Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

First-grade students at Lakeview Elementary School took part in Cinco de Mayo festivities on Tuesday at the school. Read more

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Editorial: Catch a game at the ballpark

Albert Lea’s baseball team has won six of its last seven games and matched last season’s Big Nine Conference victory total with Tuesday’s 5-1 win ... View

Latest News

Minn.-based Magnetation files for bankruptcy protection

GRAND RAPIDS — Minnesota-based mining company Magnetation has filed for bankruptcy protection as the iron ore industry struggles with a global slowdown. The company, based ... Read more

DFL lawmaker apologizes for bird flu jest

ST. PAUL — A Minnesota legislator has apologized for comments about bird flu that drew swift criticism from his House colleagues. Rep. Ron Erhardt wore ... Read more

Gas-drive off reported, and other reports

Gas-drive off reported A gas drive-off was reported at 10:41 a.m. Tuesday at the Gopher Stop, 309 E. Main St., Clarks Grove. A person in ... Read more

Duluth considers options for zoo

DULUTH — Supporters of a Duluth zoo are speaking out against an idea to get rid of the animals as the city mulls over its ... Read more

Habitat to host Dancing with the Stars fundraiser

Habitat for Humanity Freeborn/Mower is inviting the public to their fundraiser Dancing with the Stars. The event will be at 7 p.m. May 16 at ... Read more

  1. St. Casimir’s students visit Pet Expo
  2. Ministers stock Salvation Army food shelves
  3. Court disposition
  4. Somali militant from Minneapolis urged Texas attack in advance
  5. Calif. regulators adopt water cutbacks to address drought
  6. Clinton stars in latest GOP presidential campaigns
  7. Gunman’s final tweet, hashtag hinted at assault
  8. Long-standing business owners prepare to move store
  9. City of Austin quits negotiations on mall
  10. Reaching the checkered flag
  11. 5 A.L. companies named Best Places to Work
  12. Albert Lea learning center may move
  13. More turnover at MNsure as chief plans to resign
  14. Minnesota approves loan programs, moves to help farmers whose flocks hit by bird flu
  15. Hayward cemetery to host fundraiser
  16. Park Avenue Authors has openings
  17. Johnston qualifies for conference
  18. Couple drops case against harassing neighbor
  19. 100 salaried jobs cut in Iron Range
  20. Edward Jones ties for highest rank in investor satisfaction
  21. Hormel Institute receives donation
  22. Court dispositions
  23. Pop machines broken into, and other reports
  24. Dayton threatens veto of budget bill over one part

Feature

Albert Lea Community Theatre brings funny farce to the stage

Albert Lea Community Theatre brings funny farce to the stage

Mix a group of southern folks with two British visitors — one pretending not to understand English — at a Georgian lodge, add a sinister ... Read more


Sports

Albert Lea wins rematch at Owatonna

Depth in the pitching rotation and errorless baseball advanced Albert Lea to its sixth win in the last seven games. “We’ve got a nice run ... Read more

  1. Injuries sustained by Tigers in loss
  2. Wild fall 3 games behind Blackhawks
  3. Scoreboard: May 5

Cops, Courts & Fire

Gas-drive off reported, and other reports

Gas-drive off reported A gas drive-off was reported at 10:41 a.m. Tuesday at the Gopher Stop, 309 E. Main St., Clarks Grove. A person in ... Read more

  1. Reward increased for info in death of Carver Co. man
  2. Court disposition
  3. Somali militant from Minneapolis urged Texas attack in advance

State & Regional

Plants rise at a medical marijuana warehouse

ST. PAUL — Kim Kelsey walked row-by-row through a maze of hundreds of growing marijuana plants, dumbstruck, ecstatic and near tears at the 2-foot-tall plants ... Read more

  1. Jennie-0 Turkey lays off 233 workers at Faribault processing plant due to bird flu
  2. ‘Buffer bully’? Dayton embraces title in water push
  3. Minn.-based Magnetation files for bankruptcy protection

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Editorials

Editorial: Catch a game at the ballpark

Albert Lea’s baseball team has won six of its last seven games and matched last season’s Big Nine Conference victory total with Tuesday’s 5-1 win ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

The lessons learned playing in the 9th inning

The pitch was low and outside. The TV was set at full volume. He liked his ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Get involved to bring change

On May 1, Matt Knutson wrote a very good Tribune article titled “Speak up when you see injustice in the world.” We do have a ... Read more

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