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Police responded just after 9 am Wednesday to a report of criminal damage to property in the 1100 block of Gene Avenue. When officers arrived, they found multiple bullet holes in two separate residences.
"That's going to help us grow the college, but it also is going to help us educate our students locally to be able to come back to our communities and do the work locally. That's important for people in greater Minnesota," said State Rep. Jeanne Poppe, DFL-Austin.
After 8 years of service to Freeborn County, Captain Jim and Lee Brickson will say their good byes at a public gathering on Sunday January 25, 2015 with a program starting at 2PM followed with cake and coffee. Well-wishers are encouraged to come and be part of this time of encouragement and sharing.
January 16, 2015 - The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation has announced that John Berthelsen has been hired as its vice president of development. Berthelsen has a long history of activity in the industry, including volunteer associations and support of education as well as involvement with PGSF.
And with campuses in three cities: "What we're trying to do is leverage what exists on each campus already," Dr. Davenport explained. "To provide our students with a core set of skills that are applicable in a number of areas," Dr. Davenport said.
Officials in Albert Lea are considering making one of their major roads smaller as a way to improve transportation in the city. "South Broadway only gets about 9,000 cars a day," said Dan Burden, a renowned transportation expert with the Blue Zones project.
Work is set to begin this summer to fix up S. Broadway Ave. in Albert Lea, but leaders want the project to be more than just new pavement. The City of Albert Lea has been working with Blue Zones experts on "walkability audits."
Under the president's America's College Promise proposal, community college would become as free and universal as high school. The proposal would use a combination of state and federal funding to provide two years of free education to all students who stay on track to graduate.
The topic of human trafficking is coming to the forefront across the country and the Albert Lea Police Department has been working to see what the problem is locally and how to fix it. What they, and other departments across the country, are finding is this crime in particular is harder to spot.
Multiple vehicle crashes have closed U.S. highway 212 at the Minnesota Highway 5 split in Eden Prairie, Eden Prairie Police said. The road will be closed in both directions while authorities clear the crash.
The National Weather Service says wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph combined with fresh snow will significantly reduce visibility, especially in open, rural areas. A blizzard warning was posted in an area from Granite Falls southeast to Mankato and Albert Lea.