Julien Leparoux, Diamond Bachelor

In this image provided by Benoit Photo, Diamond Bachelor and jockey Julien Leparoux win the $100,000 Oak Tree Juvenile Turf horse race on We…

Erik Johnson, Robinson Cano

Chicago White Sox pitcher Erik Johnson, right, reacts as New York Yankees’ Robinson Cano rounds the bases with a home run in the first innin…

Robinson Cano, Alfonso Soriano

New York Yankees’ Robinson Cano, right, celebrates with Alfonson Soriano after Cano hit a home run during the first inning of a baseball gam…

Cubs hit 4 HRs, power past Marlins 9-7

CHICAGO (AP) — Donnie Murphy has thrived in late-game situations over the last month. Murphy capped a four-run seventh inning with a two-run…

Correction: People-Linda Ronstadt story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about Linda Ronstadt having Parkinson’s Disease, The Associated Press erroneously credited the story t…

Presidential meeting riverland

Charting the future of higher education

Riverland Community College President Dr. Adenuga Atewologun was in Albert Lea today to discuss the future of higher education as part of Mn…

09-04 JURY SELECTION

Jury selection begins in Adams’ trial

When it comes to the accused, Kenneth Adams, both sides are looking for jurors who can keep focused, take in the evidence and make a decisio…

Four Oaks future plans Mason City, IA

Four Oaks seeks new facility

Four Oaks in Mason City is well-known throughout the state as an institute that’s helping kids with emotional and behavioral problems.

Willie Bloomquist

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Willie Bloomquist swings to deliver the game-winning walkoff hit against the Toronto Blue Jays in the 10th inning of a…

Coco Crisp

Oakland Athletics’ Coco Crisp (4) hits a two-run home run off of Texas Rangers pitcher Cory Burns during the eighth inning of a baseball gam…

Leonys Martin

Texas Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin cannot catch a double hit by Oakland Athletics’ Stephen Vogt during the eighth inning of a baseba…

Coco Crisp, Mike Gallego

Oakland Athletics’ Coco Crisp (4) is congratulated by third base coach Mike Gallego after hitting a two-run home run off of Texas Rangers pi…

Jacques Rogge

Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), listens to a reporters’ question during a news conference in Buenos A…