Albert Lea Art Center, Northbridge Mall get set for annual Festival of Trees

Albert Lea Art Center, Northbridge Mall get set for annual Festival of Trees

Take a walk down Christmas lane with the annual Festival of Trees. The Festival of Trees, which is believed to have started in the late 1980s, ... Read more

Featured Opinion

Editorial: What lessons can be learned from city’s vote?

Present and past city managers for Albert Lea have sought to reduce the Police Department, the Fire Department and now the Parks and Recreation Department. ... View

Latest News

Mayo Clinic expansion plan needs legislative help

ROCHESTER — The financing plan for a massive expansion of Mayo Clinic needs a small change from state legislators, which is making some lawmakers worried ... Read more

Study finds all-day pre-K prepares students

ST. PAUL — New research from the University of Minnesota shows children who attend all-day preschool are better prepared for kindergarten than those who don’t. ... Read more

Found: Portrait taken from Winona’s Watkins Manor

WINONA — A valuable portrait taken from an assisted-living center in Winona has turned up. The massive 4-by-5-foot painting of late Winona businessman Paul Watkins ... Read more

Judge rejects Kyle widow’s request for new trial

ST. PAUL — A judge has rejected a request from the widow of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle to order a new trial or set ... Read more

Sex offender pleads in death of Park Rapids woman

HUBBARD COUNTY — A 21-year-old sex offender faces nearly 28 years in prison for killing a Park Rapids woman in her apartment after meeting her ... Read more

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Feature

Darcy Sime photography exhibit opens at Albert Lea Art Center

Darcy Sime photography exhibit opens at Albert Lea Art Center

For Darcy Sime, she’s always loved nature. Sime, a photographer, has always been inspired by the outdoors. Now a selection of her nature photography is on ... Read more


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Cops, Courts & Fire

Found: Portrait taken from Winona’s Watkins Manor

WINONA — A valuable portrait taken from an assisted-living center in Winona has turned up. The massive 4-by-5-foot painting of late Winona businessman Paul Watkins ... Read more

  1. Judge rejects Kyle widow’s request for new trial
  2. Sex offender pleads in death of Park Rapids woman
  3. Teen who beat politician won’t go to jail

State & Regional

Mayo Clinic expansion plan needs legislative help

ROCHESTER — The financing plan for a massive expansion of Mayo Clinic needs a small change from state legislators, which is making some lawmakers worried ... Read more

  1. Study finds all-day pre-K prepares students
  2. Found: Portrait taken from Winona’s Watkins Manor
  3. Judge rejects Kyle widow’s request for new trial

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Editorials

Editorial: What lessons can be learned from city’s vote?

Present and past city managers for Albert Lea have sought to reduce the Police Department, the Fire Department and now the Parks and Recreation Department. ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Are they sweet potatoes or are they yams?

We’re going to need a bigger gravy boat. Maybe two. We interrupt Christmas and Halloween to bring ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

What’s it take for a street plowing?

Why weren’t some of the side streets plowed after it snowed, and when my street was done the plow went down the middle of the ... Read more

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