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Sarah Stultz, Author at Albert Lea Tribune

News

Pandemic relief faces uncertainty in postelection session

WASHINGTON — Negotiations on a COVID-19 relief bill are inching forward, but it’s clear the window for action before the Nov. 3 election is closing ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:11 pm

News

Watershed District to reapply for bonding funds for dredging next year

The Shell Rock River Watershed District administrator said Wednesday the district will reapply for state bonding funds next year to complete the Fountain Lake dredging ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:41 pm

Elections & Campaigns

District 27A candidates face off in forum

District 27A candidates on Tuesday shared opinions on everything from agriculture and the COVID-19 pandemic to priorities for the upcoming legislative session and whether to ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 8:42 am

News

County board approves CARES Act spending

The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved various expenditures to be paid for out of the county’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:25 pm

Columnists

Sarah Stultz: Clock is running down on campaign season

Election season is drawing to a close. As I write this, we only have two weeks until Election Day, and I don’t know about you, ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:15 pm

Education

School board voices continued concerns over MSHSL fees

Albert Lea school board members expressed continued concern Monday night with increased Minnesota State High School League membership costs, saying they were disappointed they have ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:48 am

News

Video: Matson welcomed home to Freeborn

FREEBORN — Led by an escort of law enforcement officers and first responders, Waseca Officer Arik Matson returned home Monday afternoon to a small crowd ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Monday, October 19, 2020 4:12 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Arik Matson returns home

FREEBORN — Led by an escort of law enforcement officers and first responders, Waseca Officer Arik Matson returned home to Freeborn Monday afternoon to a ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Monday, October 19, 2020 4:11 pm

Cops, Courts & Fires

Albert Lea drive-thru celebration planned for Matson at Edgewater Park

In addition to welcome home celebrations planned in Waseca and Freeborn for Waseca Officer Arik Matson, a separate welcome home drive-thru celebration is planned to ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:20 pm

Elections & Campaigns

5th Ward council candidates tackle attracting businesses, taxes and the pandemic in forum

Fifth Ward Albert Lea City Council candidates faced off Wednesday night at City Hall about attracting businesses to the city, taxes and other ways to ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:04 am

Cops, Courts & Fires

Officer Matson returning home next week

Nine months after he was shot while on duty, Waseca Officer Arik Matson will return home to Freeborn on Monday.  Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:49 pm

News

City to apply for grant funding to clean up arsenic contamination at Blazing Star Landing

The Albert Lea City Council on Monday approved applying to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for grant funding to clean up arsenic ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:29 am

Elections & Campaigns

Commissioner candidates face off in forums

Topics included roads, taxes, goals for office Freeborn County commissioner candidates in two districts took on questions regarding roads, taxes and the impact of the ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:43 am

Elections & Campaigns

Q&A: Commissioner candidates weigh-in

Freeborn County voters will select commissioners in Districts 1, 3 and 5 this election. Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:20 pm

Columnists

Sarah Stultz: It’s a case of revenge of the no-see-ums

Their bites feel like little zaps every time you step outside for longer than a couple minutes. You look down at where the zap came from, ... Read more

by Sarah Stultz, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:13 pm

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