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Unemployment rate down from last summer

Freeborn County’s unemployment rate shifted to 4.5 percent in June from 4.3 in May, according to data released this week by the Minnesota Department ... Read more

  1. Majority leader touts 2014 legislative session
  2. Albert Lea school board OKs plan to upgrade buildings
  3. RAGBRAI rider dies in northern Iowa
  4. Video: Seeking Refuge

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Let’s apply the brakes to stop at the wakes

I wanted to pump the brakes. The gathering made me want to slow down. It caused me to wish that I could revisit the past and confabulate ... View

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Teenage girl testifies in Minnesota attorney trial

MINNEAPOLIS — A teenage girl has testified in the trial of a northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct. Witnesses took the stand Tuesday in ... Read more

School board filing dates set

Affidavit filing dates for three positions on the Albert Lea school board have been set for July 29 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 12. The ... Read more

15 years for fatal bar shooting

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatally shooting a man in a bar last August. Ron Powell ... Read more

Attorney general sues 2 Minnesota colleges

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit Tuesday against two colleges, accusing the schools of misleading criminal justice students about their ... Read more

Stolen vehicle recovered in Albert Lea and other reports

Deck damaged by fire A deck at 109 Ridge Road was damaged by fire at 1:31 a.m. today, according to Albert Lea police. Police Chief ... Read more

  1. In the name of pickleball
  2. Jurors consider Ventura case
  3. Dayton seeks MNsure rates’ release
  4. Senate, House chart separate courses on border money
  5. New challenge to Obama health law
  6. Seniors use home-share agencies to find roommates
  7. Special Report: Seeking Refuge, Part 3
  8. Obama declares disaster for Freeborn County
  9. It’s always Christmas for sideways pine tree | 1 comment
  10. Minnesota woman pleads guilty in freezer body case
  11. Judge likely to release CT results in Kolstad case
  12. Interstate 35 rest area closed for well repair
  13. Ellison urges state to aid Central American minors
  14. Judge: Jury should decide priest abuse lawsuit
  15. Austin council OKs museum move
  16. State starts $68 million highway expansion
  17. VFW, Auxiliary to host meeting
  18. Reunion planned for Sunday
  19. Bret Michaels brings entertainment to Iowa
  20. Vandalism, thefts and other reports
  21. Special Report: Seeking Refuge, Part 2
  22. Humane Society volunteers collect money downtown
  23. Minnesota man loses brother, sister-in-law in Ukraine
  24. Iowa man recovering from 40-foot fall from tree

Feature

Dueling piano duo returns for Senior Resources fundraiser

Dueling piano duo returns for Senior Resources fundraiser

A night full of humor, music and dueling pianos is coming back to Albert Lea with the return of the Deuces Wild dueling piano duo. ... Read more


Sports

Scoreboard: July 22

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  1. WNBA teams prepare for the playoffs
  2. Hummel signs 1-year deal with Timberwolves
  3. Cavs rookie still in trade talks for Love

Cops, Courts & Fire

Teenage girl testifies in Minnesota attorney trial

MINNEAPOLIS — A teenage girl has testified in the trial of a northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct. Witnesses took the stand Tuesday in ... Read more

  1. 15 years for fatal bar shooting
  2. Attorney general sues 2 Minnesota colleges
  3. Stolen vehicle recovered in Albert Lea and other reports

State & Regional

RAGBRAI rider dies in northern Iowa

GRAETTINGER, Iowa — A participant in an annual bicycle ride across Iowa has died due to a medical condition. Officials with the Register’s Annual Great ... Read more

  1. Teenage girl testifies in Minnesota attorney trial
  2. 15 years for fatal bar shooting
  3. Attorney general sues 2 Minnesota colleges

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Upfront pricing needed in medical field

You check into a hotel. The clerk tells you the price for a nonsmoking room with a king-size bed. You look into buying a TV ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Let’s apply the brakes to stop at the wakes

I wanted to pump the brakes. The gathering made me want to slow down. It caused me to ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Grocery gift goes to the food shelf

This is to Larry, the young man behind me at Hy-Vee’s checkout line at about 7 p.m. July 17. You paid for my groceries, and ... Read more

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