Hauntings of Halloween past

Hauntings of Halloween past

There were more likely to be boys in the belfry than bats on Halloween in Albert Lea a hundred years ago. A common trick was ... Read more

Featured News

Votes with Obama 97 percent of the time?

ST. PAUL  — Republicans trying to take back control of the U.S. Senate are working hard to sear one big number into the brains of ... Read more

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Featured Opinion

Editorial: Olson deserves vote in Ward 4 but with a point

Reid Olson is unopposed in seeking a third term as the Ward 4 councilor on the Albert Lea City Council. Voters can trust they are ... View

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Capitol Christmas Tree to get drink at Mississippi headwaters

ST. PAUL — A white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest that’s been designated as the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will make its first ... Read more

Former pastor charged with abusing child

AUSTIN — A former Austin pastor is accused of sexually assaulting a child more than 20 years ago. Gordon Larson, 62, faces three charges of ... Read more

Xcel Energy signs 3 solar deals

MINNEAPOLIS — Xcel Energy Inc. has signed deals with three energy developers to build up to three giant solar arrays to comply with Minnesota’s renewable ... Read more

US halal food supplier indicted

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The founder of a popular line of food products for observant Muslims has been charged with fraudulently shipping beef to Malaysia ... Read more

CAB teaches students and parents safety on cyberbullying, predators

AUSTIN — Many parents can’t monitor their children’s online activity all the time, but there are ways parents can help protect their children when it ... Read more

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Feature

Hauntings of Halloween past

Hauntings of Halloween past

There were more likely to be boys in the belfry than bats on Halloween in Albert Lea a hundred years ago. A common trick was ... Read more


Sports

  1. Perfect games at Holiday Lanes
  2. Albert Lea Hockey Association hosts Try Hockey Free Day
  3. Vikings center is probable against Bucs

Cops, Courts & Fire

Former pastor charged with abusing child

AUSTIN — A former Austin pastor is accused of sexually assaulting a child more than 20 years ago. Gordon Larson, 62, faces three charges of ... Read more

  1. US halal food supplier indicted
  2. Atheists sue Washington County over marriage
  3. Man who fled Minneapolis courtroom sentenced

State & Regional

Capitol Christmas Tree to get drink at Mississippi headwaters

ST. PAUL — A white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest that’s been designated as the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will make its first ... Read more

  1. Former pastor charged with abusing child
  2. Xcel Energy signs 3 solar deals
  3. US halal food supplier indicted

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Editorials

Editorial: Olson deserves vote in Ward 4 but with a point

Reid Olson is unopposed in seeking a third term as the Ward 4 councilor on the Albert Lea City Council. Voters can trust they are ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

When is the time to turn on the furnace?

“It’s still too early to turn on the heat,” I told Sera. The discussion has come ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Dredging will not be walk in park

Just four short months ago, our community celebrated as state lawmakers approved funding of $7.5 million for the Fountain Lake restoration project, with another projected ... Read more

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