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United South Central students, leaders enjoy new building

United South Central students, leaders enjoy new building

WELLS — As the first semester comes to a close for United South Central School, students and staff have nothing but positive remarks for the ... Read more

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Engaging Cuba is the best route for changing it

Fifty years of Cold War tactics in dealing with the island nation of Cuba have not solved a thing. President Barack Obama’s announcement Wednesday that ... View

Latest News

Man arrested for strangulation and other reports

Man arrested for strangulation Albert Lea police arrested Salvador Gomez, 30, on Thursday morning at 1913 Johnson St. for felony strangulation following alleged assaults happening ... Read more

Nonprofit director denies wrongdoing

MINNEAPOLIS — The head of a nonprofit accused of misspending public money on travel and other personal expenses has broken his silence. Bill Davis was ... Read more

Teacher seniority headlines GOP’s education plans

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans back in control of the state House will likely pursue changing how public school teachers are laid off. Eliminating the ... Read more

Suspect arrested Hope bank robbery

Suspect arrested Hope bank robbery

By Ashley Stewart, Owatonna People’s Press  OWATONNA — A suspect in the armed robbery of First National Bank in Hope has been arrested in Texas, Steele ... Read more

Freeborn County Historical Museum sells old school yearbooks

Freeborn County Historical Museum sells old school yearbooks

Sales of high school yearbooks at the Freeborn County Historical Museum have been clipping along ever since they were posted on the Internet in the ... Read more

  1. Icy roads blanket south central Minnesota
  2. Robber hits First National Bank in Hope
  3. Nothing says Christmas like a Nativity set
  4. Outbreak due to mutated virus
  5. Have a cup of cheer
  6. Dayton urges swift action on flood-aid package
  7. Iron Range board approves protecting trust fund
  8. Training changes for teen drivers
  9. Democrats cry foul on rosters
  10. Man shot by police was student in Washington state
  11. A lion’s share of donations
  12. Thrivent helps food pantry thrive
  13. Motor Inn sales manager likes changing auto technology
  14. Senior captains lead Albert Lea boys’ hockey team | 1 comment
  15. Alden-Conger too sick to go to school
  16. DNA samples ordered in cocaine bust case
  17. 1st Friday for Albert Lea library to be open again is Jan. 9
  18. Weekend Planner: ‘The Nutcracker’ to be beamed from Moscow
  19. 4 charged in public benefits scheme
  20. Few answers in freeway shootings
  21. Ex-Stillwater mayor charged in fraud scheme
  22. Alden American Legion to ring in the new year
  23. Obama reignites political debate over Cuba
  24. Investigators link North Korea to Sony hacking

Feature

Freeborn County Historical Museum sells old school yearbooks

Freeborn County Historical Museum sells old school yearbooks

Sales of high school yearbooks at the Freeborn County Historical Museum have been clipping along ever since they were posted on the Internet in the ... Read more


Sports

Minnesota State-Mankato falls in Division II championship

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Minnesota State advanced farther this season than any team in school history, the Mavericks turning back every opponent that stepped ... Read more

  1. Scoreboard: Dec. 20-21
  2. Tigers place in 3 weight classes at Christmas Tournament
  3. Sports Memories: Dec. 21

Cops, Courts & Fire

Albert Lea woman pleads not guilty to taking money

An Albert Lea woman pleaded not guilty Thursday to taking money from accounts of at least a half dozen people with disabilities at a local ... Read more

  1. Man arrested for strangulation and other reports
  2. Suspect arrested Hope bank robbery
  3. Robber hits First National Bank in Hope

State & Regional

United South Central students, leaders enjoy new building

United South Central students, leaders enjoy new building

WELLS — As the first semester comes to a close for United South Central School, students and staff have nothing but positive remarks for the ... Read more

  1. Hormel CEO makes $13M
  2. Icy roads return to Minn.
  3. Man arrested for strangulation and other reports

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Engaging Cuba is the best route for changing it

Fifty years of Cold War tactics in dealing with the island nation of Cuba have not solved a thing. President Barack Obama’s announcement Wednesday that ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Marital competitions can become quite fun

“Do you really think you can keep this battle up longer than me?” I challenged my ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Seniors thankful for young singers

On Dec. 15, the Albert Lea High School choir (consisting of  sophomores, juniors and seniors) came to the Senior Towers during the Semcac lunch and ... Read more

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