Albert Lea

Albert Lea Swimmer Horejsi Sets Nat'l RecordWhen Lindsey Horejsi jumped in the pool Thursday afternoon, racing for a record was part of the plan. "Not even a question, yeah," the senior swimmer from Albert Lea said. "I just kept visualizing at night which splits I had to go out, so I knew I had to go out fast. So I just went for it."
Police Investigate Gun-Related Death In Albert LeaAlbert Lea police are investigating what led to a male victim's death inside a residence early Thursday morning.
Albert Lea Inmate Charged In Teen's Overdose DeathA 26-year-old man was charged Wednesday with third-degree murder for the overdose death of an Albert Lea teen. Dustin Charles Chenevert, also from Albert Lea, is charged with the Feb. 28 death of 18-year-old Colton Jayce Poplow, who was found dead by his father and a friend in a South St. Paul hotel room.
Officials: Confederate Flag Fire Truck Incident Still Under InvestigationRemember the southern Minnesota volunteer firefighter who was suspended for flying a Confederate flag during a parade? Hartland city leaders say the issue remains under investigation, basically because officials have met just one time about it since it happened.
Firefighter May Lose Job After Flying Confederate FlagA small-town firefighter may lose his job after flying the Confederate flag from a firetruck during a parade in Albert Lea.
Man Talks Of Flying Confederate Flag At Albert Lea ParadeA small-town Minnesota firefighter has stirred up a firestorm by flying the Confederate flag at an Independence Day parade. Brian Nielsen is a volunteer firefighter in the town of Hartland. He said he was demonstrating against political correctness when he flew the flag at Friday's parade in Albert Lea.
Minn. Firefighter Suspended After Flying Confederate Flag During Parade There may be repercussions from the parade Friday in southern Minnesota where a Confederate battle flag was flown from a participating fire truck.
Police: Gas Station Cashier Robbed, Assaulted In Albert LeaAlbert Lea police are looking for two men who robbed a gas station and assaulted an employee Friday night. Police says two men entered the Mileage Gas Station on the 1300 block of Front Street West at about 10 p.m. while wearing ski masks.
Lawmakers Cope With Waiting Season As Deadline LoomsA massive, friendly dog padded around Rep. Peggy Bennett's office this week, hemmed in by a plastic fence he could easily jump.
Police Hope Ring Will Help Identify Remains Found Near Albert LeaAuthorities hope pictures of a ring may help solve the mystery of a man's identity. A 10-carat gold ring with a large red stone was found with human remains near Albert Lea on Monday. It was described as resembling a class ring.
Police Investigating Suspicious Death In Albert LeaInvestigators are trying to identify human remains found off the shoulder of Interstate 90 in southern Minnesota. A landowner in Freeborn County called 911 Monday to report the discovery. The remains were found near a fence along the south side of I-90 near Highway 13.
Winter Storm Dumps Snow In Southern MinnesotaSouthern Minnesota is digging out from a winter storm that is pushing across the Plains and Midwest.
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