Escaping a nightmare: Woman shares horrors of concentration camp and aftermath

Escaping a nightmare: Woman shares horrors of concentration camp and aftermath

The website for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum describes the Holocaust as “the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by ... Read more

Featured News

Albert Lea Seed House going green with solar energy

Jumping on an opportunity to reduce its energy dependence, the Albert Lea Seed House is installing a system of solar panels to generate electricity. The 40-kilowatt ... Read more

  1. House GOP finalizes bid in education funding debate
  2. Officers shoot, injure man at MSP airport
  3. A scenic lookout
  4. New wind farm proposed for Freeborn Co.

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Bipartisan win is hard to come by

Congratulations are in order for Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who helped overcome and impasse in the U.S. Senate to finally pass a bill to help victims ... View

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Convictions

Freeborn County District Court   March 5 Derek Anthony Navarro, 22, 819 Jefferson. Count 1: Domestic assault, subsequent violation. Sentenced to 365 days. Stay 148 ... Read more

Burglaries reported and other reports

Burglaries reported A burglary was reported at 6:58 p.m. Thursday at 28780 780th Ave., Clarks Grove. Multiple items were missing, including guns, an iPad and ... Read more

As bird flu spreads, zoos worry about birds

By Tim Nelson, Minnesota Public Radio News The spread of avian influenza has stirred alarm in Minnesota’s poultry industry, but turkeys and chickens aren’t the only ... Read more

Trapped in a nightmare: Holocaust survivor to speak in Ellendale about experiences

Trapped in a nightmare: Holocaust survivor to speak in Ellendale about experiences

For 13 years, Anita Dittman lived in what she could only describe as hell. Hitler’s hell. In 1927 in Breslau, Germany, Dittman was born to an ... Read more

Cities face millions in wastewater upgrades, repairs

ST. PAUL — Communities across Minnesota are grappling with how to pay for wastewater treatment system improvements. Nearly every city in the state treats sewage ... Read more

  1. Blood drive collects 30 pints
  2. ACT performs ‘Foreigner’
  3. Variety show scheduled
  4. ALHS to perform in festival
  5. State officials accidentally spark Roseau County wildfire
  6. Students compete at Math Masters
  7. Minn. man charged with making threats in Islamic State group case
  8. Clinton gives glimpse of how she plans to run as a woman
  9. Starbucks: Outage fixed
  10. Protesters plan to ‘shut down’ Baltimore
  11. Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender
  12. Memo describes concerns about Okla. deputy
  13. Students excel in Destination Imagination competition
  14. Sibley Elementary students get to be principal for a day
  15. A Taste of Heritage festival celebrates various cultures in Albert Lea
  16. A.L. residents form friendships, learn new recipes
  17. St. John’s breaks ground on new $38M facility
  18. Dayton declares state of emergency over bird flu crisis
  19. Alden-Conger students set records in nat’l contest
  20. Full environmental review won’t be done for mine expansion
  21. Hearing for ex-police officer accused in suitcase deaths
  22. A.L. man pleads not guilty to molestation
  23. Scouts earn award for birdhouse project
  24. St. Casimir’s students visit dairy farm

Feature

A Taste of Heritage festival celebrates various cultures in Albert Lea

A Taste of Heritage festival celebrates various cultures in Albert Lea

Although Albert Lea is a diverse city with many cultures within it, one festival aims at bringing everyone together to create one community. The sixth ... Read more


Sports

USC works on stadium seating

USC works on stadium seating

WELLS — The opportunity to sit on a piece of Minnesota sports history is less than a month away if United South Central accomplishes its ... Read more

  1. Wild beat Blues, win series in 6 games
  2. Twins beat Mariners in 11 innings
  3. Some stars will not attend NFL draft

Cops, Courts & Fire

Officers shoot, injure man at MSP airport

MINNEAPOLIS — Police officers shot and wounded a man who drove at them in a parking ramp at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in a confrontation ... Read more

  1. Convictions
  2. Burglaries reported and other reports
  3. State officials accidentally spark Roseau County wildfire

State & Regional

House GOP finalizes bid in education funding debate

ST. PAUL — House Republicans have finalized their bid in Minnesota’s education funding debate, setting up a clash with Democrats calling for the state to ... Read more

  1. Officers shoot, injure man at MSP airport
  2. A scenic lookout
  3. New wind farm proposed for Freeborn Co.

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Editorials

Editorial: Bipartisan win is hard to come by

Congratulations are in order for Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who helped overcome and impasse in the U.S. Senate to finally pass a bill to help victims ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Different treatment brings different results

I have had my issues off and on with my children’s basketball, football and baseball coaches ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Remembrance in Bike-A-Thon

Every year when the Bike-A-Thon was in process, there was a person who was Ms. Bike-a-thon. We are talking about Elaine Larson of the Alden ... Read more

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