Austin, Minnesota

What is Austin, Minnesota known for?

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on the Street '' and ''Oz (Oz (TV series))'', winning a Directors Guild of America (Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series) award for the former. Kopple also directed ''A Conversation With Gregory Peck'' and ''Bearing Witness'', as well as documentaries on Mike Tyson and Woody Allen. The latter film, ''Wild Man Blues'', focuses on his Dixieland jazz tour and on Allen's relationship with Soon-Yi Previn. Church with no notability asserted


df y 1904 04 05 birth_place Austin, Minnesota, USA (United States) death_date estate (Estate (land)) called Burr Oaks, since partitioned into hundreds of residential lots. He published a volume of poetry called ''Burr Oaks'' in 1947, and many of his poems

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of Albert Lea (Albert Lea, Minnesota). It is part of Minnesota's Independent Public Radio network. The "Maverick" moniker comes from the university's athletic team name. Member stations, in addition to Twin Cities Public Television, include Pioneer Public Television serving Appleton (Appleton, Minnesota) and Worthington (Worthington, Minnesota), KSMQ in Austin (Austin, Minnesota), Lakeland Public Television serving Bemidji, Minnesota Bemidji

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'''A'''ustin '''A'''lbert '''L'''ea '''KAAL''' is the ABC (American Broadcasting Company)-affiliated television station for the Driftless Area of Southeastern Minnesota (Southeast Minnesota) and North-Central Iowa. Licensed to Austin, Minnesota, the station broadcasts a high definition (high-definition television) digital signal on UHF channel 33 (or virtual channel 6.1 via PSIP) from a transmitter southeast of Grand Meadow, Minnesota in Eastern Mower County

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School#Famous_Teachers Randy Broughten (electric and steel guitar), Nick Ciola (bass (bass guitar)), Billy Dankert (drums and vocals), and Martin Zellar (guitar, harmonica and vocals) played their first shows together in 1984. They released singles and albums between 1986 and 1992 and became an important part of the Twin Cities music scene. Most songs were written by Zellar, though Dankert also had several of note, including crowd favorite "Time Heals". Upon


out later, while we were there, and then we knew." A Storyteller For the War That Won't End. The New York Times. April 3, 1990 - AUM KAUM Austin Municipal Airport Austin, Minnesota, United States - In 1984 and 1985 UFCW pursued aggressive campaigns and organized 136,000 workers. In 1986 the Canadian Brewery Workers Union merged with the UFCW. Still aggressive

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to the United Nations General Assembly, and the boards of directors of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR). Hormel funded the creation of James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center at the San Francisco Public Library in 1995. It is the gateway to collections documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history and culture, with a special emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area. birth_date birth_place Austin, Minnesota, USA death_date February, 1976 DATE OF BIRTH June 23, 1891 PLACE OF BIRTH Austin, Minnesota, USA DATE OF DEATH February 1976

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broadcasting FM , "The Maverick") is a public (public radio) radio station operated by Minnesota State University, Mankato in Mankato, Minnesota that carries a mixed news, talk (talk radio), and music format. A repeater station, '''KMSK''' (91.3 FM), serves the city of Austin (Austin, Minnesota). A translator station, '''K220AQ''' (91.9 FM), serves the city of Fairmont (Fairmont, Minnesota), and another, '''K220AR''' (also on 91.9 FM), serves the city


across streets. In the northwest quarter of the city, the storm had the effect of blocking several side streets, 8th Ave Northwest near Sumner Elementary School, and 14th St. Northwest between I-90 and 8th Ave. The event caused disruption in Sunday church services the next morning as many congregations organized clean up activities instead of regularly scheduled events Summer 1984 Tornado destroyed Echo Lanes Bowling Alley as it swept through the S.E. part of Austin. Neighboring Bo-Dee

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, Minnesota Mower County , which is in the southeast part of the state. It is one of two man-made lakes in Mower County (the other is Lake Louise (Lake Louise State Park)), which is one of only four counties in Minnesota without a natural lake (list of Minnesota lakes). The majority of the lake is only 5-6 feet deep. Dobbins Creek The "Old Headquarters Building" was located in Austin, Minnesota on the north corner of Main Street and Second Avenue N.W. It was built

Austin, Minnesota

thumb Interstate 90 Interstate Hwy. 90 (Image:I90AustinMN2006-05-20.JPG) Business Loop (Oakland Avenue) runs through the center of Austin. thumb Hormel Spam Museum. (Image:SpamMuseumAustinMN2006-05-20.JPG) '''Austin''' is a city in Mower County (Mower County, Minnesota), Minnesota, United States. The population was 24,718 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). The southern part of the city is in Austin Township (Austin Township, Minnesota) while the northern part is in Lansing Township (Lansing Township, Minnesota); the city is politically independent of both. Austin is located at the intersection of Interstate Highway 90 (Interstate 90) and U.S. Highway 218 (U.S. Route 218) in the southeastern part of the state.

The town was originally settled along the Cedar River (Cedar River (Iowa River)) and it has two man-made lakes called East Side Lake and Mill pond. The town was named for Austin R. Nichols, the first settler in the area.

Hormel Foods Corporation (Hormel) is the largest employer in Austin, where its factory makes most of North America's Spam (Spam (food)) tinned (Tin can) meat. The Austin Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors an annual Independence Day Freedom Fest. Austin is sometimes called "'''Spam Town USA'''", as it is home to Hormel's headquarters and is home to the Spam Museum. Austin is also home to the Austin Bruins which are a junior hockey team in the NAHL.

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