Latest Local News
POWER 96 News Brief for Monday 5-17
Officials say they hope to know more about what caused a train derailment in Albert Lea over the weekend later today.
POWER 96 News Brief for Thursday 5-13
Supervised probation and restitution was the sentence for a Winona man who burglarized two Freeborn county homes.
POWER 96 News Brief for Wednesday 5-12
Freeborn County Public Health reported no new lab confirmed positive COVID-19 cases yesterday. Public Health also reported no deaths and no residents were reported as being newly hospitalized.
POWER 96 News Brief for Tuesday 5-11
A bridge stretching over I-90, at 28th St. NE in Austin is approaching the end of its functional life and is in need of replacement. Yesterday, crews began a $3.9 million project to build a new one.
POWER 96 News Brief for Monday 5-10
The 6 best days of summer are coming back for 2021. The Freeborn County Agricultural Society has announced that the Freeborn County Fair is back on for this summer running from August 3rd thru the 8th.
Latest Sports News
POWER 96 Sports Wrap for Monday 5-17
The Minnesota Wild entered the playoffs as the most popular upset pick in the First Round, in part due to their recent success against the Vegas Golden Knights.
POWER 96 Sports Wrap for Thursday 5-13
The Albert Lea Tigers are back in action today with girls golf hitting the road to take on Northfield, Owatonna and Mayo at 1 pm. Boys tennis will be in Rochester to face off against Rochester Century at 4:30.
POWER 96 Sports Wrap for Wednesday 5-12
The Albert Lea Tigers had a full slate of games. Boys track and field participated in a 4 school meet.
POWER 96 Sports Wrap for Tuesday 5-11
Albert Lea Tiger athletics are back in action today with girls golf playing host to Faribault and Winona at Wedgwood Cove at 2:30. Boys golf is in Owatonna to battle Northfield and Owatonna at 2:30.
POWER 96 Sports Wrap for Monday 5-10
The Austin Bruins came up big winners again yesterday when the black and gold traveled to St. Cloud to take on the Norsemen, a team they beat on Friday night.