‘I’m really proud of our community’: 1st Ward councilor looks forward to continuing to serve

Albert Lea’s incumbent 1st Ward city councilor said she looks forward to serving her next term on the ...


Update: Authorities release name of man killed in crash near Lake Mills

Update (1:20 p.m.): Authorities have released the name of the man who reportedly died Wednesday night near Lake ...


Watershed surveying curly-leaf pondweed growth on lake, to work on control measures

An invasive species known as curly-leaf pondweed is flourishing on portions of Fountain Lake, and Shell Rock River ...

Arts & Culture

Albert Lea father, son showcase woodwork, paintings in new exhibition

Two local artists will display their work at the Albert Lea Art Center this summer. The artists are ...


Small-town festivals kick off this weekend with Morin Lake Days

Morin Lake Days in Alden will kick off the summer of area festivals with events planned for Friday ...


Mural going up in downtown Albert Lea

Work is underway on the first mural in downtown Albert Lea as part of the ArtWalk Albert Lea ...


5 things to do this week: Nights in Northwood, pride festival, fundraiser and more

What's happening in the area this week?


Albert Lea man dies in crash with semi on I-90

An Albert Lea man was killed early Saturday morning after a car and semi collided on Interstate 90 ...


CrossFit coach makes semifinals in sport, competes in California

Tristan Harrison has many roles in life. Some of these include nurse, coach, student and father. This year ...


Vintage clothing store opens in Skyline Plaza

At the beginning of the month a new store opened in the Skyline Plaza. It is called 35/90 ...


Minnesota drought-free for the first time in 2 years

Most of Minnesota has been running major rainfall surpluses this spring, eliminating drought for the first time since ...


2 incumbents, 1 newcomer file for Albert Lea City Council; all are unopposed

Three candidates — two incumbents and one newcomer — have filed for the three seats up for election ...


Man reportedly robbed in home invasion, guns stolen and other reports

Police received a report at 3:27 p.m. Tuesday of an individual who was robbed by two males wearing ...

Arts & Culture

Local youth going to Hollywood for talent event

A local elementary student is preparing to go to California this summer in hopes of becoming the next ...


Woman charged with criminal vehicular operation in crash that injures 3

A Missouri woman was charged in Freeborn County District Court on Monday with criminal vehicular operation and driving ...

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