Heart of the heartland

Heart of the heartland

Freeborn County Arts Initiative exhibit celebrates life on the prairie Read more

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Building lease a smart move

We have heard nothing but positive comments since city officials on Monday announced a lease agreement with West End Architectural Salvage out of Des Moines ... View

Latest News

Burn survivor leaves hospital after 264 days

ST. PAUL — An Oak Park Heights man who survived being badly burned in a lawnmower explosion was discharged Friday after 264 days in Regions ... Read more

2016 Ryder Cup pitch comes up short

ST. PAUL — The 2016 Ryder Cup was awarded to the Hazeltine National Golf Club near Minneapolis years ago, however its promoters quietly recently tried ... Read more

Radiation errors investigated at cancer center

ST. CLOUD — An internal investigation has found that some patients at the CentraCare Health Coborn Cancer Center received improper doses of radiation, leading to ... Read more

Lutheran night at Twins game planned

The 22nd annual Lutheran night at the Twins is scheduled for July 28 when the Twins will square off against the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to ... Read more

Oak View hosts golf tournament

Tee It Up for Campers will have its 15th annual four-person best shot golf tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday at Oak View Golf Course in ... Read more

  1. Solar-powered airplane lands after record-breaking 5-day flight
  2. Riders safely evacuated when Ferris wheel stops
  3. Gov.’t faces burden in proving airlines worked together
  4. Government considers adding Blanding’s turtle to endangered list
  5. About 80 cars are expected at annual Fourth of July show
  6. Student testing faces big cuts next school yr.
  7. Federal gov’t to step up avian flu monitoring
  8. 2nd alleged gun burglar pleads not guilty to charge
  9. No live bird shows at county fair this year
  10. City asks public to be safe when preparing for today’s parade
  11. Firefighters to participate in Fill the Boot campaign
  12. Salvation Army to host open house
  13. Blood drive collects 45 pints
  14. Larson returns from training
  15. Minn. officials warn of toxic algae after child sickened
  16. Authorities: Couple killed in motorcycle crash
  17. Dissolutions
  18. Motorcycle class attendance low
  19. Lion receives award for years of service
  20. Lions Club president passes the gavel
  21. Environmental group wants EPA intervention
  22. Sanders returns to Minn. with liberal rallying cry
  23. Court dispositions
  24. The Heart of the Artichoke owners to retire after 13 years

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Heart of the heartland

Heart of the heartland

Freeborn County Arts Initiative exhibit celebrates life on the prairie Read more


Sports

Sports Memories: July 5

Alden defeated Hayward 50 years ago in Legion game 50 years ago: 1965 Northside Mobil defeated Wilson 28-16 in the Albert Lea Women’s Softball League. ... Read more

  1. Slow down and take in the world around you
  2. U12 soccer team competes
  3. Baseball team headed to state tourney

Cops, Courts & Fire

2nd alleged gun burglar pleads not guilty to charge

AUSTIN — The second of three alleged burglars who stole more than $100,000 in guns from a Pleasant Valley home pleaded not guilty Thursday in ... Read more

  1. Authorities: Couple killed in motorcycle crash
  2. Court dispositions
  3. Man arrested for child neglect charges

State & Regional

Infant mortality higher among Minnesota blacks, Indians

Infant mortality higher among Minnesota blacks, Indians

By Lorna Benson, Minnesota Public Radio News ST. PAUL — Ashlea Burns’ baby could easily have become another tragic statistic illustrating Minnesota’s infant mortality disparities. Two ... Read more

  1. Burn survivor leaves hospital after 264 days
  2. 2016 Ryder Cup pitch comes up short
  3. Radiation errors investigated at cancer center

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Remember why we celebrate

The Fourth of July is one of the best holidays to celebrate in Albert Lea. Read more

Columns & Opinions

Dealing with the disposal of a dead animal

“There’s a dead rabbit in the yard,” I sighed to my wife as I came in ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for saving life of loved one

On June 20, our world turned upside down. Roger and I had planted some lilies and did some other yard work. We finished up and ... Read more

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