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The Jan. 29 Timberjay had a great article about the Duluth visit of Bernie Sanders. Pat and I happened to be in the Cities that day so we went to his 7 p.m. campaign stop in St. Paul. We were at the … more
The Greenwood Township special meeting on Friday, Jan. 29, was yet another display of the lack of leadership, and poor governance, that exists in Greenwood Township. Employee contracts were the … more
Volunteer firefighter CONTRACTS? Now I have heard it all! Greenwood will hold a special meeting on Friday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m. to deliberate and possibly vote on contracts for several Greenwood … more
I think that Congressman Rick Nolan is representing us in Washington very well, on most issues, but I want to raise two challenges to his recent statement in support of the PolyMet copper/nickel … more
PolyMet proposes to blast and excavate three open-pit copper mines.  In total, the pits will stretch over three miles and have a maximum depth of 696 feet.  Unlike the copper mines in arid Arizona, … more
At the Oct. 27 Ely City Council study session, a packed room of Ely area residents and business owners spoke of the harm to businesses, home owners, and residents that proposed sulfide-ore copper … more
While sulfide mining proponents find it strategic to contend that Ely is dying, the numbers tell a different story. Small business is alive and growing in Ely. Consider: • The Ely Chamber of … more
The action at Tuesday night’s Greenwood Town Board meeting addressing my request to make available the written comments that were generated by Question 20 of the Greenwood Comprehensive Plan Survey … more
Thanks to the editor of the Timberjay for covering the sad conduct of the Mesabi Daily News and editor Bill Hanna. One of my favorite headlines in the MDN reported that 3A candidate Bill Hansen … more
Regarding the front page story in the Thursday, Mesabi Daily News, John Cherry and Bill Hanna must think the voters of District 3A have very short memories. It was a less than a year ago that … more
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