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One week from Monday, time runs out on the Legislature's regular session, and hopes of an on-time finish are fading fast. ... [Read More]
Minnesota's state government will get about $200 million more than it was expecting under President Joe Biden's coronavirus relief package, and Democratic Gov. Tim Walz... [Read More]
COVID-19 vaccines finally are headed for more kids as U.S. regulators on Monday expanded use of Pfizer's shot to those as young as 12, sparking... [Read More]
Kenneth Arlin Anderson, 94, of Albert Lea, passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea. A Memorial Service will... [Read More]
Dwaine Manville Abbe, age 90, was born November 26, 1930 to Walter and Melita (Jahnke) Abbe in Freeborn County near Alden, Minnesota. He passed away... [Read More]
Thelma L. Isaacson, 88, of Albert Lea, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Thelma was born on February 22, 1933... [Read More]
Bradley Alan Fjermestad, husband, father, Pappi, inventor, adventurer, fixer of everything, and dad joke extraordinaire, passed away on May 6, 2021 at the age of... [Read More]
A vehicle reportedly drove through one of the front windows of the Albert Lea Art Center, 101 S. Broadway, at 12:11 a.m. Saturday and then... [Read More]
A shed was reported broken into at 2:12 p.m. Thursday at 26921 675th Ave., Alden. Tools were missing.  Power tools and miscellaneous items were reported... [Read More]
The Freeborn County Agricultural Society in conjunction with the Freeborn County Board of Commissioners on Monday morning announced that the 2021 Freeborn County Fair will... [Read More]
Minnesota has inched above the milestone of 60 percent of state residents 16 and older with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Next... [Read More]
Minnesota health officials are trying various strategies in an attempt to get people vaccinated and slow the spread of the coronavirus. Volunteer physicians are working... [Read More]
As the Minnesota Legislature enters the last full week of its 2021 session, lawmakers face long hours of tough negotiations as they seek to agree... [Read More]
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF HEARING Notice is hereby given that a hearing will be held electronically before the Freeborn County Board of Adjustments at 2:00... [Read More]
Big winners in the Minnesota Lottery will be able to keep their names confidential under a bill signed by Gov. Tim Walz this week. The... [Read More]
The Justice Department is sending a strong message about its priorities these days. In just over the past two weeks, it has opened investigations of police... [Read More]
George Floyd's brother and nephew expressed gratitude Saturday after a federal grand jury indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in his death. The three-count indictment... [Read More]
Albert Lea- Diane L. Stangler, 68, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN. Family will hold a private graveside... [Read More]
In any given year, the academic, social and emotional growth of students is always a top priority for staff at Hawthorne Elementary School. Supporting those... [Read More]
It is time to end the mask requirements for our children. We are well past the point of rational views on children wearing masks. It... [Read More]
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