Easton Man Accused of Threatening Store Workers, Pleads Down Charges
An Easton man accused of threatening store workers in North Mankato served jail time and received probation after pleading down to a disorderly conduct charge. Sixty three year old Steven Scott Gray previously faced a felony threats of violence case before pleading guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct last week in Nicollet County District Court.
3.1.24-Pro-Conservation Farm Bill-Kristin Duncanson-Highland Family Farms
Kristin Duncanson of Highland Family Farms in Mapleton, MN joins Lisa on Talk of the Town. They discuss what some farmers are asking for in a PRO-Conservation Farm Bill.
The Willows is sold
Last week The Willows in New Richland was sold to John and Julie Arnold of New Richland. The previous owners, Travis and Heather Blake, made the announcement via Facebook. “Today we close a very big chapter,” the Blakes said in the announcement. “This is a bittersweet day as our life has fully revolved around the restaurant for the last 18 years. We can’t thank you enough for your continued support over the years. This town, this community is like no other.”
Last defendant sentenced in large fight in North Broadway lot that fractured man’s skull
The last of the three people charged in a large fight in the North Broadway parking lot in February 2023 in which one man was hit in the head with a golf club was sentenced Thursday to the time he has already spent in jail since his arrest. Spencer Adam Edwards, 33, pleaded guilty in […] The post Last defendant sentenced in large fight in North Broadway lot that fractured man’s skull appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Quilt of Valor given
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Second Albert Lea arson suspect pleads guilty
(ABC 6 News) – A second Albert Lea arson suspect entered a guilty plea in court Friday, March 1. Kolten Lee Wright, 19, was arrested last fall in connection with an Oct. 6 garage fire that caused nearly $13,000 in damages. He pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting 1st-degree...
1 arrested for domestic assault and other reports
Deputies arrested Timothy John Poeppel, 39, for domestic assault at 2:02 a.m. Thursday at 441 First Ave. SW in Glenville. 1 cited for school bus stop arm violation Police cited Elizabeth Grace Bass, 24, for failure to stop for a school bus after receiving a report at 8:38 a.m. Wednesday of a school bus […] The post 1 arrested for domestic assault and other reports appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
4 Tigers still in contention to win state championship after opening round
Nine Tigers started their individual state wrestling tournament journeys Friday morning at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. After the first round, just four remained in the championship bracket of their respective weights, while the rest were relegated to the consolation bracket. Here’s a breakdown of all the Albert Lea wrestlers competing this weekend. […] The post 4 Tigers still in contention to win state championship after opening round appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Jury selection to begin Monday for man charged in shooting death south of Albert Lea
Jury selection is slated to begin Monday in the trial for the Albert Lea man charged with shooting and killing another man south of Albert Lea in August 2022. Ben Vidal Moreno, 33, faces two counts of second-degree murder, one count of attempted second-degree murder and two counts of ineligible possession of a firearm in […] The post Jury selection to begin Monday for man charged in shooting death south of Albert Lea appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Standout Student: Dakota Braund
Age: 16 Parents: Tim and Krystal Braund Where are you from? Albert Lea If from Albert Lea, which elementary school did you attend? Hawthorne Favorite teacher of all time and why? I can’t pick just one teacher. There are so many that I’ve had who just make my day better and are the best. Favorite […] The post Standout Student: Dakota Braund appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
The Most Confusing City And County Names In Minnesota
Who named these cities and counties-- and what were they thinking?!?
Mayo Clinic Health System announces permanent closure of 1 location
Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic Health System announced March 1 that it will not reopen its clinic in Janesville, Minn. The location was temporarily closed in August due to staffing issues. Since then, staff from the clinic have been working at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waseca, Minn., and will now be assigned there permanently.
Mankato's Blue Earth County Elections Office Extends Hours for Absentee Voting and Ballot Return
The Blue Earth County Elections Office in Mankato, Minnesota, will extend its hours on Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The aim is to give voters more time to cast absentee ballots or return mailed ones before the Presidential Nomination Primary (PNP) Election on March 5.
Janesville Mayo Clinic to close permanently
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Mayo Clinic Health System has decided not to reopen its clinic in Janesville. The clinic has been closed temporarily since mid-August 2023 due to a staffing situation. Staff previously assigned to the Janesville clinic have been working at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waseca;. A statement...
ALHS bands to perform Monday
On Monday, the Albert Lea High School Band Department will present a concert in honor of Music In Our Schools Month. The performance will be at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium and will feature Tiger Band, Symphonic Band and Concert Band. There is no fee for admission, but donations are encouraged to offset […] The post ALHS bands to perform Monday appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Stray bullet hits occupant in Blue Earth County home
Investigators say it was likely an accident when a person was hit by a bullet in Decoria Township early Saturday morning. The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office responded to a weapons complaint shortly after 2 a.m. at a private residence on the Highway 22 Le Sueur River dip. The...
Star Class: Meeting reading goals
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Albert Lea summer construction plans part of long-term trails bonding
Albert Lea Weighs in on summer construction projects. (ABC 6 News) – On Monday members of the Albert Lea City Council approved $150,000 in funding for the first phase of the paved multi-use trail on the former Union Pacific railroad line. The funding, combined with another $150,000 from Freeborn...
Sherburn Woman Injured in Two Vehicle Accident Near Dunnell
(Dunnell, MN)--A Sherburn woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 4 near Dunnell Tuesday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says just before 2:30 p.m., a 2021 Honda Odyssey driven by 58-year-old Mary Bryan of Sherburn and a 2013 Buick Enclave driven by 37-year-old Rachel Wacek of Albert Lea were both driving southbound on Highway 4 when the two vehicles collided.
Across the Pastor’s Desk: Make Lent about God, not us
For those of you who are familiar with the church world we are currently in the season of Lent! Lent is a time of the year when we as Christians remember the 40 days Jesus fasted in the desert before he was crucified on the cross. The post Across the Pastor’s Desk: Make Lent about God, not us appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.