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P.O. Box 64945
St. Paul, MN 55164-0945
|ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS|
|Tuesday, May 11, 2021|
|10:30 a.m. CDT|
|The meeting will be conducted solely via|
live webcast. Please visit:
|Directions for how to attend the meeting |
are available in the Notice and Proxy
Statement, which can be viewed at:
1.Election of Directors
|1a. Kathryn W. Dindo||1e. Madeleine W. Ludlow||1h. Barbara A. Nick|
|1b. George G. Goldfarb||1f. Susan K. Nestegard||1i. Bethany M. Owen|
|1c. James J. Hoolihan||1g. Douglas C. Neve||1j. Robert P. Powers|
|1d. Heidi E. Jimmerson|
|2. Advisory vote to approve executive compensation.|
3. Ratify the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers as ALLETE, Inc.’s independent registered accounting firm for 2021.
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