Governor's Fishing Opener Weekend Kicks Off With Community Picnic In Albert LeaFor the very first time in its 70-year history, the Governor's Fishing Opener is taking place in Albert Lea, just 90 miles south of the Twin Cities.
Live Bait In Scarce Supply For Fishing Opener After Rough WinterFishing reels in big money across the state, generating more than $15 billion each year, but there could be a snag for some anglers. There's a shortage of live bait.
Fountain Lake Selected For Governor's Fishing OpenerGov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan will head down to Albert Lea for this year's fishing opener.
Albert Lea Officers, Victim In Deadly Shooting ID’dWe now know the names of the officers and the victim involved in a deadly shooting in Albert Lea.
1 Shot & Killed By Police In Albert LeaThe person was pronounced dead on the scene, and the officers involved have been placed on paid administrative leave, which is standard.
Minnesota Regulators Approve Wind Farm Amid OppositionMinnesota regulators have unanimously approved permits for a wind farm project in southern Minnesota amid opposition from local residents.v
Albert Lea Police Investigating 2 Attempted AbductionsA 12-year-old girl was approached at the county fair, while a 22-year-old man was approached at a basketball court.
MDH Investigating Legionnaire’s Disease Cases At Senior HomeThe Minnesota Department of Health is investigating Legionnaires' disease at a senior living facility in Albert Lea.
Legionnaires’ Disease Cases Being Investigated In Albert LeaLegionnaires’ disease is a type of bacterial pneumonia that can be severe. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, headache, muscle aches, chills, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and coughing.
Woman Injured In Albert Lea Shooting, Investigation UnderwayAuthorities in southern Minnesota are searching for suspects after a woman was shot in Albert Lea over the weekend.
Police: Pedestrian Struck By Driver In Albert LeaA 33-year-old pedestrian was stuck by an 85-year-old motorist Thursday afternoon in Albert Lea, according to police.