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Auctions

Cleaning Services

Huge Antique Auction, Martin Luther High School, Northrop, MN. Saturday, January 18, 9:15AM. Many collectible toys, very old clothing, dishes, Fostoria, furniture & primitives. Pictures & sale bill @ www.martinlutherhs.com. 4 miles N of Fairmont I-90 exit & 1/4 miles W. 03/41b00/03

ARIZONA CLEANING COMPANY. Serving Austin & Albert Lea area since 1999. Carpet, Upholstery, and Duct cleaning for all seasons. Don’t drown your carpet, dry clean it! Call 507-4337839. 53/00e00/02

Farm Equipment & Supplies

Handyman Services

ROUND BALED MIXED HAY FOR SALE: NET WRAP 1300 LBS. CALL BILL 507-438-9218. 02/04

Fuel and Wood OAK FIREWOOD FOR SALE. FREE DELIVERY AUSTIN & ALBERT LEA AREA CALL (507)438-9181. 01/36b00/03

Furniture & Appliances Morris Furniture’s Budget Shop is loaded with clearance and blowout priced items. All items discounted at 50% and more off. Sofas, recliners, sectionals and reclining sofas by popular name brand manufacturers. Mismatched mattress sets, all sizes. Morris Furniture Budget Shop, 1909 E. Main Str., Albert Lea, MN. 507-3736434. www.morrisfurniture.com tfn/35b00

Machinery & Tools FOR SALE: Craftsman Electric start, 277 C.C. motor Snow Blower with cab, like new. $450.00. 507-433-2509. 02/18/02

E.L.K. CONSTRUCTION HANDYMAN SERVICES: Update or replace windows, egress windows & doors. Home repair, remodeling & construction, decks, garages, siding, roof repair, drywall & texturing, concrete. Call Ernie at 4384307. 24 years experience, bonded. License #BC 710064. 53/37b00/02

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Junk Removal JUNK REMOVAL – Old appliances, furniture, electronics, yard waste as well as Any Kind of Junk from Anywhere! Basements, attics, garages. Free estimates. Senior discounts, BEST PRICES! Call anytime 507-219-0466 01/nc/03

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PREPLANNING Showing You Care

1,2, & 3 Bdrm apartments available! In the city, close to downtown. And quiet country living. Nice apartments, affordable price. $500-$795. Laundry available, most locations. Basic utilities included at some locations. Call 507-440-4062. See kpmrent.com. 01/34b00/03 2 bdrm. $700/mo. Everything included. References required. Call for showing. 507-202-1724. 53/36b00/02

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For all your preplanning needs Contact Mary Kittelson 433-5000

Houses For Rent

Office & Commercial Rental COMMERCIAL BUILDING FOR RENT. 605 10th Dr. SE. RENT ONLY $650/mo. 507-202-2828. 53/36c00/02

Storage Storage space,11x32ft,large space,10x12 space w/shelves-walk indoor,10x12 space w/shelvesw/roll up door. WANTED: chains and blade or snowblower for 280 or 300 model John Deere. 438-9141. 52/38p00/01

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HOUSES AVAILABLE! 2 & 3 bdrms.$750-$975 per month. You pay utilities. You can find more information at kpmrent.com or call us at 507440-4062. Office is located at 508 Oakland Ave. W, Austin.Open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm. 02/38b00/04

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Wedding & Event Showcase

Plan your wedding or special event from start to finish

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 12:00-3:00 pm Vendor Expo Admission $5.00 Complimentary Champagne Prizes Drawn Every Hour

Hormel Historic Home

208 4th Ave NW, Austin • 507-433-4243

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Kenneth E. Anderson, 82: died, Jan. 1, 2020 Warren J. Severtson, 88: died, Jan. 2, 2020 Thelma L Tangen, 92: died, Jan. 1, 2020 Lucille E. Ramlo, 95: died, Dec. 29, 2019 Larry L Brenden, 73: died, Jan. 2, 2020 LaVerne M. Felten, 92: died, Jan. 3, 2020 Marian Siegfreid, 94: died, Dec. 17, 2019 Roger A. Johnson, 84: died, Jan. 4, 2020 Mark Hansen, 71: died, Dec. 29, 2019 Gary G. Mapes, 81: died, Jan. 4, 2020 Ila L. Johnson, 80: died, Jan. 2, 2020 Larry L. Brenden, 73: died, Jan. 2, 2020 Linda L. Lagenoek, 82: died, Jan. 3, 2020 Pamela A. Hillemeier, 63: died, Jan. 5, 2020 Richard E. Bauer, 69: died, Dec. 30, 2019 Beverly J. Hatten, 94: died, Jan. 2, 2020 Annete (Carol) Oakland: died, Dec. 26, 2020 Dorothy F. Brnfleth, 99: died, Dec. 31, 2019 Ella M. Briggs, 89: died, Jan. 4, 2020 Eleanor C. Montigney, 99: died, Jan. 1, 2020 Michael S. Falch, 70: died, Jan. 6, 2020 Deloris A. Scott, 90: died, Jan. 7, 2020 John R. Frost, 55: died, Jan. 7, 2020 1801 4th St. NW, Austin www.worlein.com


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Austin Bruins vs. Minot

Friday, January 17th • 7:05 pm Saturday, January 18th • 7:05 pm

Riverside Arena

Tickets available at Jim’s Marketplace Foods, Hy-Vee, Games People Play and Holiday Inn.

Austin EAglEs Aerie 703 433-8675 • 107 11th St. NE, Austin People Helping People

Wed, Jan 15: Burger Night, 5:30 - 8:00 pm Thur, Jan 16: Hot Beef, Chicken Wild Rice Soup; Bingo 6:30 pm Sat, Jan 18: Bar Bingo 2 pm: Soup & Sandwich Fri, Jan 17 & Sat, Jan 18: New Dinner Night Menu 5 New Items

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Leave 8:00 am

Pick up at Courtyard 7:30 am; Shopko at 7:50 am; Lake Geo Travel Plaza (The Pit Stop) at 8:10 am $30 INCLUDES BUS RIDE, $3 FOOD COUPON & $20 IN SLOT PLAY For reservations Call Judy laskewitz 437-3343 or 438-7070 All Offers subject tO chAnge NEXT TRIP TO TREASURE ISLAND: TUES, FEB. 18

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Monday: Taco Bar | $1.50 per Taco; Soft or Hard Shell Taco with Beef and Cheese Tuesday: Burgers or Brats $2.00; Onion Rings or Fries $2.00 Wednesday: 60¢ Wings, $8 Pitchers of Beer, $1.50 Ribs Thursday: Steak Special or $3 Nachos Special; $2 Margaritas; Drink Specials 9:00 pm-close


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Tire maintenance keeps drivers safe Maintaining tires is an important component of safe driving. Tires are some of the hardest working parts on a car or truck and are subjected to wear and tear every time rubber meets the road.

Tires affect many components of driving, including handling, braking and the comfort of the ride. Maintaining tires makes driving safe not only for drivers and their

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passengers, but also for fellow motorists.

balance.

Vehicle owners should be aware of wear more evenly on tires. the routine maintenance steps that can keep them safe and improve · Balancing: AAA says balancthe life expectancy of tires. ing also helps minimize uneven wear and tear. Balanced tires are · Tire pressure: The NHTSA says achieved by using small weights only 19 percent of consumers attached to the wheels to limit properly check and inflate their vibration of the tire and wheels tires. Keeping tires properly inflated as they turn. New tires should be is one of the most important balanced, and tires also should steps to maintaining them. Tires be balanced after one or more is lose around 1 psi per month, and removed to repair a puncture. underinflated or overinflated tires

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that, in 2017, 738 fatalities occurred because of tire-related crashes. Many of those crashes were no doubt preventable, and that only highlights the importance of maintaining tires and monitoring their performance. Poor tire maintenance can lead to premature wear and potentially result in a blowout. The automotive group AAA notes it is important to visually inspect tires as often as possible. Drivers should look for overall tread wear. Pay special attention to tread wear on one edge of the tires, which could indicate poor alignment. Erratic tread wear may mean tires are out of

can contribute to unusual wear, blowouts and even excessive fuel consumption.

· Alignment: Vehicles have wheel alignment measurements that Drivers also should pay attention pertain to manufacturers’ specto how their cars drive and sounds. · Rotation: Check the owner’s man- ifications. Alignment that falls Unusual vibration or thumping outside of the range can impact ual or recommendations from the noises suggest issues with the handling, fuel economy and tread tire manufacturer, but know that tires. A car that pulls in one direcmost mechanics advise having wear. A drift or pull suggests aligntion also may be experiencing tire tires rotated every 5,000 to 8,000 ment problems and should be problems. miles. Rotation helps distribute addressed. Vehicle owners should keep tire inspection and maintenance in mind as part of their overall car care plan.

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Employment OPPORTUNITIES CAFETERIA COOKS ·Dayshift - $10 per hr to start ·Mon – Fri, occasional Sat, No Sundays ·Paid Holidays & Vacation, 401k ·Free meals and uniform shirts ·Cafeteria position located at QPP in Austin ·Prev. restaurant cooking exp. preferred ·Must be 18 yrs. or older

Apply now at our website www.libertyfoodservice.com, Start a Career page, Apply On-line. Call Blondell at 507-437-7783.

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Part-Time Farm Work The National Association of State Department of Agriculture is seeking someone to collect agricultural data from farmers in Dodge County and adjoining counties.

Prefer someone with farm background and knowledge of agriculture. If interesed, please contact Odean Johnson/Supervisor Waseca, MN. Call 507-382-7505 between 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Equal Opportunity Employers


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“For the Love of Austin” Fundraiser for the Austin Area Foundation

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MEADOWS WEST TOWNHOMES NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS

Friday, February 14th. 2020

2 & 3 Bedroom Townhomes. Rent based on income. Credit Check & Criminal Background Check Required.

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BUILDING FOR SALE 2 story building downtown one block west of S. Broadway Avenue near the Freeborn County Courthouse. This listing has multiple building use opportunities which include office area, multiple warehousing areas and entire 2nd floor has vehicle ramp from grade level with 40 plus vehicle parking stalls. $350,000

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Craig Hoium 507-473-3048 or Rick Mummert 507-383-5773 RON HOLTAN REALTY

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