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Glenville man in critical condition after crash

Versatile park used for disc golf, dog walks and Rendezvous

Versatile park used for disc golf, dog walks and Rendezvous

No. 22: Bancroft Bay Park: At 74.1 acres, Bancroft Bay Park, a former mink farm, is the largest park in Albert Lea. Read more

Featured News

County increases its funding for library

The Albert Lea Public Library is one step closer to expanding its hours after Freeborn County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved additional funding toward the ... Read more

  1. Martinson runs unopposed in her 1st candidacy for office
  2. Glenville man in critical condition after crash
  3. Austin police investigating shooting; one taken to hospital
  4. Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

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Greater Minnesota must fight for candidates’ attention

At this time in the election cycle candidates for political office are desperately fighting for our attention with a barrage of television ads, appearances, mass ... View

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Edgewater Cottage almost set for use

Edgewater Cottage almost set for use

After months of work by a group of community volunteers, renovations at Edgewater Cottage are nearing completion. On Tuesday, a handful of residents finished painting ... Read more

Minneapolis teenager dies in shooting

MINNEAPOLIS — Police say a 17-year-old boy has died and a 16-year-old has been injured in a shooting in north Minneapolis. Minneapolis Police Department spokesman ... Read more

Whistleblower settles lawsuit for $990,000

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man who alerted the U.S. Department of Defense to a Humvee manufacturing change that could potentially put soldiers at risk has ... Read more

Officials looking for father, 2 children

PINE CITY — Sheriff’s officials in eastern Minnesota say they’re looking for a father who failed to appear at a custody hearing and his two ... Read more

Campaign signs not permitted on highways

Placement of campaign signs and other unauthorized objects in state highway rights of way is not allowed under state law, according to the Minnesota Department ... Read more

  1. Albert Lea High School chorale members announced
  2. Church hosts soup supper
  3. Free GED practice available
  4. Reunion planned for Barlow alumni
  5. Class of ’51 lunch planned
  6. Thorne Crest hosts support groups
  7. Local author to have book signing
  8. Stolen pickup recovered and other reports
  9. Lowest-cost insurer drops from Minnesota exchange
  10. Tipster to collect $40K reward in case
  11. Biggest fitness center in the city is about more than exercise
  12. County considers 4 percent tax increase
  13. Austin supremacist case headed to Supreme Court
  14. Scotland to vote on independence Thursday
  15. Freeborn County Arts Initiative looking for night photography
  16. Fountain Street closed for up to 2 weeks
  17. New lecture at Art Center
  18. Roundtable celebrates Civil War
  19. Majority say state economy has improved
  20. Police body camera advances
  21. Man charged in strangling death
  22. DWI arrest and other reports
  23. Healing Focus joins the Chamber
  24. Obama to assign military personnel to combat Ebola

Feature

Autumn in the Village to return with activities, demos and food

Autumn in the Village to return with activities, demos and food

‘It’s a walk back in time’ Since the early 1990s, the Freeborn County Historical Museum has given people a chance to go back in time, at ... Read more


Sports

Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

MINNEAPOLIS — After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running ... Read more

  1. Albert Lea rallies past Northfield
  2. Twins stun Tigers in the 9th inning
  3. Scoreboard: Sept. 16

Cops, Courts & Fire

Glenville man in critical condition after crash

A Glenville man is in critical condition at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester after he reportedly crashed his motorcycle into a trailer Tuesday evening in ... Read more

  1. Minneapolis teenager dies in shooting
  2. Whistleblower settles lawsuit for $990,000
  3. Officials looking for father, 2 children

State & Regional

Minneapolis teenager dies in shooting

MINNEAPOLIS — Police say a 17-year-old boy has died and a 16-year-old has been injured in a shooting in north Minneapolis. Minneapolis Police Department spokesman ... Read more

  1. Whistleblower settles lawsuit for $990,000
  2. Officials looking for father, 2 children
  3. Campaign signs not permitted on highways

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Editorials

Editorial: Get a handle on head injuries in prep sports

For many baby boomers, a head-to-head collision in a high school football game or practice was cause for celebration. Coaches and teammates would cheer as ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Why doesn’t everyone drive my kind of car?

After years of scrimping and saving, I told my wife the good news. “Honey, we’ve finally saved ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

DFL keeps taxing low-income side

Thank you for sharing why most don’t take you seriously, Mr. Wayne Thorson. Calling folks names and repeating PolitiFacts are tools of education? Thorson says ... Read more

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