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Berger claims individual title; Bulldogs win 1st team title in school history at state tourney

The Lake Mills boys golf team competed at the Class 1A state tournament at Ames Golf and Country ...

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Celebrating REACT Month

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Robotics team receives money for accomplishments

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Scholarships awarded to local students

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Albert Lea pastor prays in Minn. House

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New COVID-19 death in Faribault County

A 90- to 94-year-old Faribault resident died of COVID-19 complications between Friday and Monday, though the number of ...

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15 killed in school shooting in Texas; gunman dies

UVALDE, Texas — Fourteen children and one teacher were killed in a shooting at a Texas elementary school ...

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Walz names Nancy Daubenberger as transportation commissioner

ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz has named Nancy Daubenberger as his new transportation commissioner, a post she ...

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Courts stymie abortion bans in Iowa, other GOP-led states

DES MOINES, Iowa — With a staunch anti-abortion Republican governor and large GOP legislative majorities, Iowa would seem ...

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Man assaulted after possible road rage incident and other reports

Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report at 10:15 a.m. Friday of a person who had ...

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Council approves eliminating library fines for youth materials

Starting June 1, the Albert Lea Public Library will no longer have late fees for youth materials checked ...

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Council approves call for sale of $4.98M in bonds for various improvements in city

The Albert Lea City Council voted Monday to call for the sale of about $4.98 million in general ...

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2 finalists selected in superintendent search

During a special meeting Monday night, members of the board of education for Albert Lea Area Schools selected ...

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Coalition: No answers yet from Attorney General’s office about Medicare Advantage issue at MercyOne

Albert Lea Healthcare Coalition leaders updated the public Sunday night on various topics, including how talks fared with ...

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USS Minneapolis-St. Paul commissioned for service

DULUTH — The USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul has been activated for service in the U.S. Navy. A weekend commissioning ...

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Man charged in shooting in Albert Lea earlier this month

The 19-year-old Albert Lea man arrested Sunday in connection to the shooting earlier this month on Louis Street ...

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Man arrested for fleeing, DWI and other reports

Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Jacob Mikel Govern, 24, for felony fleeing and third-degree driving while intoxicated ...

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Work at Capitol not done as session deadline passes

The Minnesota Legislature missed a midnight Sunday deadline to pass major legislation on spending and tax cuts. Democrats ...

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Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5

Three doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday. ...

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78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in US

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby ...