families.
The tornado that hit Rochester last month was not as devastating as others, but some residents are still struggling with the tedious rebuilding process.
The Rochester Cricket Association, which is holding its first-ever tournament this month. Mayo Clinic and IBM have been recruiting workers from all over the world, including many cricket-playing nations.
Cathy Wurzer gets all the news from southeast Minnesota. She talked to reporter Liz Baier about panhandling licenses, registration for same-sex couples and fixing the tornado warning system.
The Rochester City Council will consider a proposal Wednesday to allow same sex couples to register as domestic partners.
In southeastern Minnesota, the only survivor of last year's deadly Memorial Day crash that killed five people near Rochester has been speaking this week about the dangers of drinking and driving.
Soldiers and families around Minnesota know there's a deployment in their future. Within the next few months, 2,700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers from around the state will get their training orders for deployment.
Officials at the University of Minnesota-Rochester use words like "trailblazer" and "pragmatic" to describe 50 freshmen who are wrapping up the inaugural year as the school's first undergraduate class.
The Mayo Clinic has been awarded a $12.3 million stimulus grant as part of a nationwide Health Information Technology Pilot program.