Youth team leads by example

Youth team leads by example

Albert Lea 13AA baseball team honored for outstanding sportsmanship Success was measured in multiple ways for the Albert Lea 13AA baseball team. Along with qualifying ... Read more

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What as a community do you consider the function of city government? Do you think they should provide basic fire and police protection? Should they ... View

Latest News

Minn. ushers in region’s top minimum wage

ST. PAUL  — Minnesota will vault past Illinois, Michigan and South Dakota this week to gain the highest minimum wage in the Midwestern region at ... Read more

Appeals court upholds law in breath test refusal case

MINNEAPOLIS  — A law that makes it a crime for someone to refuse a breath test when arrested for drunken driving was affirmed Monday by ... Read more

Wisconsin man drowns in Minn. lake

GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP — Sheriff’s officials said a boater from Wisconsin has drowned in a northeastern Minnesota lake. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department said 58-year-old ... Read more

A.L. Johnson Heating and Air Conditioning recognized with award

A.L. Johnson Heating and Air Conditioning recognized with award

Homeowners looking to go green and save money on energy costs won’t have to look very far to find one of the nation’s top geothermal ... Read more

Injury traffic crash reported and other reports

Injury traffic crash reported A woman was reportedly injured Monday night after a vehicle hit a pole and possibly other cars. The crash was reported ... Read more

  1. Rock singer charged with DWI, fleeing police officers
  2. Local Bernie Sanders 2016 supporters to host organizing kickoff
  3. Boy Scouts of America to allow gay adult leaders
  4. Movie theater shooter had no red flags when buying gun
  5. Few clues on what happened to 2 teens on fishing trip
  6. ATM workers forget bag of cash, man drives off with $150K
  7. Obama calls criticism of Iran deal ‘sad’
  8. Residents testify about success of Blue Zones Project
  9. Lawsuits keep rising though insurance coverage is rising in state
  10. 2 men dead after south Minneapolis shooting
  11. Man killed by police officer was shot in head
  12. Police: 5 hurt in knife fight in Moorhead
  13. Officials to see if Minn. counties qualify for storm aid
  14. Thefts reported and other reports
  15. Auxiliary welcomes new members
  16. USDA rural home repair loans and grants now available
  17. Auditions have been scheduled for “Dylan Kaercher’s Lights, Camera, Christmas!”
  18. Clinton says she is confident about proper handling of emails
  19. Christie has made habit of appointing high school friends to state positions
  20. Health insurance markets struggle with cost challenges
  21. Senior Senate Republicans rebuke Sen. Cruz over criticism
  22. Gunman in movie theater shooting had long history of terrifying relatives
  23. Motorcycle crash fatal south of Hayward
  24. Once in an orange moon

Feature

Art center members celebrate cherished artworks in show

Art center members celebrate cherished artworks in show

The Albert Lea Art Center is incorporating yet another new art show into the community. Read more


Sports

Youth team leads by example

Youth team leads by example

Albert Lea 13AA baseball team honored for outstanding sportsmanship Success was measured in multiple ways for the Albert Lea 13AA baseball team. Along with qualifying ... Read more

  1. Waldorf hockey team adds St. Michael-Albertville graduate
  2. Late homer dooms Twins
  3. Captains organize early practices

Cops, Courts & Fire

2nd suspect turns himself in

AUSTIN — The second suspect accused of robbing the Freedom Value Center in Austin at knifepoint has turned himself in. Read more

  1. Appeals court upholds law in breath test refusal case
  2. Wisconsin man drowns in Minn. lake
  3. Injury traffic crash reported and other reports

State & Regional

Minn. ushers in region’s top minimum wage

ST. PAUL  — Minnesota will vault past Illinois, Michigan and South Dakota this week to gain the highest minimum wage in the Midwestern region at ... Read more

  1. Appeals court upholds law in breath test refusal case
  2. Rock singer charged with DWI, fleeing police officers
  3. Local Bernie Sanders 2016 supporters to host organizing kickoff

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Support fight against cancer

One of the area’s largest summer community events will take place this weekend at the Freeborn County Fairgrounds. The 2015 Freeborn County Relay for Life ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Large wasps destroy lawn, bring headaches

Each summer in July since we moved into our house, we have been battling unwanted wasps ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Stand up and let voices be heard

What as a community do you consider the function of city government? Do you think they should provide basic fire and police protection? Should they ... Read more

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