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Editorial: Be vigilant about city’s Level 3 offenders, others

The Albert Lea Police Department released information Monday that a Level 3 predatory offender moved to the city last week. The offender, Jabar Pedro Morarend, ... Read more

12 hours ago by Editorial Board.

Sarah Stultz: Zucchini season — one of the best times of year

I pulled my first vegetable of the year out of my garden over the weekend. After about a month and a half of hard work, I ... Read more

13 hours ago by Sarah Stultz.

Ask a Trooper: Minnesota law enforcement targeting speeders

I have heard speeding over 100 mph has increased. What is the State Patrol doing about this problem? Read more

13 hours ago by Submitted.

Al Batt: The attack of the fine fescue

“I want to sit up front with the adults!” I said that aloud while pushing a lawn mower this week. It didn’t matter. Nobody could hear ... Read more

13 hours ago by Al Batt.

My Point of View: Stand up against destruction of the state and the country

In Ted Hinnenkamp’s most recent letter to the editor, Hinnenkamp revealed he was unaware of the Black Lives Matter organization’s Marxist leadership. I don’t believe ... Read more

13 hours ago by Submitted.

Letter: The hidden risk of addiction and mental health

It can be difficult for a person who suffers from addiction and mental health issues to ask for help. Tragically, the stigma surrounding addiction and ... Read more

13 hours ago by Submitted.

Letter: A new virus parable for all

Shouldn’t we all practice the golden rule by wearing masks? A new parable for these times may help reconsider how safe the COVID-19 virus really ... Read more

13 hours ago by Submitted.

Letter: Something must be done to bring jobs back to U.S.

In 1960, my senior year in high school, the teacher in a government class told us there are three ways a country has wealth. We ... Read more

13 hours ago by Submitted.

Poll results: How often do you wear a face mask?

We asked readers at www.albertleatribune.com, “How often do you wear a face mask?” Read more

13 hours ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial: Don’t forget why we celebrate the 4th of July

The Fourth of July is typically one of the best holidays to celebrate in Albert Lea. The city usually is filled with events, whether it ... Read more

6 days ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial: Tribune Thumbs

To the announcement that the Albert Lea Convention and Visitors Bureau will move into the same building as the Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce ... Read more

6 days ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial roundup: What rural areas need

Taking talking points from the increasingly extreme ideology of its national party, the Minnesota GOP spends a great deal of time building a narrative about ... Read more

6 days ago by Editorial Roundup.

April Jeppson: Sit down July — I don’t want any lip from you

We’ve made it! We’re finally in July. I do believe that means we’re on Level 7 of Jumanji or something. I like the Jumanji reference ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Live United: Teach youth about working in a nonprofit as a career

Did you know that the nonprofit sector accounts for 13% of the job sector in Minnesota? When job hunting, students don’t often think about, “I’m ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Amy Klobuchar: Protecting seniors during the pandemic

Coronavirus has changed just about everything about our lives, but for our nation’s seniors, the toll of this virus has been particularly devastating. Those over ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

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