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Arts & Culture

5 health benefits of oranges beyond Vitamin C

Healthful eating starts with the ingredients you use, so it’s important to use fresh, seasonal ingredients that pack a nutritional punch. One of the easiest ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Organizations: First Lutheran Church Women

First Lutheran Church Women met at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 13 in Bethany Hall. Sheri Nicol, co-president, welcomed members and guests.  Sheri announced there would be ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

This Week in History: Lloyd Herfindahl unveils commemorative painting

Local March 3, 2011: Former KAAL-TV news anchor Beth Bednar announced the release of “Dead Air: The Disappearance of Jodi Huisentruit,” a book she wrote ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Across the Pastor’s Desk: A mask cannot hide our hearts

One year ago, our lives changed forever. With the introduction of COVID to our lives, much fear, anxiety and worry were unleashed upon many people. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

‘Forest Through the Trees’ show now open through Arts Initiative website

With warmer weather on the horizon, the Freeborn County Arts Initiative is focusing on an element in nature in its newest digital group exhibition. The ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Stultz.

Better-for-you family breakfasts

Making sure your family members get a nutritious start to the day is an important job, and by focusing on a few wholesome ingredients, such ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Across the Pastor’s Desk: Lent: A time for the soul’s slow growth

Across the Pastor’s Desk by Josh Enderson We find ourselves halfway through the season of Lent. As many in my church have heard me say, ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Robin Gudal: Lay down your burdens at feet of Jesus

I love music, it often speaks to my heart, one such song is: “Lay Down Your Burdens.” Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

‘God’s given us a heart for the downtown’

Almost seven years after it was founded, Hope Church is expanding in downtown Albert Lea. Read more

1 month ago by Sarah Stultz.

Across the Pastor’s Desk: Welcome to the wonder of “Amen”

We end our prayers with, “Amen.”  It is a pretty much a universal usage. And we know what it means. The prayer is over. Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Robin Gudal: Join in pursuit to be kinder, gentler

Are you a hypocrite like me? It is with a heavy heart I ask you this. There’s a song called: “Truth Be Told,” by Matthew ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Birth announcement

Marlee Faye Olson Luke and Lindsey Olson of Hayward announce the birth of a daughter, Marlee Faye Olson, on Feb. 14, 2021, at Mayo Clinic ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

This Week in History: Gov. Carlson speaks at Edgewater Restaurant

Local March 4, 2011: One man sustained minor injuries when a grain bin exploded in Lansing. Austin Fire Chief Mickey Healey said the explosion was ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Empowering the community through art

In its first year of existence, Art Walk Albert Lea has already started to brighten the community. Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Stultz.

Fundraising started for new mural in the heart of Ellendale

ELLENDALE — A large mural painted on the side of a cafe in Ellendale has long been a fixture in the community. Due to the ... Read more

2 months ago by Tyler Julson.

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