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Walz names long-term care sites to get Guard staffing help

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Monday sent the first three Minnesota National Guard skilled nursing teams ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Man arrested after allegedly shooting at person and other reports

Police arrested Ben Vidal Moreno, 31, for second-degree assault, felon in possession of a firearm and fifth-degree possession ...

Health Updates

Active COVID-19 cases back over 200 in Freeborn County

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Freeborn County has passed 200, according to health officials on Monday. ...

Elections & Campaigns

MN House starts work on redistricting that courts will likely finish

The typical way new political districts are drawn every 10 years in Minnesota is that the courts do ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Jury to hear opening statements in Potter case this week

MINNEAPOLIS — Opening statements loom this week for a white former Minnesota police officer who said she drew ...


Vikings throw away key victory with late defensive collapse

DETROIT — The Minnesota Vikings are perfectly aware of what they wasted on Sunday afternoon. Needing a win ...


Windy advisory in effect; below zero wind chill expected

A wind advisory is in effect for all of south-central Minnesota and northern Iowa through Monday morning as ...

Health Updates

Minnesota’s COVID tracking retooled amid surge, variants

By Brian Bakst, Minnesota Public Radio News Two tools designed to tamp down COVID-19’s spread in Minnesota got ...

Health Updates

Fauci says early reports encouraging about omicron variant

U.S. health officials said Sunday that while the omicron variant of the coronavirus is rapidly spreading throughout the ...


‘It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas’

The Freeborn County Historical Museum hosted Holiday Lights at the Museum Friday night in Albert Lea featuring activities, ...

Arts & Culture

David K to perform in Roy Orbison tribute show

As the son of a Methodist minister who spread the word around Albert Lea, the artist who is ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Judge denies motions to dismiss charges against Interchange owner

A district court judge has denied motions from the owner of The Interchange Wine & Coffee Bistro to ...

Lake Mills

Lake Mills boys basketball team has a landslide win

Albert Lea Tigers

A.L. girls’ hockey fall below .500 after Thursday loss

The Albert Lea girls’ hockey team was looking to make it two wins in a row Thursday night ...

Lake Mills

Lake Mills girls lose heartbreaker

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