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Letter: It has been a good run as manager of Marion Ross theater

To the people of Albert Lea and surrounding area, I wish to thank all those who attended concerts ...

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Letter: Economic picture under Democratic leadership is improving Minnesota

A big thank you to Brad Wedge for his Jan. 11 letter to the editor, which points out ...

Faith

Across the Pastor’s Desk: He is safe in repentance, faith

Is Jesus safe?

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Standout Student: Dominick Schorn

Age: 18 Parents: Agnes and Mike Schorn Where are you from? Albert Lea What elementary school did you ...

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Updates from Upperclassmen: What it means to be a Tiger

What will you do to be a Tiger? I myself am constantly working towards being the best Tiger ...

Faith

Robin Gudal: Always focus on your eternal home

I recently celebrated another birthday. I love birthdays! I love gifts! I love my family and enjoy my ...

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Star Class: Learning about building

Birth Announcements

Birth announcement

Bella Grace Kelly Benjamin and Mariah Kelly of Albert Lea announce the birth of their daughter, Belle Grace ...

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Maintenance award given

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Duplicate bridge results given

Duplicate Bridge is played on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Austin Senior Center. Players came from Mason City, ...

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Court dispositions: Oct. 14-17, 2023

Freeborn County District Court Oct. 14 Ricardo Fabian Dominguez, 50, 1412 Sheridan St., Albert Lea. Count 1: Drivers ...

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Administrator’s Corner: Schools, communities operate best when they work together

Do you remember hearing the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child?” I’ve talked about this ...

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Juneteenth is now a holiday in Minnesota

June 19, known as Juneteenth, will be officially commemorated in Minnesota after Gov. Tim Walz on Friday signed ...

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Counterfeit bills and other reports

Police received a report at 10:17 a.m. Thursday of a counterfeit bill that had been passed on Wednesday ...

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US adds a surprisingly strong 517,000 jobs despite Fed hikes

WASHINGTON — America’s employers added a sizzling 517,000 jobs in January, a surprisingly strong gain in the face ...

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China: Balloon over US skies is for research, wind pushed it

BEIJING — China said Friday that a balloon spotted over American airspace was used for weather research and ...

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Lake Mills woman wins $30K in Crossword lottery game

A northern Iowa woman who won a $30,000 prize said the feeling was hard to describe. “I don’t ...

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House GOP votes to oust Democrat Omar from major committee

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House voted after raucous debate Thursday to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from the ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Vehicle broken into and other reports

Police received a report at 12:08 p.m. Wednesday of a vehicle that was broken into at 2320 E. ...