Thursday, December 14, 2017
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He sat alone, in the wilderness solitude that afternoon. The only sounds - the singing of the lake and beating of his heart as he fished and waited. There would be no fish that afternoon - but then he did not always fish for the fish - but sometimes for the memories. Photo by Pete Pastika. + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
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by Tom Coombe - As Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital bid farewell to longtime administrator John Fossum, it is welcoming the facility’s new chief executive officer. Michael Coyle has been tabbed by the hospital board to replace Fossum, who is retiring in early-2018 after a 20-year stint in... + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
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by Tom Coombe - If it was a routine annual meeting, John Fossum would have spent much of Monday night looking ahead - perhaps to key initiatives at Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital or challenges facing the community’s health care facility. But this was no routine Monday. It was Fossum’s... + continue reading
Friday, December 8, 2017
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Ely hospital names new CEO Bakk the Grinch on 17th Avenue project Fossum reflects on two decades - Retiring Ely hospital administrator looks back in farewell address City polling place staying put Fall Lake residents will get guidance on recyclable items Skaters fall to 0-3... + continue reading
Friday, December 8, 2017
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TALKING MINING - Sen. Al Franken aide Pete Makowski, Babbitt council member Glenn Anderson and Ely school board member Rochelle Sjoberg at the Grand Ely Lodge for the legislative meeting on Monday. by Tom Coombe An item that wasn’t even on the agenda stirred some of the most passionate... + continue reading

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12/14/2017
He sat alone, in the wilderness solitude that afternoon. The only sounds - the singing of the lake and beating of his heart as he fished and waited. There would be no fish that afternoon - but then he did not always fish for the fish - but sometimes for the memories. Photo by Pete Pastika. + continue reading
12/13/2017
by Nancy McReady - It was a cold and blustery evening, but few residents ventured out for the hour-long Fall Lake Township regular meeting. It was announced that David Shober has been hired to replace transfer station attendant Brad Horoshak. Fill-in attendant Dean Barrett has provided... + continue reading

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12/10/2017
It takes a while to adjust to life in Ely. Coming from an urban area years ago, I tried to mold the Ely area in the image I carried with me. Many of the those things, ideas and mores, reflected the... + continue reading

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12/06/2017
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The City of Ely is looking for applicant(s) to be on the Ely Charter Commission, applicants must be a City of Ely Resident. Letter of application should be filed with the... + continue reading

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12/13/2017
by Nancy McReady - It was a cold and blustery evening, but few residents ventured out for the hour-long Fall Lake Township regular meeting. It was announced that David Shober has been hired to replace transfer station attendant Brad Horoshak. Fill-in attendant Dean Barrett has provided... + continue reading
12/11/2017
The Superior National Forest lifted the temporary closure of a twelve-mile section of The Grade Road (Forest Road 170) on the Tofte Ranger District between the Sawbill Trail and Wanless in Cook and Lake Counties, MN. Forest managers closed this and some other sections of Forest Roads on... + continue reading
12/11/2017
The Minnesota Twins are making a habit of coming to Ely. Once again, the Major League Baseball team will make Ely a stop on their annual winter caravan. Team officials announced Thursday that a contingent will be in town on Thursday, Jan. 25. The time, nature and location of the event are all... + continue reading

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12/09/2017
by Tom Coombe The Vermilion Ironmen faded in the second half on Saturday, and their season-long winning streak came ot an end. A double-digit first half lead went by the wayside as Minnesota West... + continue reading

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12/10/2017
There are two camps forming over the proposed Ely community recreation complex. Those who want it to be located on school grounds and those who want it anywhere but there. We would propose a third... + continue reading

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12/04/2017
Anglers and spearers pursuing northern pike this winter can prepare for new pike regulations that will be in effect for the spring fishing opener on Minnesota’s inland waters. “Pike regulations... + continue reading