ALLETE Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from ALLETE

    DULUTH, Minn., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ALLETE (NYSE:   ALE), a
 multi-services company with operations across North America, will announce its
 first quarter financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2001 before
 the market opens on Wednesday, April 18.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010308/ALLETELOGO )
     Following the release, ALLETE President and Chief Executive Officer Edwin
 Russell and Chief Financial Officer David Gartzke will present an overview of
 results and other factors affecting financial performance during a conference
 call beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
     Interested parties may listen to the call by calling 913-981-5547 or by
 listening to a webcast on ALLETE's website at http://www.allete.com
 
     The statements contained in this release and statements that ALLETE may
 make orally in connection with this release that are not historical facts, are
 forward-looking statements.  Actual results may differ materially from those
 projected in the forward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statements
 involve risks and uncertainties and investors are directed to the risks
 discussed in documents filed by ALLETE with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission.
 
 

SOURCE ALLETE
    DULUTH, Minn., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ALLETE (NYSE:   ALE), a
 multi-services company with operations across North America, will announce its
 first quarter financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2001 before
 the market opens on Wednesday, April 18.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010308/ALLETELOGO )
     Following the release, ALLETE President and Chief Executive Officer Edwin
 Russell and Chief Financial Officer David Gartzke will present an overview of
 results and other factors affecting financial performance during a conference
 call beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
     Interested parties may listen to the call by calling 913-981-5547 or by
 listening to a webcast on ALLETE's website at http://www.allete.com
 
     The statements contained in this release and statements that ALLETE may
 make orally in connection with this release that are not historical facts, are
 forward-looking statements.  Actual results may differ materially from those
 projected in the forward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statements
 involve risks and uncertainties and investors are directed to the risks
 discussed in documents filed by ALLETE with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission.
 
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