AT&T announces plan to tear down 450-foot jumbo cell tower

Just in case anybody is confused, this post was published on April 1st, 2013. To see our official reaction to the erection of the AT&T mega-tower go here.

In response to the City of Ely’s ban on social media, AT&T announced plans this morning to tear down a 450 foot tall cell phone tower it [...]

Ely newspaper columnist calls for sulfide mining caution

The Timberjay newspaper’s columnist Nancy Jo Tubbs has published a thoughtful article calling for Twin Metals, PolyMet and other companies proposing new sulfide mines in northern Minnesota to prove that they can operate without polluting.

Wisconsin is the poster-child for study and caution with its “Prove it First” law, which requires companies to pass a [...]