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Editorial: Tribune Thumbs

To the chaos at the Albert Lea school board meeting on Monday. We were disappointed in many things at the most recent Albert Lea school ... Read more

2 days ago by Editorial Board.

Guest Column: Economic development opportunities for entrepreneurs and communities

At Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, one of the three program areas we focus on is economic development. Since our founding in 1986, we have worked ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: Biden being treated the same as Obama did

Do you feel like we are reliving history? It seems like we listened to all this barf before. When Obama was president, if you watched ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: Depression and the risk of suicide

Although the majority of people who have depression do not die by suicide, having major depression does increase suicide risk compared to people without depression. ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: What brought on changes at Mayo?

Over the last years, I have written several letters to the editor. This one is about the disrespect the Mayo system has for our once ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: How do we turn stagnation into success?

In our 40 years in business, we were never asked what the city could do to help us succeed. Every local business needs to be ... Read more

2 days ago by Submitted.

Editorial Roundup: Compromise federal voting plan shows promise

A new proposal by Democratic senators to standardize voting rights and voting access across the country stands as the best plan yet to shore up ... Read more

5 days ago by Editorial Roundup.

Al Batt: Have you ever accidentally misspelled your own name?

It’s nice to have a name you can remember. Read more

5 days ago by Al Batt.

My Point of View: We must all stand up for high standards of truth

Recovery of democratic norms starts with standing up for the truth. Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Ask SCORE: How to drive marketing to millenial audience

My last column highlighted the use of text messaging in your marketing strategies, and I quoted a survey from EZ Texting that observed  most of ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Ask a Trooper: Don’t forget the bicycle rules of the road

A trooper in southern Minnesota recently took a report from a concerned bicyclist and asked to have this information passed along. This person rides bicycle, ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: Thanks for support of the Food for Backpacks program

Thank you to the community from the Hayward Lutheran Church Food for Backpacks committee for your attendance and donations this past Sunday. Your generosity raised ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: Thank you Commissioner Jan Malcolm

The Minnesota Department of Health under Commissioner Jan Malcolm’s leadership has done a tremendous job protecting us from the pandemic. Commissioner Malcolm’s work is highly ... Read more

5 days ago by Submitted.

Editorial: Tribune Thumbs

We are pleased to see that after a year and a half break for the COVID-19 pandemic, Albert Lea Community Theatre will return next week ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial Roundup: Climbing rate of hate crimes affects all of us

Hate crimes across the country and much of Minnesota are climbing and all of us — no matter where we live, our skin color, ethnicity, ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Roundup.

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