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Drunk man stole car from a bar, charges say

GOOD THUNDER — A man allegedly stole a car and drove while drunk after he was kicked out of a Good Thunder bar. Kristofer Nash Hoehn, 35, of Amboy, was charged with felony theft and misdemeanor DWI Wednesday in Blue Earth County District Court. A woman reported her car was...
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Worth County,

North Iowa Recreational Closed Indefinitely Due to Unlawful Acts

Officials in Worth County continue to contemplate what’s next for a popular recreational spot closed since last Wednesday night (06.10) due to a series of unlawful activities. Kuennen Quarry, located about 20 miles north of Mason City in the Kuennen Quarry Wildlife Area, has been closed off to public access...
Freeborn County, MNKIMT

Mankato woman injured in Freeborn County crash

ALBERT LEA TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A single-vehicle crash in Freeborn County Thursday morning sends one person to the hospital. It happened around 9:18 am at mile marker 11 on Interstate 35. The Minnesota State Patrol says Taylor Elizabeth Lawson, 26 of Mankato, was driving north when he lost control and hit the guardrail. Lawson was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea for treatment of what is described as a non-life threatening injury.

Member of Senator Ernst’s Staff to Field Questions in Bancroft

–A staff member for Senator Joni Ernst will hold office hours in Kossuth County Friday morning. According to a release from the Senator’s office, staff members are holding the “Traveling Office Hours” in each of Iowa’s 99 counties over the next few weeks. The staff member for Senator Ernst will...

Elmore man convicted in stabbing, sent to prison

ELMORE — A man who stabbed, punched, choked and hit a woman in the face with a pipe wrench while he held her captive in his Faribault County home will be in prison through at least 2023. Michael Walton Hinton, 56, of Elmore, was sentenced Monday in Faribault County District...

MnDOT sets up demonstration project on Hwy 22 and Hwy 109 in Wells

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is setting up a bicycle and pedestrian demonstration project on Hwy 22 and Hwy 109 in Wells. Over the next few weeks, painted on-street bicycle lanes and signs are being added on Hwy 109, as well as curb extensions at the intersection of Hwy 22 and 3rd Street SW with paint and plastic tubes.
Albert Lea, MNAlbert Lea Tribune

Severe weather possible this afternoon, evening

Scattered thunderstorms capable of producing severe weather are expected later this afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service. The weather agency states the primary threats are damaging wind and large hail, but a few tornadoes are possible, primarily along and south of the Interstate 90 corridor. Albert Lea...

Waseca woman charged with five felonies after drug investigation

A Waseca woman is facing multiple criminal charges after law enforcement allegedly discovered she was selling narcotics, court documents say. Angela Marie Karels, 33, was charged Thursday in Waseca County Court with one count of third-degree controlled substance possession with intent to sell, two counts of fifth-degree controlled substance possession, one count of storing meth paraphernalia in the presence of a child, and one count of causing or permitting a child to be exposed to meth, all felonies. She is also facing a gross misdemeanor charge for child endangerment, a petty misdemeanor charge for possession of drug paraphernalia, and a petty misdemeanor charge for possessing or selling a small amount of marijuana.
Albert Lea, MNAlbert Lea Tribune

Lynne M. Curry

ALBERT LEA, Minn. – A celebration of life will be held Friday, July 23, 2021, honoring Lynne M. Curry. from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at the Edgewater Bay Pavilion, 1940 Edgewater Dr., Albert Lea. Please bring photos, memories and stories to share with family. Refreshments and snacks will be served.