Alden News

03/07/2018 07:03 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Alfred Jacobs Jr. 

Alfred Jacobs Jr., 95, a resident of Fergus Falls, Minn., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Pioneer Care Center in Fergus Falls. Alfred Jacobs was born Aug. 21, 1922 on a farm outside Elgin, Iowa, the son of Alfred and Marie Jacob and youngest of five children.

03/02/2018 06:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man falls 70 feet in grain bin 

A 60-year-old Alden man is in the hospital after falling 70 feet to the bottom of a grain bin on Friday. Around 9:35 a.m., the Freeborn County Sheriff's Office responded to the Northern County Co-Op, at 66875 180th St., according to a news release from Sheriff Kurt Freitag.

03/01/2018 12:25 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Renewable energy now produces 25 percent of electricity in Minnesota 

Wind farms, like this one near Alden, Minn., now provide electricity more economically than coal and natural gas. Renewable energy has moved into second place as Minnesota's largest source of electricity generation, nudging out nuclear power but still trailing coal.