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Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans, John Lennon “Beautiful Boy.” For nearly a decade I’ve been coping with a variety of health issues as a result of … more
The aerial spraying of Ely with an unknown (knowing one ingredient in the concoction hardly suffices) chemical composition is a bureaucratic decision to maintain a bureaucracy in spite of their over … more
I am pained to learn about a very fine journalist Tom Klein and his struggle with liver disease.  I am wishing Tom well and luck that a donor can be found.  He is such a great guy, always fair and … more
The April 15 Timberjay article on a recent Ely School Board meeting included an encouraging report from K-6 Principal Anne Oelke on growing enrollment numbers. Hoping this trend will continue, she … more
I’m writing in support of the Timberjay’s April 8 op-ed, “Destination reached at the end of a long road.” At issue, was the failure of ISD 2142 to disclose expenses to promote a 78 million … more
I hope that District 3A Rep. Rob Ecklund will visit Ely, Birch Lake, and the South Kawishiwi in the near future. If he will do that and will talk with homeowners, business owners, and others who have … more
Ross Peterson’s letter in the March 12 Ely Echo was a Trump-et call for proponents of sulfide mining to join the Trump side of politics (bombast, exclusion, intimidation and personal attack). It is … more
The most recent edition of the Timberjay caused me both amusement and bemusement. The front page was highlighted by the gleeful (my interpretation) report that Twin Metals took a major regulatory … more
Thank you for your reporting on the recent events in Greenwood Township. As a Greenwood summer resident and town clerk for a township outside Duluth, these articles have made my stomach turn. As … more
Volunteers? I wonder what my late husband Vic would think? The original Greenwood Township Fire Department was a group of volunteers organized to provide fire protection and later emergency … more
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