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Weekly Safety Report: Criminal Damage, Theft, ATV Crash, and Court Appearances in Albert Lea, Minnesota
This week in Albert Lea, Minnesota, several incidents were reported, including criminal damage, theft, drug citations, an ATV crash, and court appearances for burglary and identity theft charges.
Smartphone alert leads responders to scene of fatal western Wisconsin crash
An automated call alerted authorities to the single-vehicle crash.
19-year-old dies in landslide just outside of Mankato
MINNEAPOLIS — A 19-year-old man was found dead in Minneopa State Park Falls early Saturday evening after a landslide. The Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office says they received the call just before 5 P.M. that someone was trapped underneath the earth. Emergency workers were able to find the trapped party. However once the person was recovered, it was discovered that he had died. The name has not yet been released.The Blue County Sheriff's office is investigating.
Wells city administrator resigns
The city of Wells will be faced with the task of searching for a new city administrator following the announcement by current city administrator, Connor LaPointe, that he will be resigning effective Jan. 12, 2024. “It is with mixed emotions that I submit my resignation from the position of city...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.86 and $2.89 in Alden as of 2023-12-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Passing their torch to the next generation
This holiday season heralds the end of a bittersweet year for Blue Earth’s KBEW/Darling International ‘You Can Make A Difference’ Campout. The outdoor donation drive is always a sweet experience for the hardy campers who make it possible. This year, however, the campers bitterly felt the loss of long-time camper Joe Salisbury, who passed away recently.
Mayo to move HealthReach services to main Albert Lea campus, put building up for sale
Mayo Clinic Health System on Thursday announced plans to move all of its services from its HealthReach campus to the main Albert Lea hospital campus in 2024. The post Mayo to move HealthReach services to main Albert Lea campus, put building up for sale appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
A look inside the United States' first-ever certified "Blue Zone" located in Minnesota
ALBERT LEA, Minn. — Living to 100 may seem like a major feat, but there are communities around the world where it's common — they're called "Blue Zones."Minnesota native Dan Buettner is one of the foremost experts on how they work. Several years ago, a Minnesota community decided it wanted families to follow his guidance.Albert Lea made headlines in 2016 when it became the first community in the country to be a certified Blue Zones community.READ MORE: Longevity-prone geographic "Blue Zones" hold clues for how to live longer, healthier lives"I came to Albert Lea in 2008 with this crazy idea...
The Kee Theatre: A Testament to Kiester's Community Spirit and Cinematic Legacy
Since its grand curtains first unfurled in 1949, The Kee Theatre has been more than a mere movie house; it's Kiester's beloved landmark, a symbol of the town's enduring community spirit. Adorned with the sleek lines of Streamline Moderne style, the theatre has hosted generations of moviegoers and served as a stage for countless tales, both on screen and off.
Waconia Wildcats overcome disadvantage to win
The Waconia Wildcats lagged behind ahead of the third period in their home game against the Albert Lea Tigers. But the team overcame the odds to win 3-2. Waconia's Charlie Junge scored the game-winning goal. The visiting team took the lead late in the first period, with a goal from...
Santa's Visit to Twin Lakes: A Tradition of Joy and Community Cohesion
Each December, the Twin Lakes Fire Department becomes the cornerstone of community festivities as they host the much-anticipated annual visit from Santa Claus. This heartwarming tradition, where Santa rides through the village on a fire engine, is not merely a parade but a symbol of communal joy and togetherness. Children and adults gather, their faces lit with excitement, as they receive candy canes and watch as their letters to the North Pole are collected in a special mailbox.
Woman injured in rural Mapleton crash
A woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Faribault County when she failed to stop for the sign at a t-intersection. The crash happened Wednesday around 7 p.m. in rural Mapleton. The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office says Rahma Starrett, 57, of Delavan was southbound on 580th Ave when her Ford Fusion drove through the stop sign at the intersection, struck the ditch, and came to a stop about 30 yards into a field.
Coins given out to veterans at St. John’s
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Iowa’s Most Majestic Christmas Tree Has Over 80,000 Lights
This tiny Iowa town just might have the best Christmas Tree in the entire Hawkeye State. It's a sight that's even more remarkable to see in person than in the pictures. With over 80,000 lights, this tree illuminates the night sky in a truly memorizing way. According to the Iowa...
Weekly Safety Report: Trial set for Winnebago County man accused of killing wife, Titonka man to rely on diminished responsibility defense in Hancock County, Iowa
Two incidents occurred in Hancock County, Iowa this week. In the first incident, a man from Winnebago County is scheduled to stand trial in January for the alleged murder of his estranged wife. The body of the victim was found in Woden, and the suspect was arrested in Minnesota. In the second incident, a man from Titonka is accused of murdering a woman in Britt earlier this year. The suspect intends to rely on a defense of diminished responsibility in his trial.
County 4-H’ers recognized at banquet
The Freeborn County 4-H program held its annual banquet Nov. 18 in the Fairlane Building at the Freeborn County Fairgrounds. The following award winners were highlighted during our banquet: Officers President: Rayea Roberts, Hartland Vice president: Payton Sailor, Conger Secretary: Jerzy Holdeman, Hartland Treasurer: Hannah Schuhmacher, Myrtle Junior advisors Thomas Jacobusse, Hartland RyAnna Roberts, Hartland […] The post County 4-H’ers recognized at banquet appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
2023 Holiday Train stopping in Waseca, Janesville
The Holiday Train will make stops in two area towns next week. The Canadian Pacific holiday tradition is in its 25th year and brings live music and Christmas cheer to communities in exchange for donations to local food banks. The festive train will roll into Waseca at 5:15 p.m. on...
A call in Freeborn County to avoid an excess of holiday trash
ALBERT LEA, Minn. – Freeborn County residents are being encouraged to keep holiday materials out of the trash by reusing and recycling them. “The holidays are a time for celebration and giving, but they also generate a lot of waste,” says Mark Goskeson, solid waste manager for Freeborn County. “By reusing and recycling holiday materials, we can help reduce our impact on the environment and make the holidays more sustainable.”
UHD Announces New Provider at Their Blue Earth Clinic
United Hospital District (UHD) of Blue Earth announces the expansion of their Family Medicine Department with the arrival of new provider Megan Eitzmann, a Family Nurse Practitioner who is seeing patients in UHD’s Blue Earth Clinic. A local from the Blue Earth area, Eitzmann holds a Doctor of Nursing...
Sports Memories: A.L. High School bowling team advances to state
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