Albert Lea High School tackles tough musical

Albert Lea High School tackles tough musical

Student actors at Albert Lea High School are going “into the woods” with this year’s fall musical. “Into the Woods” follows the stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, ... Read more

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Let’s hear from the teachers

It’s time for the teachers to speak up. Throughout the public debate on the school calendar, which first hit this newspaper last March, there has ... View

Latest News

Wedgewood Cove to host MNsure help sessions

Open enrollment for MNsure began Saturday. Individuals and families have until Feb. 15 to decide which plan is best for them.  Even if already enrolled ... Read more

‘A Christmas Carol’ comedy coming to ACT

Albert Lea Community Theatre will present a comedy centered around a holiday classic with “A Dickens’ Christmas Carol: A Traveling Travesty in Two Tumultuous Acts” ... Read more

Convictions

Freeborn County District Court   April 16 Travis Lee Lybarger, 37, 406 Main St. E., Klemme, Iowa. Count 1: DWI. Dismissed. Count 2: DWI – ... Read more

Items reported stolen

Items reported stolen Welding equipment was reported stolen at 9:10 a.m. Wednesday from 2200 Riverland Drive. Police received a report of a wallet that was ... Read more

Dayton, Daudt to share lunch before new power lineup

ST. PAUL — The faces of a new power alignment at the Minnesota Capitol are meeting for lunch. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton is hosting House ... Read more

  1. Foster parents license revoked
  2. Assistant coaches step up for Albert Lea girls’ hockey team
  3. Missed school board meeting on calendar plan? Here’s the video
  4. Suicide survivors to watch film, share experiences
  5. With some delays, St. John’s to start construction on new campus in spring
  6. Courthouse to be closed during funeral
  7. Celebration scheduled for new Highway 52 interchange
  8. More than 90,000 illegal immigrants in Minnesota
  9. Pedestrian killed on highway
  10. Semi on fire on I-35 and other reports
  11. Semi strikes school bus; no one hurt
  12. Fire takes family’s home
  13. Calendar vote tabled | 1 comment
  14. Corey Goodnature to be honored by T-wolves
  15. NFL suspends Peterson for at least rest of season
  16. 34th Infantry Div. to deploy to West Africa
  17. Funeral set for boy accidentally shot in head in Otter Tail Co.
  18. Goodnature to be honored by Timberwolves
  19. Radio station looking for questions for city manager
  20. Freeborn Lumber wins Medium Business of the Year
  21. Snow and Arctic blast to cause reduced visibility
  22. 6 injured in crashes on icy interstate
  23. Ex-workers: Hibbing VA clinic backdated records
  24. Famed Austin author releases latest book

Feature

Des Moines comedian John Bush hopes to tickle ribs in Albert Lea

Des Moines comedian John Bush hopes to tickle ribs in Albert Lea

One might call John Bush’s comedy career a boomerang. Bush, a comedian from Minnesota, cut his teeth in Minneapolis in the early 1990s. In 1996 he started ... Read more


Sports

  1. Assistant coaches step up for Albert Lea girls’ hockey team
  2. NBA’s Silver sends a message about domestic violence
  3. Judge limits suspect in death of Peterson’s son

Cops, Courts & Fire

Another try set to settle Amish permit dispute

PRESTON — An Amish couple from southeastern Minnesota will try next month to settle their zoning law dispute with Fillmore County. Ammon J. and Sarah ... Read more

  1. Convictions
  2. Items reported stolen
  3. Foster parents license revoked

State & Regional

House GOP vows to set the agenda

ST. PAUL — When the Legislative session gets underway in January, the Minnesota House will have 26 new members, including 21 Republicans who will be ... Read more

  1. Another try set to settle Amish permit dispute
  2. Dayton, Daudt to share lunch before new power lineup
  3. Foster parents license revoked

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Let’s hear from the teachers

It’s time for the teachers to speak up. Throughout the public debate on the school calendar, which first hit this newspaper last March, there has ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Holiday season is fun, but Black Friday isn’t

Thanksgiving is just two weeks away. It comes and goes and suddenly the holiday season is ... Read more | 1 comment

Letters to the Editor

Welfare state is not a pro-life view

I would like to respond to the column from Nov. 11 by Jennifer Vogt-Erickson, “Democrats are pro-life, while GOP is just pro-birth.” The column was ... Read more

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