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I believe it was about a decade ago when I first heard the phrase, “ If you’re not living on the edge, then you’re taking up too much space.” I’ve always thought it was an appropriate … more
If you roll a bowling ball down Sheridan Street in Ely, chances are pretty good you’ll hit an artist, and I love that. That is, I’m not really a proponent of using artists as bowling pins, but I … more
How we vote is rarely a perfect reflection of our political desires, and our recent presidential election was probably the most dramatic example of that fact. While many Americans voted for change on … more
This week I’m writing about a man I knew nothing about; when I did become aware of him, I felt sheepish that I hadn’t known of him earlier. We are on the eve on the presidential election as I … more
TOWER—Schools matter in a community, and that’s why the declining enrollment of the Tower-Soudan Elementary was front and center at a community meeting here last week. At a time when these … more
Next week, on Sunday, Nov. 6, we will once again engage in this strange ritual of moving time as we fall back, setting our timepieces an hour earlier. Time can be baffling, at least I find it so. … more
What do you get when you impose a complex and wide-ranging law with more than a few glitches, and then refuse to make any changes that could address its shortcomings? You get the ever-worsening mess … more
Rick Nolan is the clear choice for voters going to the polls this fall, and we want to strongly endorse him for his relentless advocacy on behalf of mining and the communities we represent. As … more
As we live through this experiment in extreme polarization during the presidential campaign, I’ve wondered if it can get much worse, if we can sink any lower...but then I’ve wondered that before … more
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It’s my firm belief that in small towns, attitude is everything. A community that feels optimistic and positive about its future, is a community that will invest in itself and will, as a result, … more
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