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  1. Day in History: After six-month gas war in Rochester, prices stabilizeRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Post-Bulletin

    It was reported that 59.2 percent of students who enter Minnesota's 16 private colleges in 1988 graduated four years later, compared to 26 percent nationally. a Two seniors, King Josh Conway and Queen Avis Calvert, from John Marshall High school, are celebrating a homecoming victory after the Rockets crushed Albert Lea 33-7.

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  2. Alzheimer's Disease Fundraiser Exceeds GoalRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | KIMT

    ALBERT LEA, Minn.- The Southeastern Alzheimer's Association held their first fundraiser walk in albert lea and they exceed their goal of $25,000. Last Sunday in albert lea, over 300 hundred people came and walked to show support for a cure to Alzheimer's disease.

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  3. AL Special Education Teacher on Leave Amid InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    According to Albert Lea Police, 33-year-old Erin Bennett was arrested on September 15 for suspected cocaine possession during a traffic stop near the intersection of Euclid Ave. and West William St. The district's executive director, Jim Quiram, told ABC 6 News that Bennett was placed on paid administrative leave pending the "outcome of an investigation." According to court documents, charges were filed against Bennett on June 24 for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia; she's scheduled to appear in court on October 3 for those.

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  4. Albert Lea City Council Narrowly Chooses Newton Avenue Site For Fire StationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    In a 4-3 vote Monday night, the Albert Lea City Council chose a residential block just south of downtown to be the home of a new, approximately $9 million fire station. After more than a year of discussion and weighing multiple options, the council chose the Newton Avenue site, which lies across the street from the Freeborn County Government Center that also serves the Albert Lea Police Department.

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  5. Newton Ave. site chosen for Albert Lea's new fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KIMT

    ALBERT LEA, Minn.- After months of discussion, the Albert Lea City Council voted 4 to 3 in favor of the Newton site for the city's next fire station. This location is right across the street from the government center at the corner of Pearl Street and Newton Ave. The council made their decision shortly after hearing the opinion of the Public Safety Director who suggested the Newton site.

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  6. Lane restriction on I35 near Albert LeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | KIMT

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation says crews will be doing concrete repair with the work lasting, depending on the weather, through Friday. Drivers will be limited to the left northbound lane through the construction zone. The southbound lanes will not be restricted.

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  7. Minnesota Regulators Approve Wind Farm Amid OppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... of no more than 3 decibels above the standard. The project would construct about 40 turbines southeast of Albert Lea, with about 60 more built across the border in Iowa. The $300 million wind farm would produce up to 200 megawatts of electricity. ...

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  8. Fairmont downs TCU, improves to 3-1Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 22 | Sentinel

    ... TCU, while Berhow snared five passes for 56 yards and two scores for Fairmont. Fairmont (3-1) hits the road to Albert Lea next Friday night, while Tri-City United (2-2) travels to Class AAA, No. 3-ranked Jordan. First downs: Fairmont 12; Tri-City ...

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  9. Emerson M. Harberts -- Dodge CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Post-Bulletin

    ... 2018, from injuries sustained in a car accident in Claremont. Emerson Melissa Harberts was born July 8, 2010, in Albert Lea, to Brandon and Rachel (Post) Harberts. Emerson was in the thrid grade at Blooming Prairie Elementary. She loved going to ...

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  10. Brothers plead guilty, get different sentences.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | KIMT

    ... ce. He was arrested again, nine days after the first crime, during a routine traffic stop in Freeborn County. Albert Lea police say two handguns, small amounts of marijuana and methamphetamine, and about $1,000 in cash were found in Wright's vehicle.

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  11. Not guilty plea in Freeborn County shovel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | KIMT

    Tyler Dain Christensen, 30 of Albert Lea, is charged with 2nd degree assault with a dangerous weapon and intentional discharge of a firearm. He was arrested on August 29 after Albert Lea police and the Freeborn County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of shots fired.

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  12. Man sentenced for gun-in-mouth incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | KIMT

    ALBERT LEA, Minn. A man arrested for sticking a gun in someone's mouth and threatening to shoot is sentenced.

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  13. State regulators approve Freeborn County wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Star Tribune

    ... proposed "special conditions" to meet state noise standards. Freeborn Wind would include 42 turbines southeast of Albert Lea. The $300 million wind farm would produce up to 200 megawatts of electricity.

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  14. Severe weather, drenching rain for Twin Cities, southern Minn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Star Tribune

    The Twin Cities and much of east central, south central and southeastern Minnesota are under the threat of severe weather Thursday with heavy rain, damaging winds, hail and tornadoes possible. The National Weather Service has placed cities such as Mankato, Albert Lea, Rochester, Red Wing and the Twin Cities under an enhanced risk for severe weather, with the greatest chance for wild weather coming between 3 and 9 p.m. from southeast Minnesota into western Wisconsin.

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  15. Unusually Wet and Severe For Late SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Star Tribune

    ... Flash Flood Watches are in effect from this evening into Thursday. This includes areas like Worthington, Mankato, Albert Lea, and Rochester. Some of this rain will impact parts of the state that have already received heavy rain this month. Through ...

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  16. 20 minutes for 20 lives lost dailyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KIMT

    ALBERT LEA, Minn.- All of the staff at the Albert Lea Veterans Clinic participated in a 20-minute walk to honor the 20 veterans every day who take their own lives. "I hope that people will become more aware of the signs and symptoms of suicide and know that there's help out there."

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  17. Flash Flood Watch goes into effect Wednesday night for southern MN, north IowaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KIMT

    ... ficant rainfall. The predictions are for more than three inches of rain to fall in Austin, Rochester and Preston. Albert Lea is projected just below the three-inch mark, and locations like Forest City and Mason City could see more than an inch.

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  18. Ohio town makes early Christmas for boy with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | KIMT

    ... . 1751 Highway 52 North Rochester, MN, 55901 112 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Mason City, IA, 50401 135 East Williams St. Albert Lea, MN, 56007 Rochester MN - 1-800-323-4883 Albert Lea MN - 507-369-0256 Mason City IA - 641-423-2540

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  19. North Carolina man pleads guilty to Freeborn County sex crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | KIMT

    ... Cantor's sentencing is scheduled for December 14. Court documents state the sexual contact happened on July 20 in Albert Lea and involved a female under the age of 10.

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  20. Albert Lea Church Burglarized, Police Asking Help for InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | KAAL-TV Austin

    The Albert Lea Police Department is asking the public's help for information regarding a string of church burglaries. According to a Facebook post, police said the latest to fall prey is the Grace Lutheran Church.

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