ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — It's the final day for infant deliveries at Mayo Clinic's hospital in Albert Lea.
Mayo is closing the labor and delivery unit and moving the services to its hospital...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Otter Tail County will host the 2020 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener.
The opener will be held May 7-10, 2020. Thumper Pond Resort will serve as event...
ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — At least Democratic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz didn't get skunked.
Walz's first effort in the annual Governor's Fishing Opener on Albert Lea's Fountain Lake Saturday...
ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — Before a former Albert Lea woman was building shin guards for Jason Momoa, she was clothing women in champagne bubbles.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have rescued dozens of people stranded by a blizzard that howled across southern Minnesota and dumped about a foot of snow in some places. In east-central Wisconsin,...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Here's a warm thought for Minnesotans shivering in the cold and snow — the annual Governor's Fishing Opener is only three months away.
Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan will host their inaugural Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener since winning election in November. This year's event will be held in the Albert Lea area of southern Minnesota from May 9-12.
ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was shot and killed by police officers in Albert Lea.
Investigators say 27-year-old Joseph Roberts died of multiple gunshot wounds after officers responded to a 911 call involving a disturbance about 10 a.m. Thursday.
ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — One person is dead after a police shooting in Albert Lea.
The police department says officers responded to a 911 call involving a person in an alley about 10 a.m. Thursday and ended up shooting the person, who died at the scene.
No one else was hurt. Further details about the incident were not immediately released.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Keith Ellison says prescription drug prices, student debt and housing costs will be among his top priorities when he's sworn in next week as Minnesota's attorney general.
ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota State Patrol trooper was injured after he was assaulted during a traffic stop in southern Minnesota.
The patrol says the trooper pulled over a vehicle Thursday afternoon on Interstate 90 in Blue Earth County. Several occupants of the vehicle beat up the trooper and fled the scene.
After a brief pursuit was called off, the vehicle was found abandoned in Albert Lea and two suspects were arrested at a bar. The suspects have not yet been identified.
Albert Lea 4, Mankato East/Loyola 3, OT
Alexandria 7, Fergus Falls 2
Andover 3, Elk River/Zimmerman 2
Benilde-St. Margaret's 4, AC Wings 0
Buffalo 5, Chaska 4
C-E-C Lumberjacks 10, Hibbing/Chisholm 0
Cambridge-Isanti 15, WSFLG Blizzard, Wis. 3
Crookston Pirates 5, Park Rapids Area 3
Delano/Rockford 7, Waconia 1
Duluth East 3, Centennial 2
Eagan 6, Lakeville North 0
East Grand Forks 6, Bemidji 2
East Ridge 4, Chanhassen 2
Farmington 4, Eastview 2
Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 8, Eveleth-Gilbert Area 0
GENEVA, Minn. (AP) — Farmers in southern Minnesota are hoping for some drier weather as they begin the fall harvest.
Some farmers have expressed concern about the possible impact that recent wet weather will have on tillage, the Albert Lea Tribune reported. Tillage work involves preparing soil for planting by uprooting weeds, as well as cultivating soil after planting.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State health officials are warning residents of southeastern Minnesota about possible exposure to measles.
The Minnesota Department of Health learned this week that a non-Minnesota resident with confirmed measles traveled through Minnesota from another state.
According to the department, people may have been exposed to measles on April 13 at a McDonald's on Main Street in Winona and on April 16 at the Freeborn County Co-op gas station in Albert Lea.
ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — A proposed wind energy project could add 100 turbines in southern Minnesota's Freeborn County and northern Iowa's Worth County.
The Freeborn Wind Farm is planned for 40,000 acres near Glenville. Consultants spoke to the Albert Lea City Council Thursday night to provide an overview of the project, which needs permit approval from the Minnesota Public Utility Commission. The wind farm has been approved at the county level in Iowa.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A winter storm is expected to intensify as the day goes on, bringing more than a foot of snow to southern Minnesota.
Rochester, Albert Lea and Winona are among school districts closed Monday as road conditions deteriorate. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning to the south where the storm could drop 10 to 14 inches of snow in an area from Fairmont to near Mankato and Red Wing.
ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — Maintenance and general workers at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea are walking the picket line in what they're calling an effort to revive stalled contract talks.