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Education

Glenville-Emmons district, like schools across the nation, has battled this year with staffing

Nationally, finding teachers has become a challenge over the past few years. Glenville-Emmons experienced the problem firsthand this ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Attempted break-in and other reports

An attempted break-in was reported at 12:02 p.m. Friday of a shed at 66070 180th St., Alden.    ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Albert Lea firefighter among 11 fallen Minnesota firefighters honored for their service

Eleven columns representing firefighters who died in the line of duty were added to the Minnesota Fallen Firefighter ...

News

‘People are never alone’: Walking for suicide awareness

Darcy Nielsen could not have asked for better weather Saturday morning for the Out of the Darkness Walk, ...

Education

Hawthorne Star Class

Arts & Culture

Across the Pastor’s Desk: Study issues, vote for principles

There was a house down the street from where I grew up that was set back in the ...

Arts & Culture

Robin Gudal: We should laser focus on Jesus

My eyes have seen the glory of God.  For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, which thou hast ...

News

Preparing lefse for Soup and Pie Day

Education

Standout Student: Nina Zhang

Parents: Annie Zhang and Tat Kong Where are you from?  I was born in Pennsylvania, lived in China ...

Education

Early Childhood Family Education off to a great year

It is my absolute pleasure to be the new coordinator of Early Learning and the director of Tiger ...

News

Eagles donate to inclusive playground

News

SMIF seeking Early Care and Education Grant applicants 

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) is accepting applications for its Early Care and Education Grant program. This program ...

News

Sports Memories: Rochester Mayo defeats A.L. 50 years ago in 1st loss since 1966 

What happened 50, 15 and 10 years ago in local sports action?

News

4 local veterans presented Quilts of Valor for service

Four veterans received Quilts of Valor at the Albert Lea American Legion Post 56 Friday in a special ...

Elections & Campaigns

Early voting starts in Minnesota

Early voting began Friday in Minnesota for people who choose to use an absentee ballot instead of voting in ...

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