The Edgerton City Council held a special public hearing Wednesday, Aug. 19, regarding funding for the housing development north of Edgebrook Care Center that the council has been working on for the last several months. The council agreed to purchase approximately 14 acres from Edgebrook Care Center for $12,500 an acre in December of 2014.
An Albert Lea man is accused of providing the methadone pills on which a teen fatally overdosed in South St. Paul in February. Dustin C. Chenevert, 26, was charged Wednesday in Dakota County with third-degree murder.
On Thursday night, dozens of people in our area got to spend "An Evening with Marion Ross." The event at the Freeborn County Historical Museum included a social and dinner with Marion, and a chance to learn a little more about her life.
KIMT News 3 - Increasing broadband access in rural areas is a hot topic in the Midwest, and Minnesota made an effort to combat the problem during their special session. Lawmakers set aside $10.58 million for broadband infrastructure as part of their Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant Program.
On Tuesday, the Freeborn County Board of Commissioners passed a half percent sales tax increase that board members said was necessary because of a lack of state aid. The increase is expected to generate about $2 million per year, and will go to help pay for road construction projects.
House leaders visited Albert Lea Tuesday to hear straight from the source on challenges with economic development and jobs in rural communities. House Minority Leader Paul Thissen and Deputy Minority Leaders Paul Marquart and Erin Murphy hosted a roundtable discussion in the city council chambers.
Several homeowners in Albert Lea are getting some much needed work done to their houses thanks to dozens of volunteers giving their time. Sandra Thompson has called her house a home for more than four decades, but there were many things wrong with it including the layout of the kitchen.
Clifford C. Hammer, 94, Pipestone, formerly of Annandale and Albert Lea, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 at Pipestone County Medical Center in Pipestone. Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 16 at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Annandale, with Rev.
A felony charge of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult has been dismissed. Behrends was accused of writing checks for cash and personal purchases on the accounts of residents at REM Woodvale in Albert Lea while she worked there as a Program Coordinator.
To keep up with the competitive car market, one dealership in consistently offers a variety of specials on the vehicles in its inventory. At Dave Syverson, drivers are able to find discounted offerings on both purchases and leases, which gives consumers more options.
In last year's basketball season, the Albert Lea Tigers went 0 and 27. The John Marshall Rockets went 23-6 and were section champs. The Tigers star was 6-foot-7 Dedoch Chan, but he is now leaving Albert Lea and transferring to John Marshall.
Crawford spent 31 years on the Byron fire department, was an avid golfer, an outdoorsman and an electrician by trade. At the fire department, he was known to have a sense of humor, but when it came down to the job, he was all business.