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Cops, Courts & Fires

Door damaged with airsoft gun and other reports

Police received a report at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday that someone had shot an airsoft pellet gun at a ...

Albert Lea Tigers

Tigers end their season in Winona, fall 49-20

The Albert Lea football team kicked off the postseason Tuesday night, traveling to Winona for the first round ...


5 things to do this week

Several downtown Albert Lea businesses will be open for trick-or-treating from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.


Repositioning the mall for growth

The owner of Northbridge Mall in Albert Lea is positioning the mall for growth in the coming months, ...


DEED awards $2M to 9 projects in state, including 1 in Ellendale

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Monday it has awarded $2 million to redevelop nine ...


Numerous trick-or-treating options are available in the area

Want to get out and trick-or-treat with your little ones aside from going door-to-door in your neighborhood? Numerous ...


Let there be light


Albert Lea student selected to perform in Honor Band Festival at Gustavus

Albert Lea High School student Jenna Steffl has been selected to participate in the 33th annual Honor Band ...

Cops, Courts & Fires

Court dispositions: Sept. 21-23, 2021

Freeborn County District Court Sept. 21 Joseph Charles Hovde, 24, 226 Mason Ave., Alden. Count 1: DWI – ...


DNR mini grants to help get children outside early and often

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is excited to announce the availability of mini grants through the extremely ...


Patients in need of blood donors as shortage continues; dates open for area blood drives

With Thanksgiving and the holidays approaching, the American Red Cross urges donors to continue to make and keep ...


Sheriff, county attorney give recommendations for salaries

Freeborn County’s sheriff and attorney lobbied for increases to their salaries Tuesday during an annual presentation in front ...

Health Updates

Freeborn County’s active cases remain under 100

Freeborn County’s COVID-19 numbers continued to stay under 100 on Tuesday, though there were two new hospitalizations reported. ...


Booster Buds: Walz, Pawlenty pair up again for COVID shot sequel

Democratic Gov. Tim Walz and former Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty rolled up their sleeves Tuesday while sitting side ...

Lake Mills

Bulldogs postseason runs comes to an end in regional semifinals

The Lake Mills volleyball team  hit the road Monday night for their Region 6A semifinal match against 27-9 ...

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