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Editorial: Protect yourself during extreme heat, humidity

With temperatures and humidity on the rise this week, we are reminded just how important it is to remember the effects that extreme heat can ... Read more

Sarah Stultz: Start within ourselves to make changes

This past weekend I was overwhelmed by viewpoints as I processed more of what was taking place to our neighbors to the north in Minneapolis ... Read more

Al Batt: It’s my good luck to have had a life full of good potlucks

My mirror reflects poorly on me. It’s showing the image from my driver’s license. The looking-glass gets worse every day. It magnifies the pillow tracks on the ... Read more

My Point of View: What’s next for the country?

I have a sign in my office that states, “Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.” It would be timely ... Read more

Guest Column: Can your customers find your business?

In my last column, I stated that when CEOs were asked where most of their business comes from today, what would you say? Many small ... Read more

Letter: Emulate unity versus division

The editor of the Albert Lea Tribune wrote a very good column that was published in the Tribune on May 6. This column had to ... Read more

Letter: What about the freedom to be who you are?

I am writing to urge Peggy Bennett to reconsider her stance on conversion therapy (the practice of trying to convince gay minors and vulnerable adults ... Read more

Letter: Restoration of representative gov’t requires power redistribution

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” The dramatist is the plutocrat who assigns our roles in the economic ... Read more

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Editorial: Paid political letter policy to start next week

Starting June 3, after the closing of the candidate filing period in Minnesota, the Albert Lea Tribune will implement a new policy on letters to ... Read more

Editorial: Tribune Thumbs

To area Minnesota National Guard soldiers who are preparing to deploy. Thank you to all of the soldiers from the area who are preparing to ... Read more

Guest Column: United Way busy in response to community in recent weeks

My little girl turns 8 this week. I’m not quite sure how that happened, but it did. We have plans for fishing, baking muffins and ... Read more

April Jeppson: In uncertainty, focus on what you can control

Matthew 11:28: “ Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” I feel this in my soul ... Read more

Guest Column: There’s reliability in a vegetable garden

Growing up near Kiester, my family had beautiful vegetable gardens. Between my mom, my aunt and grandfather, we grew tomatoes, carrots, onions, rhubarb, potatoes — ... Read more

Letter: Walz has best interests at heart

I have great concerns about the asinine movement to recall Governor Walz. The reality is he has been able to help save many lives in ... Read more

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