Fountain Lake Park work is last part of the reconstruction of downtown Albert Lea

Fountain Lake Park work is last part of the reconstruction of downtown Albert Lea

Work is continuing at Albert Lea’s Fountain Lake Park and is expected to be finished in June, according to city officials. The park is the ... Read more

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Branson duo returning to Albert Lea

A Branson, Mo.-based duo known for their tribute to country singer George Strait are returning to Albert Lea later this month. Gordy Wensel and Debbie ... Read more

  1. Alden-Conger student does well at college-level state competition
  2. Parties use law aimed at bullies to fire up voters
  3. Editorial: USC needs new policy on weapons | 1 comment
  4. Garbage starts grass, shed on fire

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March 11, 2014

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How to handle e-lotto flap now?

ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are in a lottery pickle: Let sales of virtual tickets continue over bipartisan objections or be forced to find millions ... Read more

MnDOT updates 511 traveler information features

Minnesota’s 511 traveler information system that gives up-to-date information on weather-related road conditions and maintenance and construction projects now has an improved high bandwidth site, ... Read more

USDA awards $6 million in funding for climate change study

DES MOINES, Iowa — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will award $6 million to 10 universities to finance the study of what climate change means ... Read more

Dayton says he can’t impose 2-year frack sand moratorium

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton said he lacks authority to impose a two-year moratorium on silica sand mining in southeastern Minnesota. Mining opponents delivered ... Read more

California man held in Las Vegas on human traffic charge

LAS VEGAS — A 36-year-old California man is facing federal criminal charges following his arrest in Las Vegas on charges alleging he transported a teenage ... Read more

  1. Albert Lea Farmers Market will open its 34th year this May
  2. Tootsie Roll fundraiser this weekend
  3. Autopsy shows Wisconsin woman drowned
  4. Live wax museum
  5. Officials find body of missing student
  6. Iowa man gets 70 years in Minn. woman’s death
  7. Senate to vote on added job protections for women
  8. Minnesota lawmakers seek to enhance privacy protection
  9. Bus hits pedestrian, 11 transported to hospital
  10. Police ID man killed in Mankato shooting
  11. FBI investigates suspected serial child molester, asks for public’s help
  12. Supreme Court justices are skeptical, concerned in Internet TV copyrights case
  13. Jurors hear defendant’s audio of fatal shootings in Little Falls case
  14. Minnesota archbishop deposition on abuse made public
  15. REG hits 1Billion gallon mark for biodiesel sales
  16. 3 arrested after Mankato shooting
  17. Streaming TV case goes before the U.S. Supreme Court today
  18. Domestic assault charges, man arrested for meth and other reports
  19. MOA to host Vikings cheerleader final auditions
  20. Dinner music
  21. Minnesota man goes on trial for teens’ deaths
  22. Minnesota woman charged after 2 horses found starved to death | 1 comment
  23. State judicial board reprimands Clay County Judge Cahill
  24. 550 in Minnesota cited for texting and driving during enforcement campaign

Feature

From Albert Lea to Nashville: Albert Lea native reaches number one on Christian and country music charts, writes his own music

From Albert Lea to Nashville: Albert Lea native reaches number one on Christian and country music charts, writes his own music

It’s taken 18 years, but Albert Lea native Jim Anthony has hit No. 1. Anthony, née Jim Komoszewski, is a singer and songwriter. His newest ... Read more


Sports

Albert Lea’s rally falls short against Century

Albert Lea’s rally falls short against Century

In its home opener, the Albert Lea baseball team was able to stay in the game, but it was burned by opposing batters leaving the ... Read more

  1. Albert Lea boys’ golf team improves to 2-0
  2. Tigers fall to defending Big Nine champs
  3. Gibson takes loss on mound for Twins

Cops, Courts & Fire

California man held in Las Vegas on human traffic charge

LAS VEGAS — A 36-year-old California man is facing federal criminal charges following his arrest in Las Vegas on charges alleging he transported a teenage ... Read more

  1. Autopsy shows Wisconsin woman drowned
  2. Officials find body of missing student
  3. Iowa man gets 70 years in Minn. woman’s death

State & Regional

How to handle e-lotto flap now?

ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are in a lottery pickle: Let sales of virtual tickets continue over bipartisan objections or be forced to find millions ... Read more

  1. Alden-Conger student does well at college-level state competition
  2. Parties use law aimed at bullies to fire up voters
  3. MnDOT updates 511 traveler information features

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Editorials

Editorial: USC needs new policy on weapons

There might not be much that can be done to prevent the expulsion of United South Central High School junior Alyssa Drescher, who was found ... Read more | 1 comment

Columns & Opinions

Give me a museum where homesteaders roam

“How have you been and where have you been?” the caller asked. I didn’t know who he ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Twin Lakes man became a war hero

This was written by sixth-grade student Joe Nordstrom from Elk River as part of a Smithsonian Museum history project his teacher Ron Hustvedt created. Joe ... Read more

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