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Minnesota COVID-19 deaths pass 2,000

More than 2,000 people in Minnesota have now died from COVID-19, with 10 new deaths reported across the state on Saturday. The new deaths were ... Read more

2 hours ago by Sarah Stultz.

Trump to return to Minnesota for Duluth rally on Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump will campaign in Duluth on Wednesday, his campaign announced Friday, marking his third visit to the key swing state of ... Read more

10 hours ago by Associated Press.

Food pantries at Riverland campuses aim to alleviate food insecurity for students

An initiative that started two years ago at Riverland Community College’s Austin campus has spread to both the Albert Lea and Owatonna campuses in an ... Read more

21 hours ago by Sarah Stultz.

‘We’re ready to get after it’

Albert Lea football and volleyball prepare for new fall seasons Read more

21 hours ago by Tyler Julson.

Art created during pandemic to be on display at Freeborn County Arts Initiative

The Freeborn County Arts Initiative has opened its next exhibit, which focuses on work artists have created during shelter-in-place orders amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “This ... Read more

21 hours ago by Colleen Harrison.

Celebrating the new fire station

Albert Lea Fire Rescue held its ribbon cutting on Tuesday at its new location, 417 S. Newton Ave. Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Court Dispositions: Sept. 22-24, 2020

Freeborn County District Court   Sept. 22 Seth Allen Larson, 40, 73971 Pinewood Drive, Albert Lea. Count 1: Domestic abuse – violate order for protection. ... Read more

21 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Shoreline restoration project planned at Itasca State Park

A project to restore the shoreline at the Mississippi Headwaters in Itasca State Park will begin Oct. 5, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Know where, when to apply fall nitrogen fertilizer

As the seasons change, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture encourages farmers and commercial applicators to know where fall nitrogen fertilizer applications are restricted, according to ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Contingency plan released for livestock producers

The University of Minnesota Extension livestock team has released a set of customizable forms that can be used to create an operations contingency plan for ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Grant money available to livestock owners to prevent wolf attacks

New money is available to Minnesota livestock producers to help prevent wolf attacks, according to a press release. A total of $60,000 will be awarded ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Campaign signs to be removed from state highway rights of way

The Minnesota Department of Transportation in southeast Minnesota will remove campaign signs and other advertising not allowed under state law on highway right of way, ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Farm safety and health channel launched

Just in time for National Farm Safety and Health Week, the University of Minnesota Extension released its new farm safety and health channel, according to ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Farm, ranch stress assistance available

Midwest farmers and ranchers are facing unprecedented stressors and uncertainty imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, weather related concerns and the derecho storm that impacted parts ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

Fall Farm to School virtual field trips announced

The Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom program is partnering with Midwest Dairy to host a series of free virtual field trips during October to celebrate ... Read more

21 hours ago by Submitted.

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