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Tiffany Krupke

Special projects editor

By the people: Elected officials say which politicians inspired them

The Tribune asked elected officials a question: “What politician inspired you when you were in high school?” Here are their replies:   “When I was ... Read more

A lesson in civics: New job opens eyes on resources in Albert Lea community

A lesson in civics: New job opens eyes on resources in Albert Lea community

Though the area was familiar to her, the job helped her to become more engaged in the community. Allyssa Sorenson took the position of community ... Read more

School board to consider switching to ‘balanced calendar’

The Albert Lea school board is considering the possibility of changing its summer break to reduce the backward education slide students often experience. Educators often ... Read more

School board fires employee

The Albert Lea School board approved the firing of an employee Monday. Jim Quiram, director of human resources and technology for the district, declined to ... Read more