Monday, August 19, 2019
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RIDING IT INTO THE WATER - Mindy Zappa of Cumberland, WI didn’t quite make it around the track on Fall Lake during the Ely Snowmobile Watercross event held last weekend. Photo by Chris Davey Photography. + continue reading
Saturday, August 17, 2019
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WINNER of the $10,000 trip given away in a raffle by the Ely Rotary Club was Heidi Devos. Her name was drawn at Wednesday night’s Rotary Auction and announced by Craig Loughery. Heidi said she and her husband Mike would like to travel to Ireland and Scotland. They moved to Ely a year ago. Photo by... + continue reading
Friday, August 9, 2019
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by Tom Coombe Three new champions were crowned Thursday in Ely. Those were the winners in the 34th annual Loon Calling Contest, held under sunny skies outside Piragis Northwoods Company near the deck at new restaurant Moose Bear Wolf. Ben Tomlinson won the adult division, Avery Ellerbroek was... + continue reading
Friday, August 2, 2019
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Hunters can start planning ahead for significant changes to deer season regulations, including a youth deer season that’s expanded statewide, expanded deer feeding and attractant bans, and other updates related to managing chronic wasting disease. “We heard a lot of support for a statewide youth... + continue reading
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Monday, July 29, 2019
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The Minnesota DNR is reporting a 16 year-old girl was bitten by a black bear near White Iron Lake on June 22. The bear was later shot and killed by a DNR law enforcement officer. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 22 when the girl was jogging on a path near White Iron Lake. The... + continue reading
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08/19/2019
by Tom Coombe An unannounced meeting in Ely, where anti-mining advocates showed up en masse to share their concerns with representatives of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, appears to have raised more questions than it answered. About 100 people gathered in the theater at Vermilion Community College... + continue reading
08/16/2019
The Superior National Forest is examining the use of recreational commercial services provided on the Forest. To fully understand all the issues, the Forest will seek information from the public, special use permittees, partners, tribes, and others who use or have knowledge about recreational... + continue reading

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08/09/2019
You meet a whole set of new people when you are immobilized. It’s interesting to find how much every one shares in the way of human experience. One thing many of us have in common is the alienation... + continue reading

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08/19/2019
OYSTER STEWARDSHIP PROJECT SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST KAWISHIWI RANGER DISTRICT The Oyster Stewardship Sale is located approximately 15 miles south of Babbitt, in St. Louis County, Minnesota,... + continue reading

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08/19/2019
by Tom Coombe An unannounced meeting in Ely, where anti-mining advocates showed up en masse to share their concerns with representatives of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, appears to have raised more questions than it answered. About 100 people gathered in the theater at Vermilion Community College... + continue reading
08/16/2019
The Superior National Forest is examining the use of recreational commercial services provided on the Forest. To fully understand all the issues, the Forest will seek information from the public, special use permittees, partners, tribes, and others who use or have knowledge about recreational... + continue reading
08/16/2019
by Tom Coombe Will Ely area residents support a property tax increase to pay for a major improvement project on the school campus? That’s a question that could be answered, at least partially, later this fall. As soon as next month, a survey commissioned by the district - and assembled by a... + continue reading

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08/19/2019
RIDING IT INTO THE WATER - Mindy Zappa of Cumberland, WI didn’t quite make it around the track on Fall Lake during the Ely Snowmobile Watercross event held last weekend. Photo by Chris Davey... + continue reading

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08/09/2019
Editor: Attention: All veterans Great news: President Trump signed into law the LEGION Act (Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service). The new Law changes The American... + continue reading

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08/17/2019
WINNER of the $10,000 trip given away in a raffle by the Ely Rotary Club was Heidi Devos. Her name was drawn at Wednesday night’s Rotary Auction and announced by Craig Loughery. Heidi said she and... + continue reading