Students at Albert Lea High School are getting a bit of a shock today. The school is conducting its "Every 15 Minutes" program, where a student's obituary is read over the loudspeaker every 15 minutes.
More and more of our electronics use the internet and that opens the door for hackers to access our private information. The Albert Lea - Freeborn County Chamber Of Commerce hosted Mark Lanterman, Chief Technology Officer for Computer Forensic Services in Minnetonka Monday.
Students from all over southern Minnesota and north Iowa met in one place to see who has the skills when it comes to welding and carpentry. Welding is not easy and right now neither is filling the positions being left open by retiring baby boomers.
A ring found with human remains along Interstate 90 near Albert Lea could be a key piece of evidence in solving the suspicious death case. As we first told you on Tuesday, when authorities started investigating the human remains, they said they appeared to have been there a number of years, and had decomposed to the point where identification would only be possible through scientific testing.
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Authorities now have a new case involving a John Doe after human remains were found near Albert Lea this week. There are thousands of missing persons cases left unsolved in the U.S. each year according to the FBI and missing persons advocates are stepping up to let you know you can help.
The Freeborn County Sheriff's Office is hoping a picture of a ring and information about shoes found with skeletal remains will help determine who the person is. The remains were found Monday night in a wooded area along Interstate 90 east of the Highway 13 exit near Albert Lea.
A Celebration of Life for Tyler Turner, 28, of Albert Lea, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Park in St. James. Turner died Sunday, April 29, 2015, near Blue Earth as a result of an automobile accident.
A large contingent of law enforcement officers is combing a wooded area just off Interstate 90 near Albert Lea, conducting what the Freeborn County Sheriff's Office is calling a suspicious death investigation. Sheriff's officials say the activity involves the death of a person whose remains were found early Monday evening off the shoulder of Interstate 90 about a mile east of Highway 13. Deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call just after 6 p.m. Monday from a nearby property owner who made the discovery.
From Wabasha to Warroad, from Sleepy Eye to Silver Bay, Dateline Minnesota scours the state to bring you breaking news from outside the Twin Cities. The Freeborn County Sheriff's Office said that the remains appear to be from a male and look like they've been there for a number of years.
A 28-year-old Albert Lea man was killed in a one vehicle accident last Sunday morning, March 29, near Blue Earth. Tyler Turner was killed when his westbound Pontiac Aztek left the roadway, entered the median and then struck a bridge pillar for the County Road 5 underpass, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.