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Albert Lea baseball drops heartbreaker in state quarterfinals

JORDAN — The Albert Lea baseball team traveled to Mini Met Park in Jordan Tuesday afternoon to compete in the opening round of the Minnesota ... Read more

8 hours ago by Tyler Julson.

It’s ‘a life-changer’

The Bayside Water Ski Show Team partnered with the National Wheelchair Sports Camp to provide adaptive athletes with the opportunity of a lifetime on Tuesday.  Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Reports.

5 things to do this week

The Albert Lea Farmers Market is open for the season from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays in the ... Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Looking to be active? Check out these opportunities in A.L.

By Abigail Chalmers Implementing exercise into your daily routine can significantly improve your overall health, and fortunately, Albert Lea has several unique fitness opportunities to ... Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Kozelsky competing for trip to Olympics in Tokyo

Albert Lea graduate Lindsey (Horejsi) Kozelsky took the pool at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska, Monday morning to compete in the 2021 Olympic ... Read more

9 hours ago by Tyler Julson.

Worth County Fair offers rides, concerts, shows, other activities

The Worth County Fair kicks off in Northwood Wednesday and will continue through Sunday. It will feature carnival rides, grandstand concerts, animal shows, fair food, ... Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Morin Lake Days to take place this weekend

The Morin Lake Days celebration in Alden will take place this weekend from Friday through Sunday. This festival, a tradition begun in 1990, will feature ... Read more

9 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Campus notes

Bemidji State University Carter Simon of Albert Lea was named to the fall 2020 President’s List at Bemidji State University. He was one of 428 ... Read more

10 hours ago by Submitted.

City to spray for mosquitoes

The city of Alert Lea will be spraying for mosquitoes Wednesday with Thursday as the alternate date if weather conditions warrant. For questions, contact Ryan ... Read more

10 hours ago by Submitted.

Tying communities together

AUSTIN — In a move symbolizing completion, Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Austin and Albert Lea on Monday signified the official closing of its latest ... Read more

17 hours ago by Eric Johnson.

Landlords sue to force end to Minnesota eviction moratorium

ST. PAUL — A group representing Minnesota landlords announced a lawsuit Tuesday to force an end to the eviction moratorium imposed by Gov. Tim Walz, ... Read more

17 hours ago by Associated Press.

A sendoff to the state tournament

Family, friends and community members gathered at Jim Gustafson Field Plaza at Hammer Complex Tuesday morning to send-off the Albert Lea baseball team to the ... Read more

19 hours ago by Sarah Stultz.

1 arrested on obstruction and other reports

1 arrested on obstruction Police arrested Seth Galen Kilian-Bock, 25, on obstruction and an arrest and detain hold at 8:09 a.m. Monday at 610 Garfield ... Read more

21 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Pandemic data solid 1 month after mask mandate’s end

Minnesota public health leaders were worried the end of the statewide masking mandate on May 14 might lead to an uptick in COVID-19 cases. A month later, ... Read more

23 hours ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Minnesota lawmakers convene special session to finish budget

ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers returned to unfinished business at the Capitol on Monday as they convened for a special session to finalize a two-year ... Read more

23 hours ago by Associated Press.

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