Governor attacks Ely’s economic future

Governor Mark Dayton has decided by executive order that he should decide Ely’s economic future and, God forbid, that includes mining. It’s been 38 years since Ely received such an economic shot to the gut.

We believe there is strong support for mining from our local and state elected officials. In fact we know there is. Dayton stands alone politically. He doesn’t have the support of the local city officials, county officials or the Range delegation.

His statements show he believes he is above the people...

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