Report of Possible Gun Prompts Lockdown at Austin High School
Austin, MN (KROC-AM News) - A lockdown was ordered at Austin High School today due to a report of a firearm possibly being brandished at the school.
The lockdown was put in place around noon after an Austin Police Department School Resource Officer requested additional help at the high school in response to the report. Austin Police Chief David McKichan says the police department with assistance from the Mower County Sheriff's Office responded to investigate the situation.
McKichan says the matter remains under investigation, but at this point, officials "have not been able to establish that a firearm was present at AHS today. The lockdown lasted for about an hour.
Rochester Caledonian Pipe Band 2023 St Patrick's Parade of Pubs Schedule
St Patrick's Day festivities will feel even more festive in 2023 with the holiday occurring on a Friday. The Rochester Caledonia Bagpipers will be making 12 appearances at different establishments around Rochester, Minnesota during their 2023 Parade of Pubs.