Albert Lea High School English teacher receives 2015 Teacher of the Year Award

Albert Lea High School English teacher receives 2015 Teacher of the Year Award

Albert Lea High School English teacher Todd Lange has been named the 2015 Albert Lea Area Schools Teacher of the Year. Read more

Featured News

Annual Scouting for Food event this weekend

Scouts to collect nonperishable food for pantries Area Scouts will go door to door collecting food on Saturday as part of the annual Scouting for ... Read more

  1. Minnesota Chamber calls for changes in tax climate
  2. Bolshoi Ballet to present classic ‘Romeo and Juliet’
  3. Albert Lea photographer to share ink stories
  4. Sen. Sparks sponsors workforce housing bill

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Stop meddling with MnSCU

It’s tough for legislators to resist the impulse to fix something they consider amiss in any part of state government. But when the part in ... View

Latest News

Road closed from sinkhole, and other reports

Road closed from sinkhole, and other reports

Road closed from sinkhole Lake Chapeau Drive was closed at Freeborn County Road 46 Wednesday evening after receiving a report of a large sinkhole. Traffic ... Read more

Wells tree service business kept in the family

WELLS — Peterson Tree Service has been in business for almost 42 years, and it’s not going away anytime soon. Milton Peterson started the business ... Read more

Hy-Vee Kitchen in Albert Lea named a Blue Zones restaurant

Hy-Vee Kitchen in Albert Lea has been designated as a Blue Zones restaurant. By expanding children and adult menu choices and offering half-size portions, Hy-Vee ... Read more

  1. House budget elevates tax cuts, squeezes health
  2. Farmers weigh in on Dayton’s buffer proposal
  3. Should there be a smoking ban at city parks?
  4. Car, semi crash on I-90, and other reports
  5. Woman charged in death of boy
  6. 2 men face murder charge in fatal St. Cloud fire
  7. Abolishing the IRS is easy to say, but awfully hard to do
  8. Driver charged for rolling into Minneapolis protest
  9. Convictions
  10. MPCA wild rice approach walks political tightrope
  11. Jack of all trades
  12. Albert Lea area under winter weather advisory
  13. Minnesota Republicans in House, Senate stake out $7B plan for roads and bridges
  14. $38M St. John’s development moves ahead
  15. Family Y sponsors diabetes program
  16. Host families needed for students
  17. Onsite employee clinic opens
  18. Convictions
  19. 1 arrested for DWI
  20. Officials seeking protective custody of starving toddlers
  21. Missing teen found
  22. Albert Lea native sees dream come true
  23. Heavy, wet snow piles up in southern Minnesota
  24. As questions mount, it’s game time for MNsure

Feature

Getting creative

Getting creative

Albert Lea native teaches residents how to express themselves through art Three women from Rochester are giving Albert Leans the chance to express themselves artistically, ... Read more


Sports

MLB preview: Twins seek fresh start with new pieces

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Paul Molitor was hired as Minnesota’s new manager, bringing Hall of Fame membership and renowned intelligence and intuition to a team seeking ... Read more

  1. The Rock remembers Poplow
  2. Red Sox take down Twins
  3. Vikings sign foreign tackle

Cops, Courts & Fire

Road closed from sinkhole, and other reports

Road closed from sinkhole, and other reports

Road closed from sinkhole Lake Chapeau Drive was closed at Freeborn County Road 46 Wednesday evening after receiving a report of a large sinkhole. Traffic ... Read more

  1. Car, semi crash on I-90, and other reports
  2. Woman charged in death of boy
  3. 2 men face murder charge in fatal St. Cloud fire

State & Regional

Annual Scouting for Food event this weekend

Scouts to collect nonperishable food for pantries Area Scouts will go door to door collecting food on Saturday as part of the annual Scouting for ... Read more

  1. Minnesota Chamber calls for changes in tax climate
  2. Bolshoi Ballet to present classic ‘Romeo and Juliet’
  3. Albert Lea photographer to share ink stories

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Support Scouts, food shelves

Want to give back to those in need in our community? This weekend is the perfect opportunity to do just that with the annual Scouting ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

5 of my favorite things about springtime

With the weather we’ve been getting this week, it might not seem like it, but spring ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Bennett’s vote leaves door open

This is in response to the letter to the editor published on March 15. Senate File 174 passed the Senate on a vote of 35 ... Read more

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