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Ely’s April Fools joke contains more than a hint of legitimacy

The annual April Fools joke from the Ely Chamber of Commerce is an electric canoe paddle.

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

School board right to point out how changes happened in administration

The Ely school board has taken plenty of heat over the years.

Dayton’s actions against Twin Metals lack common sense and may be illegal

Three weeks ago we pointed out Governor Mark Dayton’s bizarre behavior in regard to Twin Metals.

DNR wrong putting moose over deer

The DNR has repeatedly used words like “could” and “may” and “possibly” to describe the impact of deer on the moose p

A glimmer of hope from our nation’s capital on steel crisis

If the first step toward resolving a problem is opening lines of communication, maybe there’s a glimmer of hope comin

Governor Dayton is just plain wrong to link Twin Metals request to PolyMet

We’re trying to find a thread of common sense on a recent decision by Governor Mark Dayton.

TPP loopholes take aim at iron ore, steel

Guest editorial by Congressman Rick Nolan

City Hall not the best location for voters

A push to move the city polling place form the Senior Center to City Hall is receiving considerable push back.

New trapshooting program a welcome addition to outdoor education options

We’re very supportive of a new extra-curricular opportunity being offered to students in Ely, Babbitt and Tower.

In tough times, IRRRB shouldn’t lose focus

These indeed are difficult times on the Iron Range.

Keep a close eye on school enrollment numbers at 696

Here's just an excerpt from this week's Ely Echo Editorial...

Klobuchar and Franken right to push for funding for LIHEAP

This winter has been easy on the heating bills with the mild weather we have had so far.

Here’s what we’d like to see happen in Ely in the year 2016

The clock struck midnight and a new year dawned Friday morning.

Merry Christmas from D.C.: Loggers finally catch a break

Local loggers and truckers will benefit from a provision passed in a transportation bill recently signed into law.

...chasing sustainable fuel unicorns

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