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News

Meals on the Go adapts for pandemic

The time is still rewarding, but it’s not the same. And it probably never will be. That’s the realization Sue and Craig McCormick have made for the ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Monday, March 1, 2021 2:20 pm

Education

New school district child care center aims to fill a need

As much work and effort went into opening Tiger Cub Child Care Center, just as much patience was required when the pandemic closed the facility. Read more

by David Mayberry, Monday, March 1, 2021 2:02 pm

Business

1st year of Liquor Depot sees success

WELLS — A relocation and relaunch arrived in time for the Wells Liquor Depot to post its best year in 2020. Read more

by David Mayberry, Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:00 am

News

Dornink is lead author of at least 23 bills

Sen. Gene Dornink wants Minnesota to move past the pandemic, and his proposals to the 2021 Legislature reflect his push to find some of what ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Friday, February 26, 2021 9:00 pm

News

Bennett focused on better government

Better government is the focus of bills authored by Rep. Peggy Bennett, even as she works from a minority position in the House of Representatives. ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Friday, February 26, 2021 9:00 pm

Business

Into the ‘Shark Tank’

Everything around Busy Baby today indicates a deal was made when it appeared on the TV show “Shark Tank.” Read more

by David Mayberry, Friday, February 26, 2021 9:00 pm

Business

Over $750K given out in second round of local business relief

Local officials distributed $761,500 in COVID-19 relief funding this week, according to Freeborn County Administrator Tom Jensen. More than $599,000 of the pot came from ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Friday, February 26, 2021 11:12 am

News

Bills would give tax credit to farmers for riparian land

Companion bills before the Minnesota Legislature that would shift waterfront agricultural property from the tax rolls to tax credits for farmers have been set aside ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:00 pm

News

Gov. Walz’s bonding bill doesn’t include Fountain Lake dredging

Although Gov. Tim Walz’s $518 million bonding bill focused on infrastructure in Minnesota, funds for the final year of dredging on Fountain Lake were not ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Monday, February 22, 2021 3:21 pm

Health Updates

Closer to completion

Construction at the new $6 million Albert Lea Community Based VA Clinic on East Main Street is winding down, as workers make up time lost ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Friday, February 19, 2021 9:00 pm

News

State mulls closure of Freeborn County driving test exam station

Freeborn County residents needing to complete a driving test for licensing may need to shuttle to Austin or Mankato going forward. The Albert Lea exam ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Friday, February 19, 2021 1:13 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Freeborn County Commissioners delay action on request for mutual aid for Line 3 pipeline protests

The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners told Sheriff Kurt Freitag they needed more time to decide on his request to join other law enforcement agencies ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:50 pm

News

150-megawatt solar farm proposed east of Hayward

A solar farm east of Hayward that would produce enough power to serve about 97,000 homes could be operational by 2023. Consultants and representatives from ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 1:50 pm

News

Bill proposes assistance for firefighters battling cancer, heart disease

Hayfield Sen. Gene Dornink joined four other legislators in authoring a bill to provide one-time payments to firefighters with cancer or heart disease. The bill, ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Friday, February 12, 2021 9:00 pm

News

‘Neat to see this coming together’

Albert Lea residents are so eager to see East Main Street rebuilt from downtown to Interstate 35 they pitched one of the key intersections to ... Read more

by David Mayberry, Friday, February 12, 2021 9:00 pm

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