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Tim Engstrom, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Tim Engstrom is the editor of the Albert Lea Tribune. He resides in Albert Lea with his wife, two sons and dog.

Columnists

Does anybody have a handkerchief to use?

Forrest, my eldest child, is against moving away. The 7-year-old has many friends in Albert Lea, likes his second-grade teacher and loves the town. Still, ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:17 am

Columnists

Which team won NFL battle for eyeballs?

The NFL regular season is over, and the Super Bowl is coming up Feb. 1. Unfortunately, the Minnesota Vikings aren’t in the big game. Finishing ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Tuesday, January 20, 2015 10:12 am

Featured News

Race issues to be center of program

The philosophy club of Albert Lea High School will take on several race-related issues of the times during the 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Sunday, January 18, 2015 9:00 am

Featured News

Former drug dealer now helps change lives

Some folks in Albert Lea most likely remember Anthony Villerreal as a drug dealer and meth abuser. He first tried marijuana when he was 8. He ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Thursday, January 15, 2015 10:56 am

Featured News

Blizzard descends on Freeborn County

A blizzard descended upon Freeborn County Thursday and let up this morning. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning Thursday morning for the counties ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Thursday, January 8, 2015 12:57 pm

Education

Albert Lea Area Schools to dismiss at 1 p.m.

Albert Lea Area Schools administrators have announced classes will dismiss at 1 p.m. due to wintry weather. Freeborn County remains in a blizzard warning today. Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Thursday, January 8, 2015 10:45 am

Featured News

Albert Lea area in blizzard watch

Next up: a blizzard. Classes at many schools were delayed or canceled today as the Albert Lea area suffered strong winds and bitter cold temperatures. A ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Wednesday, January 7, 2015 9:54 am

Featured News

Storm leaves city with 2 1/2 inches of snow

A fast-moving clipper system was swift enough to not leave Albert Lea with much for snowfall. Anywhere from 3 to 7 inches was the prediction, ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Tuesday, January 6, 2015 10:17 am

Columnists

So is Minnesota really the 12th largest state?

Minnesota is the 12th largest state in the union. I hear that from time to time around here. For example, Enchanted Learning, an online classroom, says ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Tuesday, January 6, 2015 9:58 am

Education

School closings and delays for Tuesday

Two hours late: Northwood-Kensett Lake Mills North Iowa St. Ansgar Charles City Central Springs Forest City North Sentral Kossuth Riceville Algona North Union West Fork ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Tuesday, January 6, 2015 7:17 am

News

Veterans give even more

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by Tim Engstrom, Tuesday, December 23, 2014 9:35 am

COLUMNS--FEATURE SPOT

Who’s excited about the 2015 Vikings? Me

The Minnesota Vikings aren’t going to the playoffs. They even are going to end up with a losing record this season, yet I am more ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Tuesday, December 23, 2014 9:33 am

Business

Locals with ties to Cuba react to policy shift

The best aspect of the Obama administration announcing the thawing of relations with Cuba is the possibility of improving education, said Lyan Martinez, owner of ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Monday, December 22, 2014 9:53 am

Featured News

Icy roads return to Minn.

Ice covered the roads in south central Minnesota on Saturday morning, causing automobiles to crash or go into ditches. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reported ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Sunday, December 21, 2014 9:00 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Albert Lea woman pleads not guilty to taking money

An Albert Lea woman pleaded not guilty Thursday to taking money from accounts of at least a half dozen people with disabilities at a local ... Read more

by Tim Engstrom, Sunday, December 21, 2014 9:00 am

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