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Lesser-known broadband policy leaves rural areas out

by Johnathan Hladik, policy director
Center for Rural Affairs

Keeping peace and civility in mind as we publicly debate

This past week the national stage was filled with debate over whether or not to confirm a new Supreme Court justice.

BWCA online reservation system is doomed to fail

The U.S.

Fewer students magnifies need for jobs, and an attractive campus

It’s not time to push the panic button or set off any alarms, but news from the Ely School District this week should

Trump delivers on promise to cancel mineral withdrawal

President Donald Trump came through on a promise to cancel a mineral withdrawal for northeast Minnesota instituted by

Hunting’s new problems: West Nile virus and CWD

Hunters in Minnesota have already got enough problems.

Election by the parties gets overruled by the people

The rules governing a primary election are written by and for the two major political parties.

Fighting fires, fighting cancer

by Senator Amy Klobuchar -

Let’s take the politics and special interest groups out of the classroom

We’re concerned about another effort to push political agendas in Minnesota classrooms.

Take the suggestion and hire a pro to steer school building project

We’ve watched for several months as the Ely School Board has wrestled with, and really struggled with, plans for a ma

Fixing a mistake with a concrete saw will return much needed parking spots

We fully support a move to return parking spaces on Sheridan Street that shouldn’t have been removed in the first pla

Commentary: Two problems, one result

by Anne Swenson

Picking blueberries comes with some potential downfalls

If you like to pick blueberries, the woods are now full of them.

Many politicians conspicuously absent from Ely’s 4th of July parade

Election year or not, politicians have traditionally seemed to find Ely on their calendar when it comes to Fourth of

United: If you have time to spare, travel by air

Ely Echo Editorial Un“ited: If you have time
to spare, travel by air
by Nick Wognum

Elections are the final poll

We’re heading into prime time for the political season with a highly contested primary August 14 and a mid-term gener

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