Gallery: Knights fall in opener

Gallery: Knights fall in opener

ALDEN — The Alden-Conger football team lost 36-0 Thursday in its season opener against Renville County West. A full story with a photo gallery will ... Read more

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Walz optimistic on manufacturing

Manufacturing is making a comeback. That’s the message incumbent 1st District Congressman Tim Walz shared Wednesday after meeting with local business leaders and touring Albert ... Read more

  1. Albert Lea could be place for sex trafficking crimes
  2. Ex-Iowa lawmaker pleads guilty to payments
  3. Court denies self-defense appeal by Waseca man
  4. Weekend Planner: Golfers tee off for the 87th annual Shortstop

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Editorial: Hopes rising for Tigers football

We are looking forward to high school football season and — we’ll be direct here — very much desire to see Albert Lea, Alden-Conger and ... View

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MnDOT urges caution in work zones during Labor Day weekend

With AAA predicting automobile travel to increase by 1.4 percent this Labor Day weekend as 29.7 million travelers hit the road, the Minnesota Department of ... Read more

‘Diabetes and Dentistry’ set for Sept. 15

A free program, “Diabetes and Dentistry,” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at Freeborn County Historical Museum, 1031 Bridge Ave., Albert Lea. Diabetes can ... Read more

Minnesota experiencing strong summer travel season

ST. PAUL — Minnesota is experiencing a strong summer travel season despite its late start and high water levels in some areas. Explore Minnesota Tourism ... Read more

Dayton urges feds to step in on grain delays

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is urging the federal government to step in on railroad delays hitting Minnesota grain farmers. A growing backlog of ... Read more

Man charged for stabbing teen with samurai sword

ANOKA — Anoka County authorities have charged a man who they say used a samurai sword to attack teenagers who were throwing toilet paper on ... Read more

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  6. White House: Obama to act alone on immigration
  7. Uzi killing shows tragic side of gun tourism
  8. St. Paul council approves lease dispute settlement
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  10. U.S. government sues St. Anthony over rejection of Islamic center
  11. Teammates, fans pay tribute to drowned player
  12. Assault victims can claim asylum
  13. Roll with the rock: Bad Monkey just keeps on playing and playing
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  17. Car took Saturday drive into Dane Bay
  18. Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10
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Pushing the envelope with body art

Pushing the envelope with body art

Art can push the envelope in a variety of ways, but the Freeborn County Arts Initiative is pushing it with something as simple as the ... Read more


Sports

Gallery: Knights fall in opener

Gallery: Knights fall in opener

ALDEN — The Alden-Conger football team lost 36-0 Thursday in its season opener against Renville County West. A full story with a photo gallery will ... Read more

  1. Scoreboard: Aug. 28
  2. Teammates, fans pay tribute to drowned player
  3. Rookie QBs have chance to start

Cops, Courts & Fire

Albert Lea could be place for sex trafficking crimes

At the crossroads of two major interstates and with the presence of the Internet, Albert Lea could be a potential location for sex trafficking, according ... Read more

  1. Ex-Iowa lawmaker pleads guilty to payments
  2. Court denies self-defense appeal by Waseca man
  3. Man charged for stabbing teen with samurai sword

State & Regional

Ex-Iowa lawmaker pleads guilty to payments

DES MOINES, Iowa — A former Iowa lawmaker has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican candidate for ... Read more

  1. Court denies self-defense appeal by Waseca man
  2. MnDOT urges caution in work zones during Labor Day weekend
  3. Minnesota experiencing strong summer travel season

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Editorial: Hopes rising for Tigers football

We are looking forward to high school football season and — we’ll be direct here — very much desire to see Albert Lea, Alden-Conger and ... Read more

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Are Americans teed off at Obama golfing?

Shortly after he angrily denounced the obscene beheading of freelance journalist James Foley by a member ... Read more

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Meet the new Habitat volunteer

Recently Habitat for Humanity of Freeborn and Mower counties has brought on a new member to work for a year. The position is through the ... Read more

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