Friday, December 6, 2019
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The 2019 firearms deer season was not what the state was hoping for, at least in terms of harvest. For the Tower area, the buck harvest was down 21% while the total harvest was down 42% compared to 2018. The numbers are for northern St Louis and Lake counties including Permit Areas 117, 118, 119... + continue reading
Friday, December 6, 2019
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by Tom Coombe It may be too early to say how the Ely Timberwolves will stack up this winter in Section 7A, but Tuesday’s season-opener offered more than a few reasons for optimism. The Wolves, despite an overall lack of height, a key injury-related absence, and several new faces in the lineup,... + continue reading
Friday, December 6, 2019
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by Tom Coombe With 95 employees and payroll and benefits exceeding $8 million, Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital is one of the region’s largest employers. Those numbers could jump significantly if an expansion project currently in the works comes to fruition. As many as 25 new jobs and an... + continue reading
Friday, December 6, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Lunch was served just before noon Monday at the Grand Ely Lodge, but it took almost another two hours to get to the main course. That’s how long it took before the annual legislative meeting in Ely veered to the area’s most contentious issue - the copper-nickel mining project... + continue reading
Monday, December 2, 2019
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by Bill Tefft The Ely Field Naturalists will make a presentation in Classroom CL104 at Vermilion Community from 6:30 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4. This meeting will provide a wrap-up to many of the 2019 field naturalist activities and will prepare for upcoming Christmas Bird Counts, winter... + continue reading

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12/06/2019
by Tom Coombe With 95 employees and payroll and benefits exceeding $8 million, Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital is one of the region’s largest employers. Those numbers could jump significantly if an expansion project currently in the works comes to fruition. As many as 25 new jobs and an... + continue reading
12/06/2019
by Tom Coombe Lunch was served just before noon Monday at the Grand Ely Lodge, but it took almost another two hours to get to the main course. That’s how long it took before the annual legislative meeting in Ely veered to the area’s most contentious issue - the copper-nickel mining project... + continue reading

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12/06/2019
It’s an anthem of mine, the phrase, “off the beaten path”,and I wish I would have been the one to say it first, be the initiator of such thinking. I would have loved knowing the coined words fell... + continue reading

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12/06/2019
Starting approximately January 31, 2020 through March 27, 2020. Salary and fringes as per Master Agreement between ISD #696 and the Ely Education Association and School Board policy. Include... + continue reading

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11/22/2019
by Tom Coombe The curtain goes up, the lights will be on and the smell of popcorn will fill the air Thursday night at Ely’s Historic State Theater. That’s when the public can get its first look at the remarkable restoration of an iconic facility. Dark since 2007 and in disrepair when it was... + continue reading
11/22/2019
by Tom Coombe Nuisance deer will apparently remain safe from bows and arrows within Ely’s city limits. A citizens’ request that the city conduct a special season archery deer season failed to gain traction Tuesday. Council members took no formal action on the request brought forward by Sarah... + continue reading
11/15/2019
The City of Ely announced that the Ely area recycling center will be temporarily closed starting Thursday, Nov 14 through Nov. 22. The city is completing phase one work on the entrance to the proposed trailhead which will be located where the current recycling center is located. “During this... + continue reading

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12/06/2019
by Tom Coombe It may be too early to say how the Ely Timberwolves will stack up this winter in Section 7A, but Tuesday’s season-opener offered more than a few reasons for optimism. The Wolves,... + continue reading

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12/02/2019
Dear Editor: Become a valuable member of the VA Health Care System and Disabled American Veterans Volunteer Transportation Team! Because so many sick and disabled Veterans lack transportation to... + continue reading

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12/06/2019
The 2019 firearms deer season was not what the state was hoping for, at least in terms of harvest. For the Tower area, the buck harvest was down 21% while the total harvest was down 42% compared to... + continue reading