Sarah Stultz, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

News

Holiday Bazaar brings families downtown

Several activities took place Thursday evening in downtown Albert Lea as part of the annual Holiday Bazaar. Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Friday, December 9, 2022 11:56 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

‘I’ve never seen a fire go so fast’: Homeowner describes experience with fire

Mitch Evenson was working on his 2019 Dodge Ram pickup Wednesday night when he says some gas pumped out onto the motor, a spark ignited ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Friday, December 9, 2022 6:28 am

Columnists

Sarah Stultz: Make memories in the kitchen this holiday

Isn’t it funny how certain foods — be it the taste or the smell — can bring back memories or remind you of someone  the ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, December 6, 2022 8:45 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Prosecutor seeks to introduce evidence of former A.L. coach, counselor from previous school district

A Freeborn County prosecutor has filed an intent to introduce evidence of alleged inappropriate communication between a former Albert Lea High School counselor and girls’ ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, December 6, 2022 5:49 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Former used car dealership owner pleads guilty to 2 counts; 69 other counts dismissed

The owner of a former used car dealership charged with selling vehicles without a license and failing to deliver car titles in a set timeframe ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Monday, December 5, 2022 7:23 pm

Elections & Campaigns

Who did Albert Lea High School students pick for governor? Results are in for statewide mock election

About 39.57% of students at Albert Lea High School participating in a mock vote for Minnesota governor supported Republican Scott Jensen for governor, while 30.82% ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Thursday, December 1, 2022 12:32 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Man sentenced to almost 9 years in prison for meth found after chase

A Freeborn County District Court judge sentenced a Crystal man to 107 months in prison Tuesday who was found with over 200 grams of methamphetamine ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Thursday, December 1, 2022 5:24 am

Health Updates

‘You have impacted millions of lives:’ Organization lead for Blue Zones Project in Albert Lea honored in retirement

An Albert Lea woman who helped to usher in positive long-lasting changes to the community as the organization lead for the Blue Zones Project retired ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 6:06 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

2 semi drivers hurt in crash on I-90 during snowstorm

Two semi drivers were injured Tuesday morning on Interstate 90 east of Hayward during the snowstorm. Duane Eddy Travis, 51, of Red Oak, Iowa, and ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 9:18 am

Columnists

Sarah Stultz: Take it easy in winter driving conditions

As I write this, the snowfall has  ended, and it has been another crazy day of winter as we know it here in Minnesota.  Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 8:45 pm

News

Commissioners approve 2.9% levy increase, elected official salaries

The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a 2.9% increase in the tax levy for 2023.  The increase is smaller than what was ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 2:39 pm

News

Council hears options on replacing city attorney; no decision made

The Albert Lea City Council on Monday opted to hold off on any action until its next meeting about replacing the city’s attorney after a ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 5:00 am

News

Santa Claus is coming to town

Bergdale Harley-Davidson and the Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce teamed up to collect toys on Saturday for the Albert Lea Salvation Army. After the ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Monday, November 28, 2022 9:02 am

News

Boulder placed at courthouse to be transformed into Freedom Rock

Freeborn County’s Freedom Rock is one step closer to reality. Crews from Dean’s Towing on Friday hauled the 28,000-pound boulder into town that next summer ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Friday, November 25, 2022 8:50 pm

News

Business advocate groups encouraging residents to shop local this holiday season

As Albert Lea and the rest of the nation move into the holiday shopping season, business leaders in Albert Lea are encouraging residents to shop ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 3:20 pm

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