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Editorial roundup: Take advantage of visits

America’s two main presidential candidates visit Minnesota on the same day that early and absentee voting begins. Welcome to the official sign that Minnesota has ... Read more

2 days ago by Editorial Roundup.

Editorial: Tribune Thumbs

To area school districts being proactive in their responses to COVID-19. Thanks to staff at area schools who have shifted their learning models or will ... Read more

2 days ago by Editorial Board.

April Jeppson: Enjoy time outdoors before it gets too cold

I’m sweaty, and my feet are filthy. I’ve already rinsed them off, but there’s something semi-permanent about the sand at the volleyball courts. It’ll take ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Live United: It is a busy season at the United Way of Freeborn County

It has been a productive week! I’ve written before about our Americorps VISTA program, and the position open with that. I’m excited to announce that the ... Read more

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Ask a Trooper: Drivers, pedestrians must share the road

My family and I have concerns about crosswalk safety due to traffic not stopping and pedestrians not knowing what to do. Can you share how ... Read more

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Letter: City should move forward with MPCA recommendations

I am writing to strongly encourage the City Council to move forward with Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recommendations. Continuing to challenge its findings will delay ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: Banner pickup time scheduled

The 2020 A.L. Grad Banner Project pickup time has been scheduled. Grad banners may be picked up from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday at Edgewater ... Read more

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Paid political letter: Hagedorn has failed Minnesota

At a recent Trump rally in Minnesota on Sept. 18, Rep. Hagedorn (MN-01) stood right next to Trump violating social distancing guidelines without a mask ... Read more

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Letter: Roundtable presentations to resume next week

Due to circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Civil War Roundtable presentations will resume in Room 109 at Brookside School at 7 p.m.  Thursday rather ... Read more

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Paid political letter: Musings of an old man

As a proud American, I am becoming increasingly alarmed by the number of voices proclaiming that they are ashamed of this great country. As a ... Read more

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Editorial: Be an advocate for the community on the internet

More than we all may realize, companies turn to social media as they search for possible locations to bring new businesses. They’re likely looking for ... Read more

5 days ago by Editorial Board.

Sarah Stultz: Candy corn — you either love it or hate it

In addition to the cooler weather and the return of hooded sweatshirts and sweaters, one of my favorite things about fall is candy corn. I know, ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Al Batt: It’s fall when even my feet smell like pumpkin spice

Fall is when we give serious thought to winter. Winter is when we begin looking forward to spring. Read more

5 days ago by Al Batt.

Guest Column: What does Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services have against Bancroft Township?

In February 2018, Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services purchased 25 acres of farmland in Bancroft Township for the purpose of building a new $20,000,000 headquarters building and ... Read more

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My Point of View: Are you rich enough to vote Republican in the election?

The state Legislature is back for another special session, and Minnesota has an additional opportunity to finally pass a bonding bill this year. Will our ... Read more

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