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Salvation Army captain garners national attention

Salvation Army captain garners national attention

A familiar face can be found on the cover of the Salvation Army’s Northern Highlights magazine this year. Capt. Jim Brickson was featured in the Salvation ... Read more

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Dayton deserves 4 more years

It’s clear who should be the governor of Minnesota. We urge voters to return incumbent Mark Dayton to office when they go to the polls ... View

Latest News

Mayo offers program on holiday eating

A free program, “Holiday Eating and Diabetes,” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Freeborn County Historical Museum, 1031 Bridge Ave. in Albert ... Read more

High school presents year’s first concert

The Albert Lea High School music department will present its first concert of the year Oct. 28. The concert will be at First Lutheran Church ... Read more

2 hurt, others displaced by apartment fire

MINNEAPOLIS — Dozens of tenants searched for a place to stay after their apartment building in downtown Minneapolis was significantly damaged by fire. One resident ... Read more

Senser completes work release

MINNEAPOLIS — The wife of Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser is expected to be freed from work release and allowed to return home. Amy Senser ... Read more

Texas man charged in Minnesota sex abuse case

GOLDEN VALLEY — Authorities have charged a Texas man who they say engaged in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Twin Cities boy who he ... Read more

  1. St. Cloud lakes need reduced pollution
  2. St. Cloud man asks kids to his home
  3. Man dies in farm accident near Chaska
  4. 25 years later, Wetterling family still hurting
  5. Drug, alcohol citations and other reports
  6. Nazi war crime suspects collected millions in US Social Security
  7. Urgent care clinics prepare for Ebola
  8. Ebola fear eases as monitoring ends for some in Dallas
  9. LA comedy club owner thinks he has found path to world peace
  10. Federally run Indian schools can’t escape tainted legacy
  11. Sen. Warren hails Wellstone while on campaign stop
  12. Obama playing it by ear this week for Ebola
  13. View from the top
  14. McFadden outlines plan at Austin stop
  15. Date for murder trial pushed back over racial makeup of jury
  16. Watershed district responds
  17. Longtime lawyer leaves lasting legacy
  18. Mayor candidates differ on reorganizing city
  19. Minn. secretary of state race lacks attention
  20. 28 employees sickened at Willmar turkey plant
  21. Report: TSA agents sickened by fumes at airport
  22. GOP taps Ebola fears in campaign
  23. Hillary Clinton is Minn.-bound to help Dayton
  24. Church hosts soup supper

Feature

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

  1. Albert Lea football team starts postseason against Byron
  2. Last play of game sinks Vikings
  3. New starters excel in Wolves’ victory

Cops, Courts & Fire

Man arrested after false report of marathon bombs

MANKATO — A southern Minnesota man was arrested Saturday after authorities in Mankato said he falsely reported receiving a bomb threat about this weekend’s city ... Read more

  1. Beloved Austin doctor dies in bike accident
  2. 2 hurt, others displaced by apartment fire
  3. Senser completes work release

State & Regional

McFadden completes his tour of 87 counties

McFadden completes his tour of 87 counties

In his campaign to be a U.S. senator, Twin Cities businessman Mike McFadden has visited all 87 counties in Minnesota, which he notes is the ... Read more

  1. Dayton, Johnson differ over budget surplus
  2. Man arrested after false report of marathon bombs
  3. 2 hurt, others displaced by apartment fire

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Dayton deserves 4 more years

It’s clear who should be the governor of Minnesota. We urge voters to return incumbent Mark Dayton to office when they go to the polls ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

There are so many ways to find deals now

I have an inquisitive mind. I also like contests and coupons that give you something free. ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Sheriff problems give black eye

What a shame to see Freeborn County law enforcement employees, past and present, act the way they are. It appears that Bob Kindler has made ... Read more

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