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Kelly Wassenberg, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

News

Tour of homes, other activities to take place in Lake Mills

LAKE MILLS — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — at least in five homes in Lake Mills anyway. This year the Lake ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:41 pm

Featured News

New lighted drive-thru holiday display coming to Lake Mills

LAKE MILLS — Sometimes it’s the simplest of things that make a lasting memory. For Katie Wuben, owner of MarketPlace on Mill Street, one of ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:00 pm

Business

Worth County development project to expand by 13 acres

NORTHWOOD — Build it and they will come — at least that’s what Worth County Commissioner Ken Abrams hopes will happen once infrastructure is in ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Monday, November 25, 2019 9:49 pm

Featured News

Annual Wells Does it Bright full of holiday events for all

WELLS — It’s beginning to look a little like Christmas in Wells, as the community gears up for its annual Wells Does it Bright celebration ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:58 pm

Education

Albert Lea students learn about lung cancer, dangers of vaping

The surface area of a set of human lungs is roughly the same size as one side of a tennis court. This is just one ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Friday, November 8, 2019 6:35 pm

Columnists

Guest Column: Journey to healing will be different for each person

The journey from being a victim to a survivor is different for everyone, but to me there seems to be threads of familiarity that are ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:30 pm

News

Artist visits Wells Depot Museum

Carmen Meyer, president of Wells Historical Society, poses with artist J.D. Speltz, who was commissioned to paint a portrait of the museum when it was ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:23 pm

Featured News

Prairie Profiles: Learning to advocate

Freeborn County’s Crime Victims Crisis Center gets its first intern Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Monday, November 4, 2019 10:52 pm

Business

‘Always wanted to own one’

Albert Lea couple purchases bowling alley in Northwood Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:06 pm

Gallery

Hy-Vee hosts Halloween party for children in Albert Lea

Hy-Vee had a pumpkin-decorating area set up in its dining area during the business’s Halloween party Saturday. There were coloring pages available for children as ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Monday, October 28, 2019 11:25 pm

Featured News

Wells uses SMIF grant to create new initiatives to tackle child care shortage

WELLS — The need for child care providers is a problem throughout the state, and communities like Wells are tackling the situation with creative initiatives ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 8:51 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Strong winds bring tree limb down on house

Strong winds have done more than litter area lawns with leaves this week.  They seem to be responsible for leaving the Albert Lea home Robin ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:03 pm

Business

Bend in the Road recognized for best pizza

Bend in the Road in Manchester was recognized as a 2019 Best of Southern Minnesota Scene Magazine winner in the best pizza category. The establishment ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:57 pm

Education

Lake Mills marching band sees another year of success, receives high ratings

LAKE MILLS — For the Lake Mills marching band, winning awards is part of carrying on a long-standing tradition at the school, which started over ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:58 pm

Obituaries

Mary Barrett, 1932-2019

Funeral services for Mary E. Barrett, 87, of Albert Lea will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Theodore Catholic Church. The Rev. Kurt Farrell ... Read more

by Kelly Wassenberg, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 1:00 am

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