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Editorial: Effects of bullying can have long-term impacts

It can happen anywhere — in the classroom, in the hallway, in the bathroom, outside on school grounds or before or after school on the ... Read more

2 days ago by Editorial Board.

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

2 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Al Batt: An eerie yearie is 2020

I looked for toad feathers. The unexpected is expected in 2020, so this might be the year to find toad feathers. The year has provided a ... Read more

2 days ago by Al Batt.

My Point of View: Looking out for each other key for success in rural areas

Freeborn County maintains a strong rural identity, and agriculture is still a shared experience among many who live here. People “stick” and rural communities succeed ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Guest Column: Goals for a next term in legislative office

I would like to say thank you to the people of 27A for allowing me the honor of serving you at the Minnesota Capitol as ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Paid political letter: Hagedorn is wrong on health care

Rep. Hagedorn tells voters government-funded health care will close rural hospitals. Hagedorn presents this as a proven fact and a reason to abolish the Affordable ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Paid political letter: I value biblical charity

What do you value? What are your values? Many people claim Christian values. Christian values are grounded in the Bible. Many people base their values ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Paid political letter: Vote for liberty or tyranny Nov. 3

Equality — fairness — social justice. How many times have we heard these words lately? And “free” this and “free” that. Do you know where ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Paid political letter: Think about this before voting for Democrats

Several letter writers and guest columnists have suggested that everything would just be peachy if we were to vote only for Democratic Party candidates. Their ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Paid political letter: Pray for the nation

The Vietnam War is a war in which 58,000 Americans died, hundreds of thousands were crippled and 25,000 disappeared into the limbo of the Missing ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Editorial: With options available, no excuse to not vote

Even in the middle of a global pandemic, Freeborn County voters have the widest array of options to cast a ballot as they’ve ever had. ... Read more

6 days ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial: Tribune Thumbs

To news that Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson will be returning home on Monday. Many have watched Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson’s journey since he ... Read more

6 days ago by Editorial Board.

April Jeppson: Make the next 4 years great no matter what

Today I’m talking politics. My Facebook is filled with it. The radio is non-stop as I’m driving my kids around. Pandora is even loaded with ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Live United: There are many ways to give back through volunteering

We did it folks! We had a bonus round of the Pop Up Pantry last week, and handed out 400 boxes of food. Freeborn County ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Ask a Trooper: Are there rules about where dogs can ride?

I know that there was recently a law passed restricting cell phone use while driving, and it was about time.  I commute approximately 100 miles ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

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