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The VFW reflects on the attack that tested America’s resolve

This National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, the VFW reflects on the event that changed the course of history and alte

Special session needed in St. Paul, major action needed in Washington

The news of Northshore Mining idling their operations in Babbitt and Silver Bay on Dec.

Ely businesses ready for you to shop locally so check them out first

Why should we, our friends, our neighbors, and our fellow employees shop locally?
Good question!

Remembering our Veterans

by U.S. Senator Al Franken, November 2015

Ely rallies around three high school teams playing in state tournaments

On the front page of last week’s Ely Echo there were two stories that appeared to be at opposite ends of the spectrum

... let the process continue based on facts and science rather than opinion, sensationalism, and misrepresentations

Dear Editor:

DeLorean needed to decipher the Governor’s decision on PolyMet

After over 10 years of permitting battles, it appears the final decision from the state of Minnesota is near.

Ciscoes may be few and far between without Prairie Portage

Bait shops in northeast Minnesota may no longer be selling ciscoes in the very near future.

Latest BWCA lawsuit fails to recognize past failures

Any means possible is the first thought that comes to mind while reading the latest lawsuit involving the Boundary Wa

And now the voters decide

Set an alarm on your cell phone, circle the date on your calendar, just don’t forget to cast your ballot in Tuesday’s

Remembering Mike Weinzierl

The Ely area lost a special person this past week when Mike Weinzierl drowned in a boating accident on Fall Lake.

Name on garage a fitting tribute to Forsman; his impact was immense

St.

School bus safety a two-way street

by Sgt. Neil Dickenson
of the Minnesota State Patrol

Land exchange, not purchase

The U.S. Forest Service is pushing ahead with a proposed land exchange to remove state lands from inside the BWCA.

Dill: Loyal friend, persistent advocate

David Dill didn’t come across as a typical politician.
Perhaps that’s why he was so good at politics.

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