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Is It a Reason or An Excuse?

by Diana Mavetz Petrich

Asking local governments to contribute $330,000 too much, hospital should take over

The need for a local ambulance service is not questioned but how it should be paid for certainly can be debated.

Editorial: Housing study confirms Ely’s need: Now comes the hard part

A recently completed housing study commissioned by the city of Ely stated the obvious: that there’s a significant dem

Rants from the Relic - A Fast Ending

Recently fellow Northwoods curmudgeon, former Ely mayor Joe Baltich, wrote about his visit to the Ely Bloomenson Comm

Blueberry/Art’s continued success is Linda Fryer’s lasting legacy

It was earlier this month that leaders of the Ely Chamber of Commerce, mayor Heidi Omerza and others gathered to dedi

EDITORIAL: Twin Metals proclamation: mining foes wage strange, needless and losing battle

Over the last decade-and-a-half, the copper-nickel mining project proposed by Twin Metals Minnesota has faced persist

EDITORIAL: Labor shortage leaves diners hungry

Ask anyone who’s tried to eat out in Ely on a Monday night, or during the weekend, or the poor local restaurant serve

Guest Editorial: Elected leaders need to support responsible mining

by Rep. Roger Skraba District 03A

July 4 in Ely: A parade like no other

It really doesn’t matter if one has spent every Fourth of July in Ely or if somebody is taking it in for the first ti

EDITORIAL: Encore! Stirring memories of years past, Rock the Park is back

Those of us who have been around a half-century or more remember the days of street dances.

LETTER…. large population of grey wolves is the primary reason for dangerously low deer and moose numbers

Letter to the Editor:

…2023 edition of Ely’s Greenstone Arts Summer Children’s Art Camp at The Miners Dry is complete

Dear Editor,

Editorial: Crossing party lines: Hauschild, Skraba show what can be done

Political polarization is the norm nowadays.

LETTER: …well past time to once and for all delist the gray wolf and reinstitute a hunt in Minnesota as part of our local management

Dear Editor:

The following are comments I made recently on the House floor on gray wolves.

Editorial: Jury out on one-party rule

Minnesota’s legislative session is winding down and at this writing, it figures to be a few days yet before the dust

Hauschild goes from swing vote to party vote on gun legislation in St. Paul

Sooner or later newly elected Sen.

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