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Dayton pushes education, labor-force agenda

When Mark Dayton ran for governor in 2010, he said he wanted to improve the state’s economy, spend more on schools, make the tax system ... Read more

  1. Hormel posts record 3rd quarter earnings
  2. ArtWorks center opens
  3. Keeping the State Fair real
  4. Austin ArtWorks Festival bigger than ever this year

Featured Opinion

Peacefully stand up for right in Ferguson

“Oh, how quickly we forget the peace-filled words of Nelson Mandela,” I remarked to my wife as I read about protests and crime occurring in ... View

Latest News

Final Highway 52 traffic signal to be removed

The final traffic signal on Highway 52 between Rochester and the Twin Cities is scheduled to be removed Monday, weather permitting, as a new traffic ... Read more

DWI arrest and other reports

1 arrested for DWI Albert Lea police arrested Bruce John Nash, 52, for third-degree driving while intoxicated at 1:14 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of ... Read more

Ukraine: Russian aid convoy ’direct invasion’

DAVYDO-MYKILSKE, Ukraine — Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev’s approval, saying its patience had worn out with ... Read more

North Mankato church burglar gets 2 years

ST. PETER — A 21-year-old who pleaded guilty to robbing a North Mankato church last fall has been sentenced to two years in prison. Tyler Michael ... Read more

  1. US Ebola survivor thanks God, asks for prayers
  2. Calls grow for police to wear ’body cameras’ — but with caveats
  3. Marathon bombing suspect’s friend pleads guilty
  4. Tesla Motors visits Wind Down Wednesday, offers test drives
  5. 2 Albert Lea Level 3 predatory offenders move
  6. Weekend Planner: Sports and arts join in new Albert Lea festival
  7. Dismissal of charges in school plot case appealed
  8. Community Theatre announces audition dates
  9. State Fair gets rolling amid rain
  10. Courtroom packed for Ponzi scheme case
  11. Minnesota authorities arrest woman in shooting
  12. Minnesota confirms new zebra mussel infestation
  13. Justice groups: Ruling protects property rights
  14. Ash borer infestation found in Minnesota
  15. New Ulm Popcorn Wagon closes after inspection
  16. Authorities charge 2 men in body burning
  17. Officials to seize money from Duluth drug sellers
  18. Settlement reached in clergy abuse case
  19. Plea agreement in trunk body slaying
  20. Cafe owner will retire
  21. Hardware store damaged, juveniles throwing eggs and other reports
  22. US intensifying airstrikes in Iraq
  23. Obama meets with business, tech leaders
  24. Slaying not shifting positions in Congress

Feature

The Albert Lea Civic Music Series kicks off its annual concert campaign

The Albert Lea Civic Music Series kicks off its annual concert campaign

The campaign drive for the 2014-15 Albert Lea Civic Music Series kicked off Thursday and will run through Aug. 29. This year’s concert series features ... Read more


Sports

Twins avoid sweep, take down Indians

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes has been pitching with a cracked nail on his right index finger, a common side effect of the sharp curveball ... Read more

  1. MVP Moore leads Lynx past the Stars
  2. Gallery: Wolverines sweep Patriots in opener
  3. Scoreboard: Aug. 21

Cops, Courts & Fire

DWI arrest and other reports

1 arrested for DWI Albert Lea police arrested Bruce John Nash, 52, for third-degree driving while intoxicated at 1:14 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of ... Read more

  1. North Mankato church burglar gets 2 years
  2. Calls grow for police to wear ’body cameras’ — but with caveats
  3. Marathon bombing suspect’s friend pleads guilty

State & Regional

Dayton pushes education, labor-force agenda

When Mark Dayton ran for governor in 2010, he said he wanted to improve the state’s economy, spend more on schools, make the tax system ... Read more

  1. Keeping the State Fair real
  2. Ukraine: Russian aid convoy ’direct invasion’
  3. US Ebola survivor thanks God, asks for prayers

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: It’s simple: Don’t drink and drive

Law enforcement officers across the state are in the middle of a stepped up enforcement to crack down on drunken driving. The campaign, coordinated by ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Peacefully stand up for right in Ferguson

“Oh, how quickly we forget the peace-filled words of Nelson Mandela,” I remarked to my wife ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Come escort the American flag

On behalf of the Nation of Patriots and Albert Lea Harley Owners Group, we want to thank everyone who helped make our fundraiser on July ... Read more

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