A helpful smile

A helpful smile

It’s all in the family for new Albert Lea resident Peter Streit. Streit started as store director at the Albert Lea Hy-Vee on March 3, after ... Read more

Featured Opinion

Clarifying a few things in the newspaper

I thought I would take a few minutes in my column this week to answer some questions about things going on in the paper lately. ... View

Latest News

Xcel expects electric rates will rise 6 percent

MINNEAPOLIS — Xcel Energy expects to raise its electric rates in Minnesota about 6 percent under the two-year hike recently approved by state regulators. The ... Read more

Convictions

Freeborn County District Court   Oct. 28 Jeremiah Okany N. Alaye, 20, 205 Sixth St. NW, Austin. Count 1: Underage consumption. Fined $180. Harm Edward ... Read more

Bicycle conference set for May

People interested in supporting and promoting bicycling in the state can register now for the 2015 PedalMN Bicycle Conference May 4-5 at The Commons Hotel ... Read more

Man arrested for terroristic threats, and other reports

Man arrested for terroristic threats Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Brandon Richard Grunwald for domestic assault and terroristic threats at 8:32 a.m. Monday at ... Read more

  1. A year in the dairy farm life
  2. Therapist accused of sexually assaulting girl
  3. Practice makes perfect
  4. UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager
  5. Baby makes 4
  6. A California mural
  7. Albert Lea man dies after I-90 crash
  8. Capitol building restoration to run $30M higher
  9. Freeborn County’s census estimate down from 2010
  10. Area woman brings some shine to the horse show arena
  11. Senate Democrats stress education, reserves
  12. 3rd turkey farm hit by bird flu
  13. Albert Lea native serves aboard USS New Orleans
  14. Convictions
  15. Tribune announces 2014-15 All-Area boys’ basketball teams
  16. An organized life
  17. Last of the ice goes out on Fountain Lake
  18. Brothers plead not guilty to meth possession
  19. Lake Mills School Board chooses superintendent
  20. Tribal member’s story powers legislative push for religious objection to autopsies
  21. Police looking for children, mother
  22. Medicare info available
  23. Sons of Norway to meet
  24. Grants available to clean up lakes and rivers

Feature

From eyesore to eyecatching

From eyesore to eyecatching

2015 marks 75th anniversary of the completion of Fountain Lake Park By Cathy Hay, Albert Lea Tribune It’s hard to imagine Albert Lea without Fountain ... Read more


Sports

Scoreboard: March 31

Tuesday's scores from the Tribune's coverage area Read more

  1. Tigers clean the courts
  2. Big Ten has 2 First Team All-Americans
  3. Wolves fall against Jazz

Cops, Courts & Fire

Convictions

Freeborn County District Court   Oct. 28 Jeremiah Okany N. Alaye, 20, 205 Sixth St. NW, Austin. Count 1: Underage consumption. Fined $180. Harm Edward ... Read more

  1. Man arrested for terroristic threats, and other reports
  2. Missing student went into river
  3. Therapist accused of sexually assaulting girl

State & Regional

Albert Lea teacher out of running for state award

Paula Buendorf, special education teacher at Southwest Middle School, is out of the running for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Read more

  1. After break, battle over state tax cuts awaits
  2. Amid bird flu outbreak, farmers take extra security measures
  3. Xcel expects electric rates will rise 6 percent

Special Section

Editorials

Protect families; don’t compromise on a gas tax

On Feb. 27, I attended a Transportation Public Safety Committee meeting at the Freeborn County Courthouse organized by the Senate DFL. Present were some members ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

A view of money: It is a tool, not an end

If you were to ask people what distinguishes a financial winner from a loser, you’d hear ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Who would vote for a Republican?

Have you read the news lately? Rush Limbaugh and Ben Carson are worried Obama is going to change the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution that ... Read more

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