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Editorial: Tribune Thumbs

To the announcement that a new cold storage facility will be built in Albert Lea. We were pleased to hear the announcement that Albert Lea ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Editorial Roundup: Silence isn’t representation

While American revolutionaries decried taxation without representation, Minnesota revolutionaries today might cry their Republican members of Congress are offering representation without conversation. Republicans Tom Emmer, ... Read more

2 days ago by Editorial Roundup.

Senate Report: Always feel free to reach out about what is important to you

2020 was a difficult year for many Minnesotans, but I had the honor of being elected to represent my community as a Minnesota state senator ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

April Jeppson: Lifelong friends are made at the workplace

A friend of mine, Jennie,  posted about how it has been 20 years since she became a stylist. She went through her education, the various ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Guest Column: Beat pandemic blues with reading program

For many of us, the pandemic has either forced us to find new activities to enjoy or spend more time participating in the activities we ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Guest Column: Determining the right price for your products

A common concern for all business CEOs is how should you price your products or services to achieve your financial goals? A dilemma lurks! Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: Be kind in letters

For those who are writing letters to the editors, especially political in nature, I would like to offer the following suggestion. Please be kinder than ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Editorial: Do your part to keep the COVID-19 numbers down

Freeborn County Public Health issued a press release over the weekend about how positive COVID-19 cases have continued to rise in Freeborn County over the ... Read more

5 days ago by Editorial Board.

My Point of View: Attempts to suppress free speech in society are appalling

One of the most important aspects of our free society is the First Amendment. The ability to communicate freely, share information, build upon new ideas, ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Sarah Stultz: A sad day for journalists in the United States

Seeing photographs and videos of the riot at the Capitol earlier this month has brought on all kinds of feelings. Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Al Batt: We kitchen-tabled everything

The wind gained speed as it blew through the cracks of the old house. Read more

5 days ago by Al Batt.

Guest Column: Should your business sell products online?

Guest Column by Dean Swanson During these drastically challenging times for small businesses, I have been asked by several CEOs, who are trying to survive, ... Read more

5 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Letter: A thank you to the community

Every new year brings with it the promise of a fresh start, a new beginning. We have begun 2021 with hope and optimism for good ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: Work to build a culture where all life matters

A frequent writer to the Tribune has tried time and again to make the case that people who support the right to life of a ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: Contribute year-round to shoebox donations

Despite a global pandemic, residents throughout the southeast Minnesota area team shared the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

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