ALLETE
Jul 9, 2014

ALLETE to announce second quarter financial results on August 1

DULUTH, Minn.-ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE:ALE) will announce its financial results for the second quarter before the stock markets open on Friday, August 1, 2014.

Following the release, ALLETE President and Chief Executive Officer Alan R. Hodnik, and Chief Financial Officer Steven Q. DeVinck will present an overview of results and discuss other factors affecting performance during a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern time.

Interested parties may listen to the conference live by calling (877) 303-5852, or by accessing the webcast on ALLETE's Web site, www.allete.com.

A replay of the call will be available through August 3, 2014 by dialing (855) 859-2056,
pass code 72262344.  The webcast will be accessible for one year at www.allete.com.

ALLETE, Inc. is an energy company headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota. ALLETE's energy businesses include Minnesota Power, Superior Water, Light & Power Co., BNI Coal, and ALLETE Clean Energy. More information about the company is available at www.allete.com.

Investor Contact:
Tim Thorp
218-723-3953
tthorp@allete.com