Rachel

Area woman inspired by former Albert Lea High School agriculture teacher

Area woman inspired by former Albert Lea High School agriculture teacher

An Albert Lea High School graduate made her way back to the school she graduated in as well as the class that inspired her to ... Read more

Featured News

Schools to dismiss early

Two schools in the area are dismissing early due to the weather. Both Lake Mills Community Schools and Northwood-Kensett School District will dismiss at 1 ... Read more

  1. States try to reboot income tax reciprocity
  2. Austin council can’t pass e-cigarette ban on 1st try
  3. Board approves 2 calendars
  4. Many what-ifs fill project list for Dayton roads plan

Featured Opinion

Lebeck home was a community landmark

I issued a call to the community last week for any photos or paintings of the farmhouse of Edson Lebeck, which was destroyed by fire ... View

Latest News

Reward offered in burning puppy case

MINNEAPOLIS — The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to whoever left a puppy ... Read more

Como Zoo in St. Paul has new baby gorilla

ST. PAUL  — Como Zoo in St. Paul has a new baby western lowland gorilla. The female gorilla was born at about five pounds in ... Read more

Fewer gun permits issued in 2014 as overall number rises

ST. PAUL — Minnesota authorities issued about 41,000 permits to carry guns last year, down more than 30 percent from the year before. The state ... Read more

Construction worker killed at Rochester hotel site

ROCHESTER — Authorities said a construction worker died after a large metal attachment from a forklift fell on his head in Rochester. The man was ... Read more

Blood donations dropping along with temperatures

MINNEAPOLIS — The call is going out for blood donors in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Memorial Blood Centers said its supply of O-negative blood is dangerously ... Read more

  1. Convictions
  2. Senior Resources receives donation
  3. ‘We are Hmong Minnesota’: A 40-year journey remembered
  4. Hollandale Christian School goes under the sea with musical
  5. Students visit Rotary
  6. Campus Notes
  7. Albert Lea area under blizzard warning
  8. Economic growth likely in Midwest, Plains states
  9. Water trail bill presented in House
  10. Highway speed limit to increase
  11. Staying warm
  12. School board to vote on one of two calendars
  13. Graduation rates increase in Albert Lea across demographics
  14. Snakes, smooches and Silly String
  15. Officials plead for long-term roads fix
  16. 7 local nonprofits have a chance to win part of $1M match
  17. Mushrooms fuel man’s passion
  18. Albert Lea’s Aldrich is back-to-back state champ
  19. NRHEG’s Erickson earns 3rd place
  20. Property taxes set for 2015 increase
  21. Betty Lou Bredemus lived in, graduated from Austin
  22. Kestner will perform at 2015 Distinguished Young Women of Minn.
  23. Error on health care tax forms means more filing-season hassles
  24. Investigators grapple with motive of gunman

Feature

‘If they remember ‘Hee Haw,’ this is it.’

‘If they remember ‘Hee Haw,’ this is it.’

The “Hee Haw” television show to tumble into Albert Lea Read more


Sports

Rebels defeat Raiders

Rebels defeat Raiders

Balanced scoring lifted the United South Central girls’ basketball team to its first postseason win of the season. Anissa Janzig led the Rebels with 17 ... Read more

  1. NRHEG advances past Maple River
  2. Late shooting slump hampers Wolves
  3. Wild defenseman’s daughter gets wish

Cops, Courts & Fire

Reward offered in burning puppy case

MINNEAPOLIS — The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to whoever left a puppy ... Read more

  1. Construction worker killed at Rochester hotel site
  2. Convictions
  3. Water trail bill presented in House

State & Regional

States try to reboot income tax reciprocity

ST. PAUL  — State tax officials in Minnesota and Wisconsin said they’re working to reinstate a system that allowed 80,000 people who work across their ... Read more

  1. Many what-ifs fill project list for Dayton roads plan
  2. Reward offered in burning puppy case
  3. Como Zoo in St. Paul has new baby gorilla

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Find a long-term roads solution

We heard it loud and clear last week in front of the Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee: The state’s roads are aging, and officials ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Lebeck home was a community landmark

I issued a call to the community last week for any photos or paintings of the ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Free book given away at meeting

This coming Thursday evening, March 5, the monthly “Civil War Round Table,” will meet at 7 p.m. at Albert Lea’s Southwest Middle School library. The ... Read more

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