Graduation rates increase in Albert Lea across demographics

Graduation rates increase in Albert Lea across demographics

A goal of a 90 percent graduation rate may not be too far off for students at Albert Lea High School. Read more

Featured News

Albert Lea area under blizzard warning

Albert Lea and much of the surrounding communities to the west are under a blizzard warning on Tuesday as snow and heavy winds move through ... Read more

  1. Economic growth likely in Midwest, Plains states
  2. Highway speed limit to increase
  3. Staying warm
  4. School board to vote on one of two calendars

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Find a long-term roads solution

We heard it loud and clear last week in front of the Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee: The state’s roads are aging, and officials ... View

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Officials plead for long-term roads fix

Officials plead for long-term roads fix

Residents and officials from across southern Minnesota on Friday aired concerns about aging infrastructure and a lack of transportation funding, calling on legislators to find ... Read more

7 local nonprofits have a chance to win part of $1M match

One hundred nonprofit organizations across southeastern Minnesota, including seven that affect Freeborn County, will have a chance to win a combined $1 million in matching ... Read more

Mushrooms fuel man’s passion

STEARNS COUNTY — Kevin Doyle tells mushroom stories the way anglers talk about landing the big one. Once, during a walkabout on his farm, he came ... Read more

  1. Albert Lea’s Aldrich is back-to-back state champ
  2. NRHEG’s Erickson earns 3rd place
  3. Property taxes set for 2015 increase
  4. Betty Lou Bredemus lived in, graduated from Austin
  5. Kestner will perform at 2015 Distinguished Young Women of Minn.
  6. Error on health care tax forms means more filing-season hassles
  7. Investigators grapple with motive of gunman
  8. Funding fight underscores limits
  9. ‘If they remember ‘Hee Haw,’ this is it.’
  10. Teen pleads guilty to trying to support terrorism
  11. Dayton signs bill retracting commissioner raises for now
  12. House Republicans scrap vote on layoff bill
  13. Belgian TV show films in Albert Lea as part of focus on Hwy. 65
  14. Study calls for new fire station, expansions
  15. The Interchange is Blue Zones designated
  16. Ash Wednesday brings reflection
  17. Firefighter showing cancer who’s boss
  18. Semitrailer crashes into plow 7 miles west of Austin
  19. Medical errors down at Austin, Albert Lea hospitals
  20. Weekend Planner: ‘Of Mice and Men’ coming to Marion Ross Arts Center
  21. Classic drama ‘The Crucible’ opens at Riverland
  22. Beekeepers to host meeting
  23. ALHS band to perform concert
  24. Church to have blood drive

Feature

‘If they remember ‘Hee Haw,’ this is it.’

‘If they remember ‘Hee Haw,’ this is it.’

The “Hee Haw” television show to tumble into Albert Lea Read more


Sports

Wild post road victory to stay perfect against the Avalanche

DENVER — A night off? Devan Dubnyk doesn’t need one.  Not anytime soon, the Minnesota Wild goalie insisted. Dubnyk keeps on starting, and his team ... Read more

  1. Minnesota women drop last game of the regular season
  2. Loss against Spartans ends Warriors’ run
  3. Waldorf hockey team ends season in regional tournament
  1. Investigators grapple with motive of gunman
  2. Teen pleads guilty to trying to support terrorism
  3. Firefighter showing cancer who’s boss

State & Regional

Economic growth likely in Midwest, Plains states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Economic growth lies ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states despite pullbacks in the energy sector, according to a monthly report ... Read more

  1. Water trail bill presented in House
  2. Highway speed limit to increase
  3. Officials plead for long-term roads fix

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Editorials

Editorial: Find a long-term roads solution

We heard it loud and clear last week in front of the Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee: The state’s roads are aging, and officials ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Don’t let one bad experience ruin trust for all

While pondering what scintillating subject I was going to write about this week, a story fell ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Stretch your donation in March

The Ecumenical Food Pantry is again participating in the statewide March fundraising campaign initiated by the Minnesota FoodShare organization. This is our biggest fundraiser of ... Read more

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