Associated Press, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Cops, Courts & Fires

Minnesota joins growing list of states counting inmates at home instead of prisons for redistricting

ST. PAUL — Minnesota has joined a growing list of states that plan to count prisoners at their home addresses instead of at the prisons ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, May 23, 2024 3:50 pm

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5 dead and nearly 3 dozen hurt in tornadoes that tore through Iowa, officials say

GREENFIELD, Iowa — A deadly tornado that wreaked havoc in the small city of Greenfield, Iowa, left four people dead and nearly three dozen injured, officials ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, May 23, 2024 6:22 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Lawsuit says ex-Officer Chauvin kneeled on woman’s neck, just as he did when he killed George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS — A former employee sued the city of Minneapolis on Tuesday, alleging ex-police Officer Derek Chauvin hauled her from her minivan and pinned her ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 6:01 am

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Tornado kills multiple people in Iowa as powerful storms again tear through Midwest

GREENFIELD, Iowa — Multiple people were killed when a tornado tore through Greenfield and left a wide swath of obliterated homes, crumpled cars and splintered ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 5:27 am

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Streaky Twins hold players-only meeting after 7th straight loss

WASHINGTON — Eight days ago, the Minnesota Twins were baseball’s hottest team and winners of 17 of 20 games. Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, May 21, 2024 6:08 am

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GOP legislative leaders want Democrats to drop Minnesota ERA as part of session-ending deal

ST. PAUL — Republican leaders of the Minnesota Legislature called Tuesday on Democrats to drop a proposed state Equal Rights Amendment, better fund rural ambulance ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, May 14, 2024 5:08 pm

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Proposed Minnesota Equal Rights Amendment draws rival crowds to Capitol for crucial votes

ST. PAUL — Impassioned supporters and opponents of a far-reaching Equal Rights Amendment to the Minnesota Constitution flocked to the State Capitol on Monday ahead ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, May 13, 2024 4:45 pm

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Minnesota unfurls new state flag atop the capitol for the first time Saturday

ST. PAUL — Minnesota officially unfurled its new state flag atop the capitol for the first time Saturday on statehood day. The new flag and accompanying ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, May 12, 2024 7:44 am

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Remains found nearly 50 years ago in Arizona identified as a Vietnam veteran from Minnesota

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Human remains found nearly 50 years ago in the Flagstaff area have been identified as a Vietnam veteran originally from Minnesota, authorities ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 7:51 pm

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Minnesota ethics panel defers action on senator charged with burglary until after next court date

ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Senate ethics panel deferred further action Tuesday night on a complaint against a lawmaker who’s charged with burglary for allegedly ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 9:47 am

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Taylor Swift bill is signed into Minnesota law, boosting protections for online ticket buyers

MINNEAPOLIS — People buying tickets online for concerts, sporting events and other live events in Minnesota will be guaranteed more transparency and protection under a ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, May 8, 2024 9:46 am

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Minnesota ethics panel to consider how to deal with senator charged with burglary

ST. PAUL (AP) — A Minnesota Senate ethics panel on Tuesday is expected to begin considering what to do with a lawmaker who’s charged with ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 4:25 pm

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Minnesota legislators consider constitutional amendment to protect abortion and LGBTQ rights

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Democrats have introduced far-reaching legislation to add abortion and LGBTQ rights to the state's constitution in hopes of making it much ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, May 6, 2024 2:31 pm

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Rafaela and Devers homer as Red Sox beat Twins 9-2 to end Minnesota’s 12-game winning streak

MINNEAPOLIS — Ceddanne Rafaela hit the first Red Sox home run in seven games, Rafael Devers added another, and Boston ended Minnesota’s 12-game winning streak ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, May 6, 2024 5:58 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Police killed student outside Wisconsin school after reports of someone with a weapon, official says

MOUNT HOREB, Wis. — Police shot and killed a student outside a Wisconsin middle school Wednesday after receiving a report of someone with a weapon, ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, May 2, 2024 2:01 pm

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