Friday, August 29, 2014
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by Tom Coombe A St. Louis County commissioner was in Ely Tuesday, but county government was not on his agenda. Instead, Frank Jewell of Duluth addressed a packed conference room at the Grand Ely Lodge about a collaboration of a growing number of groups that have aligned to promote the economic... + continue reading
Friday, August 29, 2014
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CLASS OF 1984 held its 30 year reunion this summer. Attending were: La-Rae (Ahltstrand) Olson, Beth (Barich) Marolt, John Barich, Todd Bohman, Jennifer (Bonde) Davee, Cathy Braun, Betsy (Davis) Leustek, Scott Dreschler, Jane (Evanish) Cowley, Nancee (Gerzin) Norri, Mickie (Halberg) Hanson, Carol (... + continue reading
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Work continues at the Pioneer Mine on the National Register of Historic Places with the addition of the veterans flag pole, donated by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Ely. CReating the base for it this week was Kevin Niskala, Pete Swanson and Scott Slaughter. Photo by Anne Swenson The nearby... + continue reading
Friday, August 29, 2014
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NORTHERN LIGHTS photo by Vermilion Community College student Hailey Worth taken Tuesday night. + continue reading
Saturday, August 23, 2014
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by Nick Wognum One man was killed in a boating accident on Shagawa Lake early Saturday morning. The St. Louis County Rescue Squad responded to a call at 5:35 a.m. on a water craft accident on the southwest portion of the lake. A Ranger bass boat hit an island at a high rate of speed d and... + continue reading

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08/29/2014
by Tom Coombe A St. Louis County commissioner was in Ely Tuesday, but county government was not on his agenda. Instead, Frank Jewell of Duluth addressed a packed conference room at the Grand Ely Lodge about a collaboration of a growing number of groups that have aligned to promote the economic... + continue reading
08/29/2014
Grown-ups are invited to a fun, learning day of art and more on Saturday September 13, 2014 from 9-4 at Miner’s Dry, 105 Miners Lake Landing Road in the Ely Arts & Heritage Center.   Adult Art Camp is an opportunity for grown-ups to develop their artistic talents and have a fun day... + continue reading

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Friday, 22/08/14
Driving last week through the rolling hills and lush green valleys of southern Wisconsin I turned to look out the window. Dairy farms drifted by. Cattle, draft horses, barns and guinea hens framed... + continue reading

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Friday, 15/08/14
Special Meeting of the School Board                           ... + continue reading

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08/29/2014
NORTHERN LIGHTS photo by Vermilion Community College student Hailey Worth taken Tuesday night. + continue reading
08/28/2014
by Tom Coombe Ely's high school football team erased an early deficit, overcame a whopping difference in total yards and came up with enough big plays in the second half to pull out a 14-12, season -opening victory over Mt. Iron-Buhl Thursday night. Freshmen Carter Gaulke and Matt... + continue reading
08/27/2014
Brice Dale Bundy, 23, passed away August 23, 2014 in a boating accident. He was a graduate from Vermilion Community College and was employed at Wells Fargo in Ely. He was loved by many for his big heart and his ability to fill any room with laughter. His contagious smile will continue on through... + continue reading

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Thursday, 28/08/14
by Tom Coombe Ely's high school football team erased an early deficit, overcame a whopping difference in total yards and came up with enough big plays in the second half to pull out a 14-... + continue reading

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Sunday, 24/08/14
Ely’s mining history would awaken from a 47-year slumber under Twin Metals Minnesota’s $2.7 billion copper-nickel mining project that would create 850 jobs in the region. There is no... + continue reading

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Monday, 25/08/14
Those who want to harvest antlerless deer throughout much of Minnesota this hunting season must apply by Thursday, Sept. 4, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. Antlerless deer... + continue reading