Skip to main content

Dock Dogs Hall of Fame comes calling in Austin

Who knew the sport of dock jumping had its own hall of fame? Well, Austin's Bob Mallory knows it now because he's a new member. And his dog, Sir Jackson, has won an award for "competitive greatness."
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Who knew the sport of dock jumping had its own hall of fame? Well, Austin's Bob Mallory knows it now because he's a new member. And his dog, Sir Jackson, has won an award for "competitive greatness."

Next Up

Kirill Kaprizov

MacKinnon's controversial goal helps Avalanche top Wild

Kirill Kaprizov's two goals were spoiled by a questionable call.

powell itasca jail jan 2022 resize

Attorney accused of sex assault misses hearing, DMs judge

He was arrested the next day after a warrant was issued,

lorie shaull vulcan snow park st paul winter carnival 2018

Winter Carnival: Get vaccinated or test negative before coming

Organizers are also reminding people to be mindful of the city's emergency regulations.

hospital, emergency room

Driver, 15 years old, hurt when car collides with SUV

The road was wet at the time, the State Patrol said.

Tyler Wahl

Minnesotans have the Badgers back in the national spotlight

Three of Wisconsin's four leading scorers are from Minnesota.

Francisco Liriano

Liriano retires: Remembering his meteoric rise as a rookie

There was no one better than Liriano from mid-May to late-July in 2006.

Related

Man sues city of Austin, officers in Taser incident

A man who claims he was having a seizure while two Austin police officers shocked him with a Taser has filed a federal complaint seeking a jury trial. An attorney for former Austin resident Scott Sheeley, 50, originally sought a $1.5 million settlement from the city but it did not happen. Officers claim Sheeley was combative during the November 2011 incident.

Austin cat shelter downsizing after citation

The director of Cats Off Broadway is being cited for having too many cats. The Austin Daily Herald reports Mary Draayer has about 30 cats at her out-of-home shelter. She's being charged with violating a city ordinance that says animal shelters must be 500 feet or more away from residential areas. The director told the newspaper she plans to continue operating her shelter, but wants to downsize.

5 injured, 2 critically, in Austin shooting spree

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is helping local authorities investigate a shooting spree around midnight Sunday outside of an Austin events center that injured five people -- two of them critically. Authorities say the shooting took place at the Lansing Corners supper club after a "hip hop-rap"-type event and gang activity was not being ruled out as a factor

Austin backyard draws birders hoping for rare glimpse of Spotted Towhee

Experts say it's rare for the bird to wander this far east. But one in Austin has apparently been around since October, enjoying the balmy winter.

Raccoon bites 3-year-old girl in Austin, Minn.

A mother in Austin, Minn. stepped onto her porch Tuesday morning to find a raccoon biting her three-year-old daughter. The girl was treated at the hospital for four puncture wounds and scratches. Austin police say there's been a growing concern over sick raccoons in the city.

Sheriff says shootings outside Austin club likely gang related

Mower County Sheriff Terese Amazi said Tuesday that the shootings that took place outside of an Austin night club around midnight Sunday was likely gang related. Five people were injured in the shooting mishap.

Austin collector's rare coin could be worth upwards of $35,000

The coin, known as a "goloid," was made in 1878 and never put into circulation. The field manager with Treasure Hunter's Roadshow, based out of Springfield, Ill., says he's never seen one before. It could be worth anywhere from $2,000 to $35,000, according to the Austin Daily Herald.

Austin city council candidate: don't vote for me, I'm a felon

A week before the primary election, Zeke Dahl realized he wouldn't be eligible to serve on Austin's city council. Dahl was convicted of check forgery last year. The charge will be reduced to a misdemeanor once he repays the money. But he's discovered that process won't happen in time for him to be sworn in on the council.