MnDOT: Flooded Roads Reopening In SE MinnesotaRoads are reopening in southeastern Minnesota as flood water recede. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says Highway 105 near the Iowa border south of Austin reopened early Saturday after being closed because of flooding from the Cedar River.
Portions Of 2 SE Highways Remained Closed Due To FloodingPortions of two southeast highways remain closed Friday due to flooding following Wednesday's torrential rains. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, near the Austin area Highway 105 is closed from 120th Street to 160th Street. Flooding was caused by the Cedar River.
Woman, 84, In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Car In Albert LeaOfficials in southern Minnesota say an 84-year-old Texas woman suffered serious injuries after she was hit by a car Wednesday morning while crossing the street in Albert Lea.
Albert Lea Garage Sustains $20K Worth Of Damage In FireA garage in Albert Lea sustained $20,000 worth of damage after an early morning fire Sunday. According to the Albert Lea Fire Department, just after 8:30 a.m. firefighters responded to a call of smoke coming from a home on the 900 block of Valley Avenue.
Driver ID'd In Crash That Killed 8-Year-Old GirlAuthorities in Albert Lea have identified the 70-year-old man who struck and killed an 8-year-old girl on her bicycle last Saturday.
Community Remembers 8-Year-Old Hit By Car While Riding BikeA day after an 8-year-old girl died after being hit by a car while riding her bike, a holiday weekend parade went on as planned in Albert Lea on Sunday evening.
8-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Hit By Car While Riding BikeAn 8-year-old girl is dead after being hit by a car while riding her bicycle in southern Minnesota Saturday morning.
Wildlife Official: Bald Eagle's Death Near Albert Lea Wasn't PoachingWildlife officials have determined that a bald eagle found near Albert Lea, which was initially believed to have been poached, likely died from being struck by a car.
Albert Lea Teen Suspected In Armed Gas Station RobberyAn Albert Lea teen is in custody after allegedly robbing a gas station with a BB gun Friday night. Police say they received a report of the robbery just before 9 a.m.
Bald Eagle Killed And Mutilated Near Albert LeaThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has opened a criminal investigation after a bald eagle was found mutilated in a plastic bag near Albert Lea.
Albert Lea Police Seek Suspects In Home Invasion, Attempted Child AbductionPolice in Albert Lea are asking for the public's help in locating two suspects involved in a home invasion and attempted child abduction Thursday night.
Albert Lea House Fire Injures 2A house fire in Albert Lea sent two people to the hospital Friday morning, according to the city's fire department.

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