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Editorial Roundup: Keep moving forward on expanded telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic forced sweeping changes in how we work, with many workers doing their jobs remotely for much of the past year. A swift ... Read more

12 hours ago by Editorial Roundup.

Sarah Stultz: A bond as sisters that will never go away

As the middle child of three daughters, I’ve always had what I like to think of as built-in friends in my sisters. Read more

12 hours ago by Sarah Stultz.

Al Batt: Whatever happened to that whatchamacallit?

It begins with, “I can’t find the whatchamacallit.” Read more

12 hours ago by Al Batt.

My Point of View: The Republican Party is not a working class party like it claims

In the GOP column in this space last week, Brad Kramer articulated the elitism of the Republican Party. Socialism is for the rich and business-minded, ... Read more

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Guest column: What small business owners should understand

A local small business CEO asked us recently “I am frustrated that I am not getting traffic to my website like I need, how can ... Read more

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Letter: Resisting arrest

People get shot when they resist arrest. But the news media never tells us that piece. Our people in blue are here to help me ... Read more

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Letter: The silent killer

Addiction is the only disease that tells you that you don’t have a disease. This is a powerful statement about the disease of addiction. The ... Read more

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Editorial: Be prepared in case of severe weather in state

Every year in April, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, a division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, sponsors Severe Weather Awareness Week with the ... Read more

5 days ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial: Tribune Thumbs

To the 17 inducted into the Albert Lea High School Wall of Inspiration. Congratulations to the 17 people and entities inducted Monday into the Albert ... Read more

5 days ago by Editorial Board.

Senate Report: Bill has funds to help farmers with mental health needs

As we begin to wrap up the legislative session, we are spending most of our time passing legislation to help our communities. Agriculture legislation is ... Read more

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Guest Column: Want broadband? Work with cooperatives

The COVID-19 pandemic created many challenges in the past year, including forcing school districts and business owners to figure out how to conduct operations on ... Read more

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Ask a Trooper: Tips to reduce risk of motorcycle crashes

Question: Can you talk about motorcycle safety going into spring riding? Read more

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April Jeppson: It’s better to do life with family by your side

With everything that’s been going on this past year, my mom hasn’t been to my house since Christmastime 2019. My parents go South each winter, ... Read more

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Letter: Look at the changes

A president that stands up to Russia?! Haven’t seen that in a while. Alan Helgerson Albert Lea Read more

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Letter: Person didn’t understand purpose of letter

It’s too bad the person that responded to my letter about our national debt and local control didn’t really understand the purpose of the letter. ... Read more

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