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Gallery: Wolverines sweep Patriots in opener

Gallery: Wolverines sweep Patriots in opener

GLENVILLE — The Glenville-Emmons volleyball team started its season with a bang on Thursday by sweeping Southeast Conference foe Hope Lutheran. “It’s great to have ... Read more

Featured News

Tesla Motors visits Wind Down Wednesday, offers test drives

It was a look into the future Wednesday in downtown Albert Lea as area residents got the chance to check out the cutting-edge technology behind ... Read more

  1. 2 Albert Lea Level 3 predatory offenders move
  2. Weekend Planner: Sports and arts join in new Albert Lea festival
  3. Dismissal of charges in school plot case appealed
  4. Cafe owner will retire

Featured Opinion

Editorial: It’s simple: Don’t drink and drive

Law enforcement officers across the state are in the middle of a stepped up enforcement to crack down on drunken driving. The campaign, coordinated by ... View

Latest News

Community Theatre announces audition dates

Albert Lea Community Theatre announces that auditions for its fall play, “The Haunting of Hill House,” will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 and Sept. ... Read more

State Fair gets rolling amid rain

ST. PAUL — Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to give way to hazy, hot weather for the start of the Minnesota State Fair. The ... Read more

Courtroom packed for Ponzi scheme case

MINNEAPOLIS — A financial planner accused of stealing more than $10 million from his clients had plenty of company when he appeared in court in ... Read more

Minnesota authorities arrest woman in shooting

STURGEON LAKE — Pine County authorities said they’ve arrested a 38-year-old woman for shooting a man after he told authorities his four gunshot wounds were ... Read more

Minnesota confirms new zebra mussel infestation

SHOREWOOD — Minnesota officials are working to stop a lake-wide infestation of zebra mussels recently found in Christmas Lake near Lake Minnetonka. The state Department ... Read more

  1. Justice groups: Ruling protects property rights
  2. Ash borer infestation found in Minnesota
  3. New Ulm Popcorn Wagon closes after inspection
  4. Authorities charge 2 men in body burning
  5. Officials to seize money from Duluth drug sellers
  6. Settlement reached in clergy abuse case
  7. Plea agreement in trunk body slaying
  8. Hardware store damaged, juveniles throwing eggs and other reports
  9. US intensifying airstrikes in Iraq
  10. Obama meets with business, tech leaders
  11. Slaying not shifting positions in Congress
  12. Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders
  13. Women business owners struggle to get loans
  14. Attorney general says he understands mistrust
  15. Albert Lea Youth Apprenticeship Program celebrates success
  16. Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola virus has recovered
  17. Obama administration approves No Child Left Behind flexibility request
  18. Commissioner appoints council members
  19. Shirley Jones is bringing “The Music Man” to River City
  20. Mrs. Gerry’s awards scholarships
  21. Austin is ready to rev its artistic engine
  22. Celebration for lake boat launch this weekend
  23. Minnesota retains top spot in ACT entrance exam
  24. Big Island Bar-B-Que to feature free entertainment, new categories, prizes

Feature

The Albert Lea Civic Music Series kicks off its annual concert campaign

The Albert Lea Civic Music Series kicks off its annual concert campaign

The campaign drive for the 2014-15 Albert Lea Civic Music Series kicked off Thursday and will run through Aug. 29. This year’s concert series features ... Read more


Sports

Twins avoid sweep, take down Indians

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes has been pitching with a cracked nail on his right index finger, a common side effect of the sharp curveball ... Read more

  1. MVP Moore leads Lynx past the Stars
  2. Gallery: Wolverines sweep Patriots in opener
  3. Scoreboard: Aug. 21

Cops, Courts & Fire

2 Albert Lea Level 3 predatory offenders move

A group of two dozen Albert Lea residents raised concerns Wednesday about two high-risk predatory offenders moving in the city. Questioning the locations where Joseph Harry ... Read more

  1. Dismissal of charges in school plot case appealed
  2. Courtroom packed for Ponzi scheme case
  3. Minnesota authorities arrest woman in shooting

State & Regional

Dismissal of charges in school plot case appealed

WASECA — Prosecutors appealing the dismissal of the most serious charges leveled against a 17-year-old boy accused of plotting a school attack said the judge’s ... Read more

  1. State Fair gets rolling amid rain
  2. Courtroom packed for Ponzi scheme case
  3. Minnesota authorities arrest woman in shooting

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: It’s simple: Don’t drink and drive

Law enforcement officers across the state are in the middle of a stepped up enforcement to crack down on drunken driving. The campaign, coordinated by ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Don’t be afraid to reach out to the struggling

Within the last couple of weeks, two celebrities have brought attention to both suicide and mental ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

The budget needs to be balanced

Today the U.S. and Minnesota suffer from failed policies in a messy world. Our current U.S. president has talked of change and we need it! ... Read more

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