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Section 1 ECHO/Page 3 ELY I SATURDAYI AUGUST 24w 2019 The upstairs "Studio Apartment" features hardwood flooring, original windows & a 12' x 16" south facing deck. Mare floor includes one bath, two bedrooms and a large living room. Good rental histo . $93. 00 365-3665 1325 East Sheridan Street www. elywildwoods, corn RELAY FOR LIFE Survivors start off the 2019 American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Whiteside Park on Aug 16 The event raised $20,092.08 with Team Zeke being the highest money getter at $843448 Teams included EBCH Essentia Health Ely Fire Department Eagles Nesters Bunny Hoppers Miss Ely Bill Braun Rainbow After Rain and Ely Relay Committee Contributions are still being accepted at Relay For Life PO Box 671 Ely MN 55731 The event is scheduled to take place again in 2021 Photo by Nick Wognum Top-tier presidential hopeful says she opposes Twin Metals by Tom Coombe tion has reinstated mineral ing a copper-nickel mine project was a source ofcon- A mining project near Ely leases that were taken away near Ely that could bring tention in an unannounced has caught the attention-and from Twin Metals by the hundreds of new jobs to the meeting in Ely earlier this public opposition - from ObamaAdministration. region, as well as spinoff month, when two of her a prominent candidate for Warren timed her an- employment aides met with anti-mining president, nouncement just hours be- While the company has advocates Ahead of an appearance fore she spoke to a crowd of yet to submit its mining plan, Monday night in the Twin about 12,000 people at Ma- it faces opposition from envi- Cities, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth calester College in St. Paul. ronmental groups- and some Warren announced she's The development was political leaders - who con- against the copper-nickel hailed by groups opposing tend that copper-nickel min- mining project proposed by the Twin Metals project, in- ing poses significant risks Twin Metals Minnesota. cluding the Boundary Waters for pollution and damage to The Massachusetts Dem- Action Fund - a subgroup of the nearby Boundary Waters ocrat went even further in the national Campaign to Canoe Area Wilderness. a video released the same Save the Boundary Waters. Twin Metals, a subsidiary day, saying as president she Labor groups and U.S. of Chilean mining conglom- would "stop all mining on Rep. Pete Stauber were crate Antofagasta, contends federal public lands." among those to push back. it will meet or exceed envi- Warren, who in many Stauber blasted Warren ronmental standards in its polls is second only to former for her opposition to Twin mining operation Vice President JoeBidenina Metals as well as the En- Warren campaigned in field of about 20 Democratic bridge Line 3 replacement Minnesota in advance of a contenders, is the first major project. March, 2020 primary presidential hopeful in her "Once again, it's disap- Among the crowded party to weigh in publicly pointing to see a presidential group of other Democratic on the Twin Metals project, candidate come out against presidential contenders is President Trump voiced, science, 21sLcen,tury tech- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobucharof support for area copper-nick- nology and the economic Minnesota, who'has lagged el mining proposals m a cam- booms that could be provided in polling thus far. paign appearance in Duluth to our region," said Stauber. Klobuchar's unclear lastyear, and his administra- Twin Metals is propos- stance on the Twin Metals Minimum $2'500 at 1,30% APR Minimum $5,000 at 1.50% APR Minimum $7,500 at 1.70% APR New money LAW FIRM REAL ESTATE Real Estate Questions Buying/Selling Easements Property Line Problems Road Maintenance/Association Contract for Deed Litigation Complimentary 15 Minute Consultation ~ ~ ~ &~V~ 1 East Chapman St Ely, MN 55731 RO. Box 240, Ely MN 55731 www.KlunLaw.com EARLY LOOK at the refinished seats that will be placed back into the State Theater soon Tanner Ott briefed the Tuesday group on the progress of the project which has been five years in the making Photo by Tom Coombe