Friday, September 22, 2017
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Friday, September 22, 2017
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VIEW FROM ABOVE - Students, teachers and volunteers work to spread wood chips Sept. 15 at the new Washington Elementary playground. Photo by Nick Wognum. WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY students were helped by Ely Memorial students in spreading out wood chips on Sept. 15 for the new playground facility.... + continue reading
Friday, September 22, 2017
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Utilizing the Ely Echo’s over 600 page “Blue Book” - Ely, Since 1888 and the 1900 Sanborn Map of Ely and the area, the detail on the Vail Hotell (far left) and the many saloons of Ely are noted in this week’s Ely Echo. Patrick Vail was Ely's first fire chief in 1889 when the volunteer department... + continue reading
Friday, September 22, 2017
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Looking south on County 88, Grant McMahan Boulevard, one see puddles but not much river as workers prepare for the cement pour. Once that is done, there will be a 30 day wait for the concrete to cure and be able to take the weight of vehicles and trucks. Meanwhile area residents in the Burntside... + continue reading
Friday, September 22, 2017
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Miro Medved, Honorary Consul of Republic of Slovenia, presenting a proclamation from Slovenia celebrating Ely’s Slovenian Union of America’s 90th anniversary. Receiving the proclamation at the Grand Ely Lodge Sunday Sept 17 was Ely’s SUA Chapter 23 President Pat Koski. The proclamation was in... + continue reading

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09/23/2017
While festivities continue in Ely tonight with live music in Whiteside Park, the Ely Marathon Races have ended. Unofficial results: Boundary Waters Bank Half Marathon winner is LISA SMITH, 35, from Hibbing, MN in 1:26.50, first out of 234 finishers. The half marathon men's division... + continue reading
09/22/2017
The program at the September 20 Rotary Club meeting featured speakers looking into the past and into the future. Erik Simula (left) spoke to the club about the Minnesota Canoe Museum, the evolving efforts to capture our canoe history, and Jack Maytum of Design Nine told about his work through a... + continue reading

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09/22/2017
What is going on? Every time I turn on the news there’s another disaster—a hurricane, an earthquake, a senate vote. There’s only one thing to do: Stop turning on the news. I’m joking! As citizens... + continue reading

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09/22/2017
NOTICE TO EUC CUSTOMERS: The Ely Utilities office will be closed on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 8am-11am. Sorry for any inconvenience. Harold R Langowski Clerk/Treasurer Ely... + continue reading

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09/23/2017
While festivities continue in Ely tonight with live music in Whiteside Park, the Ely Marathon Races have ended. Unofficial results: Boundary Waters Bank Half Marathon winner is LISA SMITH, 35, from Hibbing, MN in 1:26.50, first out of 234 finishers. The half marathon men's division... + continue reading
09/22/2017
The program at the September 20 Rotary Club meeting featured speakers looking into the past and into the future. Erik Simula (left) spoke to the club about the Minnesota Canoe Museum, the evolving efforts to capture our canoe history, and Jack Maytum of Design Nine told about his work through a... + continue reading
09/22/2017
by Tom Coombe - Homework, lectures and tests are only part of what’s in store this coming week at Ely Memorial High School. Indeed, the usual coursework may have to make room for plenty of fun as students celebrate an annual rite of fall - Homecoming Week. The celebration is already... + continue reading

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09/22/2017
by Tom Coombe - When a game is decided by two points, a 14-point swing can loom large. Such was the case for the Vermilion Ironmen last Saturday in Brainerd, where Central Lakes held on for... + continue reading

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09/19/2017
Sitting on the edge of a national wilderness, local taxpayers are all too well aware of having to pick up the tab. Two issues are currently in play, the push to exchange state land inside the BWCA... + continue reading

Outdoors

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09/22/2017
The Forest Service recognizes that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones, are a tool that can provide exciting new options for the public to explore the National Forests and are a... + continue reading