Children, parents flock to park to just play

Children, parents flock to park to just play

Frank Hall Park was buzzing with activity Saturday during the first-ever Just Play! festival. The festival featured games and activities for children, including art, a ... Read more

Featured Opinion

Editorial: A state budget that’s bigger than it seems

The dust and dollars are settling after the Minnesota Legislature’s five-plus months of budget-setting — the “plus” being a June 12-13 special session. The next ... View

Latest News

Athletes adjusting to cameras all over arenas

When LeBron James pulls into the parking lot at Quicken Loans Arena, there are cameras waiting. They follow him into the arena, record him walking ... Read more

Court Dispositions

Freeborn County District Court   June 18 David Frank Nolan, 35, 516 Broadway, Hartland. Count 1: Use Name/DOB of another to identify self to the ... Read more

Naeve Hospital Auxiliary makes donation

Naeve Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea with an annual gift exceeding $100,000. Scholarships and clinical areas that impact patient ... Read more

Pre-registration now open for Hospice ride

Motorcycle riders and vintage car lovers are invited to join the 2015 Ride for Hospice sponsored by First United Bank, United Faribault Foundation and Faribault ... Read more

2 hurt during air show in Mankato

MANKATO — Two people were hurt when a helicopter was accidentally powered up at Mankato’s weekend air show. Authorities said the two suffered minor injuries ... Read more

  1. Man caught on tip from app user pleads guilty to child porn
  2. Hastings set to launch free bike share program
  3. Sheriff: 2 injured by lightning strike
  4. Woman found after getting separated from kayakers
  5. Victim of ATV fatal crash identified
  6. Good Samaritan receives designation
  7. Demolition continues at old USC school
  8. Arrest made in shooting
  9. Celebrating Kiester Days
  10. Funeral to be held for woman whose husband forgave suspect in Charleston church shootings
  11. 2 murderers had lapses in the system on their side in daring prison break
  12. After gay marriage loss in high court, conservatives issue call to arms
  13. A summertime visitor
  14. Court approves same-sex marriage
  15. Music students perform
  16. Shelter raises about $5k in Buckets on Broadway fundraiser
  17. 10 years later: Remembering a local soldier killed in action
  18. Minn. medical marijuana stores will be ‘clinical’
  19. Art Center awards scholarship
  20. Lens & Shutter Photography Club holds annual awards picnic
  21. Golf classic honors Albert Lea soldier
  22. 2 charged in fatal stabbing
  23. 16-year-old arrested in fatal fight in St. Cloud
  24. No wake restriction lifted

Feature

Learn how to waterski like the pros from the Bayside Ski Team

Learn how to waterski like the pros from the Bayside Ski Team

In 1994, Matt Levorson had his first taste of waterskiing. “I had a friend who waterskied on the (Bayside Ski Team), and I decided to ... Read more


Sports

Race pays tribute to Bricelyn resident

Race pays tribute to Bricelyn resident

The legacy of a Bricelyn resident lives on through a series of races on the Fourth of July. A 5K run, one-mile fitness walk and ... Read more

  1. Albert Lea coach hikes for a cause
  2. Scoreboard: June 29
  3. Early deficit stifles Twins

Cops, Courts & Fire

Crowd cheers at Mpls. gay pride parade

MINNEAPOLIS — A large and boisterous crowd turned out to celebrate at the annual gay pride parade in Minneapolis on Sunday, two days after the ... Read more

  1. Court Dispositions
  2. 2 hurt during air show in Mankato
  3. Man caught on tip from app user pleads guilty to child porn

State & Regional

Six months later, still no answers on Austin’s Oak Park Mall

Six months later, still no answers on Austin’s Oak Park Mall

AUSTIN — It’s been six months since the lights officially went out at Oak Park Mall and most stores have moved from the property or ... Read more

  1. Crowd cheers at Mpls. gay pride parade
  2. Medical pot sales to begin in Minnesota, but fight is far from over
  3. Athletes adjusting to cameras all over arenas

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: A state budget that’s bigger than it seems

The dust and dollars are settling after the Minnesota Legislature’s five-plus months of budget-setting — the “plus” being a June 12-13 special session. The next ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Do you have a junk drawer or maybe even 2?

Every household has a junk drawer — don’t they? My house holds furniture that has many ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Bike rodeo was a ‘huge success’

Thank you to all who helped with the 2015 Family Bike Rodeo. We gave away 45 used bikes, 130 bike helmets and many certificates for ... Read more

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