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Wed
15
Nov

Teck in “wait and see” mode

by Tom Coombe -

Tue
14
Nov

Footloose receives rave reviews -over 600 photos now available

ON STAGE over last weekend, Ely Memorial High School students performed the musical “Footloose” directed by Jim Lah. Energetically dancing and singing. The two act program was photographed by Pam Roberts for the Ely Echo. The over 600 photos are now available for reprints at this location: https://echophotos.photofinale.com/events

Tue
14
Nov

In remembrance

IN THE ELY SCHOOL last Friday, a program with students commemorated Veterans Day. Nils DeRemee played Taps in the hallway. Photo by RuthAnne Fenske

Sat
11
Nov

Overdose at Ely high school leads to mother-daughter drug bust

An Ely high school student suffered a drug overdose during the school day which later led to a drug bust.
Around 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3 a male student was found collapsed in the hallway outside the high school office leading to a response from the Ely Area Ambulance and Ely Police Department.
Following questioning of the student and his parent, the EPD was able to get a judge to authorize a search warrant at 630 East Pattison Street on Nov. 4.

More in this week's Ely Echo

Fri
10
Nov

Ely news in a timely fashion - Ely Echo delivers 52 weeks each year

On newsstands today throughout the area. Home delivery is delayed due to Saturday's national holiday - Veterans Day. Will be in area homes on Monday.

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Fri
10
Nov

Emmer bill clears hurdle; MINER Act passes committee, now heads to U.S. House floor

IN ELY at Twin Metals Minnesota were Rep. Rick Nolan (left) and Rep. Tom Emmer earlier this year.

Fri
10
Nov

Students on stage in Footloose

FOOTLOSE will be performed on Sunday at 1 p.m. in Washington Auditorium by Ely high school students. The first performance is Friday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at Washington Auditorium.

Thu
09
Nov

The Wilderness at Fortune Bay raised over $44,000 at 13th annual Indian Summer Classic

The Wilderness Golf Course’s General Manager, Tom Beaudry, with the Bois Forte Tribal Council (l-r) Brandon Benner (District 1 Representative), Ray Toutloff (District 2 Representative), Tom Beaudry (General Manager), Cathy Chavers (Tribal Chairwoman), Travis Morrison (District 1 Representative), and David Morrison, Sr. (Secretary/Treasurer) -

Thu
09
Nov

Ely students conduct food drive

FOOD DRIVE RESULTS - Collected by Ely Iron Range Youth in Action - Throughout the whole week the students brought the food items into their classrooms. The Ely High School, Middle school, and elementary school all collected food. Photo by Thomas Montana

Thu
09
Nov

Operation Skywatch brought threat of war to Ely citizens

Back in 1953, during the Korean conflict there was real concern in Washington that tensions between the communist forces in North Korea and allied NATO forces in South Korea might escalate into a full war... Take a look back at how Ely responded to assist with watchers on the rooftop of City Hall. Look back in time at Ely’s interest in airplanes and pilots in this week's Ely Echo on newsstands Nov. 10 and due to Saturday’s Veterans Day observance, in homes on Monday. The article on Operation Skywatch was written by Walt McElderry and appears in the Ely Echo’s “Ely, Since 1888” - the big blue book published in 1988,

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