Vikings’ Yezek becomes state champion

Vikings’ Yezek becomes state champion

For the second consecutive year, Iowa’s Class 1A state discus title was decided by the same two throwers: Northwood-Kensett’s Tom Yezek and Wapsie Valley’s Jake ... Read more

Featured News

Budget impasse puts school plans on hold

Gov. Mark Dayton’s veto of an education funding bill that does not provide money for universal pre-kindergarten did more than just send a strong message ... Read more

  1. Bird flu crisis slows, focus now on recovery
  2. Minn. men who tried to join IS made threats
  3. Researchers sample Lake Superior’s waters to study lake’s rapid changes
  4. City of Albert Lea given Blue Zones status

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Case for Pre-K remains thin

Gov. Mark Dayton may be willing to force a special session over universal Pre-K for 4-year-olds, cited in his veto letter as his No. 1 ... View

Latest News

Authorities believe ‘others’ helped jailed ex-con

WASHINGTON — An ex-convict likely had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said. During their ... Read more

Senate passes trade bill sought by Obama

WASHINGTON — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration’s hand in global trade talks, ... Read more

McConnell sets up last-minute vote on provisions of Patriot Act

WASHINGTON — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to ... Read more

Parkinson’s support group to meet

The Southern Minnesota Parkinson’s support group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Albert Lea Senior Center. All those living with Parkinson’s and their caregivers ... Read more

Three-lane evaluation presentation to be held

The City of Albert Lea invites the public to attend a presentation of the Trunk Highway 65 Three Lane Evaluation at 6 p.m. Thursday at ... Read more

  1. Road closure to begin
  2. Auxiliary to host sale
  3. ACT receives grant
  4. Area farms given century farm designation
  5. Financial services recognized
  6. Jeb Bush shifts style and critiques his brother’s federal budget management
  7. A closer look at Clinton email censored prior to its release
  8. Bowling club hosts championship
  9. Students perform at Thorne Crest
  10. Bankers visit Tribune
  11. Volunteers clean up shoreline
  12. To save moose, coalition of groups spend millions to restore habitat
  13. Republican educators send letter to Dayton following comments
  14. Court Dispositions
  15. Drug seller loses latest appeal
  16. MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones over Memorial Day weekend
  17. Business welcomed to new location
  18. Students meet Roger Penske
  19. Riverland hosts Healthcare Career and Exploration Day in Austin
  20. Counties try local approach to resolving runoff fight
  21. Preserving the past in Albert Lea
  22. Special session means 2nd chance for some interests
  23. Weekend Planner: Church group to raise funds for cemetery
  24. Hormel sees record quarter, but challenges from bird flu

Feature

For the pursuit of trivia

What is the world’s longest running trivia contest? That would be the Great Midwest Trivia Contest, founded in 1966, at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis. Read more


Sports

Tigers’ season ends with loss to Titans

Tigers’ season ends with loss to Titans

NORTH MANKATO — The Tri-City United Titans defeated the Albert Lea Tigers 11-3 Saturday at Caswell Park during the first round of the Section 2AA ... Read more

  1. Memorial fund donates scoreboard to Grizzlies
  2. Hurdler’s time improves at Iowa state track meet
  3. Vikings’ Yezek becomes state champion

Cops, Courts & Fire

Minn. men who tried to join IS made threats

MINNEAPOLIS — One Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group told an informant he’d kill FBI agents ... Read more

  1. Court Dispositions
  2. Drug seller loses latest appeal
  3. Grand jury clears 2 St. Paul officers in fatal shooting of man

State & Regional

Area farms given century farm designation

The Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau recognized 222 Minnesota farms as 2015 Century Farms, according to a press release. Qualifying farms have ... Read more

  1. Financial services recognized
  2. Volunteers clean up shoreline
  3. To save moose, coalition of groups spend millions to restore habitat

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Case for Pre-K remains thin

Gov. Mark Dayton may be willing to force a special session over universal Pre-K for 4-year-olds, cited in his veto letter as his No. 1 ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Show support for music with good lyrics

“Have you heard that new song, ‘Honey, I’m Good’?” I asked my wife at the end ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Classified papers reveal true story

For several years Judicial Watch has filed FOIA lawsuits to obtain classified documents regarding Benghazi. Judicial Watch finally won their suits and have those documents. ... Read more

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