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Nelson’s grocery to close: Independent grocer struggles to compete with large chain stores

Nelson’s grocery to close: Independent grocer struggles to compete with large chain stores

The largest grocery store in Albert Lea by square footage will close May 17. Managers told employees about the closing Wednesday. About 80 people work ... Read more

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Walz to seek nod from DFL Party

First District U.S. House Rep. Tim Walz will seek his bid for re-election on Saturday during the 1st Congressional District DFL Party convention in Faribault. ... Read more

  1. Could community center be feasible?
  2. Curt’s Pharmacy to stay open
  3. Police say horseplay proceeded boy’s drowning in school pool
  4. Senator Klobuchar finds collaboration in Albert Lea

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Sheriff completes new training in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. — Sheriff Robert Kindler of the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office completed participation in the 105th session of the National Sheriff’s Institute April 6-11. ... Read more

Life Line Screening will be available in Albert Lea next month

Residents living in and around Albert Lea can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Assemblies of God Church, ... Read more

‘Annie’ musical auditions will be opening up next month

Albert Lea Community Theatre is announcing auditions for “Annie.” A number of roles are available for actors of all ages, and “Annie” will be directed ... Read more

Trumpeters from France to perform at Albert Lea High School

Trumpeters from France to perform at Albert Lea High School

Five trumpeters from Lyon, France, are on their debut tour for Allied Concerts. The instrumental group was formed in 1989 by five musicians who trained ... Read more

Some nurseries now offering plants that are safe for bees

MOORHEAD — As gardeners begin shopping for plants this spring, they may see some marked as safe for bees. Some nurseries are offering plants that ... Read more

  1. A year after background check defeat, modest goals in mind for Democrats
  2. College Board will provide a glimpse of new SAT redesign
  3. Frothy fun: Dyeing Easter eggs in shaving cream, dye
  4. Victoria’s Secret London fashion show
  5. Enjoying the great outdoors
  6. Playing basketball outside
  7. Cyber cops: It may take years to find Target hackers may take years to find
  8. Man accused of fatally shooting girlfriend in SUV with infant son
  9. USDA orders farms to report pig virus
  10. Post-rehab, injured snowy owl ready to be released after stint
  11. Judge strikes down part of energy law
  12. Court case set for trial to test Minnesota’s ‘Buy the Farm’ law
  13. Man accused of breaking into home, attacking ex-girlfriend in Comstock
  14. Minnesota community copes without commercial flights
  15. Knife in locker spurs outcry at USC over school discipline | 1 comment
  16. Petition calls for library to open on Fridays
  17. Woman pleads not guilty to child porn
  18. Casino nonprofit awards $855,000
  19. Minnesota State players return to play under Todd Hoffner
  20. Car hits pig on I-35, man cited for meth and other reports
  21. More than 65 arrested in Minnesota heroin sweep
  22. Children’s book author coming to Austin
  23. Celebrate the 44th annual Earth Day
  24. City project receives merit award

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From Albert Lea to Nashville: Albert Lea native reaches number one on Christian and country music charts, writes his own music

From Albert Lea to Nashville: Albert Lea native reaches number one on Christian and country music charts, writes his own music

It’s taken 18 years, but Albert Lea native Jim Anthony has hit No. 1. Anthony, née Jim Komoszewski, is a singer and songwriter. His newest ... Read more


Sports

The warmer weather brings thoughts of camping and fishing

I’ve spoken with a few folks this week who said the trout fishing over east was actually pretty good. This is still a good option ... Read more

  1. Sports Memories: April 20
  2. Scoreboard: April 19
  3. All-Area girls’ basketball Coach of the Year: John Schultz

Cops, Courts & Fire

Sheriff completes new training in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. — Sheriff Robert Kindler of the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office completed participation in the 105th session of the National Sheriff’s Institute April 6-11. ... Read more

  1. Police say horseplay proceeded boy’s drowning in school pool
  2. Cyber cops: It may take years to find Target hackers may take years to find
  3. Man accused of fatally shooting girlfriend in SUV with infant son

State & Regional

Walz to seek nod from DFL Party

First District U.S. House Rep. Tim Walz will seek his bid for re-election on Saturday during the 1st Congressional District DFL Party convention in Faribault. ... Read more

  1. Police say horseplay proceeded boy’s drowning in school pool
  2. Some nurseries now offering plants that are safe for bees
  3. A year after background check defeat, modest goals in mind for Democrats

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To speeding around town. Spring does serve up some lousy weather, but when spring is nice, it is really nice. Roll down the window, relax ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

How to have an enjoyable, tragedy-free Prom

Hometown Health by Jenine Koziolek Prom. Oh, those were the days. The feelings of anxiousness beforehand about ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Facebook Forum: Should school district change?

The Tribune asked on Facebook whether the Albert Lea school district should change its calendar. A lively discussion ensued. Here are the responses, with the ... Read more

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