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A rally demanding justice for George Floyd will take place Tuesday outside the Freeborn County courthouse, 411 S. Broadway in Albert Lea, according to a... [Read More]
Several Albert Lea restaurants are reopening with outdoor seating this week with the loosening of state restrictions in place because of COVID-19. ... [Read More]
An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd's family found that Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer kneeled... [Read More]
Lillian Bertha Amelia (Rentz), 92, of Bemidji, MN died on Monday, May 25, 2020 at Neilson. Services will be at Gateway Park Pavilion in Emmons,... [Read More]
Delores Joyce (Leaf) Steele passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM Wednesday, June 3, at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home... [Read More]
No people remain hospitalized in Freeborn County due to COVID-19, according to the Freeborn County Public Health Department on Monday. The county so far has... [Read More]
A 20-volt weed eater and 20-volt leaf blower was reported stolen at 11:39 a.m. Sunday at 10945 Main St. in Glenville. A... [Read More]
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said Sunday that the state's attorney general will take the lead in any prosecutions related to the death of George Floyd,... [Read More]
Protesters took to the streets across America again Sunday, with violence flaring in pockets of largely peaceful demonstrations fueled by the killings of black people... [Read More]
Mower County continued to see double digit new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, as well as the county's second death, according to the Minnesota Department... [Read More]
A rapid, overwhelming response by the Minnesota National Guard and law enforcement, together with the willingness of many to heed an 8 p.m. curfew, helped... [Read More]
Mower County reported almost 50 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, in what was the largest daily increase for area counties since the beginning of the... [Read More]
Protesters set police cars ablaze, smashed businesses' windows and skirmished with baton-wielding officers in streets from Atlanta to Los Angeles, as anger over George Floyd's... [Read More]
First-term Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey appeared to be doing everything right. He worked with the city's booming business community and the City Council. He reached... [Read More]
Minnesota has topped more than 1,000 deaths from the coronavirus, the state Department of Health said Saturday. The updated report shows an increase of 30... [Read More]
Fires burned unchecked and thousands protesting the police killing of George Floyd ignored a curfew as unrest overwhelmed authorities for another night in Minneapolis, and... [Read More]
Richard Harding Jorgensen passed away unexpectedly in his home on May 25, 2020, after a short illness. He was 68. He was born August 2,... [Read More]
Private family graveside service for Dorothy Farnham will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday (5/30) at Graceland Cemetery. Rev. Clayton Balsley will officiate. Memorials... [Read More]
Russell Gene Sorensen, 82, of Boyd, MN died Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Russell was born near New Richland, Minnesota at the home of his parents... [Read More]
Warren Van Riper, who resided at ThorneCrest Retire-ment Community in Albert Lea died Monday, May 25, 2020. He was 97 years old. Warren was born... [Read More]
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