Renovations add to appeal of downtown’s lakefront access

Renovations add to appeal of downtown’s lakefront access

The capstone to downtown Albert Lea, this location is popular for weddings, celebrations and provides easy access to the water of Fountain Lake. Read more

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Citizenship calls for respect, too

Civics. The dictionary says it is the study of the rights and duties of citizenship. Those duties mean participation in community matters. Get out there, ... View

Latest News

St. Paul woman unexpectedly leaves home for Syria, Quran

By Laura Yuen, Minnesota Public Radio News ST. PAUL — The week she disappeared, the biggest worry on the mind of the 19-year-old St. Paul woman ... Read more

Zebra mussels spread to Cass Lake

ST. PAUL (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says zebra mussels have spread to a popular fishing lake in northwestern Minnesota. The agency ... Read more

McFadden backs air strikes against Islamic State

ST. PAUL (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden says he would vote to give President Barack Obama authorization for expanded air strikes against Islamic ... Read more

Special wedding guest: Man who saved groom’s life

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Adam Myers and Sloan Braith get married Saturday, they’ll have a special guest present: The man whose bone marrow made their ... Read more

Suspect indicted in Minnesota officer killing

HASTINGS (AP) — The man charged with fatally shooting a Minnesota police officer this summer now faces a grand jury indictment. A multi-county grand jury ... Read more

  1. Man pleads guilty to drugging, molesting girl, 10, at sleepover
  2. Hospitals see surge in kids’ breathing problems
  3. Art on Main project returning to Zumbrota
  4. Somali gang case witness has partial win on appeal
  5. Salmonella-tainted peanuts case in hands of jury
  6. Judge orders release of sex offender
  7. Autumn in the Village to return with activities, demos and food
  8. Gallery: Raiders top Tigers
  9. Grades up for school finances
  10. County government mourns death of worker
  11. Buettner’s next Blue Zones book is slated to be published in March 2015
  12. Hollandale Harvest Festival returns
  13. Minnesota corn crop will be larger than expected
  14. Political signs stolen and other reports
  15. Local stars come out to walk the red carpet
  16. Mower County officials call for vigilance to prevent ash borers
  17. Weekend Planner: ‘Medea’ tragedy to be shown at Marion Ross Performing Arts Center
  18. ‘No more wiggle room’ in stadium schedule
  19. Senators chide freight delays
  20. New footage of skyway arrest released
  21. Klobuchar praises ISIS plan
  22. Honoring Americans impacted by Sept. 11
  23. Medical pot program combines medicine, research
  24. Bolshoi ballet to beam from Moscow to Albert Lea

Feature

Autumn in the Village to return with activities, demos and food

Autumn in the Village to return with activities, demos and food

‘It’s a walk back in time’ Since the early 1990s, the Freeborn County Historical Museum has given people a chance to go back in time, at ... Read more


Sports

Find adventure by using your imagination

Now is a good time to start planning a weekend drive to check out the fall colors that are in the not too distant future. ... Read more

  1. Sports Memories: Sept. 14
  2. Tigers win home tourney
  3. Duo wins horseshoe tourney

Cops, Courts & Fire

Alleged heroin dealer pleads not guilty to drug charges on Thursday in Austin

AUSTIN — A suspected heroin dealer arrested in an August drug raid pleaded not guilty to related charges Thursday in Mower County District Court. Steven ... Read more

  1. Suspect indicted in Minnesota officer killing
  2. Man pleads guilty to drugging, molesting girl, 10, at sleepover
  3. Judge orders release of sex offender

State & Regional

St. Paul woman unexpectedly leaves home for Syria, Quran

By Laura Yuen, Minnesota Public Radio News ST. PAUL — The week she disappeared, the biggest worry on the mind of the 19-year-old St. Paul woman ... Read more

  1. Alleged heroin dealer pleads not guilty to drug charges on Thursday in Austin
  2. Zebra mussels spread to Cass Lake
  3. McFadden backs air strikes against Islamic State

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Citizenship calls for respect, too

Civics. The dictionary says it is the study of the rights and duties of citizenship. Those duties mean participation in community matters. Get out there, ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

The hype surrounding Apple is not worth it

“Your appointment is making me miss the Apple keynote,” I told my wife as we waited ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Savick worked hard for Dist. 27A

One of the things I like most about Rep. Shannon Savick is this: She knows how to handle money. She knows how to balance a ... Read more

Advertise With Us

Catherine Buboltz 507-379-3427

Catherine Buboltz is proud to work with an outstanding group experienced advertising professionals. Our team includes: ... Read more

Apartments in Albert Lea Attorneys in Albert Lea Antiques Stores in Albert Lea
Auto Dealers in Albert Lea Auto Parts in Albert Lea Bed and Breakfasts in Albert Lea
Churches in Albert Lea Dentists in Albert Lea Doctors in Albert Lea
Flowers in Albert Lea Hotels in Albert Lea Insurance in Albert Lea
Liquor Stores in Albert Lea Mortgages in Albert Lea Gift Shops in Albert Lea
Pest Control in Albert Lea Realtors in Albert Lea Restaurants in Albert Lea
Storage in Albert Lea Tax Preparation in Albert Lea Travel in Albert Lea