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Albert Lea church janitor accused of sexually assaulting teen babysitter

An Albert Lea man is accused of sexually assaulting the family’s teen babysitter over a two-year period…

Officials link 2 cases of Legionnaires’ disease to Albert Lea hotel

ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — State health officials say they’re investigating cases of Legionnaires’ disease linked to…

Blue-green algae at Albert Lea’s Fountain Lake

Blue-green algae bloom has been spotted at an Albert Lea lake. Freeborn County Sheriff Kurt Freitag says…

Police: No public risk following Minnesota train derailment

ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say there is no risk to the public as cleanup continues…

Freeborn County Fair cancelled for 2nd year in a row

Governor Tim Walz says the Minnesota State Fair could be a close-to-normal event this year, but in…

Mankato Area Public School eyeing COVID case increase

Mankato Area Public School officials say they are watching an increase in positive COVID-19 cases at the…

Albert Lea man facing felony stalking charges

An Albert Lea man has been charged with felony stalking after he allegedly shot ball bearings at…

Video: Protest in Albert Lea as local business faces 5-year liquor license revocation

Residents from Albert Lea and beyond gathered Sunday to protest and march against Governor Tim Walz’s executive…

Albert Lea business among those facing liquor license suspension

An Albert Lea business is among several in the state facing suspension of its liquor license after…

BCA identifies state trooper who fired weapon in Albert Lea

ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — State investigators have identified the state trooper who fired his weapon during…



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