'Day of sadness' after Covered Bridge Potato Chips factory fire, N.B. mayor saysvoiceofalexandria.com1 DAY AGO
1 arrested for motor vehicle tampering and other reports
Police arrested Lah Soe, 18, for motor vehicle tampering and THC possession under age 21 after receiving a report at 1:24 p.m. Sunday of a male rummaging through a vehicle at 722 Freeborn Ave. Package reported stolen A package was reported stolen at 8:55 a.m. Thursday at 1604 W. Richway Drive. Theft by […] The post 1 arrested for motor vehicle tampering and other reports appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Large wildfire burning in Waseca
Fire crews were hard at work on Sunday battling a large grass fire.
Southeastern Minnesota Faces Extreme Fire Risk This Afternoon
The tinderbox conditions and strong winds are perfect for creating out of control wildfires.
Missing Persons List Released
Follow the link below to view the most recent persons reported missing:. If you have information regarding the disappearance of this individual, please contact the Missing Person Information Clearinghouse, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation at 1-800-346-5507. If you recognize this missing person, DO NOT TAKE ANY ACTION YOURSELF. Get as much information as you can (e.g. license number of a vehicle, exact location of sighting, activities the individual was involved in) and then call the number listed above or the reporting agency.
House in Wells still a concern for City Council
The Wells City Council continues to deal with the status of a house in the city which is in need of repairs. “Under the terms of an agreement with the city, the owner of the house delivered a structural engineer’s report,” city attorney Pam Whitmore told the council. “However, he was also supposed to have fixed the roof and that has not been done.”
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.
Fire danger spreads across Minnesota
A fire tore through 1,000 acres in Waseca on Sunday. Officials warn that the southern half of Minnesota remains at high risk for fires.
'Day of sadness' after Covered Bridge Potato Chips factory fire, N.B. mayor says
Mayor Tracey DeMerchant says Hartland, N.B., is 'resilient and optimistic' after a fire tore through the Covered Bridge Potato Chips factory on Friday.
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...
Southeast Minnesota Farm Bureau gathers for District One Summit
ROCHESTER, Minn.-The Minnesota Farm Bureau got together today for the District One Summit in the Med City. District one for the Minnesota Farm Bureau includes Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha and Winona counties. Each year the summit happens for farmers to get together to talk...
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.
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Wells as of 2024-03-04. Find the available 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 Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Mills will open the state tournament today
The 101st IHSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament opens today in Des Moines, with Class 1A leading things off. The Lake Mills Bulldogs are back in the tournament for the fourth time in five years. This is an inexperienced Bulldogs team when talking about the state tournament despite missing one year...
Where to vote in next week’s presidential primary
The following are the precinct locations for the Tuesday presidential primary: Albert Lea W-1 P-1 7:00 am – 8:00 pm Fairlane Building 1105 Bridge Ave Albert Lea, MN 56007 Albert Lea W-2 P-1 7:00 am – 8:00 pm First Lutheran Church 301 Clark St W Albert Lea, MN 56007 Albert Lea W-3 P-1 7:00 am […] The post Where to vote in next week’s presidential primary appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Wildfires break out around the state over the weekend, caution urged locally
(Undated)--Fire crews were busy over the weekend battling grassfires around the state. In one case, firefighters battled wildfires in Kandiyohi County. The first was reported west of Atwater. The second was reported near Sunburg. Fire crews from Sunburg and New London responded and were able to put out the fire.
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.
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.
A century of living: Albert Lea woman celebrates big day with family, friends
An Albert Lea woman last month celebrated her 100th birthday in a party at St. John’s Lutheran Community. The post A century of living: Albert Lea woman celebrates big day with family, friends appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
County’s GOP has 52 show up for their caucus
There were 52 Faribault County Republicans who braved some wintry weather and attended the Faribault County Republican Caucus on Tuesday night, Feb. 27. Fierce winds and blowing snow, along with dropping temperatures, probably kept some folks from attending. “I remember eight years ago we had about 350 people attend this...
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.”