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Staff Reports, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Health Updates

Daily COVID-19 update: 20 new deaths reported statewide

Minnesota recorded 20 more COVID-19 deaths on Thursday and more than 1,500 new cases. The new deaths follow a record high day for deaths on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:23 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Counterfeit money and other reports

Police received a report at 2:16 a.m. Thursday of two fake counterfeit $20 bills at 906 W. Front St. The customer did not remember where ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:04 am

Health Updates

Daily COVID-19 update: Minnesota reports 35 new COVID-19 deaths, 2 in Mower County

Minnesota reported 35 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, including two additional deaths in Mower County, tying a single-day record set May 28, according to the Minnesota ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:28 am

Albert Lea Magazine

Looking back: A decade of hockey

The 1950s were a time of change for the Albert Lea hockey team. The adult team opened the decade skating on the ice at Abbott ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:13 am

Albert Lea Magazine

Seen: Out of the Darkness Walk

People from around the area gathered Sept. 12 at the Trinity Lutheran Church parking lot in Albert Lea for the Out of the Darkness Walk. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:54 am

Albert Lea Magazine

Seen: DaisyFest

The first-ever DaisyFest was Sept. 5 in rural Glenville and included an outdoor festival with activities, music and vendors. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:52 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Dirt bike stolen and other reports

A 1980 red Honda dirt bike was reported taken from the back of a trailer at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday at 2019 E. Main St. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:07 am

News

This Week in History: Vigil held for Jacob Wetterling in Albert Lea on 1-year anniversary of disappearance

Oct. 22, 1990: A candlelight vigil for Jacob Wetterling was held at Zion Lutheran Church. Wetterling was abducted at gunpoint one year earlier near St. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:23 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Court Dispositions: Oct. 15-19, 2020

Freeborn County District Court   Oct. 15 Erik Gamino, 19, 611 10th Ave. NW, Austin. Count 1: Driver’s license – driving without a valid license ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:22 pm

Health Updates

Daily COVID-19 update: 13th Mower County death reported; hospitalizations continue rising

Mower County reported its 13th COVID-19 death on Tuesday as over 1,000 new cases were reported across the state. According to the Minnesota Department of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:45 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Vacant house damaged by fire

A vacant house in Albert Lea was damaged by fire Monday morning.  The Albert Lea fire and police departments were dispatched at 6:12 a.m. for ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:45 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Man arrested for drug possession, other violations

Police arrested Teontae Tazjion Thomas, 19, for felony removal of a serial number on a firearm, felony fifth-degree possession of over 42.5 grams of marijuana, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:28 am

News

Is that snow in the forecast?

Though snow is expected to fall across most of the state on Tuesday, Albert Lea is expected to avoid major accumulation, according to the National ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 19, 2020 8:52 pm

News

Sparks tests positive for COVID-19

District 27 Sen. Dan Sparks announced Monday he tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month and has been quarantined. Sparks, DFL-Austin, said in a statement ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 19, 2020 1:09 pm

Health Updates

Daily COVID-19 update: High new case numbers across the state

Minnesota continued its streak of large new COVID-19 cases on Monday with 1,636 cases reported. The new cases increased the state’s cumulative count to 124,439, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, October 19, 2020 11:23 am

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