Albert Lea to play Park Center in state quarterfinals

Albert Lea to play Park Center in state quarterfinals

The Albert Lea girls' soccer team will play its first game at the Class A state tournament at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Park Center. Read more

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We urge the 1st Congressional District of Minnesota to handily re-elect incumbent Tim Walz of Mankato. Walz represents the same qualities that can be found ... View

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The trial for the Northwood man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death last summer has been pushed back over ongoing concerns about the racial ... Read more

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Taking a look at the history and evolution of Minnesota’s school calendar

Taking a look at the history and evolution of Minnesota’s school calendar

As the Albert Lea community debates a shift in its school calendar, looking at how the nine-month school year evolved shows the influence of two ... Read more


Sports

Albert Lea to play Park Center in state quarterfinals

Albert Lea to play Park Center in state quarterfinals

The Albert Lea girls' soccer team will play its first game at the Class A state tournament at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Park Center. Read more

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Cops, Courts & Fire

Date for murder trial pushed back over racial makeup of jury

The trial for the Northwood man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death last summer has been pushed back over ongoing concerns about the racial ... Read more

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State & Regional

Date for murder trial pushed back over racial makeup of jury

The trial for the Northwood man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death last summer has been pushed back over ongoing concerns about the racial ... Read more

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Editorial: Walz grabs the moderate vote and deserves to be re-elected

We urge the 1st Congressional District of Minnesota to handily re-elect incumbent Tim Walz of Mankato. Walz represents the same qualities that can be found ... Read more

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