Graduation rates increase in Albert Lea across demographics

Graduation rates increase in Albert Lea across demographics

A goal of a 90 percent graduation rate may not be too far off for students at Albert Lea High School. Read more

Featured News

School board to vote on one of two calendars

The Albert Lea School Board is planning to vote on Monday on one of two calendars for the 2015-16 school year. Both calendars are traditional ... Read more

  1. Snakes, smooches and Silly String
  2. Officials plead for long-term roads fix
  3. 7 local nonprofits have a chance to win part of $1M match
  4. Albert Lea’s Aldrich is back-to-back state champ

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Security improves with information

We’d all feel better if we knew the 100-plus security guards employed at the Mall of America had AK-47s at their disposal. We’d feel better ... View

Latest News

Mushrooms fuel man’s passion

STEARNS COUNTY — Kevin Doyle tells mushroom stories the way anglers talk about landing the big one. Once, during a walkabout on his farm, he came ... Read more

NRHEG’s Erickson earns 3rd place

NRHEG’s Erickson earns 3rd place

ST. PAUL — NRHEG’s Todd Erickson took third place at 220 pounds Saturday at the Class A state wrestling tournament at the Xcel Center in ... Read more

Property taxes set for 2015 increase

ST. PAUL — Property taxes owed this year are set to increase by 3.4 percent on average statewide, state officials said Friday. But the analysis ... Read more

Betty Lou Bredemus lived in, graduated from Austin

By Jenae Hackensmith Many recognize the famous actress Julia Roberts, but what many may not know is her mother, Betty Lou Bredemus, lived and graduated ... Read more

Kestner will perform at 2015 Distinguished Young Women of Minn.

Molly Kate Kestner is back and performing once more at the Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota state finals. Austin’s Molly Kate Kestner, the 2014 Distinguished ... Read more

  1. Error on health care tax forms means more filing-season hassles
  2. Investigators grapple with motive of gunman
  3. Funding fight underscores limits
  4. ‘If they remember ‘Hee Haw,’ this is it.’
  5. Teen pleads guilty to trying to support terrorism
  6. Dayton signs bill retracting commissioner raises for now
  7. House Republicans scrap vote on layoff bill
  8. Belgian TV show films in Albert Lea as part of focus on Hwy. 65
  9. Study calls for new fire station, expansions
  10. The Interchange is Blue Zones designated
  11. Ash Wednesday brings reflection
  12. Firefighter showing cancer who’s boss
  13. Semitrailer crashes into plow 7 miles west of Austin
  14. Medical errors down at Austin, Albert Lea hospitals
  15. Weekend Planner: ‘Of Mice and Men’ coming to Marion Ross Arts Center
  16. Classic drama ‘The Crucible’ opens at Riverland
  17. Beekeepers to host meeting
  18. ALHS band to perform concert
  19. Church to have blood drive
  20. It’s time for Tigers’ Roar
  21. St. Paul man acquitted in ’99 convenience store killing
  22. Mother of toddler who died outside talks about ordeal
  23. Camera captures eaglet birth
  24. Man rescued after escaping sinking truck on Lake Minnetonka

Feature

‘If they remember ‘Hee Haw,’ this is it.’

‘If they remember ‘Hee Haw,’ this is it.’

The “Hee Haw” television show to tumble into Albert Lea Read more


Sports

Albert Lea’s Aldrich is back-to-back state champ

Albert Lea’s Aldrich is back-to-back state champ

Albert Lea’s Garrett Aldrich is a back-to-back state wrestling champion, and the Tigers added three third-place finishers Saturday at the individual Class AA state tournament. ... Read more

  1. NRHEG’s Erickson earns 3rd place
  2. Albert Lea wrestlers look to place 4 in the top 3 at state
  3. Tigers come up short against Rochester Mayo

Cops, Courts & Fire

Investigators grapple with motive of gunman

TYRONE, Mo. — Residents in a remote area of southern Missouri are trying to come to grips with what could cause a man to kill ... Read more

  1. Teen pleads guilty to trying to support terrorism
  2. Firefighter showing cancer who’s boss
  3. Semitrailer crashes into plow 7 miles west of Austin

State & Regional

Officials plead for long-term roads fix

Officials plead for long-term roads fix

Residents and officials from across southern Minnesota on Friday aired concerns about aging infrastructure and a lack of transportation funding, calling on legislators to find ... Read more

  1. Mushrooms fuel man’s passion
  2. Property taxes set for 2015 increase
  3. Betty Lou Bredemus lived in, graduated from Austin

Special Section

Editorials

Joan Rivers deserved tribute

You can argue about the Best Picture going to “Birdman” instead of “Boyhood” or “American Sniper.” You can complain about the Academy of Motion Picture ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Take precautions against carbon monoxide

“I’m not going to leave you both here to get carbon monoxide poisoning,” I exclaimed to ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Freitag is on the right track

The Albert Lea Tribune endorsed the opponent of Freeborn County Sheriff Kurt Freitag prior to the November election. As editor, I was instrumental in our ... Read more

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