Gallery: Tigers beat Bears

Gallery: Tigers beat Bears

It was smooth sailing for the Albert Lea wrestling team on Freedom Night. The Tigers honored those who served and are serving in the military ... Read more

Featured News

Senior captains lead Albert Lea boys’ hockey team

Veteran leadership powered the Albert Lea boys’ hockey team past two early-season losses to win four of its last five games. “We’ve been playing well on ... Read more  | 1 comment

  1. Alden-Conger too sick to go to school
  2. DNA samples ordered in cocaine bust case
  3. 1st Friday for Albert Lea library to be open again is Jan. 9
  4. Weekend Planner: ‘The Nutcracker’ to be beamed from Moscow

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Does the Albert Lea school board need 7 members?

Should the Board of Directors for Albert Lea Area Schools have a seventh member? We don’t have a stance one way or another presently, but ... View

Latest News

4 charged in public benefits scheme

ST. PAUL — Prosecutors have charged four people in what authorities call a “massive” fraud scheme in the Twin Cities involving public benefits. The charges ... Read more

Few answers in freeway shootings

SHOREVIEW — Authorities said they have few answers about the motive behind a fatal shooting at an Interstate 94 rest stop early Wednesday that led ... Read more

Ex-Stillwater mayor charged in fraud scheme

MINNEAPOLIS — The former mayor of Stillwater was charged in federal court Wednesday with fraudulent accounting that helped conceal millions of dollars in tax liabilities ... Read more

Alden American Legion to ring in the new year

ALDEN — One place locals can ring in the impending new year is the Alden American Legion Post 404. The Legion, 151 N. Broadway, will ... Read more

Obama reignites political debate over Cuba

WASHINGTON — The surprising move by President Barack Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions over the fate of the island ... Read more

  1. Investigators link North Korea to Sony hacking
  2. Policy aimed at isolated Cuba put Washington at odds with rest of world
  3. Mall urges demonstrators to take protest elsewhere
  4. MNsure still struggles to send consumer data to health plans
  5. Attorney asks for dismissal of pot charge for a Minnesota mother
  6. Minneapolis-St. Paul airport to get $18M makeover
  7. Alden-Conger School closed Thursday and Friday due to illness
  8. Yet in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting light(s)
  9. Watershed hires a company to find a dredger | 4 comments
  10. County goes ahead with 3.4 percent tax hike | 1 comment
  11. Car chargers installed at Riverland in Austin
  12. Freeborn County pushes septic system compliance
  13. Mankato woman sentenced in forced labor case
  14. 2 killed in shootings on I-94 and I-694
  15. Woman sentenced for smuggling drugs into jail
  16. Police: Man beat 10-month-old
  17. St. Paul officer caused car-train crash
  18. Residents voice concerns on sex offender
  19. Minneapolis schools superintendent resigns
  20. Dog injured in fire and other reports
  21. Patients may pay up to $500 a month for marijuana
  22. Doing business after hours
  23. Man charged in fatal attack on shopper at Duluth grocery store
  24. Fairview restricts visitors due to widespread influenza season

Feature

Girl Singers of the Hit Parade to present Christmas show in Albert Lea

Girl Singers of the Hit Parade to present Christmas show in Albert Lea

Set your clocks on Friday to “Jingle Bell Time” when the Girl Singers of the Hit Parade present their Christmas show in downtown Albert Lea. ... Read more


Sports

Albert Lea girls’ hockey team falls against Austin

Although the Albert Lea girls’ hockey team lost its last two games, the Tigers are closing the gap on their opponents. After a 6-0 home ... Read more

  1. Vikings, Dolphins search for motivation
  2. Falcons top Tigers
  3. Gallery: Tigers beat Bears

Cops, Courts & Fire

DNA samples ordered in cocaine bust case

A Freeborn County District Court judge on Wednesday ordered DNA samples of four people arrested in September for allegedly possessing more than eight pounds of ... Read more

  1. 4 charged in public benefits scheme
  2. Few answers in freeway shootings
  3. Ex-Stillwater mayor charged in fraud scheme

State & Regional

4 charged in public benefits scheme

ST. PAUL — Prosecutors have charged four people in what authorities call a “massive” fraud scheme in the Twin Cities involving public benefits. The charges ... Read more

  1. Few answers in freeway shootings
  2. Ex-Stillwater mayor charged in fraud scheme
  3. Obama reignites political debate over Cuba

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Does the Albert Lea school board need 7 members?

Should the Board of Directors for Albert Lea Area Schools have a seventh member? We don’t have a stance one way or another presently, but ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Despite the cold, there are perks to winter

Since we’ve finally gotten some more snow, I thought I’d share 10 of my favorite things ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Be sure to contact your commissioner

As 2014 comes to a close, I would like to take this time to say thank you, the citizens of District 5, for giving me ... Read more

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