Greg and Robin Gudal has experienced Albert Lea’s kids for 29 years.

As the Olympics were on, at the time of this writing, I was so excited to also be in TX visiting family. They have a pool, so of course I went out to be my own Olympian. I swam three of the amazing swimming techniques, backstroke, butterfly and the ‘other…

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Experience Albert Lea High School’s Head Hockey Coach, Roy Nystrom

As a teacher and coach for 50 years I can reflect on my career of working with kids as a time of fulfillment and great satisfaction.  My interest in hockey began at a very young age on a rink across the street from my house in Eveleth, Mn., home of…

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The Education Foundation of Albert Lea announces Pathways to Success Distinguished Alumni; Reception, Banquet, and High School Assembly showcase Foundation’s 16 years of success

Education Foundation of Albert Lea announces Pathways to Success Distinguished Alumni; Reception, Banquet, and High School Assembly showcase Foundation’s 16 years of success The Education Foundation of Albert Lea and Albert Lea Area Schools are pleased to announce their recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award. The Foundation will be…

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Albert Lea native reminisces down memory lane

I recently met a former Albert Lea native, Ramona (Karau) Haveraneck. She was in town during the fourth of July and had come back to attend her fathers funeral. It was fun to hear all of the amazing places she has been and all she has accomplished. I wanted to…

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Experience Albert Lea’s community theater.

One of the most important reasons my wife and I stayed in Albert Lea after coming here right out of college to teach was the Albert Lea Community Theatre; ACT. I was a nobody and had little experience on stage or backstage, but I was cast in the chorus of…

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Experience Albert Lea’s, High School Vocal Music Director, Diane Heaney.

When Robin asked me to reflect on my years of teaching in Albert Lea, I began to realize just how much “stuff” through the years there was to think about.  I was hired in the summer of 1993 on a .8 contract.  Not quite full time was not what I…

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