Ed Shannon

STAFF WRITER

Recent Articles

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

Large bronze cross serves as a memorial to a soldier

Large bronze cross serves as a memorial to a soldier

For at least 82 years, and possibly even longer, the large bronze cross which has been a focal point of the altar at Albert Lea’s ... Read more

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