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Editorial: Do your part to keep the COVID-19 numbers down

Freeborn County Public Health issued a press release over the weekend about how positive COVID-19 cases have continued to rise in Freeborn County over the ... Read more

10 hours ago by Editorial Board.

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To Arcadian Bank. Thank you to Arcadian Bank, formerly known as Farmers State Bank, who this week said thank you to all Mayo Clinic Health ... Read more

4 days ago by Editorial Board.

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

4 days ago by Editorial Roundup.

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

1 week ago by Editorial Roundup.

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

2 weeks ago by Editorial Roundup.

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To the Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce’s Businesses of the Year. Congratulations to St. John’s Lutheran Community, Arcadian Bank, and Peterson, Kolker, Haedt & ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial: The new year brings a much-needed time to refresh

With the start of the new year, there are now many new faces in the political world, from school boards all the way up to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

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

2 weeks ago by Editorial Roundup.

Editorial: Send us your nominations for Citizen of the Year

With work underway on the Tribune’s annual Progress edition, reporters have begun interviewing and writing stories, and advertising representatives are out selling ads. As part ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

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To three longtime Freeborn County commissioners who have served for many years on the county board. Thank you to outgoing Freeborn County commissioners Glen Mathiason, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

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

3 weeks ago by Editorial Roundup.

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To law enforcement, EMTs and tow companies. Wednesday’s blizzard brought back winter to Minnesota and reminded us of what’s to come in the next few ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

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

4 weeks ago by Editorial Roundup.

Editorial: Consider pet adoption

For many, this time of year is a joyous, anticipated holiday. The gifts, the music, the message: all of these things provide us with some ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

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To the passage of more relief funding for small businesses. Minnesota legislators this week approved roughly $216 million in relief for bars, restaurants, fitness clubs ... Read more

1 month ago by Editorial Board.

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