Keep your appliances running longer

Do you ever feel like appliances don’t last as long as they used to? We talked to an expert to find out just how much inflation has caused p…

Albert Lea Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day and the economy

As all the Memorial Day events take place around our area, more people are traveling. With all those people comes a boost to the economy as …

Faster Highway Speeds

Lawmakers ask to up speed on highways

AAA projected that more than 30 million people would hit the roads this Memorial Day Weekend. The ones traveling through Minnesota could soo…

Memorial Day celebrations

A day of remembrance

It was a day filled with patriotism, thanks and praise as communities across our area celebrated Memorial Day.


Shave’s State Track Challenge

Ryan Shaver issued a challenge to our area’s two individual Iowa state track champions. The result: not so pretty.

Preparing for a safe swimming season

Prepping pools for a safe summer

Memorial Day weekend is a popular time for community pools to open up, but getting things up and running takes more than just filling the po…

Iowa DNR is checking boats for invasive species

Iowa DNR out checking for clean boats

An estimated 36.1 million Americans were expected to travel this weekend according to AAA, and for those in our area, travel often times mea…