Latest Progress 2016

Progress 2016

The main asset of the Freeborn County museum’s library

“She’s a very valuable resource for the museum” is how Pat Mulso, recently retired executive director of the ...

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Man makes towels to raise cancer awareness

An Albert Lea man is raising awareness for breast cancer — on his own dime and time.

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Being an advocate for a good cause

People are like puzzle pieces; they all have their place. Few may understand that as well as Mary ...

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Refugees find a haven in Albert Lea

When looking for a new place to live, safety is almost always expected to come with the territory ...

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A rising business leader

LAKE MILLS — Long-standing family ties and a sense of community led one Lake Mills graduate to pursue a ...


Alden food shelf, students team up for project

A crowded household of 11, full of love and hand-me-downs. Most of what gets put on the table ...

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Man finds passion while leading summer festival

Seeing people have a good time. That’s what Mark Heggestad of Emmons said is his payoff as chairman ...

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Wells native returns to area to raise family, begins new career path as insurance agent

WELLS – Somewhere far away from the hustle and bustle of city life, where you know your neighbors ...

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Stories bind together both past and present Freeborn residents

FREEBORN — Bonnie Schuster is helping hold the Freeborn community together with ink and first-class stamps.

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A lifetime love of books leads to library career

NORTHWOOD — Connie Kenison loves reading. That passion started as a young child when she attended the public library ...

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A principal of principles at Hollandale school

HOLLANDALE — Enno Haan of Hollandale Christian School describes himself as a “teaching principal.” He is administrator of ...

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Cancer auction founders ‘do it all for the cause’

Lajune and Dwayne “Whitey” Hagen recently moved to an apartment in Albert Lea, but the couple is perhaps ...

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Church worship leader overcomes cancer, finds new purpose in life

CLARKS GROVE — A cancer diagnosis can be devastating. A worship leader at a local church has beaten ...

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Ellendale mayor, 81, steps up to plate

Skroch back in position after 15-year hiatus ELLENDALE — The golden years are often a time in which ...

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Playing a role in the Glenville community

GLENVILLE — Jodi Attig has lived in Glenville for 15 years, and that’s where she plans to stay.

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