Tigers advance to state tournament for first time in 52 years

The Albert Lea baseball team entered Wednesday night with a shot at school history. A feat which hadn’t been accomplished by an Albert Lea team since 1969 — a trip to the Minnesota state tournament.  Standing between the Tigers and that goal was the Byron Bears. Having split their previous two games this season, the […]
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STORAGE SALE

PUBLIC NOTICE KO Storage of Albert Lea 601 Pilot St Albert Lea, MN 56007 (952) 314-7121 SELF STORAGE LIEN AUCTION Auction Start Time: 06/16/2021 at 10:00 am Auction End Time: 06/24/2021 at 10:00 am Location of Auction: www.storagetreasures.com 6 SEPARATE LIEN SALES TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR EACH UNIT. OWNER HAS THE RIGHT TO NOT ACCEPT […]
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Austin shooting occurred during alleged armed robbery

More information has been released about a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, teen wanted in connection to a Saturday morning shooting in Austin that left one dead.
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Freeborn-Mower issues peak alert

Freeborn-Mower Electric Cooperative has issued a peak alert due to high demand on the regional grid. People are asked to shift flexible electricity use until after 6 p.m. Ways to conserve electricity: • Turn up the thermostat — 78 degrees or warmer — particularly if no one is  home. • Leave home to run errands. […]
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Full list of exposure sites after Victorian woman tests positive in Queensland.

Queensland Health has released a preliminary list of the sites visited by a Victorian woman, who has since tested positive for Covid-19. June 1: Left Melbourne and travelled through NSW…

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It’s erotic if you use a feather. It’s only perversion if you use the whole peacock

Sensuality boutique Honey Birdette has come under fire for one of their video advertisements on display outside their stores in Australian shopping centres.   The video shows an attractive woman, wearing a black bra…

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5 things to do this weekend

By Sarah Stultz [email protected] 1 Boathouse opens Want to get out on the water? The Albert Lea Community Education Boathouse opened to the public on Tuesday and offers canoes, kayaks, paddle boards and bikes for the public to enjoy. Rental is free for the whole month of June. Equipment is limited, and registration is required […]
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Sharing her cancer story to give life to others

Honorary survivor has battled multiple cancers By Sarah Stultz [email protected] Rosemary Bloomquist was 48 years old when she was first diagnosed with cancer. At that time, in 1997, she had just changed doctors, and her new doctor found a lump in her right breast during a routine physical. After having a mastectomy of that breast […]
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Building broken into and other reports

A burglary was reported at 7:58 a.m. Monday at 75903 230th St., Albert Lea. A window was broken, and floor jacks were missing.    Mower stolen A zero turn mower was reported stolen at 9:16 a.m. Monday at 70846 220th St., Albert Lea.    Gas drive-off reported A gas drive-off was reported at 5:06 p.m. […]
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Senate report details sweeping failures around Jan. 6 attack

WASHINGTON — A Senate investigation of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has uncovered broad government, military and law enforcement missteps surrounding the violent attack, including a breakdown within multiple intelligence agencies and a lack of training and preparation for Capitol Police officers who were quickly overwhelmed by the rioters. The Senate report released […]
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