What does it take to end poverty?

What does it take to end poverty?

It takes the whole community to stop poverty. That’s the message nationally known speaker Jodi Pfarr gave Wednesday during a workshop at Albert Lea High School. About ... Read more

Featured News

Prairie Pothole Region losing wetlands

BISMARCK, N.D. — Federal officials and conservationists say a recent report detailing wetland losses in the five-state Prairie Pothole Region over the past decade highlights ... Read more

  1. Weekend Planner: Women golfers take a swing at cancer
  2. Did beer transform Duluth?
  3. DNR signals ‘conservative’ deer season
  4. Walters garage expands

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Russian imperialism ought not be tolerated

The leading nations of the world need to hold Russia accountable for its support of rebels in the country of Ukraine, and that means placing ... View

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Minnesota prosecutor testifies in misconduct trial

MINNEAPOLIS — A northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct has testified in his own defense and will be cross examined today. Cook County Attorney ... Read more

5 years later, Minnesota man still missing

STAPLES — It’s been five years since a rural Staples man disappeared, and authorities still don’t know what happened to him. Eighty-two-year-old Peter Achermann left ... Read more

Impressionism exhibit comes to art center

The public is invited to attend an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Albert Lea Art Center for the opening of ... Read more

Cleanup of burned school involves asbestos

ST. CLOUD — Minnesota’s health department and pollution control agency are getting involved in the demolition and cleanup of a historic school in St. Cloud ... Read more

Interstate 35 rest area reopens facilities

The Straight River rest area facilities for southbound Interstate 35 motorists re-opened Wednesday after a well pump was repaired, according to the Minnesota Department of ... Read more

  1. Search for missing park employee successful
  2. Slain Somali lawmaker spent time in Minnesota
  3. Dayton paid more in taxes in 2013
  4. Moped stolen and lit on fire, and other reports
  5. Arizona murderer gasps for 1 1/2 hours before dying
  6. GM’s 2Q profit falls 85 percent on recall costs
  7. Social Security trying to save computer system
  8. CBS says Colbert keeping CBS’ ‘Late Show’ in NYC
  9. Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew risks
  10. Sarah Palin cited for speeding in hometown
  11. Woman: Backyard near turnpike is not a rest stop
  12. Colorado gay marriage ban struck, appeal awaits
  13. Burning down the house | 2 comments
  14. Unemployment rate down from last summer
  15. Majority leader touts 2014 legislative session
  16. Albert Lea school board OKs plan to upgrade buildings
  17. RAGBRAI rider dies in northern Iowa
  18. Teenage girl testifies in Minnesota attorney trial
  19. School board filing dates set
  20. 15 years for fatal bar shooting
  21. Attorney general sues 2 Minnesota colleges
  22. Stolen vehicle recovered in Albert Lea and other reports
  23. In the name of pickleball
  24. Jurors consider Ventura case

Feature

Dueling piano duo returns for Senior Resources fundraiser

Dueling piano duo returns for Senior Resources fundraiser

A night full of humor, music and dueling pianos is coming back to Albert Lea with the return of the Deuces Wild dueling piano duo. ... Read more


Sports

Legion preps to play Kasson

Legion preps to play Kasson

In the first round of the District 1 consolation bracket, the Albert Lea Legion Post 56 baseball team isn’t sure what to expect from the ... Read more

  1. Pitching lifts Twins past Cleveland
  2. Wolves in talks with Bulls, Cavs for Love trade
  3. Zimmer ready to take over the Vikes

Cops, Courts & Fire

Minnesota prosecutor testifies in misconduct trial

MINNEAPOLIS — A northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct has testified in his own defense and will be cross examined today. Cook County Attorney ... Read more

  1. 5 years later, Minnesota man still missing
  2. Cleanup of burned school involves asbestos
  3. Moped stolen and lit on fire, and other reports

State & Regional

Minnesota prosecutor testifies in misconduct trial

MINNEAPOLIS — A northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct has testified in his own defense and will be cross examined today. Cook County Attorney ... Read more

  1. 5 years later, Minnesota man still missing
  2. Cleanup of burned school involves asbestos
  3. Search for missing park employee successful

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Editorials

Editorial: Russian imperialism ought not be tolerated

The leading nations of the world need to hold Russia accountable for its support of rebels in the country of Ukraine, and that means placing ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Even video games have unofficial holidays

Video games are a surprisingly mainstream hobby. Case in point: Last month, gamers around the world supposedly ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

USC school board did the right thing

I regret it’s taken me so long to write this, but better late than never: I want to extend my support to the United South ... Read more | 1 comment

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