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Iowa caucuses, built on myth, lose place at head of the line

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Hy-Vee Hall ballroom in Des Moines erupted in cheers in 2008 when the ...


Fierce legal fight opens between ex-GOP chair Carnahan, party

Former Minnesota Republican Party Chair Jennifer Carnahan sued the state party in relation to her ouster, claiming that ...


Partnership gives students an exposure to theater

Halverson Elementary school students have been busy this week, as they prepared to perform “Jack and the Beanstalk” ...


Sibley Star Class is growing engineers


Albert Lea High School holiday vocal concert is coming up

The Albert Lea High School vocal department announced the upcoming holiday concert to be held on Dec. 12 ...


Southwest Standout Student: Abigail Pollock

Age: 12 Parents: Jennifer and Christian Pollock Where are you from? Albert Lea If from Albert Lea, which ...

Arts & Culture

Across the Pastor’s Desk: Living in the land of our God

Back between 598 to 538 BCE The people of Israel were taken into captivity by the nation of ...


Updates from Upperclassmen: A spotlight on teachers who made a difference

Updates from Upperclassmen by Ella Bordeaux and Sophie Hareid As high school seniors, we have been a part ...


Administrator’s Corner: Student participation  in activities is growing

It has been a great start to the school year for Albert Lea High School activities. Hard to ...


Firefighters award 2 students at St. Theodore Elementary


Red Cross blood drive results 

The American Red Cross blood drive hosted by Bridge Community church collected 56 pints of blood on Thursday. ...

Albert Lea Tigers

Sports Memories: Tigers dance team wins top awards 15 years ago

What happened, 10, 15 and 50 years ago in the area in sports?


Flu season worsens as 44 states report high activity

NEW YORK — The U.S. flu season keeps getting worse. Health officials said Friday that 7.5% of outpatient ...


Dems move to make South Carolina, not Iowa, the first voting state

WASHINGTON — Democrats voted Friday to remove Iowa as the leadoff state on the presidential nominating calendar and ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Austin man injured in collision on I-90 with semi

An Austin man was injured Friday morning on Interstate 90 in Manchester Township. Terry Lee Falch, 74, was ...

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