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Sarah Stultz, Author at Austin Daily Herald

Albert Lea

A. Lea man sentenced to 11 years in federal prison

An Albert Lea man was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison Friday for his role in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy with another man from ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Friday, July 23, 2021 6:08 pm

Albert Lea

EAB Found in Freeborn County

Emergency quarantine on wood movement put in place The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed emerald ash borer (EAB) in Freeborn County for the ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Friday, July 23, 2021 6:02 pm

Albert Lea

Freeborn-Mower Electric Cooperative celebrates new headquarters

Freeborn-Mower Electric Cooperative, community leaders and contractors celebrated the opening of the cooperative’s new headquarters Wednesday afternoon with a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Thursday, June 24, 2021 4:16 pm

Mower County

VIDEO: Agencies working to clean up after derailment, hydrochloric acid spill

The Union Pacific train line that was down because of a derailment was back up and running again Wednesday afternoon, Freeborn County’s emergency manager said. ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Thursday, May 20, 2021 1:20 pm

Albert Lea

About 40K gallons of hydrochloric acid spilled in Saturday derailment

About 40,000 gallons of hydrochloric acid spilled into the soil and wetland on the western part of Goose Lake during the Union Pacific Railroad train ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Monday, May 17, 2021 6:20 pm

Albert Lea

Union Pacific train derails near Goose Lake

Part of a Union Pacific Railroad train derailed Saturday afternoon behind Eastgate Road near Goose Lake in Albert Lea. According to the Freeborn County Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Monday, May 17, 2021 6:49 am

News

Walz expects ‘pretty close to normal’ State Fair

Minnesota officials continue to urge residents to stay vigilant against spreading COVID-19. But as May begins, the outlook is brightening for a relatively normal summer. ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:44 am

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Police arrest AL bar owner who defied virus orders

Clear Lake police on Thursday afternoon arrested the owner of Albert Lea’s The Interchange Wine & Coffee Bistro, Albert Lea Public Safety Director J.D. Carlson ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:00 am

Business

Future of state’s historic tax credit program still up in air

The future of the Minnesota Historic Structure Rehabilitation Tax Credit, which proponents say has strengthened economic development opportunities to revitalize historic buildings, remains in question ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:30 am

Albert Lea

SBA grant would help venues closed by COVID

Representatives of Albert Lea Community Theatre and the city of Albert Lea stressed the value of the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center in the community ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:48 pm

Albert Lea

Albert Lea Healthcare Coalition, MercyOne celebrate groundbreaking on new clinic

About 3 1/2 years after a group of residents joined together to fight for health care options in Albert Lea, leaders of the Albert Lea ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:01 am

Business

‘We are drawing a line in the sand’

Residents speak out in protest against business restrictions At least 200 residents from both inside and outside of the area on Sunday spoke out against ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Monday, January 4, 2021 8:25 am

Albert Lea

Authorities: Human involvement suspected in Albert Lea fire

The cause of the large warehouse fire in Albert Lea near the West Main Street viaduct has been deemed undetermined, according to authorities. The Albert ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:11 pm

Albert Lea

Authorities release the name of trooper who discharged weapon in AL standoff

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Friday released the name of the trooper who discharged his firearm Sunday morning during ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Friday, December 4, 2020 7:25 pm

Albert Lea

Investigation under way in Albert Lea warehouse fire

The Albert Lea Fire Department and Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office continue to investigate a large warehouse fire in Albert Lea near the West Main ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Friday, December 4, 2020 11:10 am

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