Sheriff: Faulty wiring is likely cause of Manchester fire

Sheriff: Faulty wiring is likely cause of Manchester fire

A fire that caused minor damage at a home in Manchester Thursday afternoon was more than likely caused by faulty wiring, according to authorities. Read more

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Editorial: Support sales tax renewal

Albert Lea residents will get the chance on Monday at the Albert Lea City Council meeting to voice their opinions on whether to renew the ... View

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Day care license suspended after 1-year-old child’s death

ST. PAUL — The state has suspended the license of a child care provider after a toddler died in her Anoka County home. Sheriff’s investigators ... Read more

2 arrested on warrants and other reports

2 arrested on warrants Albert Lea police arrested Jacob Alan Gardner, 28, on a warrant at 7:48 p.m. Thursday at 316 Railroad Ave. Police arrested ... Read more

A.L. Greater Education Project names director

A.L. Greater Education Project names director

The Albert Lea Greater Education Project announced the selection of Jean Eaton as project director. The Albert Lea Greater Education Project is an out-growth of ... Read more

Church service offers haven during fire at downtown Madelia businesses

MADELIA — While the rubble of downtown businesses was still smoldering, several churches gathered for an ecumenical prayer service. Read more

  1. No injuries reported in Manchester house fire
  2. Nat’l Legion commander calls for more accountability
  3. 2 injured in crash on I-35
  4. Wisconsin man charged with fleeing police in chase
  5. Weekend Planner: Activities abound for all ages at 7th annual The Big Freeze
  6. Albert Lea resident wins $50 of free fuel
  7. District VFW meeting scheduled
  8. Roundtable to host speaker
  9. Children escape fire, mother arrested
  10. Fire destroys, damages Madelia’s Main Street
  11. Nick’s Meats continues catering to customers
  12. Dem race shaken, stirred as Sanders, Clinton meet in debate
  13. Court Dispositions
  14. Chelsea Clinton campaigns for mother in Minnesota
  15. St. Paul to look into regulating short-term rental companies
  16. Murder charge upgraded in death of Redby woman
  17. Woman fatally struck by car left work early because of snowstorm
  18. 2 injured in snowmobile crash
  19. Medallion found in downtown A.L.
  20. Wisconsin man arrested after short chase in A.L.
  21. Mayor awards 5 residents for community service
  22. New program aims to help students with ACT prep
  23. Blowing, drifting snow on roadways still a major concern
  24. Albert Lea Entrepreneur Advancement Program recognized by Minnesota EDA

Feature

Valentine’s Day-themed event to take place in downtown A.L.

Valentine’s Day-themed event to take place in downtown A.L.

Three entities are collaborating to plan a Valentine’s Day-themed night filled with entertainment, art, food and historical awareness. Read more


Sports

Scoreboard: Feb. 5

Friday's results from the Tribune's coverage area. Read more

  1. Tigers fall to Panthers in OT
  2. Minnesota women’s team defeats Rutgers for the first time
  3. Brassard scores winner, Rangers rally past Wild

Cops, Courts & Fire

Sheriff: Faulty wiring is likely cause of Manchester fire

Sheriff: Faulty wiring is likely cause of Manchester fire

A fire that caused minor damage at a home in Manchester Thursday afternoon was more than likely caused by faulty wiring, according to authorities. Read more

  1. No injuries reported in fire
  2. 2 Manchester residents charged for Albert Lea burglary
  3. Day care license suspended after 1-year-old child’s death

State & Regional

Minnesota auditor sues over law allowing private audits

ST. PAUL — State Auditor Rebecca Otto filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a new state law that diminished her office’s powers, a long-awaited step that ... Read more

  1. Day care license suspended after 1-year-old child’s death
  2. Church service offers haven during fire at downtown Madelia businesses
  3. Children escape fire, mother arrested

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Editorial: Support sales tax renewal

Albert Lea residents will get the chance on Monday at the Albert Lea City Council meeting to voice their opinions on whether to renew the ... Read more

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Support the village that always supports you

“I don’t know how many fingers or toes she has, but it looks like a lot!” ... Read more

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Have a plan for new refugees

I read an article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune recently regarding the care that the U.S. government has taken in putting the unaccompanied children pouring ... Read more

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