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Vote yes on Tuesday for the school and our future

Finally, and safe to say thankfully, the finish line is in sight and the end to a tumultuous and far too long electio

A life lost so young hits the community right in the heart

The Ely community was in mourning on Thursday after a car crash resulted in the loss of one of our young people.

Locally, the upcoming forums are an important voter resource

Watch all three presidential debates? Congratulations and our sympathies.

Perilous trip ends safely, thanks to Packsack’s Gene Ott

Note: Taking a trip into the Boundary Waters recently were: the writer’s son Jason and his wife, a nephew and his fia

Politics finds Ely, thankfully without presidential candidates

The Nov.

Fall colors light up Ely area

A floatplane ride Monday morning was a great way to take in the totality of the fall colors in the Ely area.

Help may be on the way if your internet is turtle slow

If watching Netflix isn’t an option and downloading a one megabyte file takes forever, there may be some good news cr

July 21 windstorm has had lasting impact on the area

When a wicked windstorm hit the Ely area like a freight train on July 21 the impacts were devastating in some areas a

...wondering if the USFS did authorize

(Note: This letter was sent to U.S. Forest Service Kawishiwi District Ranger Gus Smith)

Fall is in the air and that suits us just fine in Ely, Minnesota

Twice this past week there were frost advisories issued by the National Weather Service.

S&P has it right, Ely’s economy is still struggling

A report on Ely’s economy shows what those of us who work and live here already know.

Forest Service to stimulate economy with another fire

The Forest Service will apparently attempt to stimulate the local economy by starting more fires in the Boundary Wate

Why are you working on my brand new road?

It’s a scene playing out throughout the county.

Easy to find culture in Ely

We may be living at the end of the road but the opportunities here are not typical of a small town.

If your cause is just…

The mining debate in Ely is far from over.

...they are interfering with the national security of this country


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