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Editorial: Tribune Thumbs

To two Albert Lea High School wrestlers excelling this season on the mat. Senior Caleb Talamantes and junior Cameron Davis were included in the most ... Read more

Tribune Editorial: Let your legislators know where you stand on issues

With the Legislature in session, now is the perfect time to contact your senators and representatives about any state level issues you feel need addressing. ... Read more

April Jeppson: The sun is shining and things feel at peace

I love the way the sun brightens up everything. The trees look prettier, the snow becomes blindingly white and it even brightens my mood. Whether ... Read more

Capitol Comments: Political ideology needs to stay out of our schools

I find it very concerning that activist politics is working its way into our public schools.  I would like to share with you some of ... Read more

Guest Column: Recognizing the region’s entrepreneurs

National Entrepreneurship Week takes place each year in late February. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the entrepreneurs that are such a vital part ... Read more

Letter: Support food pantry during month of March

The Ecumenical Food Pantry in Albert Lea is once again partnering with the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. This is the 40th year of coordinating the ... Read more

Letter: Civil War Round Table event is this week

The next Civil War Round Table will be be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the former school board room at Brookside Educational Center. This program ... Read more

Editorial: Digital subscriptions help support local news

The Tribune is in the middle of our first online contest set up to reward readers near or far with the opportunity to win a ... Read more

Al Batt: Meanwhile back here at the old geezer bench

I was playing the part of me. Read more

Sarah Stultz: Looking for good news? Progress is full of it

Last Monday, we concluded the work on this year’s Progress edition. Read more

My Point of View: What can we learn from our state, nation’s history?

History is a storehouse of riches. It runs the gamut from events and artifacts that fill us with pride to episodes that are downright shameful. ... Read more

Guest Column: Greater Minnesota’s housing market is broken

There is a well-known adage about buying a new car that says you lose $1,000 the second you drive off the lot. In many Greater ... Read more

Ask a Trooper: What does it mean to drive with due care?

Question: My friend went in the ditch last weekend and was given a citation for failure to drive with due care. It seems to me ... Read more

Letter: People need the truth

A while back, Aaron Farris wrote an opinion that left me wondering where he gets his information. His parents? Lobbyists? Neighbors? Congressman Jim Hagedorn?  He ... Read more

Letter: Stand with the Burmese people

On Feb. 1, the government of Burma (also known as Myanmar) experienced a coup d’etat. The democratically elected members of the National League for Democracy ... Read more

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