Medical experts: Floyd’s speech didn’t mean he could breathe

MINNEAPOLIS — As George Floyd repeatedly pleaded “I can’t breathe” to police officers holding him down on a Minneapolis street corner, some of the officers responded by pointing out he was able to speak. One told Floyd it takes “a lot of oxygen” to talk, while another told angry bystanders that Floyd was “talking, so […]
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Kenneth C. Skogheim

A public visitation for Kenneth C. Skogheim will be held from 5 – 7 PM on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea. Social distancing guidelines will be enforced, and masks are strongly encouraged. A private family committal service with military honors will take place Wednesday at Hillcrest Cemetery, with Father Kurt […]
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State survey: Majority would feel comfortable sending students back to school in fall

Sixty-four percent of respondents to a Minnesota Department of Education survey said they would feel comfortable sending their students back to school in the fall. The Department of Education on Thursday released the results of the Fall Planning Survey for Families, an informal survey of Minnesota families on their experience with distance learning this past […]
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Items stolen and other reports

Police received a report at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday of a woman who left without paying for her meal at 2219 E. Main St.  A tier water fountain was reported stolen out of a yard at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at 410 E. Clark St.  A planter was reported stolen from the end of a driveway at […]
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Minnesota health officials warn against ‘COVID parties’

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota health officials are warning against people holding or attending “COVID parties” as a way to share exposure to the coronavirus. “This is a really, really bad idea,” state infectious disease director Kris Ehresmann said Wednesday during a media briefing. Ehresmann said people exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19 face a small […]
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County board votes to allow use of fairgrounds for 4-H livestock shows

The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to allow the county fairgrounds to be used for 4-H livestock shows in August.  The board voted in May that the fairgrounds be closed for both public and private events until further notice because of the COVID-19 pandemic, including for the Freeborn County Fair. Commissioners Glen […]
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National Weather Service issues heat advisory

Much of south-central Minnesota will be under a heat advisory Wednesday as heat index values near 100 are expected. The advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, including the cities of Waseca, Owatonna, Fairmont, Blue Earth and Albert Lea, according to the National Weather Service. Heat indices are expected to reach […]
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No checks on Melbourne flight to Sydney – Tenterfield Star

NSW Health authorities have failed to conduct health screenings for a Melbourne-to-Sydney flight on the evening before NSW-Victoria border closures came into effect, as they were busy checking another plane….

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Singer Jess Glynne mocked after being rejected from a restaurant for wearing a tracksuit – NEWS.com.au

A British singer has reached unlikely Karen status after calling out a swanky London restaurant for turning her away in a tracksuit.The singer, who featured on Clean Bandit’s popular track…

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Saints rout Bulldogs 18-1

LAKE MILLS — The Lake Mills softball team hosted St. Ansgar Tuesday night in a Top of Iowa Conference showdown. The Bulldogs fell in a hole early and were never able to recover, eventually falling to the Saints 18-1. The Saints opened the game with a double in the top of the first and never […]
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