School: Extra security at Austin schools Tuesday after threat reported

A note was found at the high school on Monday afternoon.

Posted: Dec 17, 2018 10:56 PM
Updated: Dec 18, 2018 9:57 AM

AUSTIN, Minn. - According to school officials, a note containing a threat for Tuesday was found at Austin High School on Monday afternoon.

They say law enforcement has been notified and is working with the district.

In a press release, the school says "The safety and security of our students and staff is of the utmost importance to the district."

There will be additional security measures in place at the high school Tuesday.

All activities prior to 7:30 a.m. at the high school have been cancelled, and the building will open for students at that time.

Students will need to show their ID and will be checked at the door.

Campus will be closed throughout the day and no students will be allowed to leave for lunch.

This is a developing story. Tune in to KIMT News 3 on air and online for the latest.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
38° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 32°
Albert Lea
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 36° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 31°
Austin
Clear
41° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 38°
Charles City
Clear
41° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 41°
Rochester
Clear
34° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 27°
Winter is roaring back
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Gift Quality Book and Bake Sale

Image

Reading Center celebrates grand opening of new building

Image

Christmas by the Lake

Image

Making quilts for those in need

Image

John Marshall girls defeat Lakeville South at home

Image

Lourdes boys hockey falls to Mound Westonka

Image

North Iowa Bulls close out the Barn with a win

Image

Weather Sean 12/7

Image

Weather Forecast Sean 12/6

Image

Making medical cannabis more affordable

Community Events