Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Just a few of the headlines this week: High school seniors off to D.C. Delegation from Ely, Northeast Range embarks on whirlwind visit Range hearing likely in summer Suit against gov pulled back Plaintiffs need lawyer, $30,000 to pursue case against Dayton Snowmobile crash claims life... + continue reading
Friday, March 24, 2017
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VISITING with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar in Washington D.C. recently were Cindy Omerza Stene and Joe Baltich of Fight For Mining Minnesota. + continue reading
Friday, March 24, 2017
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MAKING A DQ CONE was Virgie Ivancich, who was celebrating her 50th year at the Ely Dairy Queen, during Free Cone Day this past Monday. + continue reading
Friday, March 24, 2017
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ELY AREA RESIDENT Andy Seliskar and Aurora city council member Dave Lislegard both donned We Support Mining hats when attending a press conference sponsored by Jobs for Minnesotans Mar. 16 at Duluth, prior to a public hearing on the proposed withdrawal of more than 230,000 acres of public land from... + continue reading
Friday, March 24, 2017
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Natalie Hanson, Blaine, MN displays an 8 1/2 pound lake trout caught and released on Burntside Lake. + continue reading

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03/25/2017
by Tom Coombe - A dispute between the Ely City Council and the city’s former zoning administrator appears to have been resolved - this time for good. For the second time in several months, Gregg Cramer had a change of heart and has accepted a settlement agreement that gives him more than $... + continue reading
03/25/2017
by Tom Coombe - It’s not a typical long weekend for 40 area high school seniors. While there’s time away from school, the spring “break” includes 15-hour days, enough walking to wear out a pair of shoes and visits to some of the nation’s most historic sites. The occasion is the annual... + continue reading

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03/17/2017
Atikokan is a township in the Rainy River District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. The population was 2,753 as of the 2016 census. According web sources, “Through the years Atikokan has seen many... + continue reading

Legal Notices

03/25/2017
ORDINANCE NO. 315, 2nd Series AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELY, MINNESOTA, AMENDING CHAPTER 11, SECTION 11.40 REGULATING LIST OF PERMISSIBLE AND CONDITIONAL USES THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELY... + continue reading

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03/25/2017
by Tom Coombe - A dispute between the Ely City Council and the city’s former zoning administrator appears to have been resolved - this time for good. For the second time in several months, Gregg Cramer had a change of heart and has accepted a settlement agreement that gives him more than $... + continue reading
03/25/2017
by Tom Coombe - It’s not a typical long weekend for 40 area high school seniors. While there’s time away from school, the spring “break” includes 15-hour days, enough walking to wear out a pair of shoes and visits to some of the nation’s most historic sites. The occasion is the annual... + continue reading
03/25/2017
The Kiwanis Club of Ely is partnering with the Lion’s Club of Cook to provide FREE eye-screening for Ely-area pre-school children, on Wednesday, March 29. From 9 a.m. to noon in the basement at First Lutheran Church, the screening will primarily target three-year olds or younger, but older pre-... + continue reading

Sports

03/25/2017
by Tom Coombe - Thanks in part to some stellar pitching efforts, including one by former Ely Timberwolf Louie Gerzin, the Vermilion Ironmen closed out their season-opening trip to Florida... + continue reading

Opinion/Editorial

03/26/2017
Dear Editor; Mining is not an issue of love and cares for the BWCA, we all love and care for the BWCA! I will acknowledge with the anti-mining obstructionists and one speaker in particular at the... + continue reading

Outdoors

03/25/2017
Need a building permit to add on to your home? How about to subdivide a parcel of land? Any land use permit offered by St. Louis County now can be applied and paid for online. This includes... + continue reading