AUSTIN EDITION Open house for United Way director

From staff reports

The United Way of Mower County will host an open house Wednesday evening for its new executive director.

Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt, who replaced former director Amy Baskin, will meet community members from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hormel Historic Home, 208 Fourth Ave. N.W., Austin.

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