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2 men dead in officer-involved shooting in Orono

ORONO — Two men are dead in an officer-involved shooting in the western Minneapolis suburb of Orono. The Hennepin County sheriff’s office said Orono police ... Read more

7 years ago by Associated Press.

Bicyclist, 75, dies in crash with construction truck

PARKERS PRAIRIE — A 75-year-old bicyclist is dead after colliding with a construction truck in northwestern Minnesota. The crash happened Thursday afternoon about two miles ... Read more

7 years ago by Associated Press.

Lockdown lifted at Minnesota State, Mankato

MANKATO — Minnesota State, Mankato has lifted a lockdown after a stabbing in a dormitory. The school said someone who was not a student was ... Read more

7 years ago by Associated Press.

Doomed Metrodome chock full of history

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s puffy-topped Metrodome that has hosted monster truck rallies, the Final Four and the Super Bowl will soon hold its final event. Ahead ... Read more

7 years ago by Associated Press.

Teachers union gives Dayton early 2014 endorsement

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s teachers union is endorsing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s bid for re-election well before Republicans settle on a candidate. Education Minnesota backed ... Read more

7 years ago by Associated Press.

Austin mother ‘overwhelmed’ by break in son’s murder case

Lana Hollerud, mother of slain Austin man Beau Zabel, said Thursday night she was “overwhelmed” to learn that there could be justice for her son. Read more

7 years ago by Adam Harringa.

Police: Arrest soon in Austin High grad’s murder

It was a killing that jolted a city accustomed to violent crime — an aspiring young teacher from Austin, Minn., shot to death for his ... Read more

7 years ago by Staff Reports.

Attacked: A Worth County cold case

KENSETT, Iowa — To her neighbors and church community, 81-year-old Mildred Clemenson was a kind-hearted woman. Read more

7 years ago by Sarah Stultz.

Groundbreaking held for new veterans cemetery

PRESTON — Veterans from all over southeastern Minnesota and representatives from service organizations gathered in Preston Friday during a groundbreaking ceremony at the state’s new ... Read more

7 years ago by Matt Peterson.

Ross Center to host ‘Children’s Letters to God’ musical

The Homeward Bound Theatre Company will present a new musical at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center in Albert Lea. The musical “Children’s Letters to ... Read more

7 years ago by Kelli Lageson.

3 injured in crash north of Albert Lea

Five people and four vehicles were involved in a crash at 6:43 p.m. Friday on Interstate 35 north of Albert Lea. Mark S. King, 52, ... Read more

7 years ago by Kelli Lageson.

Alden-Conger voters pass referendum

ALDEN — A whopping 83 percent of voters chose to raise their taxes and support the Alden-Conger School District. A total of 374 people voted ... Read more

7 years ago by Kelli Lageson.

‘We owe it to the youth’

Albert Lea School District's operating levy gets renewed at the polls Read more

7 years ago by Kelli Lageson.

A new era of health

Mayo Clinic Health System trying bold approach When Dr. Greg Angstman started with Mayo in 1990, he worked alone in an office about 40 feet ... Read more

7 years ago by Jason Schoonover.

Editorial: Thumbs

Editorial: Thumbs To the movies. There are some good movies out right now, and it seems this week there is something for everybody, not just ... Read more

7 years ago by Editorial Board.

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