Gallery: Albert Lea hosts first girls’ track meet

Gallery: Albert Lea hosts first girls’ track meet

The Albert Lea girls’ track and field team hosted its only home meet of the season Tuesday and beat two of its three opponents. The ... Read more


Forever fitness: G-E coach can be found on the court, diamond and field

From the gridiron to the court to the weight room, Jeff Jimenez fuels his passion for athletics. Jimenez is the defensive coordinator for the Albert ... Read more

  1. Minnesota joins states raising wages
  2. Man accused of driving go-kart while drunk
  3. City Council OKs street repairs
  4. Fired coach could get job back

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March 11, 2014


Latest News

Senate candidate lists his key issues

AUSTIN — Republican Mike McFadden brought his campaign for the U.S. Senate to Austin Monday, along with a message that America can do better and ... Read more

Underage drinking citations, high school student cited for assault and other reports

2 arrested for drunken driving  Freeborn County sheriff’s deputies cited Marie Catherine Eisele for third-degree driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop at 11:19 p.m. ... Read more

Macalester College names newly finished art building for Joan Mondale

ST. PAUL — The late Joan Mondale will have her name on a newly completed arts building on the Macalester College campus in St. Paul. ... Read more

Charges filed following Frozen Four melee

MINNEAPOLIS — A Richfield man has been charged with assaulting a police officer during a skirmish that followed the University of Minnesota’s defeat in the ... Read more

  1. Abuse task force recommends changes to Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
  2. Jury selection begins in Minnesota homeowner trial
  3. Girl Scouts meet County Commissioner
  4. 1 hospitalized after carbon dioxide poisoning
  5. Convictions
  6. 1947 Albert Lea classmates to have meeting
  7. Student evaluations could be public
  8. No criminal charges in Mississippi River crash
  9. Spring fieldwork off to late start in Minnesota
  10. Man sentenced to 20 years for synthetic drugs
  11. Great Lakes whitefish shortage causing Passover problems
  12. Albert Lea’s Woodside siblings rule the basketball court
  13. From Asia to Albert Lea: Man notices Asian population without a store to buy products
  14. Ice goes out on Fountain Lake
  15. Dayton to sign wage boost into law
  16. Big steps help save little babies
  17. Water challenge spurs firms to act
  18. Man who shot, killed teenagers heads to trial in Little Falls
  19. Spring snow slows travel
  20. Maplewood police investigate body found in creek
  21. Expo takes precautions
  22. Construction of family home is finished
  23. Kansas attacks suspect is ID’d
  24. Obama, GOP vie for support among women voters


Woman finds weight-loss success

Woman finds weight-loss success

When Nyla Anderson, 29, was in high school at Albert Lea, she was an athlete who played volleyball. That’s how most people knew her. In ... Read more


Twins’ pitching falters against Blue Jays

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes was rolling along against his old AL East foes from Toronto, piling up the strikeouts and freezing Blue Jays bats ... Read more

  1. Wild expect injured center to return for playoffs
  2. Rebels use sharp defense to beat Cardinals
  3. Scoreboard: April 15

Cops, Courts & Fire

Man accused of driving go-kart while drunk

AUSTIN — A 25-year-old Austin man is in jail after trying to drive a child-size go-kart while drunk early Sunday in northeast Austin. Read more

  1. Fired coach could get job back
  2. Underage drinking citations, high school student cited for assault and other reports
  3. Charges filed following Frozen Four melee

State & Regional

Minnesota joins states raising wages

ST. PAUL — Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark ... Read more

  1. Man accused of driving go-kart while drunk
  2. Senate candidate lists his key issues
  3. Fired coach could get job back

Special Section


Editorial: Pay attention to politics in spring

It’s time to pay attention to political campaigns again. Minnesotans tend to tune out during election years once school gets out and summer arrives. They ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Coupons offset cost of subscription to paper

Holy frijoles! What a show! Lisa and I watched “Extreme Couponing” on streaming Netflix on a rainy ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Include all kinds of school seniors

I’m like all parents out there, doing their best to raise their children so hopefully they, too, will someday have a future to look forward ... Read more

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