MnDOT Reopens Roads In Southern MinnesotaSome roads in southern Minnesota closed due to Tuesday's blizzard-like conditions have reopened Wednesday morning.
Drivers In Southern Minnesota Forced Off The RoadsSouthern Minnesota is facing the brunt of the Groundhog Day snowstorm -- school was canceled for kids in Rochester and Albert Lea.
Blizzard Warnings Issued, Schools Cancel Ahead Of SnowstormAfter an almost spring-like weekend in the Twin Cities, weather conditions are about to get interesting. Forecasters say Rochester, Albert Lea and other cities in that region will likely get hit with up to a foot of snow and blizzard-like conditions.
Sept. Shooting Death In Albert Lea Ruled An AccidentPolice in Albert Lea say a man’s death in September was the result of an accidental shooting.
Truck Located In Fatal Hit-And-Run, Man ArrestedPolice in Albert Lea say they have located the truck they believe was involved in a fatal hit-and-run incident. One person was killed around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening near the intersection of Main Street and Katherine Street.
Pedestrian Killed In Albert Lea Hit And RunOfficers say it happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening near the intersection of Main Street and Katherine Street. By the time police arrived on scene, the victim was found deceased.
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.