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Power 96 News Brief for Wednesday 09-15
With flu season just around the corner and cases of COVID-19 increasing, experts at Mayo Clinic say it's time to schedule your flu shot.
Power 96 News Brief for Tuesday 09-14
Plans are being set to expand the Blazing Star trail across Albert Lea Lake and connect to the trail from Hayward. There will be a public meeting outlining the details Monday, Sept.
Power 96 News Brief for Monday 09-13
Due to the high the high COVID-19 case counts within Freeborn County, Albert Lea Area Schools announced universal masking will be implemented for all staff and all students kindergarten through 12th grades starting today.
Power 96 News Brief for Thursday 09-09
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ethics announced Tuesday it is investigating Rep. Jim Hagedorn for the spending issues brought up last year.
Power 96 News Brief for Wednsday 09-08
Officials in Albert Lea are investigating a garage fire that may have been intentionally set Monday evening. Fire crews were called to 714 Jefferson Ave just before 10 p.m. for a fully engulfed garage fire.
Latest Sports News
Power 96 Sports Wrap for Wednesday 09-15
The Minnesota Twins had double duty yesterday in their double header against the Cleveland Indians. In game 1, the Twins oly run came off the bat of Andrelton Simmons, who doubled to left, scoring Ben Rortvedt.
Power 96 Sports Wrap for Tuesday 09-14
It took 10 innings and when the dust settled it was the NY Yankees besting the Minnesota Twins 6-5. Aaron Judge crushed a 3 run homer in the 8th inning to tie up the game and force extra play.
Power 96 Sports Wrap for Monday 09-13
After week 1 of the NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings find themselves tied for first place in the NFC North. That's because every NFC North team lost as well.
Power 96 Sports Wrap for Thursday 09-09
Joe Ryan carried a perfect game into the seventh inning in his second big league appearance, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 on Wednesday night for their second shutout in a row.
Power 96 Sports Wrap for Wednsday 09-08
Andrelton Simmons singled to center, scoring Max Kepler in the 5th inning and that was all the offense the Minnesota Twins needed in a 3-0 shutout of the Cleveland Indians.