Staff photo by Clay Schuldt Miss New Ulm, Hannah Nelsen and New Ulm princess Kayla Boolingmo managed to take first in the Bavarian Blast Barrel racing tournament. Staff photo by Clay Schuldt More than 200 people participated in this year's Bavarian Blast 5K/10K.
Sylvia L. Hudson, 24, of Milwaukee, Wis.; Jeremy E. Sevley, 36, of Kiester; Angalena G. Cyphers, 17, of Blue Earth; each Mark R. Harvey, 68, of Vernon Hills, Ill.; Zackary R. Myhre, 21, of Apple Valley; each fined $125. John M. Degenhart, 36, of Greeley, Colo.; Monique M. Johnson, 29, of Rogers; Brady P. Davis, 35, of Pulaski, Ark.; each fined $135.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has named the department one of their "Outstanding Agencies." The DPS is recognizing Albert Lea police for their work during the seat belt and distracted driving campaigns.
Residents along Lake Park Boulevard moved a step closer Monday to purchasing city-owned property across the street from their homes when the Fairmont City Council approved the final plat of the area. Earlier this year, the council directed city staff to prepare certain city-owned non-buildable lake properties for sale to adjacent property owners.
Arturo Cordova Jr., 19, of fairmont was convicted of domestic assault-intentionally inflict/attempts to inflict bodily harm; sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 84 days for one year, credit for time served six days, one year supervised probation, sentence to service five days for indeterminate, no misdemeanor violations, no alcohol/controlled substance use, random testing, complete domestic abuse batterer's intervention program, no contact with victim , chemical dependency evaluation/treatment, follow recommendations of evaluation. David J. Berry Jr., 36, of Sioux Falls, S.D. was convicted of speeding; fined $120.
Three months after skeletal remains were found along Interstate 90 in southeastern Minnesota, there are still no breaks in the case. Freeborn County Chief Sheriff's Deputy Todd Earl said investigators are still getting phone calls, but he never realized how many thousands of people are missing with those left behind hoping for closure.
From July 10-26, the Minnesota State Patrol is teaming up with county and city departments on increased speed patrols. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said speed is a leading factor in crashes and contributes to one out of five fatalities on Minnesota roads.
John in Highland writes: "Warm summer days bring back memories of a short-lived stock-car-racing career at the Stillwater 'Speedbowl' in the late 1960s. My friend Tom and I raced a 1955 Chevy on the dirt track in the Jalopy class .
KIMT News 3 - The blazes are burning more than a thousand miles away, but the impacts of the Canadian wildfires are being felt here at home. "It would be the trees burning and things like that," said Deputy Chief Jeff Laskowske of the Albert Lea Fire Department.
Officials in Albert Lea are distancing the city from a Confederate flag flown on a Hartland Fire Department truck during a holiday parade. In a statement Monday, officials said the display of the flag does not represent the values of Albert Lea's fire department or the city.
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