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Skid loader reported stolen and other reports
Police received a report at 1:54 p.m. Tuesday of a John Deere skid loader that was taken after chains were reported cut on a gate earlier in the morning at 951 W. Plaza St. Phone stolen Police received a report at 3:47 a.m. Tuesday of a cell phone that was stolen at 1609 Massee […] The post Skid loader reported stolen and other reports appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Freeborn County dissolutions granted
November Desiree Lynn Kuipers and Jason Dean Kuipers Taylor Marie Tiedemann and Jason Robert Kenneth Tiedemann Rachel Phena Rognes and Nicholas David Rognes Derek Allan Rothmeier and Jasmine Gonzalez Jeffrey William Pohl and Elena Karin Pohl Ashlyn Mary Harmdierks and Brandon Dean Harmdierks Gene Lamarr Hansen and Joanna Elaine Hansen October Maria De Los Angeles […] The post Freeborn County dissolutions granted appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Youth for Christ celebrates man who has volunteered for 50 years with organization
Jonathan Dagner, 73, grew up in Albert Lea, attending all of his schooling in the city through high school. He loves car racing and used to go to Austin to watch races nearly every weekend. As a young 11- or 12-year-old, he got connected with the Youth For Christ organization. The post Youth for Christ celebrates man who has volunteered for 50 years with organization appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Area Fields Set for Winter
The harvest has been a little less than expected but now the work is complete in the area. Worth County ISU Extension Specialist Dennis Johnson explained that the fields in his county are all set for winter. The harvest was not hampered by fall rains which along with snow, slows...
Woman pleads guilty in crash that kills 2
An Iowa woman has pleaded guilty in Worth County District Court tied to the crash in July 2022 near Kensett that killed two people, including her 3-year-old son. Maggie Jo Harvey, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of homicide by vehicle-operating under the influence in the death of John Hinderscheid of Albert Lea. Additional counts […] The post Woman pleads guilty in crash that kills 2 appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Bed Bug Sniffing Dog at Austin Public School
(ABC 6 News) – The Austin Public School District called in some special help to address a recent outbreak of bed bugs at the high school. Baxter is a certified pest-sniffing dog brought in to make sure the campus is bed bug-free. Dogs like Baxter are usually brought in...
A few, new records set today – Thursday’s numbers
Today’s highs exceeded past record highs in Austin, Albert Lea, and Mason City. It doesn’t look to be quite as warm Friday afternoon, but it will be much warmer than normal before cooler air arrives this weekend. Around The Web. Sponsored. Top Scientists: if Anyone Has Tinnitus (Ear...
Albert Lea skates past Mankato West
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Mankato West lost to Albert Lea 7-2 Thursday night. Mankato West plays next Saturday, December 9th at 3:15 p.m. against Winona at Winona Bud King Ice Arena.
Photos: Holiday Train pulls into Austin hauling holiday cheer
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made another successful stop in Austin Thursday, lighting up the night and bringing people the Christmas spirt. It also came with a donation of $4,500 for the Austin Salvation Army Food Shelf. This is the 25th year the tour. Over the previous 24 years, the train has raised more than […] The post Photos: Holiday Train pulls into Austin hauling holiday cheer appeared first on Austin Daily Herald.
Hollandale farmer turns 100
Robert “Bob” Medd has experienced enormous change over his 100 years on this earth. He was born into a farming family in 1923 and grew up on two different farms in Riceland Township, near Hollandale. His family managed to come through the Great Depression in pretty good shape, with plenty of food to eat and […] The post Hollandale farmer turns 100 appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
I-90 Crash Leaves Southeast Minnesota Man Fighting for His Life
The state crash report says snow and ice were on the road.
Rawlins Parks And Rec Losing Current Director To Minnesota Town
Photo – Rawlins Recreation Center – Bigfoot99 file photo. The Rawlins Parks and Recreation Director is exiting the job this month saying he accomplished nearly everything he wanted. December 15th is Jason Sehon’s last day as the Rawlins Parks and Recreation Director. Sehon said he and his family...
KLEM News for Thursday, December 7
The long-time director of Mid-Sioux Opportunity will retire at the end of this month. Dick Sievers has worked 44 years with Mid-Sioux, a non-profit community action agency. He describes some of the similaries and differences in his work there since he was hired there in 1980. Mid-Sioux serves five northwest...
1 arrested after hit-and-run and other reports
Police received a report at 12:19 a.m. Sunday of a vehicle that was struck on Valley Avenue in a hit-and-run crash. One individual was taken into custody and is expected to be charged with driving under the influence pending the results of a blood draw. Theft by fraud reported Deputies received a report of […] The post 1 arrested after hit-and-run and other reports appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Albert Lea Holiday Bazaar features one returning and one new event
(ABC 6 News) – The Festival of Trees at the Albert Lea Art Center returns for the first time in since the pandemic on Dec. 7. Families and organizations donated a total of 17 this year. Charlene Marley is the art administrator at the Albert Lea Art Center. She...
St. John’s hosts Holiday Bazaar with shopping, Santa and fun
St. John’s Lutheran Community’s first-ever Holiday Bazaar Wednesday at the Fountain Lake chapel. The Holiday Bazaar had over 20 vendors and crafters offering unique Christmas gifts and baked goods. The Campfire Café was open and Santa Claus even made an appearance. The post St. John’s hosts Holiday Bazaar with shopping, Santa and fun appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
MN Lake Foundation Claps Back On Parents & Those Who Allow This
A Minnesota Lakes Foundation took to social media over the weekend to remind people NOT to throw rocks from the shoreline out onto the ice. It's a problem that seems to occur throughout lakes country, and it can seriously affect the lakeshore long term if the problem isn't corrected. If...
Bitker-Gonnerman Sentenced on Possession Charges
Joylynn Bitker-Gonnerman of Hanlontown was granted a deferred judgment for “Possession of a Controlled Substance – 1st Offense,” a serious misdemeanor, stemming from an investigation by the Forest City Police Department on September 2, 2023. Bitker-Gonnerman was ordered complete a substance abuse evaluation, a civil penalty of...
Storage unit broken into and other reports
A storage unit was reported broken into at 2:24 p.m. Monday at 2610 Hi Tec Ave. The break-in reportedly occurred sometime in the last two weeks. Juvenile cited for stop arm violation A juvenile was cited for school bus stop arm violation after police received a report at 9:37 a.m. Monday of a violation […] The post Storage unit broken into and other reports appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Austin Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying Local Business Theft Suspect
• The Austin Police Department is seeking help in identifying a woman accused of stealing from a local business. • The woman allegedly stole a dremel tool and accessories. • She was last seen leaving the parking lot in a grey 4-door sedan.