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Dick Herfindahl: It’s a great time to get out and enjoy the outdoors

I am hoping that everyone is still safe and sound and doing their part by social distancing. I have taken some comfort in knowing that ... Read more

1 week ago by Dick Herfindahl.

Tom Jones: Albert Lea Thunder end season with a win 10 years ago

The Albert Lea Thunder ended their regular season with a 6-5 overtime win over Alexandria at Albert Lea City Arena. Joe Rogers earned his 13th ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Dick Herfindahl: Spring has officially sprung, so get out and enjoy it

There have been quite few changes in our lives since my last column went to press. You can’t turn on the radio, TV or check ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dick Herfindahl.

Tom Jones: USC coach given Tribune top honor 25 years ago

After his team finished 18-8 on the season that included winning the Section 2A Sub-Section 1A championship, United South Central’s Dale Koestler was named the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Dick Herfindahl: State park sticker can open the door to fun

As Old Man Winter slowly makes his exit, I am anxious for the spring season and the renewal of the summer season that lies ahead. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Dick Herfindahl.

Tom Jones: Wolverines fell in semifinal 10 years ago

In the Class 1A west sub-section semi-final game at Mayo Civic Center, Glenville-Emmons fell to Goodhue 69-45. Peter Hansen led the scoring with 11 points ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Dick Herfindahl: Sounds of silence interrupted by nature calls

As the spring season draws closer, there are a few hints that we may be heading in the right direction. The melting we have been ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Dick Herfindahl.

Tom Jones: Albert Lea hosted Golden Gloves match 25 years ago

Albert Lea hosted the first Golden Gloves match in town in 15 years. Picking up wins for Albert Lea were Adam Avlar, Joe Avelar, Erique ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Tom Jones: A.L. senior finishes 2nd at state swimming meet 25 years ago

Sports Memories by Tom Jones 50 years ago: 1970 • Four pitchers who had won 20 games in a season were set to be starting ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Dick Herfindahl: Spring, oh spring, where art thou? How we look forward to thy return

This past week we have been experiencing some fairly mild weather, and overall, we have had a pretty mild winter. I talk to my brother-in-law ... Read more

1 month ago by Dick Herfindahl.

Tom Jones: Albert Lea shut out Austin 25 years ago in section tourney

The Albert Lea hockey team opened the Section 1AA tournament with a 3-0 shutout over Austin at Albert Lea City Arena. Matt Erickson, Jeff Hagedorn ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Dick Herfindahl: Winter just seems to keep piling it on

It seems as if Old Mother Nature wants to make sure we have plenty of snow to last us until June. In many of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Dick Herfindahl.

Dick Herfindahl: Saying goodbye to a true outdoorsman

This past week we lost Larry Pence, who I have for many years considered a friend. Although Larry and I never hung out together in ... Read more

2 months ago by Dick Herfindahl.

Tom Jones: Albert Lea single-game scoring record broken 10 years ago

Abbey Arends set the Albert Lea girls’ basketball single-game scoring record when she poured in 37 points in the Tigers’ 72-58 victory over Fairmont. Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Dick Herfindahl: Seasonal prediction by a chubby little rodent

I no longer have to wonder how long we will have to go without sunshine because as I sat down to write my column the ... Read more

2 months ago by Dick Herfindahl.

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