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Editorial Roundup: Federal aid boosts state’s EV charging network

Transitioning the nation away from gas-powered transportation comes with many facets that need to come together. Developing reliable ...

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Editorial: Tribune Thumbs: What gets a thumbs up or thumbs down this week?

To the onset of fall. We know some may disagree, but it has been nice to see the ...

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Ask a Trooper: Are flashing center brake lights legal?

Question: I have noticed cars that have a high-mounted center brake light that flashes about four times before ...

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Updates from Upperclassmen: Coming together for Albert Lea’s Homecoming

A lot of people say that high school is the best four years of your life. As the ...

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Live United: United Way updates for a 7-year-old and the community 

I often get up in the dark hours of a Friday morning, treasuring my quiet house. Even the ...

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Guest column: Open grants support children and welcoming communities

The start of the school year in conjunction with Welcoming Week, a national series of inclusive events, has ...

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Busy weeks make the weekends fonder

Last weekend I was able to spend some much-needed quality time with my best friend. She lives almost ...

Letters to the Editor

Paid political letter to the editor: Endorsement of Jeff Strom for sheriff

I was very pleased to hear that Jeff Strom decided to run for sheriff of Freeborn County. I ...

Letters to the Editor

Paid political letter to the editor: Vote for Schindler for school board

Please join me in voting for Gary Schindler for District 241 school board on Nov. 8. Gary’s experience ...

Letters to the Editor

Paid political letter to the editor: Schindler is a good listener

Gary Schindler is very respectful of other people and is a good listener, which I think are the ...

Letters to the Editor

Paid political letter to the editor: Sherri cares; Sherri for 4th Ward

We are friends of Sherri Rasmussen, who are coming together to ask you to vote for a person ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Take advantage of Civic Music concerts

As we move into fall, we welcome the return of the Albert Lea Civic Music concerts. These concerts ...

Editorials

Editorial Roundup: Voting election judges have an important role

Many area municipalities have begun or will soon begin the training of citizen election judges, and this year ...

Columnists

My Point of View: Voters have a right to know about their elected officials

Several people objected to Jennifer Vogt-Erickson’s Aug. 24 Point of View. The Point of View must  have hit ...

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Al Batt: I can’t part with my emotional support clutter

I can summarize the book in a single sentence. Get rid of things that no longer have a ...

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