Late goal in OT lifts Tigers over Cougars

Late goal in OT lifts Tigers over Cougars

The Albert Lea boys’ soccer team edged Mankato West 1-0 Tuesday in overtime at Jim Gustafson Field. With 1:14 left in the second five-minute half ... Read more

Featured Opinion

Hometown is an example of strength, unity

I have had an eery feeling ever since last Wednesday when I heard the news that two WDBJ-TV journalists were shot and killed by a ... View

Latest News

Murder charge added as beaten toddler taken off life support

SANDSTONE — Prosecutors in Pine County added a second-degree murder charge against a 31-year-old man after the 3-year-old boy he is accused of beating was ... Read more

ALHS auditorium to host Top 20 Training

Speaker Tom Cody will present a Top 20 Training presentation at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Albert Lea High School auditorium. According to a press ... Read more

Soup and dessert supper planned

Central Freeborn Lutheran Church will host a soup and dessert supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 12. Adults will be charged $8; children 6 ... Read more

Hospice program to host luncheon

Mayo Clinic Health System’s hospice program in Albert Lea will host its 15th annual volunteer sloppy Joe and salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 ... Read more

Police identify man, 22, killed in Rochester shooting

ROCHESTER — Rochester police have identified a man killed in a shooting at a mobile home park that also injured two others. According to police, ... Read more

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  2. Women arrested for DWI and other reports
  3. Minnesota health officials tout stronger flu vaccine
  4. Motorcycle fatalities reach 47, exceeding last year’s total
  5. St. Paul firefighter dies after having heart attack on duty
  6. Augsburg launches semester on Mississippi
  7. Man gets 16 years for fatal beating in northern Minnesota
  8. Pedestrian killed on I-94 in St. Paul
  9. Bees begin to feel the squeeze as cropland consumes habitat
  10. Obama paints doomsday scene of climate change in Alaska
  11. Will Kentucky clerk issue gay marriage license after court ruled against her?
  12. Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept.
  13. Operation LZ recognizes Vietnam War veterans, families
  14. Hundreds hold peaceful protest outside State Fair
  15. Organizer looking for help to bring spay, neuter clinics to A.L.
  16. Struggling Mille Lacs resorts hope for winter walleye
  17. Youth make donation to food shelf
  18. CenturyLink accepts millions to expand broadband access
  19. General Mills sets ambitious goal for global greenhouse gas cuts
  20. Registration open for restoring wooden windows class
  21. Badly beaten toddler removed from life support
  22. Driver helps bald eagle she struck with SUV
  23. Minn. State Patrol to step up ‘move over’ enforcement
  24. Tensions rise on Iron Range as steel talks near deadline

Feature

Internationally known sumi-e brush painter to display art in Albert Lea

Internationally known sumi-e brush painter to display art in Albert Lea

A world-class art show will soon come to downtown Albert Lea. Dee Teller, of Faribault, will show her sumi-e brush scroll and fan paintings at ... Read more


Sports

Bulldogs stay perfect

Bulldogs stay perfect

LAKE MILLS — While still early in the season, the Bulldogs are off to a strong start. The Lake Mills volleyball team defeated Belmond-Klemme 3-0 ... Read more

  1. Late goal in OT lifts Tigers over Cougars
  2. Scoreboard: Sept. 1
  3. Tigers prep for Mankato East

Cops, Courts & Fire

‘Pigs in a blanket’ chant at state fair riles police

ST. PAUL — An organizer behind the Black Lives Matter weekend march outside the Minnesota State Fair stood by the group’s chant to fry police ... Read more

  1. Murder charge added as beaten toddler taken off life support
  2. Police identify man, 22, killed in Rochester shooting
  3. Man pleads guilty to stalking Twin Cities DJ

State & Regional

‘Pigs in a blanket’ chant at state fair riles police

ST. PAUL — An organizer behind the Black Lives Matter weekend march outside the Minnesota State Fair stood by the group’s chant to fry police ... Read more

  1. Scientists trying to reduce carp in Minn. lakes
  2. Murder charge added as beaten toddler taken off life support
  3. Police identify man, 22, killed in Rochester shooting

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Expansion of cameras welcome in courtroom

Starting in November, the Minnesota Supreme Court will allow cameras and audio into limited parts of criminal trials. The Aug. 12 ruling is a welcome ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Hometown is an example of strength, unity

I have had an eery feeling ever since last Wednesday when I heard the news that ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

U of M impact reaches all of state

I had the pleasure of visiting Austin and Albert Lea last week, touring the University of Minnesota’s world-renowned Hormel Institute, meeting with Sen. Dan Sparks ... Read more

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