Rainfall slows but doesn’t stop annual Cruise to the Cove

Rainfall slows but doesn’t stop annual Cruise to the Cove

While the rain may have kept some from cruising, the third annual Cruise to the Cove car show still went on. The show, hosted by the ... Read more

Featured News

Petition opposes proposed school calendar

Parents in Albert Lea have responded to the idea of the proposed calendar for the 2015-2016 school year with a petition opposing it. Jennifer Hanson started ... Read more

  1. Minnesota speaker tours Granicrete
  2. Austin could get hobby store
  3. Should ‘Redskins’ name be in stadium?
  4. Franken: Regrets traffic cone video | 1 comment

Featured Opinion

James Foley had courage in the face of danger

To just mourn the brutal death of photojournalist James Foley … seems not enough. To just be sickened by the shabby and cowardly manner in which ... View

Latest News

War Rountable hosts first meeting of the season

The Albert Lea Civil War Roundtable will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Southwest Middle School library. Local attorney Ellen Weinberg ... Read more

Officials warn of wolf encounters

GRAND MARAIS — Northeastern Minnesota authorities are warning residents about wolves attacking dogs and approaching people in Cook County. Sheriff Leif Lunde said Thursday there ... Read more

Police shoot, kill man outside day care

RAMSEY — Authorities say police shot and killed a man outside a day-care center in Ramsey after he pointed a gun at them. Anoka County ... Read more

Treatment center for youth closes

FERGUS FALLS — A Fergus Falls treatment center for youth is closing its doors in Fergus Falls. Catholic Charities started a program for troubled youth ... Read more

Police defend arrest of man in skyway

ST. PAUL — St. Paul police are defending the arrest and use of a stun gun against a man sitting in a downtown skyway. Twenty-eight-year-old ... Read more

  1. Iron Range speakeasy tunnel to reopen
  2. Chief: Officers who shot suspect feared for lives
  3. Family sues city after tree kills woman
  4. North Dakota synthetic drug case sentences
  5. Man says indictment is unfair
  6. Xcel Energy defends $665M Monticello plant project
  7. Life in prison for man who killed mother, nephew
  8. 1 injured in crash and other reports
  9. Europe seeks role in Gaza
  10. Blue Earth native plays viola
  11. Family feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dad
  12. 9/11 memorial plaza will be open to public that night for first time
  13. Campuses plan to screen students from West Africa
  14. Obama says military force may not be able to solve current crises
  15. Walz optimistic on manufacturing
  16. Albert Lea could be place for sex trafficking crimes
  17. Ex-Iowa lawmaker pleads guilty to payments
  18. Court denies self-defense appeal by Waseca man
  19. Weekend Planner: Golfers tee off for the 87th annual Shortstop
  20. MnDOT urges caution in work zones during Labor Day weekend
  21. ‘Diabetes and Dentistry’ set for Sept. 15
  22. Minnesota experiencing strong summer travel season
  23. Dayton urges feds to step in on grain delays
  24. Man charged for stabbing teen with samurai sword

Feature

Pushing the envelope with body art

Pushing the envelope with body art

Art can push the envelope in a variety of ways, but the Freeborn County Arts Initiative is pushing it with something as simple as the ... Read more


Sports

Should ‘Redskins’ name be in stadium?

MINNEAPOLIS — A coalition demanded Thursday that the NFL team from Washington be barred from using its “Redskins” name on University of Minnesota turf. The ... Read more

  1. Gophers start season with a win
  2. Albert Lea boys’ soccer team earns 1st win of season
  3. Scarlets take down Tigers in opener

Cops, Courts & Fire

Police shoot, kill man outside day care

RAMSEY — Authorities say police shot and killed a man outside a day-care center in Ramsey after he pointed a gun at them. Anoka County ... Read more

  1. Police defend arrest of man in skyway
  2. Chief: Officers who shot suspect feared for lives
  3. Family sues city after tree kills woman

State & Regional

Should ‘Redskins’ name be in stadium?

MINNEAPOLIS — A coalition demanded Thursday that the NFL team from Washington be barred from using its “Redskins” name on University of Minnesota turf. The ... Read more

  1. Franken: Regrets traffic cone video | 1 comment
  2. Officials warn of wolf encounters
  3. Police shoot, kill man outside day care

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Hopes rising for Tigers football

We are looking forward to high school football season and — we’ll be direct here — very much desire to see Albert Lea, Alden-Conger and ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Garrison Keillor brings out Minnesota culture

“Apparently Garrison Keillor walked past me today,” I told my wife when I got home from ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Come see photos by Darcy Sime

The Albert Lea chapter of the Audubon Society is pleased to announce a presentation by Darcy Sime, an award-winning and published photographer on wildlife photography. ... Read more

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