Austin is ready to rev its artistic engine

Austin is ready to rev its artistic engine

AUSTIN — Andy Hull can’t fit a car in his garage because it’s filled with a workbench, a full-size chalkboard, a neat row of disembodied ... Read more

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It was a bad day that kept getting worse

Arnie had a string tied around his finger. His wife had put it there so he’d remember to mail the letter that she’d forgotten ... View

Latest News

Another U.S. hostage at risk by Islamic State

WASHINGTON — In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist ... Read more

Man arrested for meth, boy shot with BB gun and other reports

Man arrested after chase Albert Lea police arrested Oscar Paul Delossantos, 46, for multiple charges after he reportedly led police on a short vehicle chase ... Read more

Closure planned at I-90 rest area

HAYWARD — The Hayward Interstate 90 rest area east of Albert Lea will have temporary daytime closures that began Tuesday as Minnesota Department of Transportation ... Read more

MnDOT’s State Fair booth helps connect public

ST. PAUL — Looking for a free state highway or bicycle map? Have burning questions about a road project near you? Want to know how ... Read more

Man gets 27 years for raping woman

ANOKA — An Anoka County judge has sentenced a 36-year-old man to 27 years in prison for abducting and raping a woman in Fridley after ... Read more

  1. Navy to jump from plane over Capitol
  2. Austin teen stars in online commercial
  3. Albert Lea man and wife have raised alpacas for 14 years
  4. Tesla Motors electric cars coming to town
  5. New principal talks changes
  6. Hagedorn: ‘These are critical times for the U.S.’
  7. Riverland theater announces 2014-15 run
  8. MnDOT crews minimize public impact
  9. Crops catch some much needed rain
  10. Ex-officer pleads not guilty in suitcase slaying
  11. Woman pleads guilty in methadone death
  12. Parents charged in death of 6-week-old
  13. Delay sought on review of sex offender program
  14. Bemidji woman found incompetent in freezing death
  15. Project helps residents live healthier
  16. Meth found at business, tree down in storm and other reports
  17. Police, protesters collide in Ferguson
  18. Militias complicate situation on Texas border
  19. Area breastfeeding coalition recognizes local businesses for their support
  20. A new jewel of a school in Wells
  21. Firefighters rescue dog from burning house
  22. Can McFadden bring in the outside money?
  23. Former officer to enter plea in suitcase slaying
  24. Boy on bicycle struck and killed

Feature

The Albert Lea Civic Music Series kicks off its annual concert campaign

The Albert Lea Civic Music Series kicks off its annual concert campaign

The campaign drive for the 2014-15 Albert Lea Civic Music Series kicked off Thursday and will run through Aug. 29. This year’s concert series features ... Read more


Sports

Tigers tennis team opens with triangular at Austin

Tigers tennis team opens with triangular at Austin

After six practices, the Albert Lea girls’ tennis team dove into its schedule with a triangular Tuesday at Austin. The Tigers lost 7-0 against Austin ... Read more

  1. Scoreboard: Aug. 19
  2. Twins provide fireworks in the 1st inning then fall silent
  3. Vikings WR to appeal 3-game ban

Cops, Courts & Fire

Man arrested for meth, boy shot with BB gun and other reports

Man arrested after chase Albert Lea police arrested Oscar Paul Delossantos, 46, for multiple charges after he reportedly led police on a short vehicle chase ... Read more

  1. Albert Lea police to present human trafficking study
  2. Man gets 27 years for raping woman
  3. Ex-officer pleads not guilty in suitcase slaying

State & Regional

Minnesota retains top spot in ACT entrance exam

ST. PAUL — Minnesota retained its top spot among states on the ACT college entrance exam. High school seniors scored 22.9 out of a possible ... Read more

  1. Minnesota primary turnout topped 10 percent — barely
  2. Another U.S. hostage at risk by Islamic State
  3. MnDOT’s State Fair booth helps connect public

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Parents, stop distracting your teen drivers

New research about distracted driving by teenagers provides some sobering news most parents probably won’t want to admit. First, they — yes, parents — are ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

It was a bad day that kept getting worse

Arnie had a string tied around his finger. His wife had put it there so ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Last 2 years had many highlights

In all my years of living in Minnesota, I cannot remember more productive legislative sessions than the last two sessions. What was accomplished? • A ... Read more

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