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Albert Lea referendum passes

Voters approved the renewal of the Albert Lea Area Schools referendum by a nearly two to one margin ...

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Polls open for Albert Lea school referendum vote

Polls opened this morning at 7 a.m. for voters in the Albert Lea Area Schools referendum. The school ...

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School board hears presentations on World’s Best Workforce; student assessment data

The Albert Lea school board heard presentations Monday about the World’s Best Workforce program as well as data ...

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University of Minnesota helping to predict climate change

MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota is participating in a new $25 million project that will reduce uncertainties ...

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Sibley Star Class: Creating a life book

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Administrator’s Corner: Ballot question is a renewal of existing referendum

Albert Lea Area Schools has an important question on the Nov. 2 ballot. The current voter-approved operating referendum ...

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Standout student: Araleh Mondragon

Age: 11 Parents: Dee Dee Arturo Where are you from? Albert Lea Which elementary school did you attend? Halverson Favorite teacher of ...

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COVID shots for kids could start soon in Minnesota — here’s what you need to know

Anxious parents across Minnesota got welcome news this week about the state’s plan to vaccinate children 5 to ...

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Local school board resignations triple in Minnesota

ST. PAUL — Contentious disagreements over COVID-19 policies and critical race theory have caused a significant increase in ...

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Teachers ask for virus protocols after student, staff deaths

ST. PAUL — Members of Minnesota’s teachers union are calling on school leaders to do more to protect ...

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School board hears impact statements regarding AP and CIS classes

At its business meeting Monday night, the Albert Lea school board saw a video that had testimonials from ...

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Administrator’s Corner: Southwest offers more electives than many others

Our school district’s mission is to ensure individual academic, social and emotional growth that leads to engaged citizens ...

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Star Class: Learning the basics in a fun way

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Standout Student: Bella Hafstad

Age: 12 Parents: Amanda Hafstad and Zach Frank Where are you from? Northfield Favorite teacher of all time ...

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ALHS bands to perform concert Monday

The Albert Lea High School Band department will present its first concert of the year on Monday. The ...

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