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Storm tested our mettle and taught us a few things as well

The damage from the July 21 straight line winds ranged all across the Ely area.

Ely shows up to support Twin Metals mining leases

Wow! Last week we asked people to show up for the Twin Metals listening session at Washington Auditorium.

Hoping for a big turnout as the circus comes to town

Thanks to local, state and federal legislators, the U.S.

Land exchange twists and turns now includes taking private land off tax rolls

The long-running debate on how to compensate the state of Minnesota for lands locked inside the Boundary Waters Canoe

Forest Service remarks are shameful

Trying to get a fair shake from the federal government is getting tougher and tougher, especially when the U.S.

...apparent plan to deny leases to Twin Metals

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Rukavina is right on bridge issue, St. Louis County creating a nightmare

Tom Rukavina was never the tallest legislator and he might be the shortest county commissioner in Minnesota but he’s

Lack of common sense leads to another black eye for Forest Service

For 38 years people in Ely have had to swallow a bitter pill.

Honoring our fallen heroes, respecting our veterans

by Senator Amy Klobuchar

Thinking ahead to Memorial Day? How about supporting the Ely Area Veterans Memorial?

In nine days we’ll make our way up to the Ely Cemetery and note the passing of our veterans during the Memorial Day s

Smith aiming for governor’s seat

The race for the next governor of the state of Minnesota hasn’t officially started with the election two years away,

Good news for Ely area: Prospector Loop ATV project moves ahead in St. Paul

Just before he threw a shovel of dirt at the VCC housing project groundbreaking, Senator Tom Bakk brought some good n

Jump starting the STOP Act with hopes of ending dialing for dollars

by Congressman Rick Nolan

DNR delay looks very suspicious

Well maybe, just maybe, the DNR has had second thoughts on managing our area for moose over deer.

Echo’s annual Progress Edition a bellwether on economic times

For 22 years the Ely Echo has put out an annual Progress Edition.

RAMS becoming the vehicle to steer NE MN back to prosperity

We’ve been impressed with how the Range Association of Municipalities and Schools has gone from teetering on the edge

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