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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

Health Updates

Mayo is ready to ramp up COVID vaccines

As COVID-19 vaccines continue rolling out, states and hospitals are having to address how slow the rollout has been. Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, January 22, 2021 9:00 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Austin stabbing suspect pleads not guilty

The man charged in the stabbing death of a 15-year-old boy pled not guilty in Mower County District Court on Tuesday. According to court documents, ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, December 28, 2020 2:36 pm

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Health Updates

Mayo Clinic Health System employees share their experiences and stress tied to pandemic

Mayo Clinic Health System employees on Tuesday got the opportunity to give people an idea of what they are going through during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 8:18 pm

Health Updates

Mayo Health System reinstates visitor restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise in southeast Minnesota

As COVID-19 cases in Minnesota continue to rise, officials at Mayo Clinic Health Systems have reinstated visitor restrictions on its southeast Minnesota hospitals. The announcement ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:00 pm

Featured News

Walz announces $7.7M in support of farmers affected by COVID-19

Gov. Tim Walz, along with Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Thom Petersen, made three stops in southeast Minnesota Monday to talk about a new support package ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:10 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Effects of wildfires felt as far away as Minnesota

As the wildfires on the West Coast continue to wreak havoc, people as far away as Minnesota are seeing the effects in the form of ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, September 18, 2020 9:00 pm

Health Updates

Mayo doctors urge residents to get flu shot early

On Monday, doctors at the Mayo Clinic urged people to get their flu shots early this year, even if they aren’t considered to be in ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Monday, September 14, 2020 4:47 pm


Research plot hopes to pave the way for a sustainable future

In June of this year, Northern Country Co-op held a ribbon cutting for a new grain bin it was building that would substantially up the ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Saturday, August 29, 2020 9:00 am

Featured News

Increasing the birds in the area

On a sweltering Sunday afternoon, west of Austin, members from two different families gathered for an annual event on the farms of Danny Bergstrom and ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, August 28, 2020 8:21 pm

Health Updates

Mayo Clinic: Don’t become complacent with safety

As several states in the United States are seeing spikes in new COVID-19 cases, including fears of an epicenter anchoring in Florida, Mayo Clinic officials ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, June 19, 2020 8:31 pm

Health Updates

Local initiative centers on targeted COVID-19 testing

A number of Austin organizations, Mayo Clinic Health System, as well as a business from Albert Lea are coming together to enhance testing for COVID-19 ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Thursday, June 11, 2020 3:30 pm

Featured News

Local legislators share goals for final 2 weeks of session

In the best of times, government is complicated, but add a global pandemic and things get infinitely more complicated. This is what politicians in Minnesota, ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Friday, May 1, 2020 8:45 pm

Albert Lea Magazine

Bee friendly to pollinators

Seven flowers you can plant to attract bees and help the environment Read more

by Eric Johnson, Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:15 pm

Health Updates

Mayo expands the use of telemedicine option

Like so many organizations, Mayo Clinic Health System has had to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic and that includes the way it treats patients. That ... Read more

by Eric Johnson, Sunday, April 19, 2020 2:39 pm

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