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United Way starts holiday lights contest

As United Way of Freeborn County launches its annual campaign, it has added a new fundraiser to the mix that hopes to brighten everyone’s holidays. ... Read more

11 hours ago by Colleen Harrison.

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Mayo Clinic Health System employees share their experiences and stress tied to pandemic

Mayo Clinic Health System employees on Tuesday got the opportunity to give people an idea of what they are going through during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

11 hours ago by Eric Johnson.

This Week in History: MADD distributes red ribbons ahead of holidays

Dec. 3, 1990: Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) of Freeborn County began distributing 9,000 red ribbons as part of an awareness campaign going into the ... Read more

11 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Court Dispositions: Nov. 30, 2020

Freeborn County District Court   Nov. 30 Adam Robert Burt, 34, 1211 St. Joseph Ave., Albert Lea. Count 1: 3rd degree assault (felony). Commit to ... Read more

11 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Dissolutions: November 2020

The following dissolutions were granted in Freeborn County in November 2020: Read more

11 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Transfer station, landfill hours updated for the winter season

The Albert Lea transfer station and demolition landfill winter hours will be  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 3 ... Read more

11 hours ago by Submitted.

Funds available to encourage urban agricultural education

Businesses, schools, nonprofits, local governments and tribal entities seeking to promote urban youth agricultural education and urban agricultural community development can apply for the Minnesota ... Read more

11 hours ago by Submitted.

Tribune announces All-Area football team

The 2020 fall season has presented many challenges to all area athletes. While some have enjoyed a full season, other teams have only been allowed ... Read more

11 hours ago by Tyler Julson.

Pest management webinar offered

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the University of Minnesota Extension invite those interested in learning the basics of integrated pest management to sign up ... Read more

11 hours ago by Submitted.

DEED encourages Minnesotans and restaurants to share #GetTakeoutMN photos to help economy

As Minnesota takes necessary steps to battle COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is encouraging Minnesotans to shop and eat local this ... Read more

11 hours ago by Submitted.

Builders seminar canceled

With thought and consultation with staff, administration and health advisors, the city of Albert Lea will not hold a builders seminar in spring 2021, according ... Read more

11 hours ago by Submitted.

Hitting a career milestone

LaDonna Struck has worked in the dietary department of St. John’s Lutheran Community for 30 years and is a positive and upbeat employee, according to ... Read more

11 hours ago by Submitted.

Christmas tree farmers adopt COVID-19 rules

Minnesota Christmas tree growers are hard at work readying for the holidays with new precautions in place to help buyers have a fun and safe ... Read more

11 hours ago by Submitted.

Nestle, Cargill at high court in child labor case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed concerned Tuesday about the impact of siding with food giants Nestle and Cargill and ending a lawsuit that claims ... Read more

13 hours ago by Associated Press.

Enbridge starts construction on Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Enbridge Energy began construction on its Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement in Minnesota on Tuesday, a day after state regulators approved the ... Read more

13 hours ago by Associated Press.

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