Friday, April 20, 2018
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A weekend full of interesting reading awaits you in this week's Ely Echo and Progress edition. 38 pages of news you'll want to know! On newsstands now in the area. + continue reading
Friday, April 20, 2018
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On area newsstand today is the big Ely Echo special yearly Progress Edition with articles about many of the new things which have been happening in the area. You don’t want to miss this issue of the Echo! + continue reading
Friday, April 20, 2018
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ON TO STATE! Saturday, April 14 was a special day for four speakers of the Ely Speech Team. Four made final round and four earned places to speak at the state meet April 21 at Apple Valley High School. Representing Ely Memorial will be Danielle Krostue, 2nd in poetry, Cora Olson, 2nd in drama,... + continue reading
Friday, April 20, 2018
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NEW LOOK at Britton’s Cafe, located on Chapman Street in Ely. by Tom Coombe - One of Ely’s most popular eating establishments is serving its famous stuffed hash browns again, and a few old favorites will soon return to the menu. Britton’s Cafe reopened earlier this month after a... + continue reading
Friday, April 20, 2018
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CHAMPS - Ely Junior Olympic (JO) volleyball 13s team took first place in the Silver Bracket at the Queens of the Court tournament held in Hermantown on April 7. There were 20 teams in their pool comprised of 13s (7th graders) and 14s (8th graders) Pictured left to right: Audrey Thomas, Coach... + continue reading

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04/20/2018
A weekend full of interesting reading awaits you in this week's Ely Echo and Progress edition. 38 pages of news you'll want to know! On newsstands now in the area. + continue reading
04/20/2018
On area newsstand today is the big Ely Echo special yearly Progress Edition with articles about many of the new things which have been happening in the area. You don’t want to miss this issue of the Echo! + continue reading

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04/20/2018
ON BURNTSIDE LAKE in the late 1940s, this 50-something couple came to visit their daughter Dee who was working at Camp Widjiwagan. It was the start of a long and happy connection to the area.... + continue reading

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04/20/2018
Public Hearing Minutes April 3, 2018 - City Hall, Council Chambers Call to Order: Mayor Novak called the meeting to order at 5:00pm. Present: Council members A.Forsman, Kess, , Omerza,... + continue reading

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04/17/2018
Ely, MN, was named a 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Ely achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, an annual community forestly... + continue reading
04/17/2018
by Tom Coombe - Fall Lake Township was left out in the cold when Lake County completed much of its beleaguered broadband project. Yet property owners in Fall Lake will be on the hook for part of $7.24 million in project debt payments, authorized by the county board earlier. Over the... + continue reading
04/16/2018
The Ely Echo will mark another year of growth and change on the area’s business front with its 24th annual Progress Edition, to be included in the April 21 issue. Many area businesses, some new, some that have changed hands and many that have made significant changes during the past 12 months,... + continue reading

Sports

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04/20/2018
VOLUNTEERING to help remove a foot or more of snow from Ely’s baseball field was Pete Swanson last week. Last Monday 8-12 inches fell in the area. Photo by Cam Weisert. by Tom Coombe - Ely’s... + continue reading

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04/13/2018
Dear Editor: A large number of mining supporters recently attended a presentation at the Senior Center by Steve Saari, sponsored by Up North Jobs, who presented information and data regarding copper... + continue reading

Outdoors

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04/16/2018
The Minnesota DNR has released a draft copy of a statewide deer plan. An open house will be held Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the in Mt. Iron. For hunters in the northeast portion of the state, the... + continue reading