ericjohnson, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Arts & Culture

Rock ’n’ Roll all-star concert happening next week in Albert Lea

If you’re looking for a good old rock ’n’ roll show then you’ll want to plan for Friday night’s Rock ’n’ Roll Is Here to ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, October 15, 2021 9:00 pm

News

Pheasant numbers down slightly, but maintain 10-year average

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently released the results from its annual roadside survey and the overarching conclusion is that not much has changed. ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, September 17, 2021 10:00 pm

News

Pandemic causes change of plans for duo, leads them to Lansing Corners

The COVID-19 pandemic very nearly derailed the plans of Steve Patterson and Brian Miller last year. The duo was set to open a bar and ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, September 3, 2021 9:00 pm

Health Updates

Bhagra looking forward as site lead physician at Mayo in Albert Lea, Austin

Dr. Sumit Bhagra is enthusiastic about the future as he comes into his new role as site lead physician for Mayo Clinic Health System in ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 9:12 pm

News

Bolstering the pheasant population

On Wednesday morning a troop of IJ Holton Intermediate School students attending summer school took a field trip to a plot of land west of ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, July 30, 2021 9:00 pm

Health Updates

Mayo: Think ahead before traveling

As COVID-19 cases slow throughout the nation, people’s thoughts are naturally turning to travel this summer. During a conference call Wednesday, Mayo Clinic doctors laid ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, June 24, 2021 8:53 am

Health Updates

Tying communities together

AUSTIN — In a move symbolizing completion, Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Austin and Albert Lea on Monday signified the official closing of its latest ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:53 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Austin man killed in Saturday shooting

One man is dead Saturday following an early morning shooting in Austin. Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, June 5, 2021 8:46 pm

Education

Students, families celebrate graduation at consortium

Graduation is a milestone most don’t forget, marking simultaneously both an ending and a beginning. On Friday, the Southern Minnesota Education Consortium held its fifth ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, May 28, 2021 9:00 pm

Business

Chance of a lifetime

Local dog groomers part of ABC show ‘Pooch Perfect’ The next time you take your dog into Pet Supplies Plus in Austin, you should know ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, March 27, 2021 9:25 pm

Education

Riverland maneuvers through, learns from COVID

It’s been just over one year since Riverland Community College shut its three campuses in Austin, Albert Lea and Owatonna in the face of a ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, March 22, 2021 6:18 am

News

Cedar Valley Services rides out challenges of the last year

Rich Pavek, executive director of Cedar Valley Services, didn’t mince words as he looked back over the past year of the COVID-19 pandemic and its ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, March 19, 2021 9:00 pm

Health Updates

Mayo estimates next vaccination priority group to take about a month

As rules start to relax along the COVID-19 front, Mayo Clinic, state and local officials have begun to refine how that will look for local ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, March 12, 2021 9:00 pm

Health Updates

‘What we’ve been promising’

It seems like forever, but the new Family Birth Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin is running full steam ahead without any kind ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, March 5, 2021 8:08 pm

News

Lost ring found, returned after years missing

Sometimes things just fall into place the right way in such a way as to feel it’s fate. Recently, Donald “Buster” Dennis was the recipient ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, February 26, 2021 8:55 pm

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