editorialroundup, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

Editorials from newspapers around the state of Minnesota.

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Editorial Roundup: Upheaval in U.S. has global consequences

News of Trump-inspired mobs ransacking the U.S. Capitol reverberated worldwide, alarming allies and delighting adversaries as it inverted the concept of American exceptionalism. “We currently ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, January 15, 2021 8:50 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Speeding uptick makes roadways more dangerous

Lighter traffic isn’t a green light to treat public roadways as race tracks. Despite a significant drop in traffic at the start of the COVID-19 ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:00 pm

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Editorial Roundup: 2020 showed that facts are especially important

With 2020 still closer than it appears in the rearview mirror, we’re reticent to add pressure to 2021 by way of resolutions. But there’s one ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, January 8, 2021 9:00 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Daily vaccination updates are the right thing to do

The world’s scientists have completed their miraculous mission of developing a COVID-19 vaccine. Now, the focus shifts to actually giving people the shots. This is ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Saturday, January 2, 2021 9:00 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Jailing and assaulting journalists on the rise

This year of worsts has also proven the worst for journalists around the world, including here in the United States. In its annual survey, the ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:30 pm

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Editorial Roundup: States should continue fight against ash borer

Minnesota has the most ash trees of any state at an estimated 1 billion. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced its deregulation of the ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, December 25, 2020 8:26 pm

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Editorial Roundup: ‘Build back better’ must include the vital CDC

The alarm bells set off by a 1997 Hong Kong bird flu outbreak, one that leapt from poultry to humans, spurred years of work to ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, December 18, 2020 8:49 pm

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Editorial Roundup: Minnesota election process on solid ground

Minnesotans hold dear their right to vote and this year was no different. Nearly 80% of eligible voters participated in the November election, making us ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 8:50 pm

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Editorial roundup: Wave is rising against business restrictions

A group of Minnesota bar and restaurant owners trying to survive the pandemic shutdown is talking of defying state executive orders and have called for ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, December 11, 2020 8:12 pm

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Editorial roundup: Reserve, surplus allows a robust relief package

Minnesota’s conservative budget principles embraced by Democrats and Republicans have paid off now that we’ve all come to experience the “rainy day” of the COVID ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, December 4, 2020 8:10 pm

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Editorial roundup: State should provide relief to hurt businesses

As Main Street bars, restaurants and gyms must shut down once again due to the spread of COVID-19, it is urgent that Minnesota enhance its ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, November 27, 2020 8:11 pm

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Editorial roundup: No excuse for virus nondisclosure

Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and several members of his caucus have tested positive for COVID and Gazelka has experienced some symptoms. First, the ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, November 20, 2020 8:12 pm

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Editorial roundup: Leaders can’t lose sight of the opioid epidemic

It is understandable that you haven’t heard as much about opioid addictions and deaths recently. The coronavirus pandemic, the economy and political campaigning tend to ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 8:12 pm

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Editorial roundup: The election count must, and will, go on

It takes a long time to count a million of anything. That’s particularly true of absentee ballots, a labor-intensive process that requires opening two envelopes ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, November 6, 2020 8:15 pm

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Editorial roundup: White supremacy is not welcome in Minn., either

If you think white supremacy movements are just a problem in the South or in pockets of Michigan, Idaho and Oregon, think again. The community ... Read more

by Editorial Roundup, Friday, October 23, 2020 8:17 pm

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