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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Freeborn County Shopper
110 Pearl St.
P.O. Box 1108
Albert Lea, MN 56007


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Geographic location
Albert Lea is located in Freeborn County, Minn. The county is in Southeastern Minnesota along the border with Iowa.

Albert Lea 18,356
Freeborn County 32,584

Albert Lea was founded in 1890 by Col. Albert Lea

Albert Lea typically experiences four distinct seasons. Winter typically lasts longer than the other, ranging from October through March.

The area features a good public education system including a new high school built in 2000. In addition, Riverland Community College is located in the area.

Like many areas of Minnesota, Albert Lea's culture features a strong Norwegian descent.

The area is known for its excellent snowmobiling and cross-country skiing during the winter months. And it features wonderful conditions for bicycling and fishing during the spring and summer.

Area information
143 West Clark
Albert Lea, MN 56007


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