Low gas prices of E85 St. Ansgar, IA

E85 Low Prices

When Mark McKinley sees an opportunity in front of him, he goes for it.

Larkin puts conservation in business terms

“Environmental Debt” (Palgrave Macmillan), by Amy Larkin Money doesn’t grow on trees, especially not when you’ve cut down all the trees to r…

AP Source: Alex Rodriguez meets with MLB

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez met Friday with Major League Baseball officials probing the distribution of banned performance-enhancing d…

Now Hiring

Now Hiring

A quick drive through some towns in our area may have you seeing a lot of “now hiring” signs and that is always a good thing to see.


Mercy Cancer Center’s New Star Program

A new program is launched at the Mercy Cancer Center and it aims at helping cancer survivors regain their strength and balance after their t…


Celebrating Freedom This Weekend

It’s part of the second annual “Freedom Festival” that’s being hosted by the Albert Lea Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Group.

US rig count up 2 this week to 1,759

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. in…

Keselowski wins pole at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Brad Keselowski is back on top of NASCAR. Well, for a race, at least. But he’s quickly running out of time to make it ba…

Birthrates Decline for Teens

Although it may not seem like it with TV shows like Teen Mom on the air, new numbers are showing teen pregnancy rates are actually on the de…