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Gary Albertson, owner of the Cook News-Herald and minority partner in the Timberjay, needs to retire. Many, if not most, of his readers have known this for years, but he has apparently, finally, … more
On Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, the Ely Timberwolves made the long trek to Siren, Wis., to play a football game. As a parent of a football player (#18), a teacher and a Siren resident for 28 years, I want … more
Perhaps readers have begun to see campaign signs springing up supporting Melissa Roach for 2142 School Board. Perhaps some are wondering, “Who is Melissa Roach?” Over the past several months, I … more
This fall, Minnesota became one of 27 states across the nation to offer no-excuse absentee voting. That means you can vote absentee for any reason, or simply because you feel like it. This is the … more
Geologists and others who’ve studied Pillow Rock have determined it has been moved at least once before.  It’s not connected to bedrock. Rather, it’s a glacial ‘erratic,’ which like all … more
I am disappointed and outraged by the legal actions taken by Gary Albertson, owner of the Cook News Herald and Tower News against The Timberjay, a high quality, award-winning small town paper. I … more
On Aug. 9, four members of the newly formed group, Northern Progressives, attended the regular meeting of the St. Louis County Board of Commissioners in Hibbing. After two and a half hours, it was … more
The other day something happened to me at work that has been bothering me. I was on the job in Ely, and went to a store to buy something I needed for work. I work for a government agency, which I … more
The Twin Metals sulfide mining project is all but dead. Between the pressure exerted by Governor Dayton and former Vice President Mondale, and the national priorities of the Bureau of Land Management … more
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
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