County’s human resources administrator has varied background

County’s human resources administrator has varied background

Albert Lean Candace Pesch is drawing on years of experience across the globe as she serves as Freeborn County’s human resource and benefits administrator. Read more

Featured News

Senate approves bill to boost taxes for roads

Democrats in the Minnesota Senate on Monday passed a transportation bill that relies on tax increases to pay for road, bridge and transit projects. The ... Read more

  1. Council approves new gas franchise agreement
  2. Tuition freeze’s fate uncertain at Capitol
  3. Spring planting continues ahead of average in Minnesota
  4. Video: Trapped in a nightmare

Featured Opinion

It truly does take a village to raise a child

Those of you who know me well know that my family is one of the most important parts of my life. My husband and I ... View

Latest News

State costs soar as bird flu outbreak worsens

ST. PAUL — State officials said the cost for responding to a deadly bird flu outbreak has risen to roughly $6 million. The scope of ... Read more

Soldier surprises his children at school

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota soldier who has been overseas for nearly a year has surprised his children at their school. U.S. Army aviation operation specialist ... Read more

Our Savior’s salad luncheon planned

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Albert Lea is hosting a salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. A meal of sloppy joes, salads, ... Read more

Convictions

Freeborn County District Court   March 10 Nathan Chad Baseman, 31, 510 Main St., Hartland. Count 1: Predatory offender knowingly violates registration requirement or intentionally ... Read more

Windows damaged, and other reports

Windows damaged A brick was reported thrown at the front window of 1851 Margaretha Ave. at 6:05 a.m. Friday. It reportedly broke the first pane ... Read more

  1. Women of Moose buy cookies for soldiers
  2. Settlement in abuse case against St. John’s Abbey
  3. Mother accused of punching 2-year-old son
  4. Man found guilty of sex trafficking woman
  5. Booze bill gives House a shot at repealing Sunday sales ban
  6. Colorado gunman planned for maximum slaughter
  7. Attorney calls on officers at Freddie Gray funeral
  8. Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyer says he was a ‘good kid’
  9. Obama adminstration seeks to advance Iran deal
  10. Clinton Foundation admits missteps in donor disclosure
  11. FDA: Medtronic must stop most sales of Synchromed drug pumps
  12. Escaping a nightmare: Woman shares horrors of concentration camp and aftermath
  13. Albert Lea Seed House going green with solar energy
  14. House GOP finalizes bid in education funding debate
  15. Officers shoot, injure man at MSP airport
  16. Convictions
  17. A scenic lookout
  18. Burglaries reported and other reports
  19. New wind farm proposed for Freeborn Co.
  20. As bird flu spreads, zoos worry about birds
  21. Trapped in a nightmare: Holocaust survivor to speak in Ellendale about experiences
  22. Cities face millions in wastewater upgrades, repairs
  23. Blood drive collects 30 pints
  24. ACT performs ‘Foreigner’

Feature

A Taste of Heritage festival celebrates various cultures in Albert Lea

A Taste of Heritage festival celebrates various cultures in Albert Lea

Although Albert Lea is a diverse city with many cultures within it, one festival aims at bringing everyone together to create one community. The sixth ... Read more


Sports

Vegas sets up ‘concentric’ security for upcoming megafight

LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather hadn’t even decided how much it would cost home viewers to watch their fight when the head ... Read more

  1. Cavaliers move on without Love, out with dislocated shoulder
  2. Glenville softball to have league meeting
  3. Detroit Tigers nip Minnesota Twins in series opener

Cops, Courts & Fire

Convictions

Freeborn County District Court   March 10 Nathan Chad Baseman, 31, 510 Main St., Hartland. Count 1: Predatory offender knowingly violates registration requirement or intentionally ... Read more

  1. Windows damaged, and other reports
  2. Settlement in abuse case against St. John’s Abbey
  3. Mother accused of punching 2-year-old son

State & Regional

Senate approves bill to boost taxes for roads

Democrats in the Minnesota Senate on Monday passed a transportation bill that relies on tax increases to pay for road, bridge and transit projects. The ... Read more

  1. Tuition freeze’s fate uncertain at Capitol
  2. Spring planting continues ahead of average in Minnesota
  3. State costs soar as bird flu outbreak worsens

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Bipartisan win is hard to come by

Congratulations are in order for Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who helped overcome and impasse in the U.S. Senate to finally pass a bill to help victims ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

It truly does take a village to raise a child

Those of you who know me well know that my family is one of the most ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Coaches deserve much better

I have participated in sports as an athlete, had two sons participate in high school athletics and most recently have been a proud father of ... Read more

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