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Heroes and villains take to the water

The Bayside Water Ski Show Team performed their first show of the season Thursday on Edgewater Bay. The first show was originally slated for June ... Read more

5 years ago by Colleen Harrison.

Blue Zones leaders named as grand marshals

The Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday the grand marshals for the Third of July Parade will be centered around the Blue Zones ... Read more

5 years ago by Sarah Stultz.

Iowa man sentenced to 10 yrs. for bank robbery

A Burlington, Iowa, man arrested in Austin in March after robbing a bank in Ames, Iowa, is heading to prison. Read more

5 years ago by Staff Reports.

Ames bank robbery suspect allegedly stole truck, gambled at Diamond Jo, bought meth supplies

Suspect arrested at Austin hotel Thursday Read more

5 years ago by Trey Mewes.

The Vershey residence is customized for raising children

Nicole Vershey sits on the couch watching her children, Grant, 5, and Gabrielle, 4, play with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. When the kids aren’t playing, ... Read more

6 years ago by Tiffany Krupke.

Settlement reached in fatal drunk driving crash near Austin

The Elkton man convicted of criminal vehicular homicide in a 2012 drunk driving accident near Austin has informally settled with the second of two families ... Read more

6 years ago by Trey Mewes.

Austin school custodian accused of sexual assault

Several years after it began, a victim has accused an Austin man — who is a 12-year employee of Austin Public Schools — of repeated ... Read more

6 years ago by Matt Peterson.

Deputies arrest final suspect from January standoff in Austin

A suspect in a Mankato carjacking and linked with a nine-hour standoff in Austin this January was arrested after evading law enforcement for more than ... Read more

6 years ago by Matt Peterson.

Officials: Bellrichard threatens to set fire to homes of attorneys, cop

Austin resident Loren Bellrichard — recently accused of escaping from custody and stalking a victim younger than 18 — has now been charged for allegedly ... Read more

7 years ago by Matt Peterson.

Exclusive: Mayo Clinic Health System to lay off 82, including 26 in Albert Lea

Mayo Clinic Health System will lay off 82 transcriptionists, including 26 in Albert Lea and 18 in Austin, a hospital spokesperson told the Tribune Thursday ... Read more

7 years ago by Adam Harringa.

12 local convicts: Where are they now?

1. Robert Michael Hughes • Residence before prison: Albert Lea • Age: 40 • Conviction: first-degree premeditated murder and second-degree intentional murder for the shooting ... Read more

7 years ago by Sarah Stultz.

What will the kids be when they grow up?

Column: Pass the Hot Dish, by Alexandra Kloster “When I was just a little girl I asked my mother, what will I be? Will I ... Read more

7 years ago by Alexandra Kloster.

MNsure debuts 3 new ‘Paul and Babe’ TV ads

ST. PAUL — Paul and Babe are back in new TV ads from Minnesota’s health insurance exchange. MNsure, the state portal for delivering federal health ... Read more

7 years ago by Associated Press.

Groundwater issues meetings set around Minnesota

ST. PAUL — Regulators are holding a series of open houses around Minnesota to give people the chance to review and comment on a proposed ... Read more

7 years ago by Associated Press.

85-year-old hunter safe after becoming lost

FORBES — An 85-year-old deer hunter is safe after becoming lost in northeastern Minnesota. The St. Louis County sheriff’s office said the Scanlon man got ... Read more

7 years ago by Associated Press.

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