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Wells mayor Braun signs proclamation

Wells mayor David Braun had a special duty at the Wells City Council meeting on Monday, May 9. Braun signed a proclamation declaring May 2022 as Stroke Awareness Month in the city of Wells and encouraged community members to join in the stroke awareness and prevention program and activities. Though...
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Crews extinguish two overnight fires in Albert Lea

Albert Lea, Minn. - In a busy night for first responders, crews successfully battled two fires in Albert Lea Friday evening and Saturday morning. Officials say thankfully no one was injured in either of the separate incidents, the first of which was reported at 9:27 P.M. inside the A-Lea Apartments at 909 Janson Street.
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IJAG Benefits Forest City and Area Students

The Forest City Community Schools have been participating in the IJAG or Iowa Jobs for American Graduates program for the past year. Forest City Community Schools Superintendent Darwin Lehmann says it focuses on a number of basic skill sets. Thursday, May 12th. Humboldt Boys Soccer at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 5:30 PM GHV...

Albert Lea man sentenced for selling meth

ALBERT LEA, Minn. – Selling methamphetamine results in probation for a Freeborn County man. Troy Jay Thompson, 41 of Albert Lea, was sentenced Thursday to up to five years of supervised probation and ordered to perform 40 hours of community work service. Thompson pleaded guilty in January to third-degree...

Forest City wins surprise district championship

The Forest City girls track team didn’t care that they were heavy underdogs coming into the district track meet last night in Osage. Not only did the Indians automatically qualify seven events for the state meet, but they pulled the upset to become district champs. That’s Forest City head...

Northwood 1A State Qualifying Meet: West Hancock sends two relays to state, Lake Mills and North Iowa will have to wait and see

This season especially, Class 1A will be a wait-and-see game for hundreds of athletes around the state, including a few in North Iowa. In Class 1A, only the first-place finisher gets an automatic bid to the state meet, meaning those that finish second, third, and some fourths will have to wait until all state qualifying meets have concluded to know if they’ve earned an at-large bid.

MN U.S. Dist. 1 Special Primary: Jeff Ettinger

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – You can find Jeff Ettinger in Austin chatting with locals. He’s a Minnesota transplant from California, but has lived and succeeded in Mower County for more than three decades. “LeAnn and I have four children and two grandchildren. Both live up in the cities,...
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Neubauer takes first at Oak View

Despite having one of their team members take medalist honors, the United South Central boys golf team did not fare as well as a whole on Friday, May 6, when they hosted a Gopher Conference Meet at Oak View Golf Course near Freeborn. The Rebels shot a 184 as a...
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Wingers split doubleheader against Albert Lea

The Red Wing softball team cruised to an 8-0 win in the first game, then nearly ended the second game with an epic comeback but fell short, losing 13-12 to Albert Lea in a doubleheader on Thursday. Both were five inning games. Amira Ramstad showed off her power at the...

Tiger Girls Golf takes 2nd, Alden Conger wins in Adams

(Pictured: Whitney Mullenbach and Alyssa Jensen with their medals) The AL girls golf team competed in the Owatonna Invite today at the Owatonna Country Club. The Tigers took 2nd place in the 6 team field shooting a 399 on a tough golf course. Alyssa Jensen (87) and Whitney Mullenbach (88) both earned a medal today by taking 2nd and 3rd place overall in the tourney. Also scoring for the Tigers were Addison Herr 111, and Jessica Vogt 113. Pequot Lakes took first place with a 372, Lakeville South 3rd with a 414, New Prague 4th with 425, Owatonna 5th with a 426, and Lakeville North 6th with 449.

Albert Lea, Alden Conger, Glenville Emmons, USC all in action in Boys Golf Thursday

Tim Chalmers- 86 There is now a three-way tie in the Big 9 between the Tigers, Spartans and Raiders. Alden-Conger Knights participated in an 18-hole Rebel Invitational match at the Cedar River Golf Course in Adams. This was the boy’s second 18-hole event this week. The knights finished 2nd with a total score of 382, finishing behind Lanesboro’s team total of 357. Southland finished 3rd with a 390, Glenville-Emmons 4th place 438, and LeRoy-Ostrander 5th place 441. Tyler Erickson finished tied for 6th, Parker Hintz placed tied for 8th, Ryan Hintz finished 10th, Mayson Grunzke, and Ryker Erickson both tied for 14th, and Brayden Garcia placed 21st individually. Despite the hot, humid, and very windy today, the boys battled back and forth against Lanesboro for the lead. In the end, the knights made some mistakes and were unable to keep pace with Lanesboro. The knights are back in action again on Friday 5/13 at Oak View Golf Course near Alden, against the St. Clair Cyclones.
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Rebels stay busy with track meets

The United South Central/Alden-Conger track team participated in the Section True Team Track Meet on Tuesday, May 10, at Maple River. The USC/AC girls team came in at 13th place, while the boys team placed 15th. Winning the meet for the girls was Jackson County Central and for the boys it was Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial.