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LETTER : …the ER personnel were exceptional


Ely’s 4th of July celebration 2nd to none

With the world finally returning to normal it was good to see the town fill up for the annual July 4 celebration.

EDITORIAL: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, even for a new logo on Ely’s water tower

Workers have been busy painting a new logo on the city water tower.

Editorial: Supporting local businesses means supporting local newspapers

by Dean Ridings, CEO, America’s Newspapers

EDITORIAL: Having public access on Burntside open to July 8 is welcome news

We love our lakes in the North Country and Burntside is right at the top of the list.

EDITORIAL : No help, no housing: Ely faces some monster challenges during busy summer

Right now it’s hard to determine what’s harder to find in Ely: an available, affordable place to live, or a table at

To those that say that we are in a time when there are no heroes – they just don’t know where to look

by David Merhar, Colonel (Ret) U.S. Army

… thousands of trucks and rail cars – both which put off far greater carbon emissions than a pipeline


…Services will be held at the Ely Cemetery, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Editor, Ely Echo,

LETTER: …kudos…for being the only Vermilion CC team that managed to compete this year

Ely Echo Editor:

Editorial: Better late than never, Walz finally sees the light

Thursday’s announcement that the state’s COVID-19 restrictions would soon come to an end was certainly welcome, albei

LETTER: …the attitude of the writing just makes me want to close the book

Dear Editor:

Progress happened during a pandemic

We’re proud to roll out the first of two special sections in what we call the Ely Echo Progress Edition.

Fighting for our local papers

by Senator Amy Klobuchar

LETTER: …maybe Mike’s letter opened the door


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