ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE:ALE) will announce its financial results for 2011 before the stock markets open on Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Following the release, ALLETE President and Chief Executive Officer Alan R. Hodnik and Chief Financial Officer Mark A. Schober 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 February 17, 2012 by dialing (855) 859-2056, pass code 43561387. 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.