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Sarah Stultz, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Cops, Courts & Fires

Albert Lea man sentenced to 11 years in prison in federal meth trafficking case

An Albert Lea man was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison Friday for his role in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy with another man from ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Thursday, July 22, 2021 12:16 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

2 cats die in house fire in Wells

WELLS — Two cats died in a fire Tuesday afternoon on Seventh Street in Wells that badly damaged a home.  Wells Fire Chief Guy Kimpton ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:29 pm

Health Updates

Leader at St. John’s impressed with ‘welcoming attitude’ on the campus

The new director of nursing at St. John’s Lutheran Community’s Fountain Lake campus has had a history of nursing at many levels throughout the years. ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:35 pm

Health Updates

New Thorne Crest leader has worked in a variety of health care settings

Thorne Crest Senior Living Community’s new director of nursing said she likes the opportunity her new position gives her to build connections with both residents ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:32 pm

News

Emerald ash borer confirmed in Freeborn County

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed emerald ash borer in Freeborn County for the first time.  Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 1:23 pm

Health Updates

‘A beacon’ for rural America

Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and other local, state and federal officials celebrated the completion of the new MercyOne Albert Lea Family Medicine ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:38 pm

News

US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII

NEW YORK — U.S. life expectancy fell by a year and a half in 2020, the largest one-year decline since World War II, public health ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:17 am

Columnists

Sarah Stultz: Write down your life while you still remember

I’ve always heard from a young age the importance of keeping a journal. As a teenager, I wrote in a journal fairly regularly, but as ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 8:45 pm

News

County board approves increase in wheelage tax

The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $5 per vehicle increase in the county’s wheelage tax that will go toward addressing the ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:22 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Appeals Court upholds almost $114K salary for sheriff

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday ruled a district court judge did not abuse its discretion when it calculated Freeborn County Sheriff Kurt Freitag’s ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Monday, July 19, 2021 1:42 pm

Education

A new school leader

Southwest Middle School will have a new leader at the helm this fall when teachers and students return to the classroom. Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Friday, July 16, 2021 9:00 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

2nd guilty plea in fatal crash on Glenville beach road

A second person has pleaded guilty in the fatal crash last year that killed a teenager and seriously injured another on the gravel road near ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Friday, July 16, 2021 11:45 am

Education

Albert Lea school district outlines COVID plans for upcoming school year

Albert Lea Area Schools is recommending, but not requiring, masks for staff and students not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 during the upcoming school year.  The ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Thursday, July 15, 2021 4:36 pm

Arts & Culture

Civic Music to celebrate 75th season

After the pandemic paused the 2020-21 Albert Lea Civic Music concert series, the 2021-22 season is now set with musicians from across the globe invited ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 9:00 pm

Columnists

Sarah Stultz: Be someone’s sunshine when skies are gray

Ever since I first heard the name Johnny Olson last year before the sunflower fields opened near Manchester, I have been intrigued. Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 8:45 pm

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