Tattoo questions answered

Tattoo questions answered

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Editorial: Let’s come back together again

Now that the Albert Lea School Board has approved calendars for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years, it is time for the community to reunify ... View

Latest News

Schools to dismiss early

Two schools in the area are dismissing early due to the weather. Both Lake Mills Community Schools and Northwood-Kensett School District will dismiss at 1 ... Read more

States try to reboot income tax reciprocity

ST. PAUL  — State tax officials in Minnesota and Wisconsin said they’re working to reinstate a system that allowed 80,000 people who work across their ... Read more

Austin council can’t pass e-cigarette ban on 1st try

As expected, the Austin City Council couldn’t pass a permanent ban on e-cigarette smoking in public during its first reading at a public meeting. The council ... Read more

Board approves 2 calendars

After a nearly three hour-long meeting, the Albert Lea School Board compromised on calendars for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years. The board voted 5 to ... Read more

Area woman inspired by former Albert Lea High School agriculture teacher

Area woman inspired by former Albert Lea High School agriculture teacher

An Albert Lea High School graduate made her way back to the school she graduated in as well as the class that inspired her to ... Read more

  1. Many what-ifs fill project list for Dayton roads plan
  2. Reward offered in burning puppy case
  3. Como Zoo in St. Paul has new baby gorilla
  4. Fewer gun permits issued in 2014 as overall number rises
  5. Construction worker killed at Rochester hotel site
  6. Blood donations dropping along with temperatures
  7. Convictions
  8. Senior Resources receives donation
  9. ‘We are Hmong Minnesota’: A 40-year journey remembered
  10. Hollandale Christian School goes under the sea with musical
  11. Students visit Rotary
  12. Campus Notes
  13. Albert Lea area under blizzard warning
  14. Economic growth likely in Midwest, Plains states
  15. Water trail bill presented in House
  16. Highway speed limit to increase
  17. Staying warm
  18. School board to vote on one of two calendars
  19. Graduation rates increase in Albert Lea across demographics
  20. Snakes, smooches and Silly String
  21. Officials plead for long-term roads fix
  22. 7 local nonprofits have a chance to win part of $1M match
  23. Mushrooms fuel man’s passion
  24. Albert Lea’s Aldrich is back-to-back state champ

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‘If they remember ‘Hee Haw,’ this is it.’

‘If they remember ‘Hee Haw,’ this is it.’

The “Hee Haw” television show to tumble into Albert Lea Read more


Sports

  1. Wild post shootout win over Senators
  2. Vikings to meet with Peterson
  3. Molitor begins season as 2nd Twins manager since 2001

Cops, Courts & Fire

Reward offered in burning puppy case

MINNEAPOLIS — The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to whoever left a puppy ... Read more

  1. Construction worker killed at Rochester hotel site
  2. Convictions
  3. Water trail bill presented in House

State & Regional

Vendors say GOP hasn’t paid thousands in campaign bills

ST. PAUL  — Two vendors are accusing the Minnesota Republican Party of dragging its feet on hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid bills. In ... Read more

  1. Tax breaks for seniors, veterans advance in House
  2. Lawmakers want crowdfunding service for Minnesota entrepreneurs
  3. Trail closed after lone wolf begins following snowmobilers in Voyageurs National Park

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Editorials

Editorial: Let’s come back together again

Now that the Albert Lea School Board has approved calendars for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years, it is time for the community to reunify ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Do the needful thing and label your photos

I just spent some time in my family’s historical museum. It’s a nice place. Admission is ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Reduce size of Minn. Legislature

Yes, we have to cut the size of our legislature. With 134 representatives and 67 senators, we have the largest legislature in the United States ... Read more

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