Ed Shannon

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Longtime lawyer leaves lasting legacy

Longtime lawyer leaves lasting legacy

The funeral service Saturday for Ralph H. Peterson at First Lutheran Church may remind many area people of the many contributions this retired lawyer made ... Read more

The legacy of Frank Faville: Former mayor donated the fountain once located at park

The legacy of Frank Faville: Former mayor donated the fountain once located at park

There’s no mystery regarding the origin of the name for Albert Lea’s Faville Park. Its name honors former city mayor and local benefactor, Frank Shaw ... Read more

Professions of the past

Photos courtesy of the Freeborn County Historical Museum. Read more

Freeborn County’s mystery rock

Freeborn County’s mystery rock

A granite rock in a farmyard located about six miles south of Albert Lea has the date of 1714 and a cross barely visible on ... Read more