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Citizens and organizations who desire copper-nickel mining in northeastern Minnesota should be in the vanguard of those who demand that U.S. Steel obey the law regarding its toxic discharges from the … more
Regarding the recent BWCA Wilderness Economic Contribution Analysis report and Timberjay editorial, I would like to clarify a couple points. I wholeheartedly agree that there is real value to … more
The Timberjay’s editorial, describing the Ely Area Development Association’s approach in “promoting” the town, should be a wake up call for all those running around like Chicken Little … more
For 36 years I had the privilege of teaching English, language arts and social studies to students in grades 7-12. One of the most important lessons I taught was the power of words. Words matter. … more
I’m supporting Melissa Roach for St. Louis County District 2142 School Board in the November 8 general election. I like her emphasis on fiscal accountability and communication. She held two … more
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
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