Lessons learned in Northwood

A chemical fire last month forced the evacuation of the entire town. Now, they want to learn from that experience. Last night, the city coun…


Library announces “Hoopla”

If you’re tired of paying big costs for mobile media, a free alternative is now available at a local library.

FoodShare Program in Albert Lea, MN

FoodShare Program

One local food bank is stocking up a little bit extra this month, as part of a program to help other food banks across the state.


Education at any age

The job market today has many adults in our area turning to high school equivalency courses to get back on the right track.

Construction in Albert Lea

Thawing pipes this Spring

We are all thinking Spring, and that includes those working in cities around our area.

Bill Northey tours terminal in north Iowa

Northey tours Manly Terminal

Iowa is a leader in the nation’s agriculture and on Monday, Iowa Agriculture Sec. Bill Northey got a closer look at innovations around the s…