Staff Reports, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

News

Four regular remaining Bing-Oh prizes claimed; blackout prize remains

The four remaining regular bingo prizes in the Tribune’s Holiday Bing-Oh contest were claimed Thursday morning. All players now can compete to win the blackout ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 28, 2021 9:16 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Shell casings found in roadway and other reports

Police recovered six shell casings at 7:55 a.m Wednesday in the roadway in front of 904 Frank Ave., south of the intersection with Third Street. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:55 am

Health Updates

Low new COVID-19 cases reported in area

Freeborn County and the surrounding area reported relatively low new COVID-19 case numbers on Wednesday in the update from health officials. According to the Freeborn ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 7:22 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Door damaged with airsoft gun and other reports

Police received a report at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday that someone had shot an airsoft pellet gun at a door at 133 W. William St., shattering ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:23 am

News

DEED awards $2M to 9 projects in state, including 1 in Ellendale

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Monday it has awarded $2 million to redevelop nine sites in eight different cities, including a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 8:55 pm

News

Numerous trick-or-treating options are available in the area

Want to get out and trick-or-treat with your little ones aside from going door-to-door in your neighborhood? Numerous businesses and organizations have opportunities planned this ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 8:55 pm

Health Updates

Freeborn County’s active cases remain under 100

Freeborn County’s COVID-19 numbers continued to stay under 100 on Tuesday, though there were two new hospitalizations reported. The Freeborn County Public Health Department reported ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6:17 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Vehicles reported broken into and other reports

A purse was reported stolen out of a vehicle at 11:11 a.m. Monday at 404 Fountain St. The incident reportedly happened the week prior.  Police ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 11:32 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Person accidentally shoots himself in leg and other reports

The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a person who had received an accidental gunshot wound to the right leg at 8:44 p.m. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 25, 2021 10:03 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

1 killed, another injured in UTV crash southeast of Albert Lea

A man was killed and another person injured after a UTV crash late Saturday night southeast of Albert Lea. The crash was reported to Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:28 pm

News

Agricultural literacy grants available for education

A public-private partnership between the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) Foundation is offering grants to K-12 teachers, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 22, 2021 7:54 pm

News

Anhydrous safety should be top concern this fall

Many farmers and applicators will soon apply anhydrous ammonia (NH3) after harvest. Even with a rush against time and the weather, safety should never be ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 22, 2021 7:53 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Woman taken into custody after shots fired at hotel

A Mason City woman was arrested Friday morning after allegedly firing a bullet into a hotel room at Motel 6 in Albert Lea.  Jessica Ann ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 22, 2021 11:41 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Tires reported slashed and other reports

Police received a report at 7:22 a.m. Thursday of tires that were slashed on a vehicle at 1009 St. Joseph Ave. Check reported stolen from ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 22, 2021 8:24 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Man arrested after stealing rechargeable debit cards from Walgreens, leading police on chase

A Kansas City man was taken into custody Thursday afternoon after attempting to steal rechargeable debit cards from Walgreens in Albert Lea and leading police ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 21, 2021 5:38 pm

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