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Local student receives scholarshIp

Holly Stene has been awarded a $500 scholarship from the Hartland Lutheran Scholarship Fund toward her education at Bethany Lutheran College. Stene is a senior ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Students resume studies via distance learning

COVID-19 cases rise to 576 Read more

6 days ago by Associated Press.

Program offered to keep children healthy

As schools remain closed across the region due to the spread of the coronavirus, Hy-Vee will start offering its Hy-Vee KidsFit program online by streaming ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

St. Theodore raises money

The students, parents, teachers and staff of St. Theodore Elementary School extend a message of gratitude to the Albert Lea community for helping them achieve ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

‘Keeping morale up and keeping the positivity’

Arts, fitness instructors teach online amid COVID-19 outbreak Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Principal’s Corner: What goes on behind the scenes

In a press conference on March 15, Gov. Tim Walz announced an executive order which authorized and directed the commissioner of education to implement a ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

‘It was a full team effort’

Schools begin distribution of distance learning plans Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Stultz.

Filling a need

Albert Lea Family Y turns focus to child care to aid workers Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Stultz.

Albert Lea school district employee tests positive for coronavirus

An Albert Lea Area Schools employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement on the school district’s website. The person likely contracted ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Stultz.

Extension in-person events canceled

University of Minnesota Extension has extended the cancellation of all face-to-face events, meetings and courses through May 15, according to a press release. The decision ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

National Spelling Bee called off because of coronavirus

The Scripps National Spelling Bee won’t be held as scheduled this year because of the coronavirus. Scripps announced its decision Friday morning, citing recommendations against ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Associated Press.

NIACC closes all campuses to the general public

In light of the state of public health disaster emergency declaration by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, NIACC has decided to close the main campus and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Schools handing out food for children

Nick Cardona, a paraprofessional at Albert Lea Area Schools, hands out bags of food to a parent from a bus parked at Brookside Education Center. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Stultz.

A step back in time: Albert Lea College

Pictured is Lea College, featured on a vintage postcard. Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Firearms safety classes canceled

The firearms safety classes initially scheduled to start April 1 at the Moose Club in Albert Lea have been canceled, according to a press release. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

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