editorialroundup, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Editorials from newspapers around the state of Minnesota.

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Editorial Roundup: Fight is now in the hands of coalition of the willing

Minnesota was first in the nation last week, but not for anything to brag about. Our overconfidence led us to the dubious distinction of having ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, November 26, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Encouraged by sustainable farming, but more needed

The population is growing and the climate is changing, and both of those things will have a big impact on the future of agriculture and ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, November 16, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: School-related vitriol is getting worse in state

Debate is expected, but harassment over policies has to stop. At a September Eastern Carver County school board meeting, a fight broke out between two ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, November 9, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Electric vehicle demand affirms Walz’s plan

While electric vehicle incentives and mandates have riled the internal combustion crowd, it appears the invisible hand of the market is stronger than the heavy ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Better protect accident victims in settlement cases

Too many are pressured to sell long-term payouts for pennies on the dollar. For a state that has prided itself on protecting consumers, Minnesota has ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, October 26, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial roundup: Dakota sculpture helps heal Scaffold pain

The Dakota people offer forgiveness and redemption as part of their peace-embracing culture, and a new sculpture by a Dakota artist brings that healing to ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, October 22, 2021 8:00 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Needs stalled by partisan friction in Minnesota yet again

The partisan divide in Minnesota’s government is getting in the way. Again. Gov. Tim Walz this week added to a growing list of topics for ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Always find a way to support what matters

The news came Friday that three Central Minnesota arts organizations will be requiring audiences to not only mask up, but prove their vaccination status or ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, October 8, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Federal aid not a lasting solution for childcare crisis

More available funds to support the child care industry will be a big benefit, especially in rural Minnesota where child care issues were at a ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, October 1, 2021 8:49 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Bipartisanship in Minnesota starts with Purple Caucus

Minnesota government works best when it’s bipartisan, so it’s good news to see both new Minnesota Senate caucus leaders reference the “Purple Caucus” in their ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Compromise federal voting plan shows promise

A new proposal by Democratic senators to standardize voting rights and voting access across the country stands as the best plan yet to shore up ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Climbing rate of hate crimes affects all of us

Hate crimes across the country and much of Minnesota are climbing and all of us — no matter where we live, our skin color, ethnicity, ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, September 17, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Attack on state health commissioner unwarranted

In theory, this month Gov. Tim Walz is to call a special session so the Legislature can approve legislation divvying up $250 million set aside ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: COVID-19: Politics and pandemic don’t mix

A reflective Gov. Tim Walz recently observed an uncomfortable truth: messy democracy may not be the best defense against a pandemic. In a wide-ranging interview ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 10:48 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Protect the BWCA and complete mining risk study

Raging wildfires and a deepening drought have understandably put new leaders at the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Interior into crisis management mode. But Biden ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, August 27, 2021 8:49 pm

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