Honored survivor shares her story about battling cancer

Honored survivor shares her story about battling cancer

Cancer can be tough. Albert Lea resident Monica Nelson can attest to that first-hand. Nelson, now 44, was 36 when she was diagnosed with stage ... Read more

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Cloud hovers over Peterson

With the first week of training camp in full swing, excitement and gloom simultaneously hang over the Minnesota Vikings. View

Latest News

Man accused in lion death thought hunt was legal

BLOOMINGTON (AP) — A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea ... Read more

Minn. nets $650M in health savings

ST. PAUL — Minnesota booked nearly $650 million in savings by tweaking how it handles subsidized health care programs, state officials announced Tuesday. Health care ... Read more

2 men filed civil lawsuits against Crosier Seminary

MINNEAPOLIS — Two former seminarians who said they were sexually abused as teenagers by clergy at Crosier Seminary in Onamia have filed civil lawsuits. Attorney ... Read more

Judge rules for Fond du Lac Band in Duluth casino dispute

DULUTH — A federal judge has ruled that the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa doesn’t have to pay roughly $10 million that ... Read more

USDA expects to pay farmers $191M for bird flu losses

DES MOINES, Iowa — The federal government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu. U.S. ... Read more

  1. Dayton considers special session for Mille Lacs walleye drop
  2. UND program aims to meet demand for social workers
  3. Hit-and-run crash reported and other reports
  4. DNR: More deer seen after milder winter
  5. GOP on guard as Trump continues to dangle a 3rd party prospect
  6. Decision to parole Pollard revisits case that divided U.S. and Israel
  7. Iran nuclear deal turns up lobbying heat on Congress
  8. For Coast Guard, long days scouring the seas for missing teens
  9. Fed moves toward raising rates for first time since 2006
  10. New York prison worker got ‘caught up’ in escape plot
  11. Business aims for quality service, good treatment
  12. Council approves purchase of building downtown
  13. Longtime Albert Lea lawyer opens new firm on East Main St.
  14. Minn. ushers in region’s top minimum wage
  15. Appeals court upholds law in breath test refusal case
  16. Wisconsin man drowns in Minn. lake
  17. A.L. Johnson Heating and Air Conditioning recognized with award
  18. Injury traffic crash reported and other reports
  19. Rock singer charged with DWI, fleeing police officers
  20. Local Bernie Sanders 2016 supporters to host organizing kickoff
  21. Boy Scouts of America to allow gay adult leaders
  22. Movie theater shooter had no red flags when buying gun
  23. Few clues on what happened to 2 teens on fishing trip
  24. ATM workers forget bag of cash, man drives off with $150K

Feature

Art center members celebrate cherished artworks in show

Art center members celebrate cherished artworks in show

The Albert Lea Art Center is incorporating yet another new art show into the community. Read more


Sports

Foot golf gains a foothold

Foot golf gains a foothold

CLARKS GROVE — Foot golf is taking hold in the Midwest. Read more

  1. Peterson back in pads and moving forward for Vikings
  2. Errors doom Twins
  3. Wolves sign Andre Miller

Cops, Courts & Fire

A.L. officer presented fifth life-saving award

A.L. officer presented fifth life-saving award

An Albert Lea patrol sergeant received his fifth life-saving award Monday night at the Albert Lea City Council meeting. Read more

  1. Motorcycle crash victim still in serious condition
  2. 2 men filed civil lawsuits against Crosier Seminary
  3. Judge rules for Fond du Lac Band in Duluth casino dispute

State & Regional

“Ethel and Albert” series creator dies at 98

A Minnesota native known for writing one of television’s earliest situation comedies while in Albert Lea died on Friday at her home in Massachusetts. Read more

  1. Man accused in lion death thought hunt was legal
  2. Minn. nets $650M in health savings
  3. 2 men filed civil lawsuits against Crosier Seminary

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Editorials

Editorial: Cloud hovers over Peterson

With the first week of training camp in full swing, excitement and gloom simultaneously hang over the Minnesota Vikings. Read more

Columns & Opinions

You never know what you’ll find at the fair

We have nothing to fear except fear itself and sitting on cotton candy. My wife gave ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for support of half marathon

Nancy Stadheim, Carol Davis, Mary Jensen and I would like to extend a huge thank you for making the eighth annual April Sorensen Memorial Half ... Read more

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