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Even amid pandemic, winter tourism vital to local economy

It may have taken awhile, but a couple of chilly evenings and early-mornings this week were a not so subtle reminder

Letter: …democracy is the freedom of speech

Letter to the editor:

EDITORIAL: City transition went smoothly

Tuesday night the Ely city council was faced with a unique dilemma.

EDITORIAL: Data says it all: Walz’s November restrictions need immediate end

From the onset of the COVD-19 pandemic, Gov.

EDITORIAL: Wrapping up 2020 at the Echo

This is the final edition of the Ely Echo for 2020.

EDITORIAL: Bakk continues to blast Walz

Minnesota state Senator Tom Bakk has made one thing clear, he’s not too happy with Governor Tim Walz.

LETTER: … with some of the greatest achievements man has accomplished

Dear Editor,
This undoubtedly will go down in history to be one of the most unusual years in history.

EDITORIAL City took good steps with short-term rental ordinance

Good things come to those who wait.

Editorial: Survey says: Parents want their kids learning in a classroom

The results of the survey were staggering.

LETTER: …thank the Timberwolves football team

Dear Editor,

Echo Editorial: For school learning models, one sizes does not, should not fit all

Students and parents could breathe a sigh of relief Monday as word came out that the Ely School District would stay t

LETTER:…for bringing the issue to our attention


LETTER: …the cult-like following of the President by ordinarily sensible people

Dear Editor:

EDITORIAL: Personal responsibility needs to be part of the BWCA experience

Last week we reported on three rescues, two in the BWCA, where people apparently didn’t realize winter can arrive in

EDITORIAL: A vote for newspapers is a vote for democracy

by Tom Silvestri
The Relevance Project
Newspapers face another big election.

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