Democrats focus on living wages, opportunities

Pundits often refer to Bernie Sanders’ ideas as “pie in the sky.” It’s ironic how this phrase has come around to belittle a progressive. Read more

Medallion hunt clue of the day

Medallion hunt clue of the day

The Big Freeze Medallion Hunt continues with another clue: “On public land, The Big Freeze medallion lies, Where it’s hidden, Remains a surprise.” Surrounded by ... Read more

Leona Sauer, 1921-2016

Funeral services for Leona M. Sauer, 94, of Albert Lea will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Kent Otterman will ... Read more


Rose Gold Rose Gold, 83, of Albert Lea died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at St. John’s Lutheran Community. Services are pending at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. Read more