Opening for summer business

One year to the next, you never know when you’ll have the last cold day of the year and officially begin moving toward summer.

Albert Lea annual lake clean up

The end of winter marks the start of spring cleaning, and not just for your homes. Sunday afternoon the Lakes Foundation of Albert Lea hoste…

The importance of learning self-defense

According to nationwide statistics, at least one out of three women worldwide have been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her…

Avoiding the “summer slide”

The Rochester Area Family YMCA has some ideas and programs to keep families on a healthy schedule during summer break.

Victor Rivera pleads guilty

MASON CITY, Iowa – Just weeks before a scheduled trial, Victor Rivera changed his plea to guilty. 47-year-old Rivera was arrested on Novembe…