A celebration with lights

A celebration with lights

In honor of the Fourth of July, fireworks illuminated the sky over Fountain Lake in Albert Lea. The show started at around 10 p.m. and ... Read more

Featured Opinion

Editorial: Building lease a smart move

We have heard nothing but positive comments since city officials on Monday announced a lease agreement with West End Architectural Salvage out of Des Moines ... View

Latest News

Minnesota teen dies, 2 hurt in rollover on I-94 in Wisconsin

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — A Minnesota teenager has died and two were injured in a rollover accident on Interstate 94 near Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The ... Read more

3 arrested for DWI and other reports

3 arrested for DWI Albert Lea police arrested Hla Myint Oo, 29, for driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop at 4:52 a.m. Friday near the ... Read more

Drunken boating suspected in Cass Lake death

CASS LAKE — Authorities said drunken boating may have been a factor in the death of an Eden Prairie woman who was thrown from a ... Read more

Woodbury man drowns in pond near Faribault

FARIBAULT — Authorities said a Woodbury man has drowned in a pond near Faribault in southern Minnesota. The Rice County sheriff’s office said in a ... Read more

5 wounded in 2 Minneapolis late-night shootings

MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities said five people were wounded in two downtown Minneapolis attacks several blocks from one another after the bars closed down for the ... Read more

  1. Parade winners announced
  2. 2nd daily St. Paul-to-Chicago train could be popular
  3. Waiting for lunch
  4. Infant mortality higher among Minnesota blacks, Indians
  5. Confederate flag flown at Third of July Parade
  6. Burn survivor leaves hospital after 264 days
  7. 2016 Ryder Cup pitch comes up short
  8. Radiation errors investigated at cancer center
  9. Lutheran night at Twins game planned
  10. Oak View hosts golf tournament
  11. Solar-powered airplane lands after record-breaking 5-day flight
  12. Riders safely evacuated when Ferris wheel stops
  13. Gov.’t faces burden in proving airlines worked together
  14. Government considers adding Blanding’s turtle to endangered list
  15. Heart of the heartland
  16. Heroes and villains take to the water
  17. About 80 cars are expected at annual Fourth of July show
  18. Student testing faces big cuts next school yr.
  19. Federal gov’t to step up avian flu monitoring
  20. 2nd alleged gun burglar pleads not guilty to charge
  21. No live bird shows at county fair this year
  22. City asks public to be safe when preparing for today’s parade
  23. Firefighters to participate in Fill the Boot campaign
  24. Salvation Army to host open house

Feature

Heart of the heartland

Heart of the heartland

Freeborn County Arts Initiative exhibit celebrates life on the prairie Read more


Sports

  1. Santana returns, Twins fall to Royals
  2. Minnesota Wild formally re-sign goalie Devan Dubnyk
  3. Jankovic tops 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova

Cops, Courts & Fire

Minnesota teen dies, 2 hurt in rollover on I-94 in Wisconsin

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — A Minnesota teenager has died and two were injured in a rollover accident on Interstate 94 near Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The ... Read more

  1. 3 arrested for DWI and other reports
  2. Drunken boating suspected in Cass Lake death
  3. Woodbury man drowns in pond near Faribault

State & Regional

Farmers eager for drones, but most can’t legally fly them

CORDOVA, Md. — Mike Geske wants a drone. Watching a flying demonstration on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the Missouri farmer envisions using an unmanned aerial vehicle ... Read more

  1. Minnesota teen dies, 2 hurt in rollover on I-94 in Wisconsin
  2. Drunken boating suspected in Cass Lake death
  3. Woodbury man drowns in pond near Faribault

Special Section

Editorials

Editorial: Remember why we celebrate

The Fourth of July is one of the best holidays to celebrate in Albert Lea. Read more

Columns & Opinions

Dealing with the disposal of a dead animal

“There’s a dead rabbit in the yard,” I sighed to my wife as I came in ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for saving life of loved one

On June 20, our world turned upside down. Roger and I had planted some lilies and did some other yard work. We finished up and ... Read more

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