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Asking local governments to contribute $330,000 too much, hospital should take over

The need for a local ambulance service is not questioned but how it should be paid for certainly can be debated.

Editorial: Housing study confirms Ely’s need: Now comes the hard part

A recently completed housing study commissioned by the city of Ely stated the obvious: that there’s a significant dem

Rants from the Relic - A Fast Ending

Recently fellow Northwoods curmudgeon, former Ely mayor Joe Baltich, wrote about his visit to the Ely Bloomenson Comm

Blueberry/Art’s continued success is Linda Fryer’s lasting legacy

It was earlier this month that leaders of the Ely Chamber of Commerce, mayor Heidi Omerza and others gathered to dedi

EDITORIAL: Twin Metals proclamation: mining foes wage strange, needless and losing battle

Over the last decade-and-a-half, the copper-nickel mining project proposed by Twin Metals Minnesota has faced persist

EDITORIAL: Labor shortage leaves diners hungry

Ask anyone who’s tried to eat out in Ely on a Monday night, or during the weekend, or the poor local restaurant serve

Guest Editorial: Elected leaders need to support responsible mining

by Rep. Roger Skraba District 03A

July 4 in Ely: A parade like no other

It really doesn’t matter if one has spent every Fourth of July in Ely or if somebody is taking it in for the first ti

EDITORIAL: Encore! Stirring memories of years past, Rock the Park is back

Those of us who have been around a half-century or more remember the days of street dances.

LETTER…. large population of grey wolves is the primary reason for dangerously low deer and moose numbers

Letter to the Editor:

…2023 edition of Ely’s Greenstone Arts Summer Children’s Art Camp at The Miners Dry is complete

Dear Editor,

Editorial: Crossing party lines: Hauschild, Skraba show what can be done

Political polarization is the norm nowadays.

LETTER: …well past time to once and for all delist the gray wolf and reinstitute a hunt in Minnesota as part of our local management

Dear Editor:

The following are comments I made recently on the House floor on gray wolves.

Editorial: Jury out on one-party rule

Minnesota’s legislative session is winding down and at this writing, it figures to be a few days yet before the dust

Hauschild goes from swing vote to party vote on gun legislation in St. Paul

Sooner or later newly elected Sen.

…can the current U. S. Forest Service employees knowingly renege on a 1965 finalized land exchange by creating a new set of government documents

To the Editor:

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